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‘Underground Railroad’ director Barry Jenkins sees film as an ’empathy machine’
Barry Jenkins served as showrunner, executive producer, writer and director to the 10-part Amazon series, The Underground Railroad.
8 hours ago
NBC won’t air 2022 Golden Globes in rebuke to Hollywood Foreign Press Association
The network is the latest company to distance itself from the press group which has been accused of self-dealing, corruption and conflicts of interest.
9 hours ago
Colonial pipeline shutdown leads to small jump in gasoline prices for the region
It’s not time to panic-buy gasoline as the East Coast is supplied by imports and other pipelines.
11 hours ago
Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to U.S. children as young as 12
The Food and Drug Administration says children 12 to 15 years old are now eligible to receive a key COVID-19 vaccine.
Philly still weeks away from completing evaluation of new anti-violence program
The Group Violence Intervention Program was launched in August to help reduce gun violence in Philly, which is experiencing a record surge.
As Tacony mourns St. Leo’s after fire, parishioners hope to find buried time capsule
One day after a fire destroyed the historic Northeast Philadelphia church, Tacony residents are hunting memories long ago buried in the building.
25 people shot, 7 killed in Philly over the weekend. Police say lack of trust in law enforcement fueling the surge
Philadelphia police officials acknowledged that a lack of trust in law enforcement among the communities they serve is partly to blame for the cycle of violence.
12 hours ago
N.J. coronavirus update: State developing plan to vaccinate 12- to 15-year-olds
With impending federal approval to use the Pfizer vaccine on adolescents, New Jersey officials are devising plans to inoculate this younger population.
13 hours ago
Pete du Pont’s financial legacy in Delaware
Here’s how former Gov. Pierre S. “Pete” du Pont cemented his legacy and uprighted Delaware’s sinking economy in the late 70s and early 80s.
14 hours ago
Pa. coronavirus update: MLK Drive reopening this summer; Flyers offering COVID vaccines, free tickets
More than a year after it was closed to car traffic, Philadelphia officials have announced that Martin Luther King Drive will reopen the first week of August.
17 hours ago
Social media hate speech, harassment ‘significant problem’ for LGBTQ users, per GLAAD report
LGBTQ social media users encounter hate speech and harassment at higher rates than all other identity groups at 64%, according to GLAAD's inaugural social media index report.
18 hours ago
Why should ‘women’s’ hair always cost more? Philly salons are cutting out the gender bias
At places like Transfiguration Hair Studio on Baltimore Avenue, LGBTQ clients feel welcome.
20 hours ago
Effort to bring COVID vaccine to Chesco farm workers lifts ‘a weight off’ their shoulders
After waiting their turn, some of Chesco’s mostly Latino mushroom farm workers waited a bit longer to get their shots right on the job.
21 hours ago
Cancer-causing benzene continues to flow from PES refinery complex
In 2020, levels dropped significantly due to the refinery’s shutdown, a recent report showed, but they remain high. The complex is being dismantled.
22 hours ago
Univ. of Delaware’s Project MUSIC helps young students connect to song, and each other
The University of Delaware’s Project MUSIC helps elementary and middle school students connect to music and dance through online workshops.
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