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5:13 PM / Monday February 19, 2018

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

Jordan Peele talks Oscars, “Get Out’ and Whoopi Goldberg

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Jordan Peele, Daniel Kaluuya at the PSIFF Creative Impact Awards & “10 Directors to Watch” at Parker Palm Springs on January 3, 2018 in Palm Springs, CA.  (Photo: Shutterstock) By Sandy Cohen associated press LOS ANGELES — Jordan Peele has been dreaming of his Oscar moment since he was 13, but now that…

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Winfrey picks novel ‘An American Marriage’ for book club

February 9, 2018

By Hillel Italie associated press NEW YORK — Tayari Jones, whose novel “An American Marriage” has been chosen for Oprah Winfrey’s book club, will always remember that phone call from last October. She was driving in Las Vegas, expecting to hear from books editor Leigh Haber of Winfrey’s magazine, “O,” for which Jones has written…

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Dennis Edwards, Temptations singer for two decades, dies at 74

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Dennis Edwards with The Temptations Review performs at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, California on June 8, 2012.  Edwards died last Thursday after a long illness.  He was 74.  (Editorial credit: shutterstock.com) By Jeff Karoub associated press DETROIT — Dennis Edwards, a Grammy-winning former member of the famed Motown group The Temptations, has…

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Diamond White–precious Diamond sure does shine!

February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: From L to R: Inanna Sarkis as “Gabriella”, Diamond White as “Tiffany” and Hannah Stocking as “Anna” in Tyler Perry’s “Boo 2! A Madea Halloween.” (Photo by Chip Bergman) Interview with Kam Williams Born in Detroit on New Year’s Day in 1999, Diamond White made a huge splash auditioning for Fox-TV’s “The X-Factor”…

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Essence honors ‘game-changers’ Haddish, Waithe, among others

February 9, 2018

associated press NEW YORK — “Girls Trip” changed the game for Tiffany Haddish, and now she’s being honored as one of Essence magazine’s “game-changers” at its annual “Black Women in Hollywood” awards. “Girls Trip” was one of last year’s big hits and made Haddish a breakout star. The comedian is one of four women being…

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Rel Dowdell–The “Where’s Daddy?” Interview

February 9, 2018

SUN NOTE: Philly filmmaker Rel Dowdell’s film “Where’s Daddy?’ screens Feb 12 at 7 p.m. at the Roxy Theater, 2023 Sansom St., Phila., $12, 267-239-2941.   Renaissance Brother! Interview with Kam Williams Rel Dowdell is a screenwriter, film director and producer, as well as an English/screenwriting professor. Born and raised in Philadelphia, he received his…

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Four tips to prepare for extended power outages

February 9, 2018

BPT In the year 2018, it’s very easy to take your home’s power for granted. You flick the light switch and the lights come on. Same with the television and the microwave. It’s easy. And should a storm knock the power out, you expect that it will be up again in a matter of minutes…

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Chronic conditions more common in Hispanics

February 9, 2018

Family Features Heart disease, cancer, diabetes and stroke are among the most common causes of illness, disability and death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These chronic conditions and the factors that lead to them can be more common or severe in minorities, including Hispanics. For example,…

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SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 11

February 9, 2018

All Signs: This is the last week of the year when the Sun is in Aquarius. A few days ago, Venus jumpstarted into Pisces. This Saturday, Mercury will move to Pisces, followed by the Sun on Sunday. Meanwhile, fiery Mars is in Sagittarius urging everyone to travel and check out hotel websites. (I love doing…

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February 9, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Spicy Sheet Pan Roasted Jambalaya Family Features At times, spending hours in the kitchen can...

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Four tips to prepare for extended power outages

February 9, 2018

BPT In the year 2018, it’s very easy to take your home’s power for granted. You flick...

Health

CDC: 63 children dead from flu, season bad as 2009 swine flu

February 9, 2018

By Mike Stobee NEW YORK (AP) — The flu has further tightened its grip on the U.S....

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 11

February 9, 2018

All Signs: This is the last week of the year when the Sun is in Aquarius. A...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff