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6:07 PM / Monday November 20, 2017

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

International Business Summit – Nov. 17-18

November 10, 2017

Promoting trade in Africa and the Caribbean Businesses looking to expand their markets to Africa and the Caribbean should join the African & Caribbean Business Council of Greater Philadelphia (ACBC) at its 8th Annual Winter Summit and Awards Dinner, Friday, November 17 through Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Philadelphia Airport Double Tree by Hilton…

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Mayor Kenney attends George Washington Community School Fair

November 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Mayor Kenney addresses Community Fair attendees.  (Photo courtesy: City of Philadelphia)   On Saturday November 4, the Mayor’s Office of Education and George Washington High School hosted a Community School Fair to reintroduce George Washington High School as a community school. Mayor Jim Kenney was there to welcome attendees and gave brief remarks….

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Women dominate in groundbreaking Pennsylvania Appellate Court race

November 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Carolyn H. Nichols, judge on Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas won for Superior Court.  (Photo: Solomon Williams)   By Amy V. Simmons On Tuesday, the first general election held after last year’s contentious presidential race proved to be a referendum on law and order in the Commonwealth and on “Trumpism” throughout the nation….

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The Justice System

November 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Larry Krasner celebrates his victory in his election as the new district attorney in Philadelphia held at the William Way LGBT Community Center on Tuesday November 7th.   (Photo: Robert Mendelsohn)   After a tumultuous period for the District Attorney’s Office, DA Elect Larry Krasner hopes to restore some balance to the force.  …

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Spreading Hope

November 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  A scene from last year’s Gala  (Photo courtesy: Bebashi)   Bebashi: Transition To Hope continues to help meet the physical and spiritual needs of low income communities.   By Denise Clay When Bebashi began its mission of helping people of color negotiate the medical, social service and spiritual process of living with HIV/AIDS…

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Black excellence for the win: Here are some of the candidates that just made political history

November 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Andre Rainey, Andrea Jenkins, Justin Fairfax, Vi Lyles, Melvin Carter, and Sheila Oliver   becauseofthemwecan.com BOTWC Staff Black political excellence was in full effect on Tuesday, Nov. 7 Election Day! As the results for the local elections began rolling in on Tuesday night, the nation witnessed a shift in political representation, one many are calling a sign of…

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Police: Texas church attack stemmed from domestic situation

November 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Investigators work at the scene of a deadly shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Sunday Nov. 5, 2017. A man opened fire inside of the church in the small South Texas community on Sunday, killing more than 20 people. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP) By Jim Vertuno associated press…

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Judge ignores recommendation, sends rapper Meek Mill to prison

November 10, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rapper Meek Mill visits DTLR Radio in Baltimore, Maryland to promote his new album, Wins & Losses, earlier this year in July. Mill was sentenced to two to four years in prison on probation violations stemming from a 2009 gun and drug case.  (Photo: Shutterstock) By Anthony Izaguirre associated press Rapper Meek Mill…

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Black woman-owned beauty brand raises $1 million in funding despite major industry competition and saturation

November 9, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  K.J. Miller and Amanda E. Johnson, founders of Mented Cosmetics blacknews.com The beauty industry is very competitive, and already saturated with hundreds of companies that offer various makeup products. Despite this, however, two Black female Harvard Business School grads were able to launch their own beauty brand for women of color called Mented…

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