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PECO supports solar energy initiatives at Community College of Philadelphia

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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

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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

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January 13, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Belltreephotography / Shutterstock.com By Dr. Gail C. Christopher America’s Wire Wr

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

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January 13, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Dr. Benjamin Chavis, president/ceo, National Newspaper Publishers Association Move wo

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Week In Review

Manhunt underway for suspect in killing of Orlando officer

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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’

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January 13, 2017

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

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Travel

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

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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…

Freedom Quest

What happens next?

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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

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January 13, 2017

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

Seniors

Savvy Senior: Help for Seniors with bladder control problems

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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

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January 13, 2017

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

Style

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

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January 6, 2017

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

Color Of Money

Six common tax filing mistakes to avoid

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January 13, 2017

BPT It’s probably safe to say handing cash to Uncle Sam does not top the list of...

Entertainment

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

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January 13, 2017

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

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