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Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months purpose

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Uprising in Philadelphia: A to-do list for the next six months

18 of Philadelphia's best and brightest tell us what they think needs to happen next — individually and collectively — to address the longstanding structural inequities in the city.
Decades of failed reforms allow continued police brutality and racism purpose

Jul. 7, 2020 11:30 am

Decades of failed reforms allow continued police brutality and racism

"President Donald Trump’s executive order and the stalled bills in Congress to curb police misconduct are, at best, attempts to retune an instrument that was orchestrated for abuse," says guest columnist Stephen Underhill.
Hip-hop is the soundtrack to BLM protests, continuing a tradition that dates back to the blues purpose

Jun. 25, 2020 12:04 pm

Hip-hop is the soundtrack to BLM protests, continuing a tradition that dates back to the blues

"No one who has listened to hip-hop since its origins in the 1970s should be surprised that rap music has become the soundtrack to protests in the wake of George Floyd’s killing," says guest columnist Tyina Steptoe.
Opinion: Let’s take these immediate steps to move from policing to community safety purpose

Jun. 25, 2020 7:54 am

Opinion: Let’s take these immediate steps to move from policing to community safety

"From a good government point of view it is important to establish a zero-based budgeting approach to the Police Department," says guest columnist Robert Brand.
The time is now to break all the rules and reshape the nonprofit sector purpose

Jun. 16, 2020 7:13 am

The time is now to break all the rules and reshape the nonprofit sector

"Hundreds of thousands are in the streets telling us that a new reality is necessary and possible. We can let ourselves be part of making that happen," says guest columnist Sam Chenkin.
A short history of Black women and police violence purpose

Jun. 12, 2020 2:30 pm

A short history of Black women and police violence

There is a perception among many Americans that Black women are somehow shielded from the threat of police violence. This perception, says guest columnist Keisha Blain, could not further from the truth.
Philanthropy needs a new endgame: The liberation of Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities in America purpose

Jun. 10, 2020 7:30 am

Philanthropy needs a new endgame: The liberation of Black, Indigenous, and people of color communities in America

"Today, there is an urgent need for philanthropic institutions and philanthropists to take more deliberate and intentional steps to dismantle white supremacy," says guest columnist Sidney Hargro.
How to protest during a pandemic and keep everyone safe from coronavirus purpose

Jun. 9, 2020 4:00 pm

How to protest during a pandemic and keep everyone safe from coronavirus

It’s hard to protest in an absolutely safe fashion, but if everyone was wearing masks and eye protection, that would significantly decrease risk, says guest columnist Thomas A. Russo.
Candace McKinley: Yes, #DefundthePolice. But also #FreeThemAll and #AbolishPrisons purpose

Jun. 8, 2020 11:00 am

Candace McKinley: Yes, #DefundthePolice. But also #FreeThemAll and #AbolishPrisons

Philadelphia Community Bail Fund's lead organizer outlines three actions nonprofits should be taking to "connect the uprising’s cry for justice to dismantling the entire prison industrial complex."
What can protests accomplish? method

Jun. 8, 2020 7:30 am

What can protests accomplish?

Research shows collective action really does drive more voting and civic engagement. How successful you believe that can be depends on your view of our society.

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