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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 under-appraised as those in majority-white neighborhoods.
Many Philadelphians Struggle to Pay Energy Bills, but Help is Available
More than one in five households in the tristate metro area have been unable to pay their energy bills in the last year. But local organizations and utility companies are here to help.
Fifty years after Title IX, girls still face barriers in sports equity
Fifty years since Title IX, an ABC data analysis found 13% of local high schools have significant gaps in female athlete participation.
Group Violence Intervention offers shooters a way out
A Philadelphia anti-violence initiative offers support and a warning to individuals and groups involved in shootings.
Where do lawmakers stand on abortion rights in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware?
The future of abortion rights could be decided by your representatives in the United States Congress and Senate.
Struggling to breathe: Air quality injustices put neighbors in two local towns at risk
Across the tri-state metro area, people of color are 2.4 times as likely as white residents to live in neighborhoods with the highest respiratory risk from air pollution, according to a 6abc data analysis.
Racial disparities in homeownership persist across Philadelphia area
Across the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metro area, over three-quarters of white residents own a home, compared to less than half of Black and Latino residents.
Philadelphia area students of color miss more school due to discipline
Across the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metro area, students of color are 3.7 times as likely as white students to miss days of school due to discipline.
Driving equity bill addresses racial disparities in Philadelphia traffic stops
A new bill will change the way Philadelphia police make traffic stops, aiming to close racial inequities.
Black Philadelphians less likely to be approved for mortgages than their white neighbors
In the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metro area, white applicants' loans are approved at higher rates than Black applicants' at almost every income level and every loan amount range.
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