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5 Ways to Win at the United Soccer Coaches Convention

It’s that time of year again where I make my trip to whatever city is hosting the United Soccer Coaches (former NSCAA) Convention.  It is great to spend 4-5 days talking, thinking and learning about soccer.  534 more words

REAL Justice Demands Black Community Control of Police

Image caption: Protestors hold up a banner reading “Black Community Control of Police” next to a white cop in handcuffs and three Black Power fits. 704 more words

Reportage

The Most Powerful Player in Philadelphia

Image caption: A blurred image of Johnny Doc, wearing a 76ers hat and speaking into a broadcast news reporter’s microphone for an interview, is placed behind of Philadelphia’s City Hall building and over a dark red stamp imprint which reads “#CORRUPT.” 974 more words

Highlights and Lowlifes of Corruption in Philly's History

Image description: Frank Rizzo statue located in Thomas Paine Plaza across from City Hall in Center City.

Photo and story by Danielle Corcione

August 31, 1970: Mayor Frank Rizzo orders raids at Black Panther offices at 2935 W. 611 more words

Essay

Not Asking for It: A Spectator’s Report on the March to End Rape Culture

Image description: Lara Witt gives a speech beside an American sign language interpreter.

Photo by Danielle Corcione

Story by Octavia Geiger

On Saturday, September 30th, hundreds of people from different ages, races, genders, sexual orientations, and backgrounds gathered in Thomas Paine Plaza at 11:00 am geared up to march. 853 more words

Reportage

Frank Rizzo: A Step Down

Image caption: A white protest poster reading: “RIZZO’S RACIST TIMELINE, 1966 – sent 4 squads of cops to raid SNCC offices and apartment, 1967 – encouraged police violence against students demonstrating a black history curriculum in Philly, 1979 – sued by D.O.J. 1,131 more words

Every Time a Newspaper Dies, a Non-Profit Program Officer Gets Their Wings

Image caption: The historic Philadelphia Inquirer building almost became a casino after the newspaper went bankrupt. Now it’s set to become police headquarters.

Illustration and story by Jack Grauer… 1,119 more words