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City Councilmembers call for an end to family separations and indefinite family detention

June 22, 2018

Councilman Kenyatta Johnson (2nd District) on Thursday put forth a resolution condemning the Trump Administration’s ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy, which has resulted in thousands of children being separated from their parents after being detained at the United States border, and opposing the use of family detention as inhumane. The resolution was drafted in collaboration with…

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“Black Panther” stars and creators reflect on its arrival

February 16, 2018

By Ronda Racha Penrice Urban News Service Fans, who bought a record-setting number of advance tickets, weren’t the only ones anticipating the Feb. 16 opening of “Black Panther,” Marvel’s historic first Black superhero film. “I’ve been waiting a long time. I was just so, so excited because this was a movie [where] we all felt…

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Williams Pleads Guilty

June 29, 2017

On Thursday morning, District Attorney R. Seth Williams ended his corruption trial by pleading guilty to accepting a bribe, resigning immediately, and heading to federal prison to await sentencing. By Denise Clay The R. Seth Williams Era at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office came to an ignominious end Thursday morning when Williams entered a guilty plea…

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Donations pour in for Phoenix mom facing charges

April 12, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Shanesha Taylor   By Terry Tang associated press PHOENIX — A Phoenix woman arrested after leaving her two kids in a hot vehicle during a job interview is fighting to clear her name in court, with the support of a New Jersey woman who has raised more than $91,000 to help her effort….

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