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Darnella Frazier’s video was key to Chauvin conviction. Young people are key to achieving justice purpose

Apr. 21, 2021 7:00 am

Darnella Frazier’s video was key to Chauvin conviction. Young people are key to achieving justice

Columnist Ami Patel Hopkins offers resources for educators and parents to continue to empower students and children to use their voices — as 17-year-old Darnella did — and to hold people accountable.
US museums hold the remains of thousands of Black people. What can be done about it? purpose

Apr. 6, 2021 8:31 am

US museums hold the remains of thousands of Black people. What can be done about it?

The abolitionist group Police Free Penn has been calling for the repatriation and reburial of the remains that are part of the Morton Collection at the Penn Museum. The group is holding a direct action at the Museum on Thursday, April 8.
One year of COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 11, 2021 3:48 pm

One year of COVID-19

We've been through a lot in the past year, but looking through Generocity's COVID coverage from March 2020 to March 2021, I was surprised by what has been normalized, and how much has changed.
Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery? purpose

Feb. 22, 2021 2:09 pm

Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery?

“It is hard to find balance between doing the work and finding the energy and resources to argue at City Hall," says Farrah Parkes of Gender Justice Fund.
Six months into its push to end systemic racism, City gives itself good grade purpose

Feb. 12, 2021 1:15 pm

Six months into its push to end systemic racism, City gives itself good grade

Still, its Reform, Transformation, and Reconciliation process is less truth and reconciliation — a grassroots-driven process designed to help community members come to terms with past violence and increase awareness of trauma — and more think-tank.
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.
Radical Remedies: Finding resilience, resistance and joy in community-based narratives purpose

Jan. 29, 2021 8:00 am

Radical Remedies: Finding resilience, resistance and joy in community-based narratives

In Philadelphia, Scribe Video Center mirrors Detroit Narrative Agency's rapid-response initiative that was born of the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and anti-Black violence last summer.
Community advocates make the case for equitable housing in the spirit of Dr. King purpose

Jan. 19, 2021 12:00 pm

Community advocates make the case for equitable housing in the spirit of Dr. King

In observation of MLK Day of Service, Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia hosted a virtual conversation between Corinne O'Connell and James Crowder on the ongoing fair housing crisis —part of the org’s series, "Race, Housing, and Health in Philadelphia."
Vu Le: 21 signs you or your organization may be the white moderate Dr. King warned about purpose

Jan. 18, 2021 9:00 am

Vu Le: 21 signs you or your organization may be the white moderate Dr. King warned about

"[The sector] is filled with good people who want to advance justice and help create an equitable society. We may have the same dreams as MLK, but so many of our good intentions serve to further the very injustice we claim to be fighting," says the founder of Nonprofit AF.
Building Anti-Racist White Educators and Melanated Educators Collective are working together on antiracist curricula purpose

Jan. 11, 2021 3:13 pm

Building Anti-Racist White Educators and Melanated Educators Collective are working together on antiracist curricula

A recent grant allows B.A.R.W.E. to compensate M.E.C. for its input, helping  B.A.R.W.E. honor its commitment to not unfairly burden Black educators in building antiracist work.

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