Being White In Philly

Public Hearing Held About Controversial Article Published In Local Magazine

The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations held a public meeting last week about the Philadelphia Magazine cover story “Being White In Philly” published last month.


Moderator Nia Meeks with Tom McGrath (center) and Robert Huber. Credit: Cherri Gregg

Philly Mag Faces More Fire For ‘Being White In Philly’

Audience members at a public forum hosted by the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists gave Philly Mag editor Tom McGrath and writer Bob Huber an ear full.


FILE PHOTO:  Mayor Michael Nutter speaks on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Controversial Article Published In Local Magazine Has Mayor Nutter Asking For Investigation

The article, titled “Being White in Philly,” features a series of interviews with anonymous white residents from different areas of the city who share stories about their interaction with black residents.