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The business of ignorance

We attended the Social Entrepreneurship Conference on Wednesday, April 11. It was hosted by Temple’s Fox School of Business, entitled “Investing in Urban Communities: Balancing Growth & Inclusion.” Event advertisements encouraged participants to “join a

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Sharing Spaces

Freedom Theater. Church of the Advocate. The United Negro Improvement Association. These are institutions with valued histories and traditions. They are historical markers that sit right in our backyard here in North Philadelphia, personifying this

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Part Two: Anything for change

(Orginally published in the 3/13 issue) Before witnessing a slit throat and the behind-the-scheme tactics of the city hustlers that night, I sat on a New Jersey Transit bus, thumbing through unread pages of Dostoevsky’s