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5:10 PM / Wednesday November 22, 2017

Freedom Quest

NAACP: We can’t afford not to fix our justice system

April 18, 2011

Reforming the nation’s criminal-justice system is one of the most urgent civil rights Issues of our time. One shocking fact illustrates why: More African-American men are entangled in the criminal-Justice system today than were enslaved in 1850.

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Corbett cuts health care for poor

February 6, 2011

Without the direct intervention of the new governor, in four short weeks these tens of thousands of poor Pennsylvanians will lose their health coverage and some will most surely get sick and a few will die. So far, the Corbett administration has remained tight-fisted and mute.

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Casey urges help for food banks

December 23, 2010

Bob Casey spearheaded a letter signed by 13 of his Senate colleagues urging the Obama Administration to provide a sustained level of funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program or TEFAP which provides funding for food banks to purchase food.

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Freedom Fund Gala message

October 17, 2010

The 1940’s forged the Baby Boomer generation. Most of us in this room tonight were born in that decade. Many of the borders of countries we fight to protect or defeat today were drawn in latter half of that decade which ended World War II.

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If Corbett & Toomey win black people will die!

October 11, 2010

Shouting heads spewing radical messages permeate every political conversation today. Once respected news broadcasters these days routinely relay outrageous messages from an assortment of bloggers without first establishing their credibility.

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Attack Against Philadelphia Sheriff Part 3

August 16, 2010

As Philadelphia seeks ways to reduce expenses, some are suggesting the Sheriffs Office be eliminated. Councilman Frank DiCicco, who also works part-time as a real estate agent, has introduced a proposed amendment to the City Charter that, if approved by the voters, would eliminate the Sheriff’s Office.

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Attack Against Philadelphia Sheriff: Part 2

July 26, 2010

In 2004, long before foreclosure became front-page news, Green sounded an alarm in the city of Philadelphia. “More of our neighbors, our families and our friends are falling behind on their mortgages and losing their homes” to foreclosure…

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Recent News

Go With The-Flo

Tracee Ellis Ross hosted the AMAs while her mother, Diana Ross took the stage for a rare performance

November 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Tracee Ellis Ross  ( Photo:  Kathy Hutchins / shutterstock.com) By Florence Anthony Congrats to Kevin...

Seniors

Protect your health and your card

November 22, 2017

Making the most of Medicare Open Enrollment   Family Features Eating well and regular exercise are part...

Food And Beverage

Helpful Holiday Recipes for the Home Chef

November 22, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO: Milo’s Sweet Tea Turkey Brine (Photo courtesy of Getty Images) Family Features With everything that goes into...

Entertainment

The Philly Cultural Beat

November 22, 2017

By Steve Bryant The Thanksgiving weekend is usually the kickoff to the holiday season in Philadelphia, and...

Health

Control your diabetes while controlling costs

November 22, 2017

BPT Controlling the “ABCs of diabetes,” namely A1C, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, is difficult enough, but...

Oasis

The storm is passing over

November 22, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs A 29-year-old gunman named Travis Green opened fire at a store in a suburb...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff