Men of color who served in the American Revolution were once identified only as groups, not as individuals. But a historian uses pension records, including statements from witnesses, to round out the stories of 500 men in her latest book.
Some deplore the idea of King as a person who represented only community service, seeing such portrayals as sanitizing a man who was radical enough to denounce war and advocate international peace.
A revised development plan for the old St. Mary's of the Assumption Church in Manayunk has won over community leaders. Now it's up to the residents to decide at a Thursday meeting.
'He grew with the music,' Lowell Webb said of his brother Bruce C. Webb, who for years owned Webb Department Store in North Philadelphia. Bruce Webb died Nov. 23 at age 83.
The #MeAt14 and #MeToo campaigns allow women and all survivors to tell their story in their way and in their time.
"He was one of our super stars," Temple law professor Sara Jacobson said of S. Lee Merritt's work on the law school's trial teams. "He showed such incredible talent, dedication and skill."
What happens when a building owner decides to mix the commercial space with the residential space?
The study found that Pennsylvania’s children of color, as well as those in immigrant families, face barriers in education, health, and economic development.
Racial bias incidents were reported in three area school districts this month. Experts say schools should brace for more clashes and prepare their students to survive and counteract them.
"It's a made-up term," said Michael German, who spent 16 years undercover in the FBI with neo-Nazi groups. "There is no such thing…"
Valerie Russ writes about neighborhood and development.