Across the South, several key Senate races hinge on the support of Black voters for Black candidates.
Last week delivered a series of devastating blows for former President Donald Trump.
There’s rarely a good reason to cheer for a billionaire. But for Yvon Chouinard, it might be worth suspending that rule.
The issue of rising gun violence in Philadelphia will be at the forefront this week as a Pennsylvania House of Representatives select committe…
In September 1957, nine Black teenagers started the new school year and changed history.
A dystopian novelist could have imagined a governor attacking the most famous corporation in his own state, but what novelist would have made …
As banks grow larger through mergers and focus on growing online and mobile services, serious concerns emerge about how fair and how accessibl…
The Pennsylvania midterm election is Tuesday, Nov. 8.
First of all, let’s cut straight to the chase: racist American white folks want to blame victimized African Black folks for racist European wh…
President Joe Biden has declared that “the pandemic is over.”
There have been almost 500 gun-related domestic violence fatalities this year in the United States. There are 10 million people a year physically abused by an intimate partner and 20,000 calls are placed daily to domestic violence hotlines.
Powerful. Intense. Passionate. Resilient. Gritty. Read more
Food insecurity in the U.S.? How can anyone go hungry in a nation as rich as ours? Read more
A Philadelphia mortgage lender owned by Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to pay $24 million to resolve lending discrimination claims in three sta… Read more
On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court effectively struck down Roe v. Wade and eliminated federal protections for abortion care. Read more
This is volume 18 of my monthly column entitled Black Dollars Matter. Although this column usually addresses racial discrimination that advers… Read more
On Oct. 10, 2022, the O.V. Catto Voter Empowerment Initiative and the Philadelphia City Commissioners will commemorate Octavius Valentine Catt… Read more
This is volume 17 of my monthly column, Black Dollars Matter. But unlike each of my past volumes, this one will not focus on the economic plig… Read more
Then-President John F. Kennedy called it, “cruel and tragic.” Read more
Thomas Edison (aka the “Wizard of Menlo Park”) was a phenomenal genius, no doubt about it. That’s proven by the fact that Edison has 1,093 U.S… Read more
Alonzo Kittrels' Back in the Day
Like me, a number of you were challenged by the traffic over the past several weeks. The traffic was heavy, mainly due to children returning t… Read more
Over the past several years, daily discussions with a dear friend and fraternity Brother, Robert “Rob-Roy” Ridley, often stoke my thoughts of … Read more
Just three seasons ago, the Philadelphia Eagles were the toast of the National Football League. They had defeated the New England Patriots 41-…
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should levy a hefty fine against the Philadelphia Eagles for their disgraceful performance in the season finale…
The Frog is angry.
I have a dream. It’s the kind of dream that will make many people in the Keystone State happy. It’s also the kind of dream that can start a ci…
Don’t blink but there’s something going on in Cleveland.
With the tenacity of a boxer, the mindset of a chess master, and the determination of a distance runner, Mark "Frog" Carfagno has developed a …
They've been decimated by injury. They've been beleaguered by poor play calling. They've been bemoaned by uninspired play.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed much of life as we know it. It’s also changed our perceptions of mortality. The last year and a half has witnessed a steady parade of death and devastation from across our country. So far, the pandemic has claimed about 723,000 lives here in the United State…