Sep. 24, 2021 12:41 pm
HB 972: ‘What these lawmakers are doing is bullying’
Dubbed the “Fairness in Women’s Sports Act,” the bill defines women solely on the basis of “reproductive organs, biology, or genetics assigned at birth.” The Women’s Law Project denounces it as discriminatory, violating state and federal laws.
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.
May 28, 2021 9:36 am
Opinion: Historical underinvestment and continuing discrimination is violence against the AAPI community
When we discuss housing and rent affordability in Philadelphia, when we discuss the need to secure and extend public benefits, when we discuss wage theft — we must include the AAPI community in our campaigns, says guest columnist Kee Tobar.
Apr. 19, 2021 10:41 am
Are America’s schools safe for Asian Americans?
The rise in anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic has prompted many Asian American parents to enroll their children in remote learning out of concern for their child’s safety at school.
Aug. 13, 2020 10:57 am
‘As a nonprofit, our job is to work to create a better, more equitable society’
In light of the anti-Semitic meme recently shared by Rodney Muhammad, president of the Philadelphia Chapter of the NAACP, guest columnist Steven Rosenberg writes about the need to work together in a common pursuit of racial equality and religious tolerance.
Dec. 25, 2019 11:00 am
Platos fuertes: Reflections on my visit to the desert borderlands
Roughly 10 weeks have passed since guest columnist Brian Villa left the southern border, but the impact of what he witnessed remains. At the holiday table, he and his family will set an empty place as a reminder and call to action.
Mar. 8, 2019 2:26 pm
Open letter: Staying silent is an act of complicity
"These words are for us all. It is on each of us to examine our own power, privilege, and propensity for perpetuating violence in our communities."