Featherman: Ex-GOP candidate for DA switching parties, trying again

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Michael Untermeyer was the Republican nominee in the 2009 race for district attorney, which he lost to Seth Williams. “I ran then because... Read more

Featherman: PPA leader must be booted

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Vince Fenerty Jr. must go. He can resign, but he should be fired. Fenerty, the executive director of the Philadelphia Parking Authority,... Read more

Jehron Muhammad: Arab Muslims can learn from black Muslims

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America’s immigrant Muslim community owes a debt of gratitude to the indigenous black Muslim population. Khaled Beydoun spoke recently... Read more

Liberals and white privilege

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Grey’s Anatomy actor Jesse Williams gave an impassioned speech about modern-day racism at the BET awards as he accepted the Black... Read more

Jehron Muhammad: Ali's long history with Nation of Islam

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Much has been written since Muhammad Ali’s death about his “transcending race and religion.” One commentator suggested that... Read more

Featherman: 'Soda tax' classic bait-and-switch

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Bait-and-switch. That’s the policy used by the City of Philadelphia to take more money from its residents and visitors through the so-called... Read more

Jehron Muhammad: Students speak out on bigotry

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Nearly 100 high school and college students, educators, activist, politicians and parents converged on Mastery Shoemaker High School located... Read more

Featherman: McGinty should ditch Rendell after 'ugly' comment

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Calling women ugly is not going to win you voters. Au contraire, it will engender animosity. And it may backfire at the polls. It’s... Read more