In spite of the historic outrage over the issue, people are still wearing blackface as part of their Halloween costume.
Chris reviews President Obama’s appearance with Jay Leno last night, efforts by Congressman Bob Brady to bring the 2016 Democratic Convention to Philadelphia and Riley Cooper’s return to Eagles training camp. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine and Congressman Pat Meehan.
The effort was put together by a local community activist, who wanted to send love and support to Sybrina Fulton.
Sybrina Fulton received a standing ovation from a crowd of about 2,000 people at the Pennsylvania Convention Center before speaking about her slain son, her shattered life, and her faith in God.
The mother of Trayvon Martin will speak today at the National Urban League meeting in Philadelphia.
The National Urban League conference opens in Philadelphia on Wednesday, bringing some 6,000 people and an estimated $8-million in economic activity to the city.
The mother of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will speak in Philadelphia this week at the National Urban League’s annual conference.
Recent racially charged controversies — like the Trayvon Martin case — have galvanized the community, and a big part of the conversation is online.
A rally was held outside of the federal courthouse in Center City Saturday afternoon to urge the Justice Department to file civil rights charges against George Zimmerman, who was acquitted of murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
Community outrage over the not guilty verdict in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman is evolving into something more. Part of the evolution will be discussed Saturday in Philadelphia at two separate rallies.
A Drexel professor has analyzed President Obama’s remarks on the George Zimmerman trail outcome.
From Beach Haven at the Jersey shore, Chris follows the bankruptcy filing by the city of Detroit, the President’s statements on the efficacy of Obamacare. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, CBS 3′s Beasley Reece, and Lou Richards, Owner of the Crust and Crumb.
Chris discusses some supermarket and pharmacy’s decision not sell this month’s issue of Rolling Stone, Jimmy Carter’s issue with race, and Philadelphia Council President Darrell Clarke’s idea to use additional sale tax revenue for employee pensions.
Based in Wynnewood, Pa., the National Association of Town Watch has been around for more than thirty years, providing support for thousands of town watch members across the country.
This year’s memorial has been delayed indefinitely because of the weekend’s protests there over the George Zimmerman verdict — protests that included signs hung from the statue.