As the pandemic surges and the hyper-polarization of the election has yet to wane, preparing for the holidays this year is causing many families to navigate deep divides.
4 months agoListen 5:46
People across the state talk about their vote and how they’re being affected by the biggest issues of the year — including COVID-19, the economy and racial justice.
6 months agoListen 12:12
Protests happened across rural Pa., including Franklin County — elevating political fault lines and fractured alliances that have been lying beneath the surface.
7 months agoListen 5:06
Three years after Hurricane Maria, Pennsylvanians displaced from Puerto Rico and now able to vote for president reflect on priorities for the 2020 election.
7 months agoListen 6:00
Racial justice advocates are still pushing for concrete change in cities like Lebanon, Pa. — in the now-virtual halls of local government.
8 months agoListen 5:35
Lebanon, Pa. is known for being a town divided. These three women are trying to bring the town together in the wake of George Floyd’s killing.
9 months agoListen 5:12
It’s a small town where people typically hold police officers in high regard, but amid national conversation about police brutality, there’s a groundswell pushing for change.
10 months agoListen 5:42
Businesses are hurt. Unemployment is unprecedented. But coronavirus cases in this rural Pa. town have still been spiking. Now, as restrictions ease, hospitals could be tested.
11 months ago
The unprecedented closure has forced owners and contractors to begin tapping deep emotional reserves, and seek out new financial options, to stay afloat.
1 year agoListen 4:38
Bridesburg is a working-class safe haven in Philly that rarely makes the police blotter. But it has a reputation of being exclusionary, and sometimes racist.
1 year agoListen 14:00
At this barbershop in Chambersburg, Pa., red, blue and other come together for conversations of political ‘grace and mercy.’
1 year agoListen 5:20
Where low-wage immigrant labor undergirds the local economy, stress is put on other institutions — especially public schools, which face a mandate to educate all.
1 year agoListen 7:21
As Latinx power rises in Reading, this cafe is the center of the political universe.
1 year agoListen 4:53