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Jul 19, 2019

I interviewed Abena McCallister at the Netroots Nation gathering last weekend. Abena earned her Juris Doctorate from the David A. Clarke School of Law in 2013.
In December 2018, Abena, was elected to serve as the Deputy Secretary of the Maryland State Democratic Party. In this capacity she represents the...


Jul 12, 2019

Ian Head, Senior Legal Worker, Center for Constitutional Rights, talks about how they've helped groups file for information under the federal Freedom of Information Act. 

He also talks about how the requests have been used to help move political leaders to question why files are being kept on progressive groups and...


Jun 11, 2019

Nine members of the MOVE organization were convicted in 1978 for the shooting death of Police Officer James Ramp. 

Janine and Janet Africa were two of those members of MOVE incarcerated 40+ years ago.


Jun 5, 2019

Legislators and Union Leaders Talk About Legislation in PA to fund removing toxic substances from Philly Schools

Congressman Dwight Evans Talks About a variety of subjects 

Zemoria Brandon talks about activities leading up to World Sickle Cell Awareness day June 19th


May 5, 2019

Throughout the month of May, the Poetry and Art of Tremain Smith will be on exhibit at the Old City Jewish Art Center 119 N. 3rd St. in Philadelphia. 

Smith will also conduct an art and writing workshop on May 19, from 2p to 4p. 

There's a closing reception and poetry reading on May 29, from 6p to 8p.