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On Juneteenth, let’s start to address the separate and unequal treatment of our Black elders purpose

Jun. 18, 2021 8:00 am

On Juneteenth, let’s start to address the separate and unequal treatment of our Black elders

The response to COVID-19's disparate impact on Black nursing home residents most egregiously illustrates the devaluation of Black life by American systems, institutions, and government, says guest columnist Kee Tobar.
One year after George Floyd’s murder, the words from these stories still resonate purpose

May 25, 2021 9:20 am

One year after George Floyd’s murder, the words from these stories still resonate

We know that the work of dismantling systemic racism and confronting anti-Blackness is far from over. The words of the nine local folks whose pieces we've excerpted here stand to remind us that there is no more important work to be done.
Colleagues remember the late Linda Richardson, CEO of Uptown Entertainment and Development Corp people

Nov. 6, 2020 11:33 am

Colleagues remember the late Linda Richardson, CEO of Uptown Entertainment and Development Corp

"Her unrelenting work in North Philly kept Broad Street alive," says Jean Hunt, a board member of the Bread & Roses Community Fund.
As the mother of Black sons, this is what I’m feeling in the wake of another killing purpose

Nov. 2, 2020 12:00 pm

As the mother of Black sons, this is what I’m feeling in the wake of another killing

"I could never take for granted that my three boys would return home each night. They are men now, but I still don’t sleep," says contributor Lynette Hazelton in this personal column.
Confronting period poverty and taboos in Philadelphia purpose

Sep. 4, 2020 10:56 am

Confronting period poverty and taboos in Philadelphia

Lynette Medley started the #BlackGirlsBleed movement to be intentional about creating a space for open dialogue about Black women's period health.
Kinship care: Proactively addressing systemic racism in child welfare purpose

Sep. 3, 2020 7:05 am

Kinship care: Proactively addressing systemic racism in child welfare

"The unique needs of kinship caregivers require treatment that differs from that of general foster parents to support success and prevent disruption," says guest columnist Karissa Phelps.

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