Philadelphia

The city of Philadelphia issued an apology Thursday for the unethical medical experiments performed on mostly Black inmates at its Holmesburg Prison from the 1950s through the 1970s.

It's unfortunately being reported that indoor mask mandates in the City of Brotherly Love are being reinforced once again after Philadelphia saw a 50% increase in COVID infections in just the past 10 days.

What started out for one Philly man as a short prison bid on a shoplifting charge turned into him being raped and murdered by his new cell mate just three days after he arrived. Now, his family wants justice for what they believe was negligence on behalf of Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility.

A large fire tore through a two-unit house early Wednesday in Philadelphia, killing 13 people, including seven children, and sending two people to hospitals, fire officials said. They warned the numbers could grow as firefighters inspected the rowhome, where officials said 26 people had been staying.

A Popeyes franchise in Philly has reportedly banned homeless people from the fast-food joint because many refuse to wear face masks.

A woman in North Philadelphia not only had to endure being raped on a commuter train, but also ended up being assaulted on a whole other level after witnesses thought it was more important to record the attack rather than intervene and stop it from happening altogether.

60-year-old Curtis Crosland of Philadelphia experienced an unfortunately common atrocity after spending over 30 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit, eventually being exonerated with evidence that was on file in the system for just as long as he was behind bars.

Patriot Front, a white nationalist group that figured it would be a good idea to orchestrate a march through Penn’s Landing, quickly found out that Philly don't play when it comes to right-wing bigotry. 

In 24 years at Temple, Chaney would win 741 games, (the first African American coach to win over 700 games) and his teams made the NCAA Tournament 17 times. Chaney would be inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001.

Walter Wallace Jr., who was said to have suffered from mental illness, was killed on a Philadelphia street as his mother begged police not to shoot him.

One bar owner in the City of Brotherly Love failed to show at least one brother any love at all when, in fact, all that was being done was a simple common courtesy in the name of public health.

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Philadelphia officials  say the majority of people who have tested positive for the coronavirus are Black. There’s a total of 1,675 positive cases currently in Philadelphia but only 528 of those cases have racial data. The information indicates that around 46 percent of those 528 positive cases in the city are Black, Philadelphia’s Public Health […]