Black Lives Matter
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Kimberly Adams
July 03, 2020 - 12:19 pm
A group of Moorestown High School alumni are calling for a change in the school because they say issues of race and diversity are sorely lacking when it comes to curriculum. Read more here.
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Home Depot
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July 03, 2020 - 8:26 am
Home Depot has changed the way it sells rope after a customer reported finding nooses hanging in a North Carolina store — the latest in a series of similar incidents at its stores in recent years. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
July 02, 2020 - 1:30 pm
The School District of Philadelphia is investigating a series of racist social media posts by students at two of the city's top magnet high schools. Read more here.
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Interior of 76ers logo painted on wooden floor at Sixers Training Complex in Camden, New Jersey
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Andrew Kramer
July 01, 2020 - 8:31 pm
The Philadelphia 76ers say they are looking into allegations made by a former member of the organization's dance team who claims she was “bullied and racially targeted” and threatened by her fellow dancers. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
July 01, 2020 - 1:14 pm
The 2020 Made In America festival, scheduled for Labor Day weekend on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, has been rescheduled for 2021. Read more here.
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Dave Uram
June 30, 2020 - 10:26 am
If and when the NBA restarts its season at the end of July, the league intends to use platforms available to continue the push for social justice. Read more here.
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Vashti DuBois, executive director and founder of The Colored Girls Museum in Germantown.
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Shara Dae Howard
June 29, 2020 - 8:10 pm
Two African-American museums in Philadelphia are asking people to help them with renovations and necessary coronavirus safety measures so they can safely reopen their doors to the community. Read more here.
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President Woodrow Wilson leaving the Quai d'Orsay at the start of the Paris Peace Conference known as the Treaty of Versailles.
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Charlotte Reese
June 28, 2020 - 11:14 am
Princeton University's Board of Trustees has voted to rename the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, in an effort to stand against racism. Read more here.
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Ginger Rudolph is one of the curators for the Mural Arts Philadelphia Fellowship for Black Artists.
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Antionette Lee
June 27, 2020 - 11:26 am
At a time when many nonprofits are struggling for funding due to COVID-19, one local nonprofit is giving away $20,000 to Philadelphia’s Black artists, in an effort to bring more equity to the art world. Read more here.
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Police officers arresting protesters on the Vine Street Expressway
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Mike DeNardo
June 26, 2020 - 8:14 am
A New York Times video that refuted claims by Philadelphia police that it was necessary to tear-gas protesters on the Vine Street Expressway earlier this month. Release of that video prompted an apology from the city within a day. Read more here.
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