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7:41 AM / Sunday January 21, 2018

Diaspora

Legendary novelist Toni Morrison awarded the Legion of Honor in France

November 14, 2010

Toni Morrison is “beloved” in France, the country’s culture minister said Wednesday, as he inducted the celebrated U.S. novelist into the elite Legion of Honor society. In a ceremony in a gilded hall in the ministry, Frederic Mitterrand pinned a red and gold medal onto the celebrated author’s jacket…

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Schomburg Center getting Maya Angelou’s papers

October 31, 2010

More than 300 boxes of Maya Angelou’s personal papers, including letters from Malcolm X and James Baldwin and several scribbled revisions of the poem she wrote to celebrate President Bill Clinton’s inauguration, will be made public at a New York library, the author said.

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New book on Mandela offers a personal portrait

October 17, 2010

“Conversations” was compiled with the 92-year-old former South African president’s blessing by a team of archivists, editors and collaborators who worked from decades of notes, letters, recorded conversations and other material.

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George Clooney in Southern Sudan over war worries

October 11, 2010

American actor George Clooney is visiting the little known region of Southern Sudan. The U.N. Security Council arrived to a raucous welcome on Wednesday, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum also made a recent trip here.

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Haiti still waiting for pledged U.S. aid

October 1, 2010

Nearly nine months after the earthquake, more than a million Haitians still live on the streets between piles of rubble. One reason: Not a cent of the $1.15 billion the U.S. promised for rebuilding has arrived.

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Three French employees kidnapped by Nigerian Pirates

September 26, 2010

Pirates armed with Kalashnikov rifles clashed with Nigerian navy forces in a failed bid to take over an offshore oil platform, then kidnapped three French employees of a marine services company while retreating, a Nigerian official said Wednesday.

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The life and legacy of Dr. Ronald Walters

September 20, 2010

In the tradition of W.E.B. DuBois, Dr. Walters was an authentic intellectual, an action-oriented theorist who never wavered in his conviction that the lessons learned in the academy must be translated/applied in terms of activism in the community.

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Recent News

Go With The-Flo

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s surrogate mother has given birth to the couple’s third child, a baby girl

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kanye West and Kim Kardashian  (Photo by Joe Seer /Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, Kanye West...

Color Of Money

Think spring: Now’s the time to plan the landscape of your dreams

January 19, 2018

BPT The weather outside is frightful and the week ahead calls for falling temperatures and maybe even...

Food And Beverage

A Fresh Tailgate Menu

January 12, 2018

Quick and tasty ideas for game day ABOVE PHOTO:  Grilled Sausage Skewer Sandwiches Family Features Take your...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: What to do when a loved one dies

January 12, 2018

Dear Savvy Senior, This may seem like a strange question, but can you tell me what steps...

Health

Say goodbye to winter blues with vitamin D-rich foods

January 19, 2018

BPT Winter got you down? Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect 10 million Americans, according...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Jan. 21

January 19, 2018

All Signs: This week the Sun and Venus in Aquarius will promote warm relations and good times...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff