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Urgent need for inclusive job, business growth in Philadelphia

PhillyTrib.com (Commentary) 1/15 5:00P Regina Hairston Sue Jacobson
It has been almost two long years since the COVID-19 pandemic began, threatening both the health and well-being of every person who lives, works or visits Philadelphia. While our community has become more resilient — due in large part to…

City Controller: Philadelphians deserve to feel safe

PhillyTrib.com (Commentary) 1/15 5:00P Rebecca Rhynhart
Philadelphia families should feel safe in their homes and neighborhoods. But right now, city government is failing its people. With 562 homicides, 2021 was the deadliest year in Philadelphia’s recorded history. Most of the victims were young...

The urgent need for inclusive job and business growth in Philadelphia

PhillyTrib.com (Commentary) 1/15 5:00P Regina Hairston Sue Jacobson
It has been almost two long years since the COVID-19 pandemic began, threatening both the health and well-being of everyone who lives in, works in or visits Philadelphia. While our community has become more resilient — due in large part…

Philadelphia Offers Plenty Of Volunteer Opportunities On Martin Luther King Day

CBS Philly (Arts & Culture) 1/14 10:02A Arts & Culture – CBS Philly
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) Martin Luther King Day is quickly approaching and if you re looking for a way to serve in the first and largest Martin Luther King Day of Service in the nation, which is right here in Philadelphia, there are plenty of ways to...

AAMP will celebrate MLK Weekend both virtually and in-person

PhillyTrib.com (Lifestyle) 1/10 6:06P Kiersten Adams TRIBUNE CORRESPON
For 16 years, the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) has partnered with Citizens Bank Charities Foundation to bring educational family fun to their annual Martin Luther King birthday celebration. This year, the event returns for both...

'We remain in a full-on crisis' with gun violence

PhillyTrib.com (Commentary) 1/3 11:00P Kenyatta Johnson
I’d like to express my deepest condolences to the victims and the families of those killed in Philadelphia in 2021. I think about our murder victims every day. According to the Philadelphia Police Department, more than 560 people were murdered…

'We are all responsible for developing solutions' to gun violence

PhillyTrib.com (Commentary) 1/3 5:32A Darrell L. Clarke
The year 2021 just came to a close Friday night. A year that began with Philadelphia immersed in the COVID-19 pandemic ends with the city still battling a virus that has claimed more than 4,200 Philadelphia lives and infected over…

Clef Club alumni come together to raise funds

PhillyTrib.com (Entertainment) 1/3 4:18A Rita Charleston TRIBUNE CORRESPO
Local No. 274, Philadelphia’s African-American Musician’s Union, was chartered in 1935, a time when the city’s African-Americans struggled for political, economic and cultural recognition. Local No. 274 gave them representation and broke a...

New AAMP exhibit honors the ancestors

PhillyTrib.com (Lifestyle) 1/1 5:58P Kiersten Adams TRIBUNE CORRESPON
Home to the prolific bodies of work from artists like John Dowell and Deborah Willis, the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) has cemented itself as a pillar in the Black arts community. AAMP continuously seeks out boundary-pushing...

Editorial: Let's not repeat history of gun violence in 2022

PhillyTrib.com (Commentary) 12/30 11:00P sflanagan@phillytrib.com
When The Philadelphia Tribune started its “City in Crisis” series in mid-August examining gun violence there had been 320 homicides. As of Tuesday — 4½ months later — there are 557.
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