Diversity

A news conference at Community College of Philadelphia discusses a shortage of teachers of color in the state.
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Mike DeNardo
November 20, 2019 - 3:53 pm
Pennsylvania is launching a new effort to recruit and keep teachers of color. Read more here.
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Comcast Center
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Kim Glovas
October 23, 2019 - 5:20 pm
A top-ranking Comcast executive, who is also in charge of LGBTQ outreach for the company, is suing his employer because he claims he was discriminated against and faced retaliation for being gay. Read more here.
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Host Cherri Gregg talks to civil rights and criminal defense attorney Kevin Mincey and Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge Carolyn Nichols about the diversity of jurors.
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Flashpoint
October 20, 2019 - 9:30 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about diversity of jurors.
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A selection of books on display.
Courtesy of Bucks County Book Fest
Hadas Kuznits
October 12, 2019 - 10:37 am
The Bucks County Book Festival begins Saturday at multiple locations in Doylestown.
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Center City Philadelphia
Pat Loeb
September 18, 2019 - 1:11 pm
Philadelphia officials have barred a New Jersey contractor from bidding on any work with the city for three years, for violating minority participation rules. The action comes after a joint investigation by the city controller and the inspector general.
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Nicole Westerman
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Pat Loeb
July 14, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A key piece of Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney's vision for renovating city parks, recreation centers and libraries will fall into place this week when city officials unveil apprenticeship programs aimed at providing union jobs for people who have, historically, had a...
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
April 30, 2019 - 8:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Free Library's board of trustees has established a committee on diversity and inclusion in response to a City Council request during heated budget hearings two weeks ago. Library officials were back before council Tuesday to report on the new...
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Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, answers questions during a presidential forum held by She The People on the Texas State University campus Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Houston.
Michael Wyke/AP Photo
April 25, 2019 - 6:57 am
By Juana Summers and Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden's decision to enter the Democratic presidential race is causing consternation among some Democrats, particularly women of color, who have been hoping for a nominee who better reflects the nation...
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A recently published study based on 27 years worth of samples from German nature reserves shows a 75 percent reduction in the abundance of flying insects.
Dreamstime
Molly Daly
January 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A recently published study based on 27 years worth of samples from German nature reserves shows a 75 percent reduction in the abundance of flying insects. That, along with a handful of other long-term studies, raises fears that we may be in the midst of an "insect...
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health care
Dreamstime
December 18, 2018 - 3:00 am
KYW’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Diversity is being recognized as a major issue in health care. Many medical schools, nursing schools and other training programs are considering diversity as they...
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