tag | race and ethnicity

Slavery By Another Name

Explore the little-known story of the labor practices and laws that effectively created a new form of slavery in the South that persisted into

By Fred Vigeant

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Thriving instead of surviving, Pittsburgh therapist talks Black mental health

For many Black Americans, the past year and a half was particularly traumatizing. 

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Federal lawsuit accuses Chester Twp., police of civil rights violations in arrests of Black residents for loitering

The lawsuit alleges Chester Township, the Chester Township Police Department and individual police officers violated residents’ constitutional rights by arresting them for loitering outside their own homes.

By Kenny Cooper/WHYY

Pa. education leaders call on schools to boost teacher diversity with stimulus funds

More than one-fifth of the state’s 500 school districts haven’t had a single teacher of color in at least seven years, according to an analysis of Pennsylvania student and teacher demographics.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY