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D.C. Go-Go Dancers to Compete on MTV
D.C. Go-Go Dancers to Compete on MTV

The Beat Ya Feet Kings Battle It Out on ‘America’s Best Dance Crew.’

Brush With Death
Brush With Death

Business at a North Philly memorial T-shirt business is, sadly, booming.

Wheels of Misfortune
Wheels of Misfortune

With badass nicknames and a punk rock aesthetic, two new all-girl leagues are reinventing roller derby in Philly.

School of Hard Knocks
School of Hard Knocks

It’s been a tough year for West Philly High. But hidden among the many well-publicized problems are countless untold stories of determination, strength and courage.

Keeping It Gayngsta
Keeping It Gayngsta

Sgt. Sass bring street cred to gay hip-hop.

When Larry Met Salvi
When Larry Met Salvi

The director of Kids and Bully makes his most uplifting film yet—about a group of Guatemalan and Salvadoran skate punks surviving in South Central.

Aging Out of Foster Care
Aging Out of Foster Care

Nineteen-year-old Tony talks about his experience emancipating from foster care.

Cleferos of Cochabamba
Cleferos of Cochabamba

At the Coliseo de la Coronilla in Cochabamba, Bolivia, dozens of children live in bushes, trash-filled lots and even underground where they sleep atop beds of garbage. The kids, called “cleferos,” spend their days sniffing a glue (“clefa”) ordinarily used to repair shoes.

Back in the Game
Back in the Game

After lagging behind other teams for years, the Phillies say they are now serious about grooming young Latin American talent.

Philly Is Burning
Philly Is Burning

The city’s ballroom scene is both a social and support network for young LGBT African-Americans.

American Rockstar
American Rockstar

A faded aesthetic finds new urban life.

Under the ‘Hood
Under the 'Hood

PhillyCarShare cultivates street cred.