social justice

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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CNN
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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social media apps
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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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Jay-Z
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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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Basketball
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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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Eldis Sula
June 26, 2020 - 1:48 pm
Saving the environment is vital for the whole planet. But in the wake of protests around the country, some are stressing that it is a racial issue as well and people of color are especially vulnerable to climate change.
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Ameera Butt
June 25, 2020 - 5:31 pm
Martin Luther King III, son of the legendary civil rights movement leader, talks George Floyd protests, police reform and racial justice, with KNX co-hosts Charles Feldman and Mike Simpson.
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Ray Gaddis
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Ed Benkin
June 22, 2020 - 5:47 pm
African-American Major League Soccer players formed the Black Players Coalition, looking to take a collective stand against racism. Philadelphia Union defender Ray Gaddis, a board member, believes the message is clear: The time has come for change. Read more here.
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The School District of Philadelphia.
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Mike DeNardo
June 19, 2020 - 2:03 pm
As the argument over defunding police goes on, student activists are calling on the School District of Philadelphia to abolish its school police department. They say the officers make them feel like criminals in their school buildings. Read more here.
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