Amid ongoing gun violence in Philadelphia, residents are rethinking innocuous summer activities and how police should respond to public safety concerns.
6 months ago
Christopher Norris and Eric Marsh, the duo behind WHYY’s News and Information Community Exchange, talk with Conrad Benner about milestones and the future.
7 months ago
Tamara Russell, aka P.O.C., hit the streets of Philadelphia to garner reactions to the news that Juneteenth is America’s newest federal holiday.
7 months agoListen 4:36
Streeteries need to live on beyond the pandemic. When our government gave more space to restaurants, people discovered a more accessible city.
7 months agoListen 4:42
Christopher Norris, WHYY’s Managing Editor for Community and Engagement, and Eric Marsh, WHYY’s Community Outreach Organizer, discuss the future of journalism.
8 months ago
Tamara Russell, aka P.O.C., hit the streets to see how residents feel about Philly Weekly’s gun violence contest, which asks readers to guess the city’s homicide total.
8 months agoListen 4:38
Tamara Russell, aka P.O.C., hit the streets of Philadelphia to see what locals think about police and firefighters skipping out on vaccination.
8 months agoListen 4:55
Tamara Russell, aka P.O.C., hit the streets to hear what Philadelphians are saying about the news that Penn Museum had stored and studied the remains of MOVE children.
9 months agoListen 4:34
Saj Blackwell, a partner in WHYY’s News and Information Community Exchange, spoke to her neighbors along 52nd Street about the relief they’re feeling after the Chauvin verdict
9 months ago
For many Philadelphians, gun violence is a daily threat. Eric Marsh writes that he has never feared for his life more than he does now.
10 months ago
West Philadelphian Amir Bey Richardson writes about his experiences with guns and how U.S. history and struggles for white power have shaped them.
10 months ago
Tamara Russell hit the streets to talk to Philadelphians about SEPTA and their perceptions of safety within the transit system.
10 months agoListen 4:33
Tamara Russell hit the streets to garner reaction to the United Nations’ report pleading for U.S. cities to reform police abuses, citing Philly as its primary example.
10 months agoListen 5:04
Conrad Benner investigates a question that haunted his teenage years in Philadelphia and uncovers the history behind Billy Penn’s eyebrow-raising pose atop City Hall.
11 months agoListen 5:51
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