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6:55 AM / Saturday February 24, 2018

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 25

February 22, 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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God is about to get you out

February 21, 2018

By Dianna Hobbs My husband Kenya and I laughed so hard this weekend. This past Saturday, we hopped into the car and drove over an hour away so I could fulfill a ministry engagement in Rochester, New York. The only problem waswhen we pulled up to the church, it was locked. Not a single car…

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Crystal Bridges shows 1960s works by Black artists

February 21, 2018

By Robbie Neiswanger Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/ap BENTONVILLE, ARK. –A new temporary exhibition at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art begins with a question posed by a group of Black artists in the 1960s: “Is there a Negro image?’’ The group, known collectively as Spiral, came together to discuss the role Black artists should play during the…

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Black AIDS Institute launches bold vision for the future: Phill Wilson announces retirement, new partnerships, new programs

February 21, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Phill Wilson   By Freddie Allen/NNPA BLACKPRESSUSA.COM As part of a new strategic plan to prepare for the next generation of Black HIV/AIDS response, the Black AIDS Institute recently announced several organizational changes, including the retirement of long-time president and CEO Phill Wilson. Wilson launched the Black AIDS Institute in 1999 with a…

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US drops the coin on flag bearer at Winter Olympics

February 21, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Shani Davis of the United States trains during a speed skating training session prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2018.  (AP Photo/John Locher)   By Paul Newberry ASSOCIATED PRESS GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Shani Davis would’ve been a fitting choice to carry the American flag into the…

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Milwaukee prosecutors charge jail staff in inmate’s death

February 21, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday, April 26, 2017, that he won’t remove Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke from office over the death of an inmate who was denied water for seven days. Walker said while…

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AFT President Weingarten: Trump-DeVos budget poses lethal threat to public education

February 21, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Randi Weingarten   WASHINGTON— Statement of AFT President Randi Weingarten in response to President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ education budget: “President Trump and Secretary DeVos’ budget poses a lethal threat to public education. “Trump and DeVos gave trillions in tax breaks to the wealthy and corporations, and, in this budget,…

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Agency-by-agency highlights of Trump’s 2019 budget

February 21, 2018

ABOVE CARTOON:  Dave Granlund (Politicalcartoons.com)   associated press DEFENSE Trump’s budget for 2019 shows the administration’s concern about the threat from North Korea and its missile program. The Pentagon is proposing to spend hundreds of millions more in 2019 on missile defense. The budget calls for increasing the number of strategic missile interceptors from 44 to…

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Go With The-Flo

Tamron Hall helps raise funds for the Apollo Theatre Foundation at the annual “Dining With The Divas” luncheon

February 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Tamron Hall (Debby Wong/shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Joking about her mother’s daughter being “unemployed”...

Color Of Money

Q&A with Ken Chenault, former CEO of American Express

February 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  CEO and Chairman of American Express Kenneth Chenault attends LMCC gala & benefit dinner at...

Food And Beverage

Throw a Hot-Pot Dinner Party

February 22, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Caribbean Hot-Pot Broth with Papaya Pica Sauce   Family Features Heat up your next get-together...

Seniors

The secret to sticking to your resolutions just may lie in your Medicare benefits

February 22, 2018

BPT Despite our best intentions, 80 percent of us have given up on our New Year’s resolutions...

Health

Newly launched Cancer.com provides much needed personalized support for people impacted by cancer

February 22, 2018

BPT Whether you’ve helped a family member through treatment or are facing a diagnosis yourself, hearing the...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 25

February 22, 2018

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

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff