Philadelphia

Everybody knows the song ‘can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street’, however it seems like when black children made their way there the residents don’t want any parts of them.  Well, at least in Sesame Place Philadelphia where a video has gone viral of Big Bird’s crew ignoring little […]

Oct. 27, 2020, Rickia Young was driving home with her 2-year-old son and teenage nephew when she found herself coming up on a large crowd protesting the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. hours earlier. When Rickia Young attempted to make a U-Turn to go away from the protest several police officers in riot gear surrounded […]

Donald Trump wanted his people to show up and show out on election day despite the pandemic, and that’s what they did, however what he didn’t count on is Joe Biden encouraging others to drop their ballots in the mail and they did in record numbers.  Now in the state of Pennsylvania where on Tuesday […]

Prayers are in order as it is being reported via Philadelphia’s own Hip Hop home boi, rapper Freeway’s social media that he lost his young son, Jihad, at the young age of 19 years old. Like father, like son, young Jihad also known for his stage name SNOWHADD, was following in his fathers footsteps in the rap game. […]

Meek Mill just scored a major legal victory. Months after the rapper was sentenced to two to four years behind bars, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to grant Meek release on bail. 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin shared the news via Instagram on Tuesday. The Dreamchasers artist shared the following statement: I’d like to thank God, my family, my […]

Howard Schultz needs to take several seats.   Even after the two Black men arrested at Starbucks recently told “Good Morning America” that they feared for their lives after a white female manager called the police on them, the coffee company’s chairman believes that Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson should sit down with Holly Hylton. Because according to Howard Schultz, Hylton is “suffering […]

Amid continuing fallout and a growing boycott movement, Starbucks is taking concrete steps to address the arrest of two black men in a Philly store after viral footage of the incident surfaced. CEO Kevin Johnson has issued multiple apologies and expressed his desire to apologize “face-to-face” to the two men, who apparently did nothing other than request to use the […]

UPDATE: Bloomberg and CNN are reporting that, per remarks made by National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt, one of the passengers from Southwest flight 1380 has died. Sumwalt added that it was the first time a passenger has died onboard a U.S. flight in nine years, but provided no details about the deceased. The original article is […]

In a statement issued on April 14, Kevin Johnson referred to what happened as a “reprehensible outcome.”   After calls for a boycott against Starbucks for a recent incident involving the unwarranted arrest of two Black men in Philadelphia, the company’s CEO, Kevin Johnson, has issued an apology. He also wants to meet with the men […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Now that the Cleveland Host Committeehas finally put out its numbers for the Republican National Convention held in July of 2016, we can compare them to the Democratic National Convention held in Philadelphia a week later. The number that stands out the most is direct spending. This is the estimated money attendees spent in […]

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.

The next time you find yourself in Philadelphia and in need of a comic books and coffee fix, there’s a destination in town that has…