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62 Years and Counting: Alpha Kappa Alpha’s annual fundraising event supports community, local students

The Luncheon Fashion Show Committee

February 21, 2020

Photo above: The Luncheon Fashion Show Committee By Patricia Gilliam CliffordThe Omega Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) and its charitable arm, the 1926 Foundation, have consistently established and reached increasingly higher goals as a much needed positive force in Philadelphia. They have generously awarded more than $1 million in scholarships to...

Making Us Count

February 21, 2020

For cities like Philadelphia, getting the 2020 Census count right is a top priority. By Denise ClayWe’re nearing the time when Congress will consider the 2021 fiscal year federal budget. Everyone in Congress will be coming into the process armed with a list of funding priorities for their districts based on information they get from...

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Stateside

Last member of MOVE freed on parole in death of officer

February 14, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Chuck Sims Africa ASSOCIATED PRESS  PHILADELPHIA — The last jailed member of the

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful shares results of Litter cost study comprising data from nine cities across Pennsylvania

February 14, 2020

Study shows cities spend millions annually addressing litter and illegal dumping GREENSBURG, PA. –

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Week In Review

Analysis: Mississippi gov wants scrutiny of prison spending

February 14, 2020

By Emily Wagster ASSOCIATED PRESS  JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves h

School: Dolls of Black figures on tree-like racks removed

February 14, 2020

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A performing arts center at Michigan State University removed a gift sh

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Clear Your Criminal Record

February 22, 2020

Project Alpha

February 22, 2020

P4ATI 2nd Impression Clothing Program

February 29, 2020

Sports

Kobe Bryant, King,and Legacy

By Chris Murray  For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday SUN  The fallout over CBS Morning News host Gayle King’s interview with WNBA legend Lisa Leslie following the death of Kobe Bryant and rapper Snoop Dogg’s profanity-laced video response to it led to some really problematic responses on social media. It also showed…

Travel

Visit Philadelphia: Guide to Black History Month in Philadelphia 2020 (partial guide)

ABOVE PHOTO: Marsh + Mane (Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia) Celebrate Black History Month with special tours, book discussions, performances and more… visitphilly.com Black history and culture are a vital part of Philadelphia’s past, present and future. And while the city recognizes and reflects on the role that Black people played — and…

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Ask Muva

February 21, 2020

Dear Muva:I have a question from my monthly millennial girls group: How did you know you were...

Diaspora

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder Joseph Shabalala dies at 78

February 14, 2020

By Mogomotsi Magome ASSOCIATED PRESS  JOHANNESBURG  — The founder of the South African multi-Grammy-Award-winning music group Ladysmith...

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72% of U.S. pastors concerned about ‘watered-down gospel’

February 14, 2020

By Stephanie Martin  churchnews.com In a new study that kicks off its “State of the Church 2020”...

Entertainment

M’Balia Singley premieres in ‘Turn’ at the Kimmel Center

February 21, 2020

By Kharisma McIlwainePhiladelphia native M’Balia Singley is a performer that has explored various facets of the arts....

Sun Report

A victory, a caution: Takeaways from New Hampshire’s primary

February 14, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets supporters at a primary night election rally...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Feb. 16

February 14, 2020

All Signs: This week the two celestial bodies that most affect our energy are changing signs. We’re...

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