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Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Fails To Address Black America’s Disappointments With His Presidency

Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.

08/09/2012

Mitt Romney accepting Donald Trump's endorsement (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial Division

In 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama’s election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.

08/08/2012

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

File photo: Mitt Romney and John Sununu (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Opinion: Learn To Be An American

One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.

07/18/2012

Daily Caller reporter Neil Munro (Photo credit BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Race Baiting Obama’s Hecklers Is Wrong

People who claim that Obama is being heckled and disrespected more than any other president tend to have a short memory.

06/19/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Pro-Cyclists Head Out For Some Practice Rides Before The Big Race

People arriving at the Sheraton for the 28th Philadelphia International Championship seem to be checking out the competition.

06/02/2012

A rower warms up ahead of the Dad Vail Regatta. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Banks Of The Schuylkill Bustling During Dad Vail Regatta

The annual Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta is underway on the Schuylkill River. Organizers say this is the biggest Dad Vail in history, with more than 3,800 competitors.

05/11/2012

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Education Gap Between Rich And Poor

Citing research by Sean Reardon at Stanford University, an article in the New York Times reports that the achievement gap between rich and poor children is widening.

03/07/2012

(Credit: Pat Loeb, KYW Newsradio)

Point Breeze Zoning Proposal Divides The Community By Race, Income

A proposed development in Philadelphia’s Point Breeze neighborhood becomes of lightning rod for racial and income divisions.

02/18/2012

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Dover NASCAR To Boost Volume On Bay Bridge

This weekend’s NASCAR races in Dover, Del. are expected to boost traffic volume on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge.

09/30/2011

(Credit: KYW Staff)

Guide To The Philadelphia International Cycling Classic

KYW Newsradio is one of the sponsors of the 27th Philadelphia International Cycling Classic this coming Sunday, June 5. The 156-mile classic remains the longest running and most important single-day cycling road race in the United States.

06/01/2011

Broad Street

Brotherly Love: Broad Street Rerun For Hemophilia

If you’re a runner, you know registration is closed for the big Broad Street race, but there’s another Broad Street run you may not have known about, and it’s helping a young boy with a life-threatening disease.

03/23/2011

Police Recover Body Found Submerged In Wilmington Channel

Police in New Castle County are investigating the death of a man whose body was found submerged in a Wilmington channel Sunday morning.

02/13/2011

Del. Senate Race

Coons Beats O’Donnell In Delaware Senate Race

Democrat Chris Coons is feeling humbled by his victory over Republican and tea party-backed Christine O’Donnell, but says now the hard work begins.

11/02/2010

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Pennsylvania Senate Race Dead Heat

It looks like Pennsylvania’s Senate race is turning into a dead heat.

10/20/2010

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