Seeing Black Excellence
Being surrounded by Black leaders I admire during two Philadelphia events reminded me why young Black men need other Black men as mentors
Mastriano versus The Free Press
Okay. You hate journalists. But the war Doug Mastriano is waging against the news media is not normal, and is a harbinger of autocracy
Frank Rizzo v. the Free Press
An excerpt from a longtime Philly journalist’s memoir sees in a famous Philly libel trial the path from Rizzo to Trump
The Color of Law: “Who Will Carry the Baton?”
A conversation with Judge A. Leon Higginbotham opens his nephew’s mind to the urgency for a new civil rights movement in America
The Citizen Recommends: WURD Radio Founder’s Day
The free, ninth annual day of discussion returns to carry on the legacy of Walter P. Lomax Jr. and of one of only three Black-owned and operated talk radio stations in the U.S.
The Enlightenment Is On The Ballot
Media needs to cover the values underpinning the gubernatorial campaign of Doug Mastriano, because business as usual “objectivity” won’t capture the looming threat to pluralism
Is the Inquirer Too Woke?
The paper’s recent well-meaning story about its own history on race relations raises overdue questions about class, too
Why Democrats Lose
A transgender swimmer at Penn is setting NCAA records. Why haven’t we read about it in the Inquirer?