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La Copa Mundial or the FIFA World Cup is officially coming to the city of brotherly love. FIFA, the world’s foremost soccer association, previously announced that North America will primary destination for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Philadelphia has been a primary sports hosting destination for years. A city with 5 major sports teams, and […]

In a collaboration between the Philadelphia police; the mayor’s office; the city council and the district; a minimum of 100 security cameras are to be placed in and around 15 public schools in Philadelphia. On Monday, City Council President Darrell Clarke introduced the new $1.8 million initiative that plans to keep Philadelphia safer. Philadelphia officials […]

Pennsylvania residents will see sharp increase in the cost of energy starting today, Wednesday, June 1, 2022. According to 6abc, prices in some parts of the Keystone State are soaring as much as 46%. Electricity bills are coming up, but by how much, varies based on different variables. Experts say there are ways to save, […]

Joel Embiid, Philadelphia’s Most Valuable Philadelphian, had a successful yet unfortunate 2021-22 campaign in the NBA. The 76ers All-Star center finished second in NBA’s MVP voting for the season, losing to Denver’s Nikola Jokic for the second year in a row. Even despite having a stellar regular season, taking the scoring title averaging 30.6 points […]

After a 25 hour jury deliberation, a mistrial was been declared deciding the fate of a Philadelphia councilman, Kenyatta Johnson and his wife as they were not able to reach a verdict. In January, Johnson, 46, and his wife Dawn Chavous, 40, were indicted on fraud charges in what officials called a “widespread corruption conspiracy.” Federal […]

As of today, the Philadelphia Police Department is taking new strides on the path to inclusivity. They have just announced that Leslie Marant is going to be the first-ever Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer. Philadelphia Police Department Commissioner Danielle M. Outlaw took to Twitter to announce the news. According to a conversation with 6ABC, […]

Andrew Jackson Elementary in South Philadelphia has been officially renamed as the Fanny Jackson Coppin Elementary School. Back in July 2021, The School District of Philadelphia unanimously voted for the school to undergo a name change. The many events that occurred during another social reformation of America changed the community of the formerly named Andrew […]

It’s officially Women’s HerStory Month! Journey with us as Radio One Philadelphia commemorates, highlights, and gives flowers to our beautiful black women of Philadelphia. All throughout March, we will be highlighting a powerful woman as a thank you to their fortitude of making the world a stronger place for women to thrive! Check them out […]

The Chester County based snack company, Herr’s, wants the city of Philadelphia to decide their next great potato chip flavor. On the contest rules website Herr’s proclaims, “No one knows the flavors of Philly quite like the people who live there. That’s why we’re turning things over to our fans to help us decide which […]

February 21 was a beautiful day in a usually cold and dreary month. Some Pennsylvanians were able to feel the warmth of a 60° day. It would only be right if we people got outside and enjoyed the weather. In Collingdale, Pennsylvania, this  warm winter day could’ve turned into disaster for three kids and their […]