On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, remembering the women civil rights leaders left out of spotlight

“Women were at the forefront of the civil rights struggle, but their individual stories were rarely heard,” said Bettye Collier-Thomas, a professor of history at Temple University. She is co-editor of "Sisters in the Struggle: African-American Women in the Civil Rights-Black Power Movement."

East Passyunk reconsiders neighborhood logo after writer calls out ‘casual racism’

Talk to neighbors and you’ll hear that the iconic image acknowledges that the place name “Passyunk” is thought to derive from Lenape language, oft-translated to “in the valley.” But not everyone sees this as tribute.

East Passyunk reconsiders neighborhood logo after writer calls out ‘casual racism’

Talk to neighbors and you’ll hear that the iconic image acknowledges that the place name “Passyunk” is thought to derive from Lenape language, oft-translated to “in the valley.” But not everyone sees this as tribute.

Forecasters: Philly's millennial transplants will depart for the 'burbs. Millennials: Nah

Newer arrivals say that Philly's food, walkability and affordability are all too good to leave at this point.

Forecasters: Philly's millennial transplants will depart for the 'burbs. Millennials: Nah

Newer arrivals say that Philly's food, walkability and affordability are all too good to leave at this point.

How Francisville residents work together to feed their own neighborhood

"It's like, 'Hey, let's all do this together to help ourselves,'" said the founder of the community food distribution, which weekly brings fresh produce to North Philadelphia.

How Francisville residents work together to feed their own neighborhood

"It's like, 'Hey, let's all do this together to help ourselves,'" said the founder of the community food distribution, which weekly brings fresh produce to North Philadelphia.
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Charter school's plan to close for NFL draft upsets some parents

Some parents question the decision of the Russell Byers Charter School to close during the NFL Draft.

Charter school's plan to close for NFL draft upsets some parents

Some parents question the decision of the Russell Byers Charter School to close during the NFL Draft.

Once marked for a street life, he dreams of being a Philly cop

Ryan Rivera’s redemption may seem unlikely. But don’t bet against him, says an army of supporters he’s won through hard work, determination, and no small dose of charisma.

Once marked for a street life, he dreams of being a Philly cop

Ryan Rivera’s redemption may seem unlikely. But don’t bet against him, says an army of supporters he’s won through hard work, determination, and no small dose of charisma.

Philly Cupcake was forced out of Center City, but found new life in Northern Liberties

Their business, forced out of Center City by the neighborhood it had helped succeed, has found new life in Northern Liberties.

Sonia Sanchez: A daughter finds understanding from her father

For Black History Month, we're exploring history and identity through the lens of joy. Black joy is the ability to love and celebrate black people and culture, despite the world dictating otherwise. Black joy is liberation.

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