Image

5:56 AM / Sunday August 20, 2017

Week In Review

Man accused of ramming protesters pictured with racist group

August 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:People fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a White nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.   Marcus Martin seen here being flung in the air by the car. He survived the violent attack and also saved his fianceé Marissa Blair by pushing…

Read More

Official statement from the Virginia State Conference of the NAACP

August 18, 2017

The presidents of the Virginia State Conference of the NAACP, and the Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP have issued the following joint statement regarding the senseless racist hate rally, violence and loss of life in Charlottesville, Virginia: “As people can see now very clearly, not voting has consequences,” stated Janette Martin, president of the Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP. “On numerous…

Read More

Analysis: Why won’t Donald Trump condemn White nationalism?

August 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  President Donald Trump pauses as he speaks to members of the media regarding the on going situation in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017 at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminister, N.J. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)   By Julie Pace associated press WASHINGTON — Why doesn’t President Donald Trump just unequivocally condemn white…

Read More

Minnesota mosque explosion ‘deeper and scarier’ than threats

August 11, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Abdul Mohamed photographs the damage outside of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. An explosion damaged a room and shattered windows as worshippers prepared for morning prayers early Saturday. (Courtney Pedroza/Star Tribune via AP)   By Jeff Baenen Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — The Dar Al-Farooq…

Read More

Chicago to file federal lawsuit over sanctuary cities threat

August 11, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)   CHICAGO — Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Chicago will continue fighting President Donald Trump’s immigration policies with a lawsuit alleging that it is illegal for the government to withhold public safety grants from so-called sanctuary cities. The federal lawsuit is expected to be filed Monday….

Read More

North Korea vows harsh retaliation against new UN sanctions

August 11, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  British Ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft, left, and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley vote during a Security Council meeting on a new sanctions resolution that would increase economic pressure on North Korea to return to negotiations on its missile program, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. (AP…

Read More

Former All-Star catcher Darren Daulton dies at 55

August 11, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Former Philadelphia Phillies catcher Darren Daulton waves to the crowd as he takes the field during the Philadelphia Phillies Alumni ceremonies before a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)   By Rob Maaddi Associated Press Darren Daulton, the All-Star catcher who was the…

Read More

Black police worry community relationships being undermined

August 4, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Perry Tarrant  (Photo: Seattle Police Department)   By Lisa Marie Pane Associated Press ATLANTA — The Trump administration’s tough talk on crime and the treatment of suspects has left Black police officers worried that efforts to repair the fraught relationship between police and minority communities could be derailed. A major Black law enforcement…

Read More

North Carolina town ‘forgotten’ as residents, jobs fall away

August 4, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  A cyclist rides past Bertie County Peanuts in Windsor, N.C., located in Bertie County. The county is home to seven of the state’s top 10 towns with the biggest percentage decline in the number of people between 2015 and 2016, according to data from the UNC Carolina Population Center. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)  …

Read More

Federal judge: Chip Fattah to blame for his financial losses

August 4, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Chip Fattah   (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)   Associated Press A federal judge has rejected claims by a former Philadelphia congressman’s son that he’s owed $3 million for alleged law enforcement leaks to reporters he claims cost him his job and have kept him from finding other work. Philly.com reports U.S. District Judge Timothy…

Read More

Recent News

Go With The-Flo

MC Lyte married Marine Corp veteran/entrepreneur John Wyche

August 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  MC Lyte  (Photo: Joe Seer / shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Congratulations to MC Lyte....

Seniors

Savvy Senior: Finding money for long-term care

August 18, 2017

Dear Savvy Senior, What resources can you refer me to for long-term care financial help? My 84-year-old...

Food And Beverage

Make-ahead breakfasts for busy school days

August 18, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  Morning Oasis Overnight Oats   Family Features When the school year rolls around, switching from...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of August 20

August 18, 2017

All Signs: Last week I discussed tomorrow’s Solar Eclipse: “The eclipse is just a New Moon that...

Health

Five things parents need to know about HPV

August 18, 2017

BPT Being a parent means looking out for your kids. When they were small it meant making...

Oasis

Why churches are unfriendly and cliquish

August 18, 2017

By  Joe McKeever From crosswalk.com “When a stranger resides with you in your land, you shall not...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff