tag | racial justice

Students’ allegations of past and present racism at Biglerville H.S. force a difficult conversation

About three weeks ago, accounts appeared on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter calling out a culture of racism at Biglerville High School, which enrolls just over 500 students in the heart of the Adams County fruit belt.

The accounts’ administrators say the school has allowed a pattern of “racially motivated child abuse” to go unchecked for years.

By Alanna Elder

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MLK Day: Reflections on “racial reckoning”

Is there more acknowledgement of discrimination and inequality?
By Scott LaMar

Smart Talk: U.S. Senator Bob Casey introduces two bills to change police response

LEAD initiative to address racial justice and non-criminal emergencies
By Merideth Bucher

From Philly to Erie, 12 Pa. voters talk about their crucial swing state vote

Our network of reporters talked with people across the state about who they are voting for and how they’re being affected by the biggest issues of the year — including COVID-19, the economy, and protests for racial justice.

By Laura Benshoff/WHYY, Min Xian/WPSU, Emily Previti, Peter Crimmins/WHYY, Alanna Elder, Sam Dunklau and Ariel Worthy/WESA