- The Context
- State of the State
Black and Mobile operates similarly to larger corporate delivery services like GrubHub and UberEats, only it delivers exclusively for Black-owned restaurants.
Reporters often head to diners in election years in search of a certain perspective: white, rural, and deeply-rooted in a small-town way of life. Spend a morning at Mi Casa Su Casa and you’ll find something else — a cross-section of diverse residents working together to put down a new set of shared roots.
In addition to those who practice Judaism religiously and those who identify with the label culturally or ethnically, the 2019 survey counts those who were raised Jewish or have a Jewish parent, even if that person does not identify personally as Jewish.
Developers have created hundreds of new apartments in the city over the past few years. Most rent for more than $1,000 per month.
Three years ago, the city surveyed almost 130 panhandlers in Philadelphia. It learned that most people asking for money were keeping regular hours and treated it like a traditional job.