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Black Like… Nobody Part II

All-White marijuana applicants outscore an African American operated group on diversity points

Last week, we railed against the Commonwealth’s failure to select an African American operated marijuana grow application sited in the African American city of Chester. This week we dive into the numbers to find the greatest irony of all: the Chester group failed because it didn’t have enough diversity points.

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Black Like… Nobody Part I

How Governor Wolf and the Department of Health failed African-Americans in medical marijuana licensing.

(Photo Left) Despite diversity policy, there doesn’t seem to be a pot o’gold in the spectrum for African-Americans.. Illustration by LCP staff.

Late last month...

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A Bird in the Hand

SRC and PFT come to an unfunded agreement

(Photo Left) The Philadelphia Federation of Teachers and the School Reform Commission aren’t quite meeting in the middle when it comes to balancing the city’s budget. Illustration by LCP staff.

Let’s suspend...

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Camille Cosby’s Truths

The Wife of America’s Dad speaks out

(Photo Left) Mrs. Cosby’s accusations against the system, while founded, don’t exonerate her husband. Montgomery Courthouse photo by Douglas Muth via Wikimedia Commons.

“How do I...

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Roundhouse Redux

Blame for $50M wasted on West Philly Police HQ properly placed at Nutter-Gillison doorstep

(Photo Left) Philly’s “Ivory Tower of Truth” to become one of justice. Photo by Salvatore Patrone.

When developer Bart Blatstein tried to sell...

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