7:32 AM / Sunday January 21, 2018


The Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Association for Nonviolence, Inc. holds 36th Annual Awards and Benefit Luncheon

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Dr. William Tucker, (r) President, Philadelphia  Martin Luther King Jr. Association for Nonviolence prepares to introduce Governor Tom Wolf at the luncheon.   (Photo: Robert Mendelsohn) By Amy V. Simmons On what would have been his 89th birthday, the Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Association for Nonviolence, Inc. held it’s 36th Annual Awards and…

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Seven things to do make the New Year a truly happy one

January 5, 2018

By Dawn Jackson EEW Magazine Whether or not you make formal New Year’s resolutions, you should be resolved to do some things differently in the New Year. No matter how great or poorly things went in 2017, we all have room for improvement. If you want to experience joy and fulfillment, maximize your potential, and…

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For many across the nation, the dream of a Black Christmas brings joy

December 29, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  This collage, published by Christianity, illustrates some of the different depictions of Jesus. Theologians say the darker  hue is most accurate.   By Alanté Millow As the holiday season approaches, so do the wave of images representing St. Nicholas and the nativity scene. However, just a quick Google search of either image…

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It is His power, not yours

December 22, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs Life can be like a difficult maze. Your situation can sometimes feel as confusing trying to figure out how to unravel tangled up cords. I was in the studio recording something and noticed that one of the charger cords I’ve been looking for was there on the floor. It had apparently been…

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Thank God in advance for your turnaround

December 15, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs I was trying to type on a broken computer. I had to rig the laptop in order for it not to black out. If the charger slipped out, immediately, the device would shut down because it couldn’t hold a charge. It was so frustrating. It was years ago, but I remember vividly…

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Enon to host Cradle of Liberty ceremony

December 15, 2017

On December 19, 2017 Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church host the Cradle of Liberty Ceremony celebrating D’avon Kasir Byrd as he ascends to the rank of Eagle Scout, which is the highest ranking a scout can achieve. He will also become a “One-Percenter” because there are only five Black males that have achieved this rank, D’avon…

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Hang in there: Manifestation is coming

November 30, 2017

By Dianna Hobbs There’s a popular saying that goes, “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” It’s often attributed to Thomas Jefferson, though he didn’t actually say it. The first time I heard this quote, I was a teenager. It wasn’t until I was much…

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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 of Buffalo, New York, not terribly far from my own neighborhood. He wounded one man before being stopped and taken into custody. My prayers are with the 53-year-old victim who was wounded by gunfire. Upon hearing the assailant’s…

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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 was talking to #TeamHobbs, our affectionate name for our loyal family of viewers, my husband Kenya got a bright idea … to tickle me. He knows I loathe being tickled. I can’t stand it. It drives me up…

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Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s surrogate mother has given birth to the couple’s third child, a baby girl

January 19, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kanye West and Kim Kardashian  (Photo by Joe Seer /Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, Kanye West...

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