News & Analysis

Four years ago, my school, Science Leadership Academy, started a partnership with Strath Haven High School, a public suburban school. The partnership aims for a group of 15 students from each school to come together to compare the two schools and discuss issues important to them.
"The Fight Against ICE Holds" originally published by the Monthly Review investigates the context surrounding the Philadelphia Family Unity Network (PFUN)’s fight to end Police-ICE collaboration.
Black and minority owned media is disappearing. This shifting landscape in media ownership is a direct result of nearly two decades of media consolidation, which is not slowing down in light of Comcast Corporation's plans to merge with Time Warner Cable. To find out what you can do about it, listen to this radio interview on The Nick Taliaferro Show, 900AM-WURD.
On March 6th, I went to Beyond the Headlines: A Community Forum on Public Education as a part of the MMP Media Fellows Education Team. The event was hosted by Bread and Roses Community Fund and co-sponsored by Student Labor Action Project (SLAP) at University of Pennsylvania.

On this beautiful Saturday afternoon in March, workers, organizers, and activists are holding their first public action in Philadelphia demanding that city officials raise the city’s minimum wage from $7.25/ hr. to $15/ hr.