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PECO supports solar energy initiatives at Community College of Philadelphia


January 13, 2017

PECO Energy Company will award Community College of Philadelphia $10,000 through the company’s Solar Energy Equipment Grant, onThursday, Jan. 19, 9 AM in the college Rotunda in the Mint Building, 1700 Spring Garden Street. The PECO grant will provide the College state‐of‐the‐art solar energy-analysis equipment for the Architecture, Interior Design, and Building Science associate’s degree

Committee of Seventy ‘Voices of Voting’ Martin Luther King Day Performance, Jan. 16


January 13, 2017

On Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 16, 2017, 10:30 AM at the Overbrook Educational Center, 6722 Lansdowne Ave in the gymnasium, 250 community members in attendance including: 10 year-olds through college students and community members/parents will participate in the “Voice of Voting” event. “Voices of Voting” is a short play targeted for young and diverse...

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Guest Commentary: A National Day of Racial Healing on January 17 will help Americans heal and overcome deep racial divisions


January 13, 2017

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NNPA’s Chavis receives promise of first press interview with President Trump


January 13, 2017

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Manhunt underway for suspect in killing of Orlando officer


January 13, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Master Sgt. Debra Clayton  (Photo: Orlando Police Department) By Mike Schneider Ass

Philly soda tax hits corner stores: ‘It’s been completely dead’


January 13, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Shutterstock “The way you make money is on soda and water.” By Mark Dent billypenn.

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From Havana to Harlem—spreading the love and pride from a visit by Fidel


ABOVE PHOTO: Havana   (Photo: possohh / shutterstock) By Langston Wright I was 5-years-old in 1960 when Fidel Castro left the Shelburne Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, citing  what he called an unreasonable demand of $10,000 cash upfront from the Cuban delegation visiting the U.N. against possible damages, left the luxury hotel and headed uptown to…

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ABOVE PHOTO: Michael Brown (AP photo) [Ed. Note:  For MLK Day 2017 the SUN is republishing a portion of this FreedomQuest in the memory of SUN Publisher and Founder J. Whyatt Mondesire, providing his unique and provocative opinions on subjects from politics to entertainment] By J. Whyatt Mondesire Think of the decision by a St….

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Community activist launches two new African American history tours in Washington, DC


January 13, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Donald Folden, founder of Capital Buddy Tours Washington, DC — “Breaking into the tour...


Savvy Senior: Help for Seniors with bladder control problems


January 13, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior, What are the best treatments recommended to help seniors with bladder control problems? Leaking...

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Kerry Washington attendeds the Obama’s final soiree at the White House and two days later, the Golden Globes in Los Angeles


January 13, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Kerry Washington  (Photo: Tinseltown / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Kerry Washington had a party-filled weekend....


When finalizing that New Year’s resolution list, don’t forget to include your 2017 hair goals


January 6, 2017

By Leah Fletcher As Ebony Chambliss ushered in 2017, she, like many others, was finalizing her list...

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January 13, 2017

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Movie Review: ‘Fences’ remains true to form in big screen adaptation


January 13, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in a scene from Fences. By Kendall Alexander @SteezieKBreezie Troy...

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