WHEN MY MOTHER danced at my wedding, it culminated a lifetime of teaching me that love is an action. She took action and believed in a curious little boy who wanted to love and be loved. She acted on her belief that if she filled me with confidence, I would grow to be more than others expected. She…

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SEVERAL WEEKS AGO, a carjacked vehicle spun out of control and struck Keisha Williams, three of her children and a family friend. They were selling fruit on a North Philly corner to help their church turn a vacant lot into a playground. Funeral services were held for 10-year-old Thomas Reed, who died at the scene, along with…

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