Philly radio station WURD Founders Day celebration honors richness of Black culture
The festivities will take place Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Free Library of Philadelphia Parkway Central branch at 1901 Vine St.
How politicians are seeking to control classroom discussions about slavery | Opinion
A Texas proposal to refer to slavery as 'involuntary relocation' is part of an ongoing effort to hide its horrific and brutal nature.
Kids charged in brutal Philadelphia murder still deserve due process | Michael Coard
The online lynch mobs already are baying for blood. There's a long and racist history of that happening.
The Niagara Movement, a precursor to NAACP, fought for economic and civil rights | Michael Coard
The Niagara Movement was right in rejecting an accommodationist approach and in advocating for economic wealth backed by intellectual, voting, and political power.
What, to the slave, is the Fourth of July? | Monday Morning Coffee
On Independence Day, a reminder that the promise of America is still unfulfilled.
The U.S. has a long and shameful history of treating women like property | Michael Coard
Free white women's bodies have it bad in the U.S. History shows that enslaved Black girls' bodies had it worse.
Juneteenth in Philadelphia: A list of events celebrating the holiday
By Chanel Hill Community events, concerts and a parade are just some of the activities that will be taking place Sunday in Philadelphia to celebrate Juneteenth. “Juneteenth is the celebration of freedom,” said Tamara Staley, president and CEO of The Philadelphia Juneteenth Family Inc. “The holiday was first celebrated in Texas with food, music and […]
When you say ‘that’s not us’ remember this historic tale of racial savagery | Michael Coard
The story of white racism in America is one of sociopathy, psychopathy, perversity, sadism, savagery and malice.
Oney Judge, enslaved by George Washington, made a great escape — and history | Michael Coard
This is a story that every American should know. And it's a movie Hollywood should make right now.
Some 68 years after Brown v. Board, similar foes continue stubbornly fighting progress | Opinion
W.E.B. DuBois once said, 'Either the United States will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.'
Brown v. Bd of Ed never really overturned Plessy | Michael Coard
America won’t be serious until it destroys its inherent and systemic racism.
Jackie Robinson was a radical. Don’t listen to the sanitized version of history | Opinion
He challenged banks for discriminating against Black neighborhoods and condemned slumlords who preyed on Black families.