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US opens COVID vaccine to little kids; shots begin this week

June 25, 2022

Above photo: A PHARMACIST REACHES FOR A VIAL OF THE MODERNA COVID-19 VACCINATION for children under five at Walgreens pharmacy Monday, June 20, 2022, in Lexington, S.C. Today marked the first day COVID-19 vaccinations were made available to children under 5 in the United States. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford) By Mike StobbeASSOCIATED PRESSNEW YORK — The...

Gridlock could delay COVID funds until fall — or longer

June 10, 2022

White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, April 26, 2022. The White House is planning for “dire” contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments this fall if Congress doesn’t approve more money for fighting COVID-19. In public comments and private...

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In Memoriam: Maury Wendell Singleton 1957-2022

July 1, 2022

Founder, National Federation of Black Veterans Network (NFBVN) Maury Wendell Singleton was born to N

Local nonprofits merge to form Greater Philadelphia Community Alliance

June 25, 2022

Above photo: PICTURED (L-R) ARE: FRANCIS CARNEY, COO OF THE GREATER PHILADELPHIA COMMUNITY ALLIANCE

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Week In Review

White supremacists are riling up thousands on social media

June 17, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: The bulletin issued by the Department of Homeland Security, outlining the current terro

Biden focuses on workers as high inflation remains a risk

June 17, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden stands with Elizabeth Shuler, president of the AFL-CIO, before he a

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The African American Museum in Philadelphia adds new event to Juneteenth program lineup

The African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP) has announced that Bobby Seale, African-American political activist and co-founder and national chairman of the Black Panther Party, will visit the museum for a live discussion to mark Juneteenth. The event, “An Evening Conservation with Bobby Seale,” will take place on June 19 at 7 p.m. at the…

Entertainment

R. Kelly sentenced to 30 years in sex trafficking case

By TOM HAYS and BOBBY CAINA CALVAN NEW YORK (AP) — R&B star R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday for using his superstardom to subject young fans — some just children — to systematic sexual abuse. The singer and songwriter, 55, was convicted of racketeering and sex trafficking last year at…

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Just the beginning

July 1, 2022

Over 150,000 people from around the country participated in the Mass Poor Peoples and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly...

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The fine print

July 1, 2022

While we do need to pay attention to Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s opinion in Dobbs v....

Education

Community College of Philadelphia to pay off $1.4 million in outstanding student account balances

June 17, 2022

Community College of Philadelphia announced that it will pay off more than $1.4 million in outstanding account...

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Americans still have financial goals, just not sure how they will reach them

June 24, 2022

BPT If you have a vision for where you’d like to be financially in the coming years...

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Takeaways: Trump’s mind ‘made up’ on fraud ahead of Jan. 6

June 17, 2022

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Sherri Shepherd’s talk show, “Sherri,” to air in place of former “The Wendy Williams Show”

June 17, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Sherri Shepherd (Photo: s_bukley / Shutterstock) By Flo Anthony After 13 seasons, “The Wendy Williams...

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