Jordan Harris

(Anton Moore holds one of the pellets used by toy guns which are prohibited by Philadelphia city ordinance.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Activists Get Neighborhood Store To Stop Selling Soft-Pellet Toy Guns

Residents of the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia scored a huge win this week: a group protested the sale of soft-pellet pistols at a local corner store, and won.

09/03/2014

(Credit: Justin Udo)

Community Mourns After 3-Year-Old Shot, Killed In Gray’s Ferry

The Gray’s Ferry community is calling for an end to the violence after Friday night’s incident.

08/02/2014

(Philadelphia hip-hop artists "C.Y." and "DJ Damage," center, meet with a young fan near City Hall on Monday afternoon.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Officials See Hip-Hop Artists Dampening, Not Fueling, Mob Violence

“Whatever I can do that motivates the kids to support me, I want to help support them to do something positive,” the artist known as “DJ Damage” says.

08/09/2011

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