With only a few weeks until the May 19 mayoral primary, Penn political groups have started coalescing around specific candidates.
From his office on the 52nd floor of the Comcast Center, David L. Cohen has a panoramic view of Philadelphia, the city in which he is so deeply involved. But he insists on heading to the 56th floor to see his favorite view from the skyscraper.
Pennsylvania will be a crucial state, both in the primaries in April 2016, and in the general election on Nov. 8, 2016.
Seven cases involving the use of excessive force and violation of civil rights have been filed against the Penn Police force since 2012.
Many African and African-American students at Penn believe that the black community is unified because of a shared experience of living as a black person in America — not because black people constitute a homogenized group with assumed similarities beyond the color of their skin.
The former City Councilman At-Large has an even more decisive lead in endorsements than in the polls.