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10:37 AM / Wednesday July 26, 2017

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Enhanced Security For An Enhanced Experience at The Dell This Summer

July 21, 2017

By Nydja Hood The Dell Music Center is kicking off 2017 Essence of Entertainment with both a new artist lineup, and a revamped security presence. In wake of the Manchester Arena terrorist explosion this past May the Dell’s enhanced security is taking extra precaution to ensure concert-goers have the safest and most enjoyable experience possible….

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Gary Shepherd’s “Buy Black” highlight of the week, July 23

July 21, 2017

David Parker had a full time job and worked his business on the weekend.  Well, he decided his fulltime job was interfering with his business, so he quit and went into business full time.  GOOD FOR YOU DAVID.  Fine Line Auto Spa at 260 West Washington Lane in the Germantown section of Philadelphia specializes in…

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Iyanla Vanzant to keynote NAACP’s Convention Membership Luncheon

July 21, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Iyanla Vanzant  (Photo: Shutterstock) Author, inspirational speaker, and television host will address more than 1000 participants at the 108th convention in Baltimore   BALTIMORE–The NAACP — America’s oldest and largest national civil rights organization — has announced that acclaimed spiritual life coach, attorney, New York Times best-selling author and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network…

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Former US Attorney General Eric Holder to address growing role of partisan gerrymandering during NAACP Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr., Luncheon

July 21, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Former US Attorney General Eric Holder (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)   BALTIMORE – Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, a leading progressive voice who has spent decades of a remarkable career at the forefront of the nation’s most critical issues, will keynote the Clarence Mitchell Jr. Memorial Luncheon on Monday, July 24th at the…

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Snowfall in Philly

July 21, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  John Singleton and Trudy  Haynes   By Kharisma McIlwaine An eager crowd gathered at the Ritz Five theater on Walnut Street last week for the Philadelphia premiere of “Snowfall”, the new FX series that chronicles the beginnings of the crack cocaine epidemic. Hosted by Power 99’s Mina Say What, the VIP screening brought…

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Gentrification In The City of Neighborhoods

July 21, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Members of the panel of experts  listen to and answer participants questions. (Photo credit: Amy V. Simmons).   Philadelphia has to figure out how to balance the competing interests of affordable housing and market rate development  if it wants to keep it’s neighborhood feel. And the City doesn’t have a lot of time…

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A New DA Is Chosen

July 21, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  District Attorney designate Kelley Hodge Kelley Hodge becomes the first Black woman to lead the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office. In winning the appointment, she stops the retun of  former District Attorney Lynne Abraham to the office. By Denise Clay On Thursday night, the Board of Judges voted to make Kelley Hodge the  City’s…

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Beyonce and Jay-Z’s one-month old twins, Sir and Rumi Carter, posed with their gorgeous mom for photos

July 21, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Jay-Z and Beyonce (Photo: JStone / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Beyonce and Jay-Z’s one-month old...

Seniors

Before Retiring, Try Spending Like a Retired Person

July 21, 2017

A financial adviser’s suggestions on finding cutbacks before you need to   By Trey Smith In planning...

Commentary

What Happens When Police Slay a White Woman?

July 21, 2017

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson The slaying of  Justine Damond, a white woman from Australia, by a Minneapolis...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of July 23

July 21, 2017

By Georgia Nicols All Signs: This year Mercury goes retrograde four times; and the third time is...

Health

Beat the heat: Tips to stay healthy and hydrated

July 21, 2017

BPT Americans love summertime and with good reason. It is the best time for outdoor fun and...

Oasis

Six things we need to stop saying to bereaved parents

July 21, 2017

Joan Markwell knows the gut-wrenching, hollow feeling left behind when a child is taken too early. It’s...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff