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Breast cancer screenings for Black women should begin earlier, study finds

Breast Cancer Screening

Adult Health

Clinical trials often lack diversity; revising eligibility rules may help, researchers say

Clinical trial diversity


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

Health News

New Institute for Health Equity aims to address Philly's disparities in maternal outcomes, telemedicine access

Racial Health Inequities

Health News

Hospitals, insurers and colleges join forces to reduce Philly's health inequities

Accelerate Health Equity Philly

Adult Health

A new approach to severe asthma could reduce racial health disparities, researchers say

Asthma racial disparities


To stem violent crime, Philly needs a united criminal justice system, police commissioner says

Outlaw Gun Violence


Some Philly neighborhoods bear an undue burden of environmental hazards; a new effort aims to change that

Philly Community Health Act


COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy has dropped faster among Black people than white people, study finds

Adult Health

How the pandemic's unequal toll on people of color underlines U.S. health inequities – and why solving them is so critical

Social Justice

Forbes honors two Philly residents as 'champions' of underserved communities

Forbes Culture Champions list

Social Justice

One year later: Philadelphia commemorates George Floyd's legacy

George Floyd Anniversary


Philadelphia Foundation using $1 million Facebook grant to benefit Black-led nonprofits

Philadelphia Black nonprofits

Adult Health

Barriers to specialty care may be causing disparities in use of diabetes drug, Penn study finds

Diabetes drugs

Women's Health

Racial disparities still persist in genetic testing for BRCA-related breast cancer

Carlette Burton Breast Cancer


Philly student creates MLK-inspired song calling out racial injustice

MLK Philly student song


South Jersey cop pleads guilty of assault in pepper spray incident

NJ Cop Pepper Spray


Starbucks to invest $100 million in racial equity projects in Philly, other cities

Starbucks Racial Equity


Verizon to update Philly's computer centers, help address digital inequality

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Jon Bon Jovi talks new album, '2020,' on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

Bon Jovi Stephen Colbert


New Jersey officially bans ‘freeholder’ title from public office

New Jersey freeholders


Free Library director resigns amid accusations of workplace discrimination

Free Library Philadelphia


New Jersey leaders push to replace 'freeholder' title 'born from racism'

new jersey freeholder title


The Disco Biscuits to stream free concert from empty Citizens Bank Park stadium

disco biscuits citizens bank


Delco unveils task force on criminal justice reform

Delaware County task force criminal justice reform


Philly teachers demand district improve environmental conditions of schools

school district philly protest

National Guard

National Guard departing Philadelphia as peaceful protests continue

national guard leave philadelphia


Racial differences prevalent in the way America social distances, study finds

Unacast map racial disparity


Philadelphia pledges major police reform, eliminates department's proposed budget increase

Philly council defund police


Philly librarians petition against National Guard being housed in city branches

Free Library Wadsworth Petition


Philly to light Boathouse Row gold in honor of George Floyd

Boathouse Row Floyd

Health Stories

Philly health care workers join 'White Coats for Black Lives' demonstration

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Pledging to 'do better,' Mayor Kenney forms committee to address Philadelphia's racial injustice

Philadelphia citywide curfew


Philadelphia clergy call for racial justice in wake of George Floyd killing

church letter george floyd


Gov. Wolf marches with peaceful protesters demanding racial justice

Tom Wolf Harrisburg protests


Joe Biden urges police reform, says U.S. must 'deal with systemic racism'

Biden speech protests


Black-owned coffee shops to host #CoffeeWhileBlack roundtable

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As Indego expands, Philly receives grant for equity in bike sharing

Stock_Carroll - Indego Bike Share


Charles Barkley greenlighted for TNT show 'The Race Card'


Civil Rights

Lawmakers push for criminal justice reform at NAACP convention


Poll: Most blacks in N.J. lack confidence in criminal justice system


Civic Involvement

March for justice, service projects highlight MLK Day

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