Longtime word herder, writing features and news for @WHYY, Philly's public radio station. Previously, @PhillyDailyNews. Send story tips to ddifilippo@whyy.org.

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Reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News. I cover breaking news, crime and criminal justice issues, as well as the weird and wacky.

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@DanaDiFilippo — 3,727 followers, 7,824 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

RT @RuPaul: “I did try & fuck her. She was married. I moved on her like a bitch. But I couldn’t get there. I just start kissin…

Nov 22, 2017

RT @tariqnasheed: Fox News host Laura Ingraham suggests that Black people don't work hard, and they quickly cut my mic off when I cal…

Nov 22, 2017

"What would happen if we took to the streets for the countless black and brown young men the way hundreds recently did for Meek Mill, if instead of billboards screaming, “#StandWithMeekMill,” we all stood for David, Samir, Tyrese, Sybrii, Tyshiem, Bashir, Tymir, Tymier...?" https://t.co/FR091Rz1BT

Nov 22, 2017

"Mayor Rizzo felt that ... people in White neighborhoods did not want Black people moving in with them. He said he did not intend to allow PHA to ruin nice neighborhoods.” Intriguing @PlanPhilly read on Frank Rizzo's role in discriminatory housing policies https://t.co/CKbpFzBWjb

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