This episode includes stories from our community news reporters about about the response to white supremacist messages at a Chestnut Hill school, how the Supreme Court ruling putting an end to Affirmative Action is affecting high school students, a series of events throughout the city to encourage young people to read… and what it means to be a “friend” of a local park.
Block by Block is PhillyCAM’s LIVE community news radio program, featuring stories from Philadelphia’s neighborhoods as reported by PhillyCAM’s Radio News Fellows, a multigenerational cohort of burgeoning local journalists. Tune in for new episodes every other week, Wednesdays 5:30-6:00 PM on WPPM 106.5 FM and online at phillycam.org/listen.
Block by Block season 3 is produced by Rasheed Ajamu, Kiersten Adams, Cathy Brown, Barbara Martin Ellis, Connie Komm, E. Marie Lambert, and Brett Roman Williams
E. Marie Lambert and Barbara Martin Ellis hosted this episode, and Cathy Brown was our board operator.
Brad Linder is Radio News Managing Editor for WPPM. Peter Liu is Radio Operations Manager. And Allison Durham is WPPM’s Radio Program Manager.