Mixing art with criminal justice has become increasingly common in the U.S. The work often tackles complex subjects of redemption and reform. Jeffrey Brown traveled to Philadelphia to explore a program that brought art to an unexpected part of the…
By Jeffrey Brown, Sam Lane, Lena I. Jackson
Local high school students convinced Pennsylvania’s Historical and Museum Commission to commemorate Philadelphia’s 1967 Black student walkouts. Soon afterward, city officials removed a statue honoring the former police commissioner who ordered the young protesters beaten.
By Benjamin Herold, The Hechinger Report
Three civil rights lawsuits filed in Philadelphia on Tuesday accuse the city of using military-level force against peaceful demonstrators protesting racial inequality and police brutality.
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press
Peaceful protests around the U.S. continue Monday night, but there will likely also be charged confrontations and more looting and destruction. How can law enforcement defuse these fraught situations and minimize violence while acknowledging protesters’ voices? Judy Woodruff talks to…
By Joshua Barajas
Kenney is expected to speak at 1 p.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
By Justin Stabley
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney gives an update on the city's current novel coronavirus situation as the number of U.S. cases dramatically increases.
What will the future look like? That’s the big question posed by a new exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Eighty designers from around the world have put their imaginations to work, leveraging both anxiety and excitement over the…
By Nicole Winfield, Corey Perrine, Associated Press
The next Roman Catholic archbishop of Philadelphia says it's “awesome" to be back in the city where his pastoral career began. The Vatican on Thursday announced the appointment of Nelson Perez, currently the bishop of Cleveland.
By Elizabeth Flock
The milestone capped off a decades-long campaign by women who demanded that they, too, be involved in public affairs.
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