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Lawsuits

Redlining settlement requires Philly lender to improve mortgage access in communities of color

Redlining Lawsuit Trident

Social Media

Lyft driver rejects ride for Lehigh County bar owner, boyfriend who made racist comments

Lyft Driver Racist Bar

Investigations

Briarcliffe Fire Company shuts down due to racist remarks made on Zoom call

Briarcliffe Fire Company Darby Township

Opinion

Americans' outrage about Russia's invasion of Ukraine is more about race than the immorality of war

War Ukraine Outrage

Social Justice

Pennsylvania had more white supremacist propaganda than any other U.S. state last year

White Supremacy PA

Food & Drink

Fitz and Starts, once known as Hungry Pigeon, to close in March

Fitz and Starts Closure

Investigations

Fanta Bility's family 'appalled' by Delco firefighters' racist remarks

Briarcliffe Fire Company Darby Township

Investigations

South Jersey man who went viral for racist rant indicted on multiple charges

Mount Laurel Racist Rant

Education

Reckoning over Woodrow Wilson’s racist legacy continues; Camden district latest to rename school

Woodrow Wilson Racist

Courts

Man who sent racist, threatening emails to Philly police commissioner sentenced to 4 years in prison

Danielle Outlaw Philadelphia Police

Mental Health

Self-care strategies can help Black people cope with racial trauma, mental health clinicians say

Mental health racial trauma

Government

New Philly library director to take charge in aftermath of discrimination allegations

Free Library of Philadelphia

Arts & Culture

Philly's newest mural confronts the racism in America's founding

Declaration Mural Arts

Crime

Mount Laurel man in racist video to remain in prison until trial, judge rules

Mount Laurel racist video

Investigations

Woman, 79, believed to be author of threatening letter sent to Cambodian group in South Philly, police say

threatening letter Cambodians fireworks

Education

South Philly's Andrew Jackson School community getting chance to distance itself from namesake's troubling past

Andrew Jackson School Renamed

Parenting

Too much screen time, cyberbullying among parents' top pandemic concerns

Pandemic screen time kids

Health News

Drexel University to launch Center on Racism and Health

Drexel Racism Health

Civil Rights

Colin Kaepernick calls for release of convicted Philly cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal from prison

colin kaepernick mumia abu-jamal

Education

New Princeton dorm honoring Black CEO to replace building once named after Woodrow Wilson

Princeton University Mellody Hobson

Investigations

Pennsylvania's second lady films woman's racist attack at Aldi parking lot

Giselle Fetterman Store

Eagles

Eagles linebacker Nate Gerry apologizes after old tweets with racial slurs resurface

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TV

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

Bon Jovi Stephen Colbert

Health News

CHOP joins dozens of health systems in declaring racism a public health crisis

CHOP structural racism

Businesses

Bucks County restaurant apologizes for racist sign hung on wall

Fred's Breakfast Club

Senior Health

Why Black aging matters, too

COVID-19 Racial Disparities

Civil Rights

National Urban, Anti-Defamation leagues join forces to engage Philly voters

Philly voting rights project

Libraries

Free Library director resigns amid accusations of workplace discrimination

Free Library Philadelphia

Sixers

Tobias Harris calls for arrests of police involved in Breonna Taylor's death

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Protests

Philly students, teachers call for cutting school police, adding social workers

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Government

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

new jersey freeholder title

Eagles

Malcolm Jenkins calls DeSean Jackson conversation a 'distraction' and calls for focus on racial justice

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Podcasts

Will Smith says he had racist encounters with police while growing up in Philly

Will Smith racism

Opinion

Asian American health care providers facing racism as they battle COVID-19

Racism Asian Americans

Protests

Protesters march on I-676 decrying racism, police brutality

Philly protest interstate 676

Sixers

Sixers' Mike Scott says NBA's handling of jersey statements 'was just a bad miss'

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Protests

Fourth of July protests against systemic racism take place across Philly

Philly Fourth of July protests

Art

Penn tearing down statue of slavery advocate George Whitefield

penn whitefield statue

Sixers

With basketball on hold, Sixers' focus has turned to racial injustice

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Sixers

Former Sixers dancer alleges pattern of bullying, racism, and neglect while with organization

Stock_Carroll - 76ers Sixers Training Facility

Education

Princeton University removes Woodrow Wilson’s name from public policy school, residential college

Princeton University Woodrow Wilson

Investigations

Man sent racist, threatening emails to Philly police commissioner, feds claim

Danielle Outlaw Threats

Videos