Shooting at Ramadan event in West Philadelphia leaves 3 injured, 5 in custody, police say

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Three people were shot at the end of a Ramadan event with around 1,000 people in attendance in West Philadelphia’s Parkside section Wednesday afternoon, according to police. It happened at 47th Street and Girard Avenue at around 2:30 p.m. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Kevin Bethel said five people are in custody, including … Read more

Philadelphia actor starring in groundbreaking musical comedy that showcases challenges people with disabilities face

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia actor is starring in a groundbreaking musical event that shows the challenges people in the disability community face. The show was created by people with a rare disease and will make its world debut in New York City and livestreaming on Thursday which is Rare Disease Day. “It’s definitely … Read more

Black Men in White Coats: Student organization at Jefferson University aims for more diversity with Black doctors

[ad_1] PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A student organization at Jefferson University aims to increase the number of Black doctors. Dressing for success, these second-year medical students at Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College are members of Black Men in White Coats. “With the intention of trying to increase the number of Black men going into the field … Read more