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Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., Philadelphia Alumni Chapter 95th Anniversary

May 26, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  From left; Patricia Clifford; Darryl Stephens, Polemarch of the Philadelphia Alumni Chapter Kappa Alpha Psi, and Loren Hamilton (Photo: Robert Mendelsohn) By Patricia Gilliam Clifford The Philadelphia Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., Philadelphia Alumni Chapter celebrated its 95th Anniversary on May 20 with an anniversary party fundraiser at the Independence Seaport…

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Gary Shepherd’s “Buy Black” highlight of the week, May 28

May 26, 2017

Are you a vegetarian?  Are you looking for more restaurants that cater to your palate?  Try Linda’s Vegetarian Village, 6381 Germantown Avenue at Johnson Street.  Linda and husband Leo were recognized for “Best Practices In Action For Community Impact” by State Representative Stephen Kinsey. Call them for hours of operation and to request a menu…

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Memorial Day is meaningful for Montford Point Marine

May 26, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:Mr. Snowden and wife Louise By Kendall Alexander @SteezieKBreezie Veterans are an integral part of what makes this country amazing: they have risked their lives on a regular basis since the creation of what we now call America to make sure citizens of all backgrounds are safe.  Each year, we celebrate veterans through days…

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Fashionably Modest

May 26, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Relatives and friends from as far away as Miami came to see Sharon Muhammad (front row, center), owner of Sister Muhammad’s Kitchen on Germantown Avenue, receive the UMM’s Upliftment Award. At the 19th annual United Muslim Masjid Sister’s Recognition and Fashion Show, women got a chance to see that chic is a universal…

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Learning Without Limits

May 26, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Front row, left to right: Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake (IBX Foundation); Dr. Donald “Guy” Generals (President, CCP); Esther Ponnocks (Daniel Veloric Foundation).  Second row, left to right: Gregory Murphy (CCP-VP of Advancement); Jennifer Myers (winner of the Jack Ken​t​ Cook scholarship) Ron Davis (Parx Casino). Back row, left to right: Craig Stock (CCP…

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Drexel University and Community College of Philadelphia agreement creates path to four-year degrees for CCP graduates

May 26, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Community College of Philadelphia and Drexel University sign agreement–Left to Right: Drexel University President John A. Fry and Community College of Philadelphia President Donald Guy Generals sign agreement that will allow CCP graduates to pursue BS degrees at Drexel.  (Photo: CCP) By Leah Fletcher Drexel University and Community College of Philadelphia signed an academic…

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Innocent Philadelphia man freed after spending 24 years in prison

May 24, 2017

By Karma Allen, ABC News Photo: WPVI A convicted murderer was declared innocent and set free this week after spending more than two decades in a Pennsylvania prison. Shaurn Thomas, 43, was released from the State Correctional Institution in Frackville, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday afternoon after being jailed for 24 years for a murder he did…

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PHL and American Agree to $900 million Infrastructure Investment

May 23, 2017

Philadelphia,PA–The City of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation, American Airlines and the other commercial air carriers operating at Philadelphia International Airport are pleased to announce they have reached agreement on a nearly $900 million plan to continue critical improve ments and to develop new infrastructure at PHL and Philadelphia Northeast Airport (PNE). The projects include $396…

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