As masks come off in Philly there’s reason for hope

These days there’s a lot to talk about in Philly. In the face of a gun violence crisis that’s killing Black men in droves, City Council voted to ban dirt bikes, the state legislature is trying to bring back voter suppression, and while the little guy gets harassed for every penny, big businesses don’t pay…

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Extend Trump’s Facebook ban indefinitely, or risk more people’s lives

On Friday Facebook extended it’s ban on Donald Trump, saying they’ll reevaluate in two years.   Why does it matter? Because social media is just as powerful as traditional media. That’s why YouTube star Logan Paul was able to get a multimillion-dollar exhibition against Floyd Mayweather. It’s why Kim Kardashian and her sisters still matter.…

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Black lives matter.

That’s what went through my mind on the anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre that killed an estimated 300 Black people a century ago, that burned down dozens of city blocks, that left thousands of Black people homeless, and stripped the wealth from a neighborhood so prosperous it was known as Black Wall Street. But…

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