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DA Seth Williams pleads not guilty, forced to surrender passport

March 22, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) –Philadelphia’s top prosecutor pleaded not guilty at his federal court arraignment on bribery and extortion charges on Wednesday. Democratic District Attorney Seth Williams previously acknowledged taking more than $100,000 in gifts from friends and associates but has vowed to fight charges he promised help with any court cases or legal matters in return....

Funeral Services set for Joni Sledge of Sister Sledge

March 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Joni Sledge  (Courtesy of Rogers and Cowan) Funeral services for Joni Sledge are set for Saturday March 25,  9 a.m. at Deliverance Evangelistic Church, 2001 W. Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia. The interment will follow in Ivy Hill Cemetery. Joni Sledge, founding member of Philadelphia’s own Sister Sledge, died Friday, March 10, in her home...

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Latest on UK Terrorist attack, 4 dead 20 injured

March 22, 2017

SUN press time 4 dead 20 injuredAt   LONDON (AP) — The Latest on reports of an incident outsi

Muhammad Ali’s son says he was detained again at airport

March 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Muhammad Ali Jr., son of the late boxing legend Muhammad Ali, and his mother, Khalila

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Q&A: Black SGA president discusses White support at Alabama

March 17, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Jared Hunter, center, and his campaign staff react to his election as student body pr

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March 17, 2017

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The annual Schomburg Symposium answers questions about Blacks, inclusion in sports

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Chicago American Giants Negro League Baseball team in 1919. By Arlene Edmonds Correspondent Racial integration often comes with a price. This is particularly true in the world of professional sports. One could ask what if African American athletes never left the old Negro League Baseball. Could they have increased their audience popularity…


‘Nova Goes Dancing Again

ABOVE PHOTO:  Creighton’s Marcus Foster (0) drives past Villanova’s Eric Paschall (4) and Jalen Brunson (1) during the second half of a championship NCAA college basketball game in the finals of the Big East men’s tournament Saturday, March 11, 2017, in New York. Villanova won 74-60.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) The Villanova University Wildcats are…

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Funeral Services set for Joni Sledge of Sister Sledge

March 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Joni Sledge  (Courtesy of Rogers and Cowan) Funeral services for Joni Sledge are set for...

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