After receiving pushback for commissioning a white artist without competition to design a statue of the abolitionist, city officials selected a winning design from a field of submissions.
According to a report from the Anti-Defamation League, more than 400 incidents of white supremacist propaganda distribution were reported in Pennsylvania last year.
Black History Month is an ideal time to look at Pennsylvania’s role in helping Black Americans escape enslavement on the Underground Railroad.
The lawsuit comes in the wake of a viral video showing two other Black girls apparently being snubbed by a costumed employee during a parade at the Bucks County park.
Members of the Briarcliffe Fire Company in Darby Township were allegedly overheard discussing how the time had come to leave the township because Black residents were moving into the area.
The ACLU accused police of aggressively questioning motorists and their passengers about their immigration statuses without cause or justification, and holding them for federal immigration officers.
Democratic lawmakers are concerned about equality as it pertains to voting rights, and have attempted to pass bills to combat that with little success.
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