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1:02 AM / Tuesday November 21, 2017

Freedom Quest

The time to tell Tom Wolf what we want and when we want it is NOW!

October 25, 2014

Well, since it’s less than two weeks before the seemingly inevitability of Tom Wolf’s election as our next governor, it’s probably smart to begin envisioning what his administration will look like and what its priorities will be. Even as the race tightened in its closing days, Wolf’s early double-digit lead in the polls over Gov….

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Democrat Wolf–stealth candidate of 2014

October 10, 2014

Almost 30 years ago when I was Chief of Staff for then Congressman Bill Gray I was dispatched during my off-the-clock hours to work for the Democrat running for District Attorney, Judge Robert Williams, a diminutive, nattily dressed, up-tempo man who had been endorsed by the party to be the first African American District Attorney. …

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Presidential ardor on racial reality still lacking

August 23, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  President Barack Obama talks with Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss the situation in Ferguson, Mo., in Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., August 14, 2014.   (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)    By  J. Whyatt Mondesire When Mr. Obama won his first national election, many black people celebrated copiously and wept with unrestrained joy….

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Democracy Now! Blog

August 9, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:   Ted Postol (http://www.democracynow.org/blog] Publisher’s Note: Unraveling international news has never been easy. Foreign wars are especially hard to grasp since once the shooting starts, truth is always the first casualty. So it is with the current torrent of news stories about the latest conflicts in the Middle East, where thousands of people have…

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My response to series of attacks; ENOUGH ALREADY!

June 14, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  J. Whyatt Mondesire By J. Whyatt Mondesire For the past several weeks, Axis Philly, a renegade blog that specializes in character assassination, has been working in concert with my enemies to attack my leadership of the NAACP. The aim of Axis Philly during this time has been in total accord with these scurrilous…

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Poet laureate, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

May 31, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Maya Angelou.  (AP Photo)   “The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed  for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom.” –Maya Angelou, “Caged Bird” from Shaker, Why Don’t You Sing? Associated Press NEW YORK — Maya Angelou…

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City Council urges Philadelphias to vote “yes” on May 20th and raise the wage

May 17, 2014

Approval of ballot question would extend $10.88 minimum wage to City subcontracted workers With less than a week to go before Pennsylvania’s primary elections, a united City Council last week urged Philadelphians to vote “yes” on a ballot question that would extend the current minimum wage of $10.88 to all City subcontracted workers.  The ballot measure,…

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Go With The-Flo

CeCe Winans accepts the Spirit Award at Lisa Collins’ 20th Annual “First Ladies High Tea”

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  CeCe Winans (Photo: Jamie Lamor Thompson / Shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Lisa Collins’ 20th...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: Assistance dogs provide help and love

November 16, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior What can you tell me about assistance dogs for people with disabilities? My sister,...

Food And Beverage

A Very Versatile Holiday

November 16, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Cola and Brown Sugar Glazed Ham   Family Features When planning this year’s holiday menu,...

Entertainment

Actress Della Reese dead at 86

November 20, 2017

(LOS ANGELES) — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest...

Health

Simple ways to follow a low-glycemic eating plan for better health

November 16, 2017

BPT Adopting a diet that mainly consists of foods ranking low on the Glycemic Index (GI) can...

Oasis

God won’t let you be defeated

November 16, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs In my most recent YouTube family vlog (I love that you’re subscribing!), as I...

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