Documentary shines a light on spirit, activism, abiding voice of poet Sonia Sanchez

Documentary shines a light on spirit, activism, abiding voice of poet Sonia SanchezWhen Sonia Sanchez talks about herself, she may not really be talking about herself. In her performance-poem “Middle Passage,” which opens the new documentary film “BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez,” premiering this weekend at

SEPTA police getting body cameras

SEPTA police getting body camerasEvery officer with SEPTA's Transit Police Department will soon be equipped with a body camera. The transit authority will spend nearly $300,000 on the cameras for the more than 270 officers who are expected to have them by the

Think tank points out common ground in Pa. budget tussle

Think tank points out common ground in Pa. budget tussleIn a state budget stalemate with few compromises, a left-leaning think tank has proposed focusing on property tax relief in Pennsylvania to prompt some bipartisan agreement.

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