Image caption: “Philadelphia Tenants Union” spray painted onto three wooden boards on top of the back of a pickup truck.…
Despite this firsthand story of out-of-control police, no City Council members would support the coalition bill or any of its parts.
When a close friend of mine told me that a family member of his on the outside told him over the phone that Larry Krasner included Ron Castille in his Transition Team, I didn’t believe it.
Octavius Valentine Catto was a civil rights activist in Philadelphia.
It’s not uncommon for unions to donate to political campaigns, supporting politicians that best represent workers’ issues. This union, however, goes far beyond that.
From a Pennsylvania State Police helicopter, a Philadelphia police lieutenant drops a bomb over the MOVE organization’s compound, a two-story home located on 62nd and Osage Avenue in West Philadelphia.
On Saturday, September 30th, hundreds of people from different ages, races, genders, sexual orientations, and backgrounds gathered in Thomas Paine Plaza at 11:00 am geared up to march. They carried various signs saying, “My Body, My Choice” or “Don’t Cum Unless Invited.”
Frank Rizzo was not the average laborer from the working class who made it good.
The details of how the once-great Philadelphia Inquirer has withered to a brown autumn crisp don’t matter. What does matter is that some smart people figured out how to profit from the newspaper’s failure