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Black Lives Matter Bully Pulpit

Asa Khalif and Isaac Gardener bring tough tactics to tough times

(Photo Left) Black Lives Matter disruption techniques show results in city hall. Logo courtesy of Black Lives Matter.

Last month, it happened again. A press conference hosted by elected officials to...

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No Parking, Baby

Taking sides on South Broad’s median parking

(Photo Left) Battle lines are forming in this latest challenge to South Broad Street median parking. Photo by Salvatore Patrone.

You would think that prohibiting parking in the middle of South Broad Street from Shunk to Washington Avenue...

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What Makes For a Good Congressman?

Clue: It has nothing to do with the number of bills a member authors.

(Photo Left) Congressman Alan Grayson wasted a lot of time authoring bills and amendments that didn’t pass. Photo by Ldl766 via Wikimedia Commons.

The recent allegation that Congressman Bob Brady paid...

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Anti-Violence Review

Charting a new course or just re-shuffling the deck chairs?

Late last month, the Kenney administration decided to confront a rising homicide crisis in our city: 166 recorded homicides to date; up 22 percent from the same time last year; and the highest total through early July since 2012.

Mayor Kenney “announced the establishment of the Office of Violence...

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Black Like… Nobody Part III

How we think an African American operator lost out on diversity points in the medical marijuana selection process

(Photo Left) A portion of one of the heavily redacted Medical Marijuana Grower/Processor Applications.

Last week, we tailied up the diversity scores. This week...

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