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Fresh off of her nearly month-long UK Tour, R&B Legend Gladys Knight resumed her USA tour with its first stop, befittingly, in the City of Brotherly Love.  Delivering an inconceivable measure of power and love through every rich, melodious note, the reigning Empress of Soul repetitively stirred and aroused the musical senses of the mesmerized […]

Professor Jeanne Theoharis recently obtained a letter that confirmed civil rights icon Rosa Parks really didn't care for Justice Thomas. 

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana collapsed during a concert outside Detroit, Michigan. He suffered from heat exhaustion and dehydration

Another holiday weekend in Philly ends with shooting. Philadelphia Police responded to reports of two police officers allegedly  being shot near the Benjamin Franklin Parkway as thousands of people gathered to celebrate a 4th of July concert and fireworks show. The gunfire shots began near the Philadelphia Museum of Art on the last day of […]

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Today (June 30), Ketanji Brown Jackson made history after being sworn in as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

Georgetown University Professor, MSNBC legal analyst, and author of "Chokehold: Policing Black Men," Paul Butler talks with Russ and explains while there may be enough to get an indictment, the question for Attorney General Merrick Garland maybe is a charge worth it?

Back in 2017, the National Park Service considered making the Black Panther Headquarters in Oakland, California a national historical park. The idea was quickly shut down because of the “concerns” from police groups citing that commemorating a violent separatist group was wrong. It also didn’t help that Donald Trump was the president at the time. […]

The Historical Commission’s Committee on Historic Designation is preparing to designate a neighborhood in South Philly, as a local historic district in Philadelphia. Graduate Hospital, otherwise known as the “Black Doctors Row”, will be the first Black section of Philadelphia that will be acknowledged for its contribution to the city. Back in 1899, W.E.B DuBois […]

La Copa Mundial or the FIFA World Cup is officially coming to the city of brotherly love. FIFA, the world’s foremost soccer association, previously announced that North America will primary destination for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Philadelphia has been a primary sports hosting destination for years. A city with 5 major sports teams, and […]