Princeton high schooler exposes social injustice through journalism

Princeton high schooler exposes social injustice through journalism

In blistering blog posts that belie her age, Ponder has exposed racial tensions at Princeton High School, a predominantly white school just a few blocks from the Ivy League university that shares its name.

Pa. may seal criminal records on non-violent misdemeanor convictions

Pa. may seal criminal records on non-violent misdemeanor convictions

Pennsylvania lawmakers have quietly reintroduced a bill that would make it simpler for residents to seal certain parts of their criminal records from the public — parts that may be keeping them from getting a job,

Review: 'White,' or is it black?

Review: 'White,' or is it black?

Long before "alternative facts" became a concept the White House employs, James Ijames began writing his play "White," whose plot is driven by ... can we just call them out-and-out lies? Ijames (pronounced EYE-ams) may not have

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Roger Ailes' parting gift: Fox News is Trump's Pravda
National Interest | Dick Polman

Roger Ailes' parting gift: Fox News is Trump's Pravda

When someone dies, it's good manners to say something nice. But Roger Ailes is truly a challenge.

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Essay: Making real the racial faith, justice, and hope we talk about

I did not want a life of hatred for my sons, and at times I swallowed or sold my voice for that dream. But a nightmare showed up to remind me that this is our time for struggle, and my voice is priceless. And silence won't make

Speak Easy | Nate House

Essay: The end of the Shore as we know it

The Jersey Shore is in danger, but instead of forcing it to adapt to what we want it to be and what we remember, we should adapt to what it will eventually become.

Race at the Crossroads | Marybeth Gasman

Essay: The shame of my father’s racism

It took me years to talk about the racism perpetuated by my father in public settings. I was ashamed and embarrassed by him most of my early life. He was angry, verbally abusive, and looked down upon others regularly.

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Philly opioid task force issues recommendations, but skips 'safe injection sites'

Philly opioid task force issues recommendations, but skips 'safe injection sites'

The Mayor's Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in Philadelphia announced eighteen recommendations to halt the crisis Friday. Last year, three times as many people died from opioid overdoses here than from

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In one Alabama community, environmental justice is hard to find

In one Alabama community, environmental justice is hard to find

A group of African-American landowners filed a civil rights complaint over a landfill. It took EPA more than a decade to quietly close the case. 

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