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Social Justice

Black people in New Jersey were policed more aggressively than white residents during COVID lockdown, ACLU says

NJ police COVID

Children's Health

Online racism can lead to PTSD symptoms among Black adolescents, study finds

Cyberbullying Mental Health Black Teens

Health News

Philly hospitals pledge to no longer consider a patient's race in certain treatment guidelines

Medical diagnostic tools

Men's Health

Melanoma is more likely to kill Black men than others, research finds

Melanoma in Black men

Arts & Culture

Furry, feathery 'Skin' exhibit opens at the Academy of Natural Sciences

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As overdose deaths surged early in the COVID-19 pandemic, racial disparities also grew

Overdose Racial Disparities


Pennsylvania schools have banned books more often than every state but Texas since last summer

Pennsylvania Book Bans


A reunion between Malcolm Jenkins and Philadelphia makes too much sense not to happen

Arts & Culture

Exhibit at Fairmount Water Works explores legacy of racial discrimination in public pools

Pool exhibit Fairmount Water Works


Philly Commerce Director Michael Rashid resigns after allegations of anti-Semitism and 'toxic' workplace claims

Michael Rashid resigns Commerce


Philly Commerce Department reeling from director's 'toxic' management style, staffers say

Michael Rashid Philly commerce department


Former Eagles player will host 'The Bachelor: After the Final Rose' in place of Chris Harrison

Emmanuel Acho The Bachelor

2020 Election

Republican Timothy L. DeFoor defeats Democrat Nina Ahmad for Pennsylvania Auditor General

timothy defoor auditor general


Philadelphia NAACP leader ousted as national organization takes over local branch

NAACP Philly building

Social Media

Family court employee fired after video shows him tearing down Black Lives Matter posters from park fence

Court supervisor fired


Majority of arrests for loitering, curfew violations in Philadelphia made against Black youth, data shows

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Black people are dying of COVID-19 at a disproportionate rate in New Jersey, reflecting national patterns

african americans coronavirus

Adult Health

Minority patients benefit from having minority doctors, but that's a hard match to make

Minority doctor-patient relationship

Mummers Parade

Mayor Kenney calls out mummers who wore blackface during 2020 parade; club disqualified from competition


Philadelphia FOP calls Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins a 'non-resident, washed up football player'

Malcolm Jenkins FOP police


A message for the 47 percent of white Republicans bothered by hearing foreign languages

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Flyers' Justin Bailey offers support for teen hockey player targeted by racist taunts


New emojis in 2019 will include interracial couples, people with disabilities, and drop of blood

new emojis 2019 same sex interracial couple


Rutgers to reconsider punishing professor who went on racially-charged Facebook rant

Robert Barchi


Over 40 percent of homicides with black or Hispanic victims in Philadelphia went unsolved from 2007 to 2016

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Lancaster man shot with Taser by police files civil rights lawsuit

Sean Williams Lancaster Police


Lancaster mayor says video of police using Taser is 'great concern'

Sean Williams Lancaster Police


Man says cops called on family after asking for movie refund

Ashley Jimenez


Rutgers history professor calls out 'Caucasian a**holes,' resigns from white race in Facebook rant

Carroll - Rutgers University-Camden


Do bouncers at clubs enforce dress codes equally across races?



N.J. principal apologizes to black students for 1776 prom theme

Carroll - US Constitution Draft


Opening Starbucks bathrooms won't heal racial strife, but this idea sure might

Carroll - Starbucks at 18th and Spruce streets


Wait, did Starbucks actually change bathroom policy after Philly incident?

Carroll - Starbucks at 18th and Spruce streets


Report: Warren Buffett's mortgage companies busy in Philly, Camden – catering to white people

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It took two minutes for Philly Starbucks manager to call cops on two black men

Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson


Starbucks CEO apologizes to black men arrested at Philly store, wants to meet with them

Starbucks 18th Spruce

Higher Education

Penn Law professor Amy Wax: higher education aggressively quashes truth



Tenured Penn Law professor's duties pared after belittling remarks about black students

University of Pennsylvania campus


'It's ok to be white' stickers plastered over stop signs in Pennsylvania borough

Stop Sign


Pennsylvania AG investigating allegations of redlining in Philly

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Drunk woman yells n-word at New Jersey 'Black Panther' screening


Penn: African-Americans more vulnerable to stroke than Caucasians with the same heart condition

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