Philly is superficially progressive. We want to be better but we are unwilling as a community to do the tough work in reconciliation of our past.

April 17, 2018 AT 3:00 AM

Erica Atwood, former executive director of the Philadelphia Police Advisory Commission, after two black men were arrested for refusing to leave a Starbucks where they were waiting to meet a friend. The incident attracted national attention and set off protests outside the store.