City Hall was thumping and bumping on Wednesday as the city kicked off its fifth celebration of Jazz Appreciation month.
Controversial Anti-Islamic ads began running today on dozens of Septa buses rolling throughout Philadelphia. Muslims who saw the message begged to differ.
Scores of Christians, Jews, and Muslims today joined Philadelphia elected officials for a rally in Love Park designed to protest the incendiary bus ads, which link Adolf Hitler to Islam.
“I thought, we have to do something — what can we do?” recalls Temperance Jaxson, right, after seeing a homeless woman sleeping outside her window.
A 12-year-old West Chester boy is on a mission to compete in tennis on an international stage and he’s hoping the community will help getting there.
At a special SEPTA board meeting Thursday members of the Religious Leaders Council of Greater Philadelphia commended SEPTA for its efforts to try and prevent the ads.
Camden Barbershop Becomes a One-Day Black History Museum and Celebration Point For Community Leaders
Dee Bailey, executive director of the business consulting firm Each One Teach, led the activities honoring three local community change makers.
A Pennsylvania woman is lead plaintiff in a federal class-action lawsuit filed in Philadelphia, charging that the web site ranks service providers better if they pay a fee.
The DOJ report came in response to police commisioner Charles Ramsey’s resquest for a federal investigation after a spike in police-involved shootings in 2013.
“My faith calls me to really serve my community, to love our neighbors.” And service has been his guiding light.
Under the proposed law, a voter registration would be completed whenever a person applies for a driver’s license, applies to get benefits or a birth certificate, or enters a state-run college or university — unless the person “opts out.”
Two charitable foundations are making a multimillion-dollar investment in public spaces in five of the city’s most underserved communities, creating what could become a national “test kitchen” of sorts on urban renewal.
“I realized my sister’s story isn’t unique,” recalls Ann Rejrat. “There’s a lot of people out there who need help.”
Today will mark Philadelphia’s 245th annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.
Mighty Writers, a group that promotes critical thinking and creativity through after-school and weekend programming, is opening its first bilingual center on Monday.