Oct. 18, 2021 9:27 am
Celebrating 10 years of POWER, Bishop Dwayne Royster looks to the future with a new sense of urgency
In its anniversary year, one of the preeminent grassroots nonprofits in the region reflects on its past in hopes of making a better future in a post-pandemic, post-George Floyd, post-January 6 world.
Sep. 23, 2020 11:53 am
UPenn faculty calls on board of trustees to reverse their position on PILOTs at meeting tomorrow
More than 1,000 faculty and staff members are urging Penn to pay 40% of what it would owe in property taxes to the Philadelphia public schools as a matter of social, economic and racial justice.
Aug. 3, 2020 3:01 pm
The Douty Foundation announces it will cease to be a private foundation by the end of 2021
At that time, the Foundation will turn any remaining assets over to an entity that actively embraces liberation philanthropy and is committed to furthering economic, racial and gender justice.
Jul. 20, 2020 2:46 pm
John Lewis and C.T. Vivian belonged to a long tradition of religious leaders in the civil rights struggle
That both men were people of the cloth is no coincidence, says guest columnist Lawrence Burnley.
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.
Nov. 15, 2019 8:30 am
What if we could all remember the power of art?
A recent TEDxPhiladelphiaSalon event reminded attendees that art presents concepts that viewers might not understand through any other medium — and that we would do well to remember this when we seek social justice.
Nov. 14, 2019 8:00 am
Black artists explore the legacy of slavery and issues of justice through BSR
The 2019 convening of the new performance residency, Black Spatial Relics, will take place in Philadelphia from November 14 to 16.
Nov. 13, 2019 9:49 am
The art of truth, the truth of art: This month we’re talking social justice and the arts
Starting today and running through the end of November, we will examine how writers, visual artists, musicians, arts administrators (and more) disrupt the status quo and shape the future of our city.
Aug. 28, 2019 2:34 pm
Artist activists, policy lobbyists, early childhood educators: The great diversities in making a difference
Guest columnists Eric Hartman and Stephanie Keene lay out the five types of justice work they’ve identified through research and practice.
May 23, 2019 1:01 pm
‘Elder Voices: Stories for These Times’ draws parallels between WW II and now
The film by Academy Award-winner David Goodman will premiere Wednesday, June 12 at the Friends Center Race Street Meetinghouse at 1501 Cherry Street in Philadelphia at 7 p.m. A panel discussion will follow the screening.