4 years since Trump came down that escalator and the cycle of empty outrage has become unbearable | Will Bunch

Trump's lies and outrageous statements generate outrage and then nothing. Time to break the cycle.

‘I’m living for more than myself’: One dad’s commitment to good health on Father’s Day | Opinion

Created in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Black Male Engagement, the Mayor’s Commission on African American Men and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, the report states that life expectancy is the lowest among black men and boys due to violence, heart disease, cancer, and...

‘I’m living for more than myself’: One dad’s commitment to good health on Father’s Day | Opinion

Created in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Black Male Engagement, the Mayor’s Commission on African American Men and the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, the report states that life expectancy is the lowest among black men and boys due to violence, heart disease, cancer, and drugs.

Political Cartoon: Philly goes to pot

Daily takes from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson.

Political Cartoon: Philly goes to pot

Daily takes from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson.

After her father was murdered, she vowed to get the education he never could. Now she’s a two-time Fulbright scholar. | Mike Newall

After suffering tremendous tragedy, Nadira Branch refused to be defined by fear, or grief, or a false choice.

After her father was murdered, she vowed to get the education he never could. Now she’s a two-time Fulbright scholar. | Mike Newall

After suffering tremendous tragedy, Nadira Branch refused to be defined by fear, or grief, or a false choice.
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A new farm taps into deep roots in Lawnside

Micaiah and Cynthia Hall are cultivating their half-an-acre backyard in Lawnside, NJ into a source of fresh produce for their three children and for farmers markets in Camden County and Philadelphia. The name Free Haven Farms honors Lawnside's history.

10 hours, 16 shops: I hopped a Dietz & Watson truck in tribute to the endangered local deli | Maria Panaritis

Neighborhood delis are slowly dying. But Maria Panaritis found fight in them all during a blitz across Delaware County.

Father’s Day Rally Committee still promoting black fatherhood after 30 years | Jenice Armstrong

Even in 2019, the notion of a black father being hands-on, as opposed to absentee, remains something of a counter-cultural concept for a whole lot of folks.

Man’s compassionate response after brutal attack by teens in Old City is a lesson in civility | Jenice Armstrong

I was punched in the face years ago by an attacker, and wasted a lot of time fantasizing about getting revenge. Rizzo Mertz isn’t like that.

It’s up to the states to protect our drinking water | Editorial

Uncertainty about levels of drinking water contamination and remediation costs should not stand in the way of action in Harrisburg and other state capitals.

Campaign help from Russia? Trump says it’s no problem | Trudy Rubin

Trump's eagerness for foreign help in 2020 election undermines the FBI and U.S. law, and invites foreign interference in 2020 elections.

Don’t downplay Trump’s role in the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal. His strategy worked | Marc Thiessen

The president deserves credit for forcing a reluctant Mexican government to act.

What does ‘reentry’ into society after prison mean? Here’s what people living it have to say | Perspective

Philadelphians rebuilding their lives after prison share their stories for the city's Reentry Awareness Month.

Diversity training shouldn’t be based on flawed implicit bias research | Opinion

How can we ditch flawed science and make diversity training truly effective?

Political Cartoon: Facebook friending

Daily takes from Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist Signe Wilkinson.

Lead poisoning is a crisis Philadelphia can actually fix | Editorial

These hazards hit an old city like ours hard, not just because of the age of so many residences and schools, but because of the serious harm such toxins inflict on children.

This Army base interned Japanese during WWII. Now it’ll be a concentration camp for migrant kids. This needs to stop | Will Bunch

Grim history of Oklahoma's Fort Sill is why it's already way past time to end concentration camps for migrants.

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