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Recent articles by TaRhonda:

Lowballed: Philadelphia-area homeowners of color receive unfair appraisals

Across the tristate metro area, homes in majority-minority neighborhoods were about twice as likely to be underappraised as those in majority-white neighborhoods. → Read More

Veterans Day: Tuskegee Airman last known Delaware native to serve in esteemed group

The last living Delaware native to serve as a Tuskegee Airman has quite a story to tell. → Read More

Philadelphia native pens book about being pioneering Black Navy SEAL

John Watts was given the nickname "Shadow" by other SEALs as an alternative to a racial slur. → Read More

Philadelphia's most famous Halloween party brings a message of acceptance

Henri David's parties started as a safe space for members of the LGBT community. → Read More

Philadelphia Phillies phans busy grabbing gameday essentials ahead of World Series

With game day essentials in the bag, fans are hoping the Phils can cook up a World Series win. → Read More

LGBT History Month: Stonewall Pioneer reflects on the legacy he hopes to leave behind

If there's a notable event in Philadelphia's LGBTQ+ community, Mark Segal is there. → Read More

Philadelphia drag queen Valencia Prime dies after collapsing during performance

"I think the Philadelphia scene will never be the same," said a fellow performer. → Read More

Anti-violence advocates release album to fight back against bloodshed in Philadelphia

The creators of the Philly Truce app are taking their approach from the streets to the sound booth. → Read More

One year after Ida: Downingtown nonprofit survives storm to help those with autism

PAAL still has hundreds of thousands of dollars to go before it financially recovers from the storm. → Read More

'I love the city': Philadelphia's new school superintendent discusses goals, challenges

"We absolutely can become the fastest-growing urban school district in the country," said Dr. Tony Watlington Sr. → Read More

'This is my dream job': Local library director is one of few Black men to hold position

"I look for small libraries that are not thriving that are in Black communities," said Richard Ashby. → Read More

Minority populations more likely to suffer, need medical care in the heat

According to the CDC, Indigenous and Black people have the highest number of heat-related deaths. → Read More

Philadelphia summer camp provides happiness, hope for Ukrainian refugee children

A new summer camp in Philadelphia is having a positive impact on young Ukrainian refugees. → Read More

Visitors, organizers prepare for busy July 4 weekend in Philadelphia

One look at the gas prices and many people seemed to know what they'd be doing for Fourth of July weekend. → Read More

Group aims to restore, explore the Cooper River in New Jersey

Some Camden youth are exploring the Cooper River, which was once nothing more than a watery dumping ground. → Read More

Pride Month festivities across Pennsylvania combine celebration, activism

This year's festivities come as Philadelphia celebrates the 50th anniversary of its first Pride events. → Read More

Action News reporter TaRhonda Thomas shares her journey as a Gold Star Sister

It's been 16 years since TaRhonda lost her brother in service. → Read More

Simple exhibit stands against hate during Jewish American Heritage Month

The Anti-Defamation League announced there has been a 34% rise in the number of anti-Semitic incidents nationwide. → Read More

Community aims to overcome past struggles with new chief in Colwyn Borough

The small borough of Colwyn is home to only about 3,000 people, but it's had as many issues as any big city. → Read More

Philly Truce App works to stop violence; mother hopes it'll work for her son

A dispute between two young men is leaving one mother fearful that it could cost her son his life. → Read More