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‘As a nonprofit, our job is to work to create a better, more equitable society’ purpose

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.
Reparations for slavery and racial segregation in America: 7 papers to know purpose

Jul. 21, 2020 1:16 pm

Reparations for slavery and racial segregation in America: 7 papers to know

If reparations were to happen, what should the value of reparations be and for which atrocities? And, what has stalled reparation movements in the past? Journalist's Resource researcher Clark Merrefield looks at scholarship that tries to answer those questions.
On July 4th: An investigation of interdependence purpose

Jul. 3, 2020 9:00 am

On July 4th: An investigation of interdependence

"We are interdependent with our histories, and the violences and exclusions crisscross the country and manifest in specific ways in every community, including the Philadelphia area," says guest columnist Eric Hartman.
On Juneteenth, and the difference between the law and good intentions purpose

Jun. 19, 2020 7:00 am

On Juneteenth, and the difference between the law and good intentions

"Juneteenth isn’t about emancipation. It’s a symbolic commemoration, honoring venerable ancestors who suffered and bled for a far-off dream of freedom that has yet to be achieved," says guest columnist Stephanie Renée.
This Juneteenth, let’s remember the U.S.C.T. and Camp William Penn purpose

Jun. 18, 2020 3:37 pm

This Juneteenth, let’s remember the U.S.C.T. and Camp William Penn

The first African in America Parade in the United States of America took place in Philadelphia when several hundred African Americans headed for the first training camp for the United States Colored Troops.
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.
What a police-sanctioned mob in Fishtown says about systemic racism purpose

Jun. 2, 2020 9:12 am

What a police-sanctioned mob in Fishtown says about systemic racism

Racism caught on Instagram videos should be blasted. But there's a subtler kind we're confronting too.
White allies: I have a question for you purpose

Jan. 2, 2020 8:29 am

White allies: I have a question for you

Being informed and "taking it personally" is what moves us into the space of becoming anti-racist, says columnist Andrew Huff.
‘The experiences Black men have in emergency shelter are identical to the experiences they have had with police officers’ purpose

Oct. 23, 2019 11:19 am

‘The experiences Black men have in emergency shelter are identical to the experiences they have had with police officers’

In a provocative new post, guest columnist Andrew Huff analyzes the parallels between the way Black men and boys are treated by police, and the way emergency shelter workers interact with Black men experiencing homelessness.
Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the last 100 years – Part II purpose

Apr. 10, 2019 11:00 am

Race and exclusion in Philadelphia: Snapshots from the last 100 years – Part II

Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene trace the 100-year history of exclusion and racism in Philadelphia, which they say explains today's poverty and life expectancy gaps. Part II of a two-part story.

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