• August 7, 2015

    'Le Bok Fin' debuts on rooftop of former South Philly school [photos]

    Le Bok Fin has opened on the roof of Bok Technical School, a former public high school in South Philadelphia. It's not the revival of Le Bec Fin...
  • August 7, 2015 |  What Are We Thinking?

    A year after Michael Brown killing, reality for blacks hasn't changed

    While the average American says that black and white relations are worse now than in the past, the average black American reports no more instances of...
  • August 7, 2015 |  Essayworks

    Social media and the scariest presidential debate ever

    You guys, I'm scared. The most-maligned news organization of our time just held the most remarkable televised presidential debate of my lifetime.
  • August 7, 2015 |  National Interest

    The GOP's steel cage spectacle: Were we not entertained?

    Mere words cannot begin to describe last night's steel cage spectacle, two rollicking hours of theatrical glitz unparalleled in the annals of TV ...
  • August 6, 2015

    Taxis, teepees, beer and fresh mussels: Philly restaurants and residents prepare for pope

    Countless questions may remain about the logistics of Pope Francis' visit next month, but the man they call the unofficial mayor of Philadelphia&...
  • August 6, 2015

    Pa. school leaders brace for impact of state test declines on parents, students, teachers

    Educators across the state are reeling now that they have learned how much scores have plummeted in their individual schools.
  • August 6, 2015

    Celebrating and mourning 50 years of the Voting Rights Act

    I want to be proud on this, the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but I can't. Not while mourning I'm the untimely demise ...
  • August 6, 2015

    Kane charged with leaking secret information; Wolf calls for her to step down [updated]

    Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was charged Thursday with leaking secret grand jury information to seek revenge on her rivals and then lyi...
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