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Featherman: Philly murders still too high regardless of Trump, Kenney claims
Fri, Jan 27, 2017, 1:05 PM
John Featherman is a real estate broker and Republican with libertarian leanings who writes about politics. Yesterday, President Donald Trump...
Featherman: Ex-GOP candidate for DA switching parties, trying again
Thu, Oct 6, 2016, 8:12 PM
Michael Untermeyer was the Republican nominee in the 2009 race for district attorney, which he lost to Seth Williams. “I ran then because...
Featherman: PPA leader must be booted
Thu, Sep 22, 2016, 4:51 PM
Vince Fenerty Jr. must go. He can resign, but he should be fired. Fenerty, the executive director of the Philadelphia Parking Authority,...
Jehron Muhammad: Arab Muslims can learn from black Muslims
Wed, Aug 17, 2016, 3:43 PM
America’s immigrant Muslim community owes a debt of gratitude to the indigenous black Muslim population. Khaled Beydoun spoke recently...
Liberals and white privilege
Wed, Jul 6, 2016, 9:22 AM
Grey’s Anatomy actor Jesse Williams gave an impassioned speech about modern-day racism at the BET awards as he accepted the Black...
Jehron Muhammad: Ali's long history with Nation of Islam
Wed, Jun 22, 2016, 12:00 PM
Much has been written since Muhammad Ali’s death about his “transcending race and religion.” One commentator suggested that...
Featherman: 'Soda tax' classic bait-and-switch
Thu, Jun 9, 2016, 3:59 PM
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...
Jehron Muhammad: Students speak out on bigotry
Thu, May 26, 2016, 9:35 AM
Nearly 100 high school and college students, educators, activist, politicians and parents converged on Mastery Shoemaker High School located...