‘Hate will not prevail in America’: Biden marks 60 years since March on Washington
The U.S. still hasn’t met the goals of the Civil Rights Movement, President Joe Biden said Monday, the 60th anniversary of one of the movement’s most iconic events. Six decades to the day after the 1963 March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech, Biden urged Americans not […]
The past has passed. We cannot go back | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
There are some among us who want to turn back the clock. We must keep marching forward.
The end of affirmative action is as American as chattel slavery | Opinion
We have an obligation to move our reality toward one that perfects the promises of our nation’s most hallowed documents for all.
John Roberts lives in a colorblind fantasyland | Opinion
In Roberts’ neighborhood, racism is an outmoded vestige of the past that doesn't warrant judicial empathy or relief.
Philly reacts to U.S. Supreme Court siding with anti-LGBTQ+ wedding designer
The ruling provides a 'green light' for businesses to discriminate, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said.
Colorado designer does not have to make websites for same-sex couples, U.S. Supreme Court rules
In a statement, the Philadelphia LGBTQ Bar Association denounced the ruling, calling it 'dangerous.'
The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to dismantle a key part of the Great Society. Here’s how | Opinion
The high court is likely to strike down affirmative action for college admissions, undermining racial equality.
New national strategy fighting antisemitism is more necessary than ever | Opinion
As the U.S. prepares to celebrate its 250th birthday, the work of a more perfect union continues.
Ohio AG on bathroom policies: Law does not protect ‘subjective preferences’ of trans people
It comes after Ohio GOP lawmakers introduced a bill banning transgender students from using the bathroom and locker room that aligns with their gender identity.
‘It’ll be fine, I’ll be with a white girl’: Words of wisdom and a warning | Monday Morning Coffee
Jordan Neely died for no reason. For too many, Black lives still don’t matter enough. Words from a teen remind us of why.
The time for dignity rights in Pennsylvania has come | Fletcher McClellan
Twenty-one states have constitutional or legal provisions that prohibit discrimination on the basis of LGBTQ+ status. Pa. is not one of them
After Pitt forum, say it loud: Transgender rights are human rights | Thursday Morning Coffee
Woke? Our transgender friends and neighbors are wide awake. It's some of the rest of us who need the wake-up call.