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Opinion:  We could have ended family detention in PA in 2016. Why is it allowed to continue? purpose

Feb. 26, 2021 11:00 am

Opinion: We could have ended family detention in PA in 2016. Why is it allowed to continue?

Berks Family Residential Center "has been operating as a family prison since 2014 and this last year we’ve seen families face months of incarceration all while a global pandemic tears through prisons," says guest columnist Prudence Powell.
Opinion: Racism within CBS should empower the public to demand change in media purpose

Feb. 5, 2021 9:00 am

Opinion: Racism within CBS should empower the public to demand change in media

"Communities in Philly — particularly Black communities — stand to lose opportunities for coverage and collaboration with journalists if the internal issues at KYW-TV and other local outlets are not promptly addressed," says guest columnist Tauhid Chappell.
Opinion: An erosion of trust purpose

Feb. 2, 2021 12:32 pm

Opinion: An erosion of trust

"Nothing matters more than trust right now and it is difficult to see how it will be restored in this community, given the actions of Philly Fighting COVID and, sadly, our government," says guest columnist Jane Shull.
Opinion: Want Latinxs to get the COVID vaccine? You’ve got to look beyond the obvious purpose

Jan. 12, 2021 12:12 pm

Opinion: Want Latinxs to get the COVID vaccine? You’ve got to look beyond the obvious

Here are four ways to understand and address Latinx vaccine hesitancy.
Opinion: This is how coup d’états end purpose

Jan. 8, 2021 8:00 am

Opinion: This is how coup d’états end

"In my op-ed here back in November, I wrote '[a]s we have seen in the past few days, supporters and politicians are taking [Trump] literally and seriously — and we need to be vigilant.' We were not vigilant," says guest columnist Ben Goebel.
Opinion: A coup or not a coup? purpose

Nov. 20, 2020 10:03 am

Opinion: A coup or not a coup?

To many Americans, the word "coup" may seem alarmist and excessive when describing what is happening in the U.S. today. But now that Trump's calling MI Republicans to the White House, an attempted executive coup is what it is.
Opinion: This is how coup d’états begin purpose

Nov. 10, 2020 4:13 pm

Opinion: This is how coup d’états begin

"Democracies don’t die because of a lack of checks and balances. They die because the people in charge of those checks and balances act in cahoots with the want-to-be-dictator," says Ben Goebel in his opinion piece.
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.
Opinion: Nurses must no longer stay silent purpose

Sep. 30, 2020 1:04 pm

Opinion: Nurses must no longer stay silent

"We have a responsibility as nurses to speak up when we see violence, harm, and injustice being performed against others," says guest columnist Marion Leary. 
4 things innovators should keep in mind when working in marginalized communities method

Jun. 8, 2016 3:16 pm

4 things innovators should keep in mind when working in marginalized communities

If the community isn't yours, there are certain questions you should ask yourself before launching your project.

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