Opinion

Trump declared war on America in Rose Garden speech in response to protests | Will Bunch

Trump responds to the nation's pain over racism by vowing to "dominate the streets" like a tinhorn dictator.
Opinion

Trump declared war on America in Rose Garden speech in response to protests | Will Bunch

Trump responds to the nation's pain over racism by vowing to "dominate the streets" like a tinhorn dictator.

Opinion

It’s ironic that the Tulsa massacre that destroyed Black Wall Street happened 99 years ago this week | Jenice Armstrong

Nearly 100 years have passed and America still can’t get past its original sin of racism. Decades have gone by yet we are still fighting many of the same battles. African Americans still want to be treated fairly in a system that has a long history of not doing right by us.
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It’s ironic that the Tulsa massacre that destroyed Black Wall Street happened 99 years ago this week | Jenice Armstrong

Nearly 100 years have passed and America still can’t get past its original sin of racism. Decades have gone by yet we are still fighting many of the same battles. African Americans still want to be treated fairly in a system that has a long history of not doing right by us.

Opinion

Shop Rite owner begs for National Guard after two Philly supermarkets are devastated by looting | Maria Panaritis

Jeff Brown rescued Philadelphia's food deserts with his supermarkets. He's now begging for security to keep them open after two were ravaged in George Floyd-killing-related weekend violence.
Opinion

Shop Rite owner begs for National Guard after two Philly supermarkets are devastated by looting | Maria Panaritis

Jeff Brown rescued Philadelphia's food deserts with his supermarkets. He's now begging for security to keep them open after two were ravaged in George Floyd-killing-related weekend violence.
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This black man understands the protests. But as a business owner, he’s suffering, too | Elizabeth Wellington

“It’s no longer good enough not to be racist,” Steve Jamison said. "When you you are complacent, you are complicit.”

Column

Damaging buildings disproportionately hurts the people protesters are trying to uplift | Inga Saffron

"People over property" is a great as a rhetorical slogan. But as a practical matter, the destruction of downtown buildings in Philadelphia - and in Minneapolis, in Los Angeles and in a dozen other American cities - could be devastating for the future of cities.

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How government priorities favor racism over citizens literally fighting for their lives | Helen Ubiñas

The city can get crews out first thing to clean up a statue, and yet it can’t always manage to wash the blood off city streets just minutes from downtown where young black and brown men are regularly gunned down.

Column

Is a former GSK pharma exec from Philly’s Main Line the right czar to speed the nation’s coronavirus vaccine?

Born in Morocco, educated in Belgium and the Ivy League, and a registered Democrat, Moncef Slaoui of Gladwyne is “a world-renowned immunologist,” Trump declared, just the man to run Operation Warp Speed, the public-private project to find a vaccine.

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Where do we go from here? That’s what we need to ask in the wake of George Floyd protests. | Jenice Armstrong

“Where we go from here for me is for the government and for leaders to call for a frank conversation that will have policies and bills attached to it that deal with white racism,” said Chad Dion Lassiter, executive director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.

Opinion

From Minneapolis to broken streets of Philly, the ‘human capital stock’ has finally had enough | Will Bunch

As America erupts in rebellion from coast-to-coast, people ask, “Why?” when they really should be asking, “What took so long?”

Opinion

After the chaos, black Philadelphians should refocus on justice | Solomon Jones

When others come in and turn peaceful protests violent, they can go back to where they came from. But this is our home.

Opinion

The U.S. economy could see a double-dip recession if Trump administration, Congress fail to act

With no engine of growth on the other side of the business reopenings, the responsibility to ensure the economy avoids a double-dip recession later this year rests on the Trump administration and Congress.

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How Pennsylvania's richest county is helping one of its poorest counties through the pandemic | Maria Panaritis

While President Trump has sown COVID division and anger, public health and political officials have linked arms across borders in southeastern Pa. to defeat the common foe.

Column

Foraging chef Phil Manganaro digs deeper for wild ingredients

The Merchantville, N.J., chef goes on foraging mission to find ingredients for the unconventional takeout menus at Park Place Cafe.

Opinion

Now do you understand why Colin Kaepernick took a knee to protest police brutality? | Jenice Armstrong

I am genuinely curious as to what some of those who have emailed me in the past think about the viral video of a handcuffed George Floyd lying nearly motionless on the ground with a white police officer’s knee pressed against his neck for nine excruciating minutes.

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U.S. must stand with Hong Kong against Beijing’s efforts to crush its freedoms | Trudy Rubin

Stand with Hong Kong, stand firm, and stand with the democratic world.

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