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Pennsylvania lawmaker charged with stealing from nonprofit

December 6, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell  By Mark Scolforo Associated Press  HARRISBURG — Prosecutors charged a state representative from Philadelphia on Wednesday with enriching herself by stealing money from a nonprofit organization she founded to serve the mentally ill and poor who were fighting addiction. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s office accused Rep. Movita Joh

Groundbreaking for 37 new affordable housing units takes place

December 6, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Elected officials and other dignitaries participated in the groundbreaking ceremony in North Philadelphia (Photo courtesy of PHDC) Susquehanna Square gives Philadelphians more affordable housing options Community Ventures, Grands As Parents, and the City of Philadelphia recently announced the  Susquehanna Square project. This project provides 37 units of much-needed affordable ho

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Across Capitol Hill, impeachment saga shifts

December 6, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, (D-N.Y.,) left, gives his closi

Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus lauds accreditation for Cheyney University

December 6, 2019

Members of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus released the following statements after the ann

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Alabama unveils statue of civil rights icon Rosa Parks

December 6, 2019

MONTGOMERY,  ALA. (AP) —  A new statue of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks was dedicated

Presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker announces plan to support and protect HBCUs

December 6, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Sen. Cory Booker (Photo: Shutterstock) Presidential  candidate Sen. Cory Booker re

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Local Events

West Craft Fest

December 8, 2019

Mother Bethel FREE Christmas Concert

December 15, 2019

Holiday Toy Giveaway

December 21, 2019

Entertainment

Producers’ Forum screening of ‘South Side Home Movie Project’ at Scribe Video Center on December 12

On Thursday, December 12 at 7:00 PM, Scribe Video Center, located at 3908 Lancaster Avenue, will present the Producers’ Forum screening of the “South Side Home Movie Project” — an initiative to collect, preserve, digitize, exhibit, and research home movies made by residents of Chicago’s South Side curated by Jacqueline Stewart.  Stewart is a professor…

Sports

Sources say Wheeler, Phillies, agree to five year, multimillion dollar deal

By Rob Maadi PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Right-hander Zack Wheeler and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $118 million, five-year contract, two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Both people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement, which is subject to a successful physical, had…

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A Millennial Voice: To Be the church and not in the church

December 6, 2019

Why I no longer attend church or identify as a Christian By Danae Reid The fact that...

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Companies struggle to grow profits, look ahead to 2020

December 5, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: A pair of specialists work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Corporate...

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Rabbis urge teaching of empathy to counteract religious hate

December 5, 2019

By Gary Fields ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK  — At a time when anti-Semitic incidents are on the...

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Kelly Rowland helps promote “Queen & Slim” by buying out two screenings in her hometown of Houston

December 5, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Kelly Rowland (Photo: By Featureflash / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, SAG-AFTRA has...

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SUNscopes for the week of Dec. 8

December 5, 2019

All Signs: Venus lines up with Saturn mid-week during the Full Moon in Gemini. On Friday the...

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Manage grief with grace this holiday season

December 5, 2019

Family Features Holidays are filled with traditions, but when someone you used to share those moments with...

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