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2 Officers Hurt, Protesters Arrested Outside Police Chief Convention in Center City

October 21, 2017

Photo: @abaskerville10 NBC10–Two police officers were injured while several protesters were arrested during a demonstration outside the International Association of Chiefs of Police convention in Center City Saturday afternoon. Dozens of protesters first gathered on Arch and 12th streets near the Pennsylvania Convention Center around noon where the conference is taking place. During the conference,…

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Philadelphia Branch NAACP 2017 Awards Gala

October 20, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  State Rep. Donna Bullock, Thurgood Marshall NAACP Justice awardee Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby,  State Rep. Joanna McClinton, and Phila. Branch NAACP president Min. Rodney Muhammad.   (Photo: Robert Mendelsohn) By Patricia Gilliam Clifford The Philadelphia Branch NAACP hosted its 2017 awards gala on October 13th at First District Plaza in West Philadelphia. “ We…

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Gary Shepherd’s “Buy Black” highlight of the week- TeleCaaS

October 20, 2017

3rd Floor Media needed special equipment to convert phone calls that would enable us to record them for a potential new client.  So, we turned to Steven Slade, President of TeleCaaS for the solution.  TeleCaaS had already installed our state of the art phone system that allows us to seamlessly answer, transfer and conference calls…

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FunTimes Magazine Gala and Award Ceremony raised funds for internship program

October 20, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake  (Photo by Leona Dixon)   The 7th Annual FunTimes Magazine Gala and Award Ceremony honored three community leaders and accepted donations for the publication’s internship program, at the Saturday October 14, 2017, the Courtyard at the Marriott on City Line Avenue, Philadelphia, PA. Rev. Dr. Lorina Marshall-Blake, was awarded the…

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Van Jones– political analyst, author, and comedian

October 20, 2017

By Kendall Alexander @SteezieKBreezie CNN News commentator and author Van Jones was the latest in the Free Library of Philadelphia’s author’s series to discuss his new book, “Beyond the Messy Truth: How We Came Apart, How We Come Together” last Thursday. As someone who spends a lot of time in Washington, D.C., Jones was happy…

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Marian Anderson Award Gala Concert honoring Dionne Warwick to feature award-winning artists and Philadelphia radio and TV legend

October 20, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Dionne Warwick  (Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com)   The Board of the Marian Anderson Award announced last week that Jerry Blavat, iconic Philadelphia disc jockey and producer, and long-time friend of Dionne Warwick, will host the November 14th Award Gala Concert at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. The Gala Concert will…

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#BlackGirlMagic

October 20, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kristen Welker, White House NBC News correspondent and keynote speaker   At this weekend’s Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists Awards Ceremony, the progress of women in media will be on full display.   By Denise Clay Once upon a time, women in media, especially women of color, weren’t all that prevalent in the…

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