Postings with tag: racial_tension
racial tension, adversity, atchison, bums, civil rights, divergent cultures, ethnicity, gentrification, homeless, panhandlers, peace, philadelphia, prejudices, racial unity, relationships, social conflict, starting over, unrest
The year is 1949, and twenty-four-year-old Marie Marchetti has just discovered her father?s identity, the father she never knew. She hopes the invitation from him to spend two weeks with her newfound family over Thanksgiving will help uncover vital truths about herself. Discovering who her father is also means discovering…
Editorial and Opinion
January 03, 2010
While gentrification is a cultural phenomenon that is sweeping East Coast cities, many newcomers ignore the needs of the original residents and simply turn their safe havens into posh, high-rent districts without the seedy character that makes these neighborhoods so unique.
June 26, 2008
Embracing our differences can lead to global racial unity.