Interfaith effort targets city's cash-bail system for reform

One POWER organizer, the Rev. Nicolas O’Rourke, notes that “as of May of this year there are 6,694 people in our jails. The jails can only hold 6,800. Twenty-five percent of those are pretrials because they couldn’t make bail. [And] 72 percent of individuals awaiting trial are Black.”


Benefit concert, Watch Night for Racial Justice, on New Year’s Eve


Philly cop joins director for planned project on issues raised by Black Lives Matter