Scores of employees who work for American Airlines and US Airways asked the DOJ to investigate claims of race discrimination and unsafe working conditions.
“I asked myself, are you going to fall apart and surrender to the chaos, or are you going to take a stand?” she recalls.
Today Marks 50th Anniversary Of Nation’s First Public Demonstration For LGBT Rights That Took Place In Philadelphia
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the nation’s first public demonstration for LGBT rights. It took place right outside of Independence Hall.
The LGBT civil rights movement began in Philadelphia 50 years ago this 4th of July — and to mark the milestone — the city is kicking off a national four day celebration.
Pennsylvania’s attorney general announced legal action against a chain of nursing home companies that operates 36 facilities in the state. The company is accusing Kathleen Kane of using her office inappropriately.
Leaders in Philadelphia’s community rallied in Love Park Wednesday to celebrate the Supreme Court victory on marriage equality and to market the launch of a renewed effort for full equality.
The goal is to help more veterans to innovate, says Todd Connor, founder and CEO of The Bunker, “whether it’s raising money, whether it’s getting pro bono services, (or) whether it’s creating a network to help them identify tech talent.”
Ten “community builders” from Philadelphia were awarded $100,000 in grants and inducted into a national network that celebrates Black male community leaders.
It’s National HIV Testing Day and today the popular Philly AIDS Thrift officially opens its HIV testing center.
When the temperature rises, so too does the number of neighborhood disputes.
More than a dozen protesters rallied outside of the 35th Police District headquarters in North Philadelphia last week and used chalk to deface murals honoring fallen officers.
“This is an international human rights violation,” said Florcy Morissett, a founding member of the Haitian Professionals of Philadelphia (HPP).
It’s all part of a three day experience called “Grandparents University.”
Local clergy reaction is pouring in, responding to the mass murder of nine people at a historic church in Charleston.
Philadelphia’s All City Orchestra will head out this week for its first ever tour of Italy. They’re marking the occasion with a free concert Thursday night at the Kimmel Center.