12:37 PM / Friday November 17, 2017


Gary Shepherd’s “Buy Black” highlight of the week- The Floor Doctor

November 17, 2017

My wife and I are sprucing up our home a little for the holidays.  We needed some floors refinished.  Our contractor recommended, “The Floor Doctor”.  I wasn’t home for the initial consultation but Lisa told me how she was impressed by owner James Porter and his professionalism. I found out how professional and courteous he...

City unveils rebranded and expanded recycling program, “Philacycle,” on America Recycles Day

November 17, 2017

Mayor Kenney and the Streets Department joined Recyclebank at the ReCommunity Recycling plant in South Philadelphia to officially unveil the City’s latest recycling initiatives. The Mayor announced that Philadelphia Recycling Rewards, Recyclebank and the Office of Sustainability’s Waste Watcher’s Program have merged into a single new program: Philacycle.  The announcement took place on Amer

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Hundreds in Hollywood march against sexual harassment

November 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Participants march against sexual assault and harassment at the #MeToo March in the H

Hate crimes increased in the U.S. for the second year in a row

November 17, 2017

By Sadie Gurman associated press WASHINGTON — Hate crimes rose for the second straight year in 201

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Week In Review

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on veterans’ health care, economy

November 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  (Dave Granlund, By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen ASSOCIATED PRE

Colin Kaepernick named GQ magazine’s citizen of the year

November 15, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Colin Kaepernick (Photo by Ga Fullner/shutterstock) ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Fre

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The Process moves forward…

ABOVE PHOTO:  Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, right, is fouled by Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.  (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)   With the play of Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, there appears to be light at the end of the…


Study reveals: racial microaggressions may reveal deeper beliefs

By Kim Eckart Whites who are more likely to make microaggressions against Black people are also more likely to hold some degree of negative feelings towards Black people as a whole, whether they know it or not, a new study suggests. “Our study results offer validation to people of color when they experience microaggressions.”…

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CeCe Winans accepts the Spirit Award at Lisa Collins’ 20th Annual “First Ladies High Tea”

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  CeCe Winans (Photo: Jamie Lamor Thompson / Shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Lisa Collins’ 20th...


Savvy Senior: Assistance dogs provide help and love

November 16, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior What can you tell me about assistance dogs for people with disabilities? My sister,...

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A Very Versatile Holiday

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Cola and Brown Sugar Glazed Ham   Family Features When planning this year’s holiday menu,...


Debate over Ken Burns Civil War doc continues over decades

November 16, 2017

By Hillel Italie associated press NEW YORK — From the time it aired nearly 30 years ago,...


Simple ways to follow a low-glycemic eating plan for better health

November 16, 2017

BPT Adopting a diet that mainly consists of foods ranking low on the Glycemic Index (GI) can...


God won’t let you be defeated

November 16, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs In my most recent YouTube family vlog (I love that you’re subscribing!), as I...

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