Stories tagged: "Russ Diamond"


Commissioner Bull Connor directs the arrest of approximately 25 African American demonstrators in Birmingham, Ala. on April 10, 1963. Singer Al Hibbler who led the protest march, heads the line left background. Connor who directs the police department said Hibbler would not be taken into custody. (AP Photo/Horace Cort)
Republicans Want to Rewrite American History With Critical Race Theory Ban

A group of Pennsylvania Republicans want schools across the state to whitewash history with Critical Race Theory ban.

Ciro Cinti died from the coronavirus. His daughter Nina Bocci also caught the virus. (Courtesy of Nina Bocci)
A Year in the Pandemic in Pennsylvania: Loss, Frustration, and Hope

The coronavirus pandemic arrived in Pennsylvania on March 6, 2020. A year later, the state has dealt with loss and frustration. With new vaccines, hope has returned.

The Supreme Court Chamber in the Pennsylvania State Capitol building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. (Shutterstock Photo/Nagel Photography)
Majority-GOP Legislature Wants to Change Makeup of State Courts in Its Favor

As early as May 18's primary election, Pennsylvania voters could be asked to overhaul how they elect state Supreme Court justices and appellate court judges.

Image of Rep. Brian Sims via screengrab
Pennsylvania Dems Call for Investigation After State GOPers Cover Up Positive COVID Test

“Whoever knew this in the Republican leadership and did not inform the broader membership and staff, they need to resign immediately."