COVID-19 vaccine allocation creates ‘vaccine deserts’ in parts of Philly
An immigrant advocacy group and Jefferson University Hospitals are prepared to start providing doses in a community without easy vaccine access, but are waiting for city approval.

At Philly’s esteemed music schools, playing together as an orchestra is a much-missed opportunity
For many instrumentalists, the main point of music school is to emerge having learned to function in an orchestra, that biggest ocean of ensembles.

Gaps in Black and white home ownership transcend booming market
Home ownership builds family wealth. The net worth of a homeowner in 2019 was $255,000, compared to $6,300 for a renter, according to the Federal Reserve.

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Pa. women who leave jobs to care for kids are being wrongfully denied unemployment

Some Pennsylvania mothers have been wrongfully denied unemployment after leaving their jobs to take care of kids.

Villanova loses another starter in Justin Moore, drops fourth straight road game, 54-52, at Providence

Moore, filling in for the injured Collin Gillespie, went out of the game with a sprained ankle late in the first half. The Wildcats rallied from a 20-point deficit to take a brief lead late.

This Philly artist is a rising star for his portrait of poet Amanda Gorman and other astonishing work

Shawn Theodore's portrait of poet Amanda Gorman is taking the world by storm. Theodore's work is on display through April 11 at Paradigm Gallery, in a solo exhibition called “Night Stars.”

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A year into the pandemic, this is where we are now — and what battles we still face

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A business owner’s guide to Pa.’s next wave of COVID-19 relief grants

The aid is targeted at businesses with fewer than 300 employees that have lost at least 25% of their sales as a result of the pandemic.

Rite Aid gave 21 Philly vaccine doses to white people for every one it gave a Black person

Rite Aid is the second-largest distributor of vaccines in a racially diverse city. But almost 87% of its doses went to white recipients, while just 4% went to Black ones.
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