Charles Ramsey

Politics
"Nothing he did was right," said Philadelphia's police chief.
Politics
So far at least, the healing message hasn't caught on with everybody. The tactics of police came under major criticism when
Crime
As America becomes a country plagued by community violence, mass shootings, school shootings and missing children, we must also become a country of nosy neighbors. Vigilance works. It's really up to us.
Crime
The allegation that a Philadelphia police officer sexually assaulted a high school student pushed the city's district attorney
Black Voices
2013 was quieter than usual on the blog, but not when it came to stories about race and relationships in the 21st century. Here are the interracial moments that caught my eye (and side-eye) the year.
Politics
“He looked real bad,” Bohn told The Columbian in regard to the 8-year-old’s condition. “They were saying 'thank you' repeatedly
Crime
The failure to record entire interrogations left police officers open to allegations of abuse, and over the years has led some Philly judges to toss out confessions and other juries to acquit potentially guilty defendants when defendants have claimed they were coerced.
Crime
Ramsey also disputes the Mail's claim that he made $50,000 over the last two months. He told WKYC he's made $18,000 as a
Videos
Charles Ramsey, who saved three kidnapped girls, speaks out against the Daily Mail.
Crime
Nevertheless, "Money goes fast if you have bills," he told the Mail. "I’m broke, bro," Ramsey told the Daily Mail. "That’s
Entertainment
Popular mainstream music lacks idiosyncrasy or memorable distinction as a matter of design. And so long as the music industry willfully avoids these qualities, we'll just have to find our pop music characters elsewhere.
Chicago
During a week in which Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's disapproval rate on two racially charged local issues skyrocketed, he found time to write a glowing letter to Federal District Judge Susie Morgan.
Black Voices
A year ago Sweet Brown became a YouTube celebrity after an interview she gave discussing a house fire became a viral sensation
Crime
What happens when heroes do not come in the package we're normally sold. What happens when heroes aren't square-jawed, broad-shouldered and white? Or when they don't even speak English very well.