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How Reynolds Brown Spent Down Her Funds

BY DAVID LYNN If you had $80,000+ to spend, how would you spend it? This was the problem (if it was a problem) for retiring City Councilmember Blondell Reynolds-Brown (at Large). While some politicians who retire from public office keep their political committees open while holding events and contributing to others, some spend down to […]

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POLS ON THE STREET: Virus May Change Pa. Politics Forever

BY JOE SHAHEELI Philadelphians wake up today in a new world. City and State governments have drastically reduced their physical activities owing to the outbreak of coronavirus 19. Only vital street services remain in operation. All other offices are contactable chiefly by phone or internet. (Does that not make internet and cellular companies “essential”?) Furthermore, […]

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Monument to Irish Honor

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POLS ON THE STREET: City’s Primary Candidate Lineup Takes Shape

BY JOE SHAHEELI Six contestants filed nominating petitions for the Democratic primary ballot in the 198th Legislative District, which centers on Germantown and Nicetown-Tioga. Incumbent State Rep. Rosita Youngblood is retiring.    Send article as PDF   

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Philly’s Petitions in; Now Begins Counting and Challenging

BY DAVID LYNN The period for gathering signatures to achieve ballot access has just passed for two-party candidates for both party and public office. Through new legislation, new rules concerning petitioning for ballot access for the two major parties (Democratic and Republican) are in play in Pennsylvania. These new rules have relaxed some of the […]

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When Everyone Is Counted, Census Benefits Us All

BY STATE REP. DANILO BURGOS With April quickly approaching, we must look to the next pivotal opportunity to strengthen our voice: the 2020 census. First and foremost, let’s separate fact from fiction. Despite what you may have heard, a citizenship question will not be included in the census. The proposed question was merely a failed […]

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Reclaim Philadelphia – A Progressive Turnout PAC

BY DAVID LYNN Much has been written about Reclaim Philadelphia, a progressive group of young Philadelphians. Organized from the remains of Bernie Sanders 2016 campaign, it has taken over at least one Democratic ward, and are now putting forward one of its own to challenge State Sen. Larry Farnese (D-S. Phila.). Reclaim Philadelphia has a […]

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Making Black History: My Inspiration, Tarana Burke

BY ANGELA TILGHMAN As a millennial, beginning my career at a public relations and crisis communications firm, I asked myself during the start of Black History Month, who is an influencer of my generation that is promoting my generations’ interest? The woman I have been inspired by is no other than Tarana Burke. Ms. Burke […]

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Build a Legacy of Wealth

BY ERIC WESTBROOK MAYOR’S OFFICE OF BLACK MALE ENGAGEMENT In honor of Black History Month, the My Brother’s Keeper Action Academy will take the form of a four-part series: The Black Generational Wealth Series. The goal is to empower Black men and help them transform their communities by learning what is needed to make generational […]

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Nethel Graveyard’s Lives

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