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Black Lives Matter Is Inspiring Young People to Register to Vote. Could They Swing the Election?

Beyond demanding an end to racial injustice, the protests have also offered an opportunity to register more people to vote.

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Philadelphians Are Struggling to Pay Water Bills. It Could Get Even Worse.

Nearly half of low-income Philadelphians live in areas with unaffordable water bills.

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The Fight to Protect LGBTQ Pennsylvanians Isn’t Over

“We need the Pennsylvania General Assembly and Congress to catch up with the courts and citizens of our commonwealth and nation."

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You Might Have Heard Pride Was Canceled This Year in PA. You Heard Wrong.

While there might not be the usual parades, parties, and panel discussions, Pride Month didn’t go anywhere.

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State Republicans Refuse to Give Essential Workers a $15 Minimum Wage

In April, Rep. Matthew Bradford, a Democrat, attempted to help frontline workers by proposing an amendment to a Republican bill that, if passed, would have increased the minimum wage for essential workers to $15 an hour.

Protesters gather on the Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, Monday, June 1, 2020 during a march calling for justice over the death of George Floyd, Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
How to Help Philadelphia Protesters If You Can’t Take to the Streets

There are still ways to contribute to the movement to fight police brutality and systemic racism if you can’t physically be present at the demonstrations.

Volunteer community members clean up a looted store in Philadelphia, Monday, June 1, 2020 in the aftermath of protest and unrest in reaction to George Floyd's death while in police custody on May 25 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Gov. Wolf and Trump: One Protest Movement, Two Very Different Responses

“We move toward ending racism and promoting healing while keeping Pennsylvanians safe,” the governor said.