William Toney's last calls and texts were on November 19 to some of his female friends. After that, everything, his cell phone and his social media, went blank.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images When the conventions come to town every four years, making life a little more stressful for homeless people has become almost as much of a tradition as draping the city in red, white and blue. Instead of trying to mask and ignore the problem, as other cities have done in the past, […]
Everyone in Cleveland knows that politicians who eat Polish Boys and pierogi — not necessarily at the same time — increase their chances of winning their political races. And their favorite candy? The buckeye, of course! Head east to Philly and politicians better like cheesesteak if they don’t want to be called carpetbaggers. Never mind […]
2016 DNC Watch Party ~ The city of Brotherly Love will declare more than liberty on Tuesday, July 26, 2016when a convergence of trendsetters, elected officials, labor and civil rights leaders descend upon the city and partake in the DogonVillage.com DNC Watch Party 2016 Democratic National Convention ~ DNC Watch Party. Heralded as the ‘must attend’ […]
Medics rushed the toddler to Hahnemann University Hospital. She was pronounced dead at 1:01 p.m. on Thursday.
The 11-term lawmaker immediately relinquished his post as the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Justice Department after his indictment last July.
NewsOne decided to take a trip back in time to explore what happened the day America bombed its own people.
The Philadelphia City Council is considering a budget that includes a proposed soda tax. Philadelphia's mayor wants to fund early childhood education with the revenue. But there's serious opposition.
Major Baseball League’s first black player is pitched to receive a posthumous apology for the bitter racism he endured 69 years ago during a visit to the City of Brotherly Love. Philadelphia’s City Council unanimously passed a resolution today to officially apologize to the late Jackie Robinson who made MBL history on April 15, 1947. […]
On Thursday, officials in Philadelphia passed a resolution that not only honors Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's color barrier-breaking appearance in the city in 1947 but also serves as a formal apology. On April 15, the day that Robinson shattered the barrier, his widow will receive a formal apology for the mistreatment her husband faced, NBC Philadelphia reports.
Over the course of this year, Baltimore has been at the forefront of a national conversation about police brutality. The city has found itself back in the headlines again, but this time around, it’s related to a national eviction crisis. A new study released by the Public Justice Center, titled Justice Diverted: How Renters Are […]