Posted: Friday, May 29, 2015 12:00 am Michael Coard | 0 comments I know that Jim Kenney is not the mayor of Philadelphia. I know that his landslide victory of 30 percentage points over his closest contender, Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams, on May 19 was merely the primary election win. I know that the general election is not until Nov. 3.
Here’s what the federal civil rights lawsuit we filed today is about. By Michael Coard | October 29, 2014 at 4:22 pm Read more at http://www.phillymag.com/news/2014/10/29/10-reasons-suing-pennsylvania-behalf-cheyney-university/#mUdtU42t9EHpsijV.99 A coalition known as “Heeding Cheyney’s Call” (HCC), which consists of Cheyney University alumni, students, professors, staffers, and retirees, as well as community activists, religious leaders, and elected officials, today is suing the
How 3,000 Desecrated Black Graves Were Found, and Saved, in South Philly Philadelphia’s equivalent of Arlington National Cemetery was about to be dug up for a sewer. By Michael Coard 7/29/2013 What if 3,000 Italian or Irish or Jewish or Polish men, women and children from one of the most pivotal periods of American history were buried
A version of this article was originally published in 2012. On May 13, 1985 at 5:20 p.m., a blue and white Pennsylvania State Police helicopter took off from the command post’s flight pad at 63rd and Walnut, flew a few times over 6221 Osage Avenue, and then hovered 60 feet above the two-story house in the