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‘Ban the Box’ bill now law in Philly

Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter signed into law a bill designed to prohibit city employers from requiring job applicants to disclose their criminal history until after the first employment review. 

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Spence to defend Mark, Veronica Yates in case tied to bizarre arrest

High-profile attorney Robert Spence has been retained to represent Mark and Veronica Yates following an incident in which Veronica Yates was grabbed by the pants, yanked out of her car and arrested.

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<br />Cheer, then vote: Join the true believers

This is a story of a basketball team and a high school that inspired a city to take the idea of believing to the next level.

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‘Hurricane’ Carter forecasts joy of enlightenment

“I am not angry or bitter about my past or present circumstances. I do not worry about money or about not being able to pay my bills…

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Freshly-trained execs ready to fill diversity gap

The Directors Inclusion Initiative program – a partnership between the National Urban League and Advance America has yielded its first group of graduates.

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