Visiting a Philadelphia School, a Tuskegee Airman Tells World War II Unit's Story of TriumphDr. Eugene Richardson shared his story with students and faculty at Penn Charter, describing how he first became interested in flying when he was just five years old.
Hispanics Seem Forgotten In Civil Rights HistoryAn interesting and provocative piece appeared as a Commentary in <em>Education Week</em> by Nicholas Dauphine, a senior in high school in San Antonio, Texas.
Schools Shifting From 'Zero Tolerance' Discipline PoliciesBecause rates of discipline have been disproportionally high for some racial groups, guidance from the US Dept. of Education and Justice is suggesting changes in 'zero-tolerance'.
Retailer Wet Seal To Pay $7.5 Million In Racial Discrimination SuitThe former employees at Philadelphia-area stores claimed management set out to fire African-Americans because they didn't fit the retailer's "brand image."
Group Files Discrimination Complaint Over Philadelphia Schools' DownsizingThe Pennsylvania public school advocate group "Action United" filed the complaint after, the group said, its analysis of the plan showed that schools slated for closing disproportionately serve African-American, low income, and disabled students.
Movie Review: 'Red Tails'<img src="http://cbsphilly.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/22.jpg" align="right"/>If only the filmmakers telling this story were as high-flying and ambitious as the heroic characters their movie celebrates.
NAACP Plans Legal Action On Behalf Of Lower Merion Police OfficerRepresentatives of the NAACP say they are standing behind veteran officer Kerry Godbold, whom they say was passed over by the department in his bid to become a sergeant earlier this year.