philadelphia

Mary J. Blige, Wizkid, Jazmine Sullivan, Kirk Franklin And More To Headline The Legendary Roots Picnic

“This year, the picnic is a love letter to Philly. Thank you for supporting us for 15 years,” the Grammy Award-winning group wrote on Twitter.
02/16/2022

‘Abbott Elementary’ Quinta Brunson Honored By Philadelphia City Council

“On behalf of teachers everywhere, thank you for celebrating and lifting up educators,” City Council member Helen Gym shared on Twitter.
01/28/2022

Philadelphia Officials Continue to Search For Cause of Rowhouse Fire That Killed 12, Including 8 Children

Early investigation suggests the public housing units were overcrowded and lacked working smoke detectors.
01/06/2022

Exonerated Black Man Files Lawsuit Against Philadelphia, Former DA After Sitting On Death Row

The current DA discovered prosecutorial misconduct in the case.
12/03/2021

The Links, Incorporated Celebrates 75 Years Of Excellence

See how the Congressional Black Caucus, the United Negro College Fund, And Patti LaBelle are all involved.
11/09/2021

Philadelphia To Prohibit Cops From Enforcing Minor Traffic Infractions To End Driving While Black Incidents

Data shows that Black drivers in Philly are disproportionately stopped by police.
11/01/2021

Philadelphia Nursing Assistant Shot Dead By Coworker Who Was Once His Friend, Officials Say

Anrae James was killed while sitting at his workstation.
10/07/2021