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‘Zero Tolerance’ Policies Deny Children Rights

By Marian Wright Edelman Many schoolchildren in America are on summer break right now, but here’s a pop quiz about discipline policies in our nation’s schools...

Philadelphia: Pressure Builds as New School Budget Cuts Loom

By Wilford Shamlin III for the Philadelphia Tribune With a second round of layoffs looming for Philadelphia public schools, parents, students and other supporters will...

Protesters Descend on School Headquarters in Philadelphia

By  Wilford Shamlin III of the Philadelphia Tribune Students would feel less safe in Philadelphia’s public schools without student safety aides that are among school district employees...

Right-Wing Reflex: Blame Obama First

By Clarence Page of the Philadelphia Tribune Republicans are not alone in their outrage that the IRS singled out tea party groups for extra scrutiny...

Philadelphia: The Roots Live large in New South Street Mural

Philadelphia Tribune: Members of the house band for NBC's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" in New York returned to their roots in Philadelphia on...

Voters Correct to be Wary of Syria Intervention

By the Philadelphia Tribune Americans are right to be wary about the United States getting more involved in Syria. A new Fox News poll released days...

On Press Freedoms, Obama Races Nixon to Bottom

By Clarence Page for the Philadelphia Tribune Despite what you may hear from some of his more fevered critics, President Barack Obama’s recent scandal-quakes don’t...

Michelle Obama, Mel Watt, Kevin Johnson: Black Empowerment Arrives ‘At Last’?

By Julianne Malveaux When Beyoncé Knowles sang the Etta James song “At Last” at President Barack Obama’s 2009 inauguration, the song could have had several meanings....

Cautious Celebration for Black Voter Turnout

Philadelphia Tribune Editorial Blacks voted at higher rates than whites in 2012, helping to lift President Barack Obama to re-election victory, according to new data...

Black Revolutionary Assata Shakur is No Terrorist

By Bill Fletcher, Jr When the FBI announced that they were placing fugitive Assata Shakur (Joanne Chesimard) on the list of most wanted terrorists and...