Mayor Jim Kenney
Philadelphia has taken steps to ban its police officers from initiating traffic stops for minor infractions, a move that should prompt a collective sigh of relief for Black drivers, in particular, who are disproportionately targeted for such moving violations.
Families of victims from the 1985 police bombing of Black liberation group MOVE's headquarters in Philadelphia learned remains previously thought destroyed were actually still intact.
While confederate monuments are being protested across the nation, Philadelphia erects its own monument to Black Civil War hero Octavius Catto.
The Philadelphia City Council is considering a budget that includes a proposed soda tax. Philadelphia's mayor wants to fund early childhood education with the revenue. But there's serious opposition.
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