Inside the Seriously Exhilarating Black Comic Book Scene

Ta-nehisi Coates’ Black Panther is the tip of the iceberg. With the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention in Philadelphia this weekend, and Amalgam Comics opening in Frankford, the scene around comic creators of color is in full swing.

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When Philly Woman Reported Sexual Assault at the DNC, She Got Little Help

 Gwen Snyder hopes to transform her experience into a movement toward justice.

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Why the Co-Owner of One of Philly’s Favorite Taquerias Was in Jail Yesterday

Lluli Pilar of Los Taquitos de Puebla was among four Philadelphians who blocked traffic to protest deportations — and unleash hope.

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At Philly Mag: Why I’m breaking up with SEPTA

My relationship with SEPTA has always been a love/hate thing. And after the Silverliner crisis, I’m all out of love.

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The Berks Mothers’ Christmas Wish: Their Families’ Freedom

Asylum-seeking mothers held with their children at a Berks County detention center ask to be spared yet another incarcerated holiday.

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What the Unity Cup Says About Philly Is Pretty Great

Play has started, and we’re seeing not just a beautiful game, but the heart of a city.