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 POSTED JUNE 12, 2019 BY KELLY BUCCI Spectacular fireworks, free concerts, free museum admission and more… It’s no surprise that Philadelphia — the birthplace of our nation — throws a pretty awesome bash for America’s birthday every year. For six days, the Wawa Welcome America festival (June 29-July 4) brings more than 50 free, fabulous events to Philadelphia in celebration […]

Councilmember Helen Gym (At-Large) introduced two bills to protect and expand the rights of trans and gender non-conforming people in Philadelphia. Gym’s bills require youth-serving organizations to have an appropriate policy in place to protect trans and gender non-conforming young people, and require Philadelphia City Hall to have at least one gender neutral bathroom on every […]

by Chris Palmer, Stacey Burling, Nathaniel Lash and Julie Shaw Advocates researching police bias published a database Saturday of what they said were racist, intolerant, or otherwise offensive Facebook posts or comments made by hundreds of current and former Philadelphia police officers. The database, compiled by a group called the Plain View Project, highlights posts from officers in eight […]

On the 65th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Brown vs. Board of Education decision, Rep. Chris Rabb (D-Philadelphia) celebrated a school opening a new library. He also took time to discuss the need for fair funding for education. Rabb has introduced legislation to funnel all the education budget through the proposed “fair funding” formula. Currently […]