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Donations

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

Music

Philly student creates MLK-inspired song calling out racial injustice

MLK Philly student song

Courts

South Jersey cop pleads guilty of assault in pepper spray incident

NJ Cop Pepper Spray

Technology

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

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Business

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

Starbucks Racial Equity

TV

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

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Government

New Jersey officially bans ‘freeholder’ title from public office

New Jersey freeholders

Libraries

Free Library director resigns amid accusations of workplace discrimination

Free Library Philadelphia

Government

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

new jersey freeholder title

Concerts

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

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Reform

Delco unveils task force on criminal justice reform

Delaware County task force criminal justice reform

National Guard

National Guard departing Philadelphia as peaceful protests continue

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Protests

Philly teachers demand district improve environmental conditions of schools

school district philly protest

Prevention

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

Unacast map racial disparity

Petitions

Philly librarians petition against National Guard being housed in city branches

Free Library Wadsworth Petition

Police

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

Philly council defund police

Memorials

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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Protests

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

Philadelphia citywide curfew

Religion

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

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Protests

Gov. Wolf marches with peaceful protesters demanding racial justice

Tom Wolf Harrisburg protests

Speeches

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

Biden speech protests

Activism

Black-owned coffee shops to host #CoffeeWhileBlack roundtable

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Indego

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

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Entertainment

Charles Barkley greenlighted for TNT show 'The Race Card'

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Civil Rights

Lawmakers push for criminal justice reform at NAACP convention

Poll

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

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Civic Involvement

March for justice, service projects highlight MLK Day

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