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Racism Rears Its Ugly Head In Philadelphia

StoryMay 24, 1996
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Guests
Kevin Vaughn

Philadelphia Human Relations Commission

Denise Jones

News Director of WRTI in Philadelphia

Last month, international attention focused on Philadelphia, where a black woman named Bridget Ward was the target of hateful and racist vandalism when she moved with her two children into Bridesburg, an all white neighborhood. Statistics show, however, that hundreds of these incidents take place in Philadelphia each year. KEVIN VAUGHN, Philadelphia Human Relations Commission with Denise Jones, News Director of WRTI in Philadelphia.


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