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Nonprofit Leader in Philadelphia Works to Create Wealth for Future Generations

Students in Pennsylvania have a hand up to gain financial literacy skills, thanks to Kenneth Booth, who is the founder of Black River Financial Youth Academy. ABC 30 reported that Booth’s nonprofit fo...

Philadelphia Twins and First Generation College Students Graduate as Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Jonathan and Janaya Boston McCray, twins from North Philadelphia, have graduated from William W. Bodine High School’s class of 2021 as valedictorian and salutatorian, according to Philadelphia’s...

Philadelphia Police Officer Being Investigated After Body Camera Revealed He Deleted Video From Jacob Giddings’ Cell Phone

A police officer in Philadelphia is under investigation after he allegedly deleted footage of an arrest he made in March. According to ABC News, Officer Tyree Burnett’s body camera footage alleg...

Philadelphia Woman Unexpectedly Lost Her Job; Paid Off $169,000 of Debt in Less Than 2 Years

Philadelphia-based financial services professional Shaquana Watson-Harkness accumulated over $169,000 of debt. In an Instagram post, she mentions that she racked up over $20,000 of debt while travelin...

Philadelphia Health Commissioner Forced To Quit After Disposing Cremains of Black Liberation Members

The Health Commissioner of Philadelphia Thomas Farley was forced to hand in his resignation after he disregarded the Black bones involved in the MOVE bombing. On Thursday, Mayor Jim Kenney said that F...

Philadelphia Sets June Date For Full Reopening, Restrictions Will Be Eased Next Week

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announced in a press conference Tuesday that it will drop its “Safer At Home” coronavirus restrictions on June 11. The mask mandate will still be enforced but...

‘An Arm and a Leg’: In Vaccinating Philadelphia, A Mix of the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen. In Philadelphia, the good, the bad and the ugly have all been on vivid display in the covid vaccine rollout. The Bad comes with a giant serving ...

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