Listen: Ali Velshi on the Need for DEI in Medicine

The MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member on why hospitals — and Congress — must address the health care crisis of Black Americans.

By Ali Velshi

Listen: Ali Velshi Banned Book Club — Black Stories in Philadelphia

The MSNBC host and Citizen board member talks to fellow Citizen board member Angela Val, Visit Philly CEO, about making Philly the epicenter for resisting book bans through the use of "Little Freedom Libraries"

By Ali Velshi

Books: “Black History in the Philadelphia Landscape: Deep Roots, Continuing Legacy”

A veteran Philadelphia social studies teacher wrote a new book about Black Philadelphia history. Here, an excerpt from a chapter featuring Washington, aka Congo, Square

By Amy Jane Cohen

Listen: Ali Velshi on the Real Story Behind Claudine Gay’s Ouster from Harvard

The MSNBC anchor and Citizen Board member talks about the coordinated conservative campaign to remove one of academia's few Black leaders a for political gain

By Ali Velshi

Guest Commentary: A Different Kind of Education Promise

The founder of a Black teacher pipeline wonders: Isn’t it time to make a long-term investment in our public school children’s futures?

By Sharif El-Mekki

Guest Commentary: What if Nikki Haley is Right?

The former Temple Law School Dean and longtime political advisor on what the Republican presidential candidate’s critique of Kamala Harris really means, and what Democrats can do about it

By Carl Singley

Guest Commentary: Incredibly Affirming and Wrenchingly Sad

A few White men at the March on Washington, from a leader of the B Corp movement

By Jay Coen Gilbert

Why We Should Legalize Marijuana in PA

A bipartisan bill in the state senate would legalize the sale and use of recreational marijuana. Here’s why PA should join NJ, DE, NY, and 20 other states that’ve done the same

By Jemille Q. Duncan