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Young Africans struggle with jobs, education amid pandemic

September 10, 2021

By Farai Mutsaka and Andrew Meldrum ASSOCIATED PRESS HARARE, Zimbabwe — The future looked promising for Tinashe Mapuranga, an intern at a leading bank in Zimbabwe who appeared set to get a staff position as soon as he completed his college degree. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Amid the lockdowns, the 24-year-old was one of...

What can employers do if workers avoid COVID-19 vaccines?

September 10, 2021

ASSOCIATED PRESS They can require vaccination and fire employees who don’t comply, or take other actions such as withholding company perks or charging extra for health insurance. Businesses for months have been encouraging workers to get vaccinated, in some cases offering incentives like time off or gift cards. But more are taking a harder stance...

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Eagle Scout Keyan Parker, Jr.: Living through his positive alternatives

September 17, 2021

By Jim Brown We frequently hear stories about how too many of our young people are living life on th

Donna Richardson and Mama LaVerne: The dynamic mother and daughter duo behind Mama LaVerne’s Chicken Seasoning, Waffle and Pancake Mix

September 17, 2021

By Kharisma McIlwaine The pandemic shook all of our lives to the core in some way. During this time,

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Entertainment

Q&A: Ali gets the Ken Burns treatment in 4-part PBS film, Sept. 19-22

September 17, 2021

By Dan Gelston ASSOCIATED PRESS Considering the number of movies, documentaries and other entertainm

Warwick keeps smiling as star of new documentary “Dionne Warwick: Don’t Make Me Over”

September 15, 2021

By JAKE COYLE The first standing ovation Dionne Warwick ever received was as a 6-year-old, when her

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Go With The Flo

By Flo AnthonyBeyonce’ celebrated her 40th birthday by jetting off to Ponzo, Italy, where she and Jay-Z were seen packing on the PDA and reportedly taking in the scenic views while chilling in a hot tub on Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ megayacht, Flying Fox. The happy couple was seen holding each other close while they…

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Five ways to avoid busting your budget while back-to-school shopping

BPT There’s nothing worse for a household budget than big-ticket expenses, even when you know they’re coming. And one of the most challenging spending periods is well underway: back-to-school shopping. As back-to-school (and back-to-work) season kicks off, retailers across the U.S., from Famous Footwear to Newegg and more, are stocking stores with fresh outfits, the…

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Commentary

Commentary: The right to vote is sacred, and must be protected

September 17, 2021

By Philadelphia City Commissioner Omar Sabir Philadelphia’s elections are simple, safe, and secure, a fact that has...

Week In Review

Ex-prosecutor indicted for misconduct in Ahmaud Arbery death

September 10, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Marcus Arbery, Sr., father of Ahmaud Arbery, carries a portrait of his son in the...

Stateside

California Gov. Gavin Newsom beats back GOP-led recall

September 15, 2021

By KATHLEEN RONAYNE and MICHAEL R. BLOOD SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday...

Politics

Biden moves to declassify documents about Sept. 11 attacks

September 10, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden speaks from the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington,...

Health

Young Africans struggle with jobs, education amid pandemic

September 10, 2021

By Farai Mutsaka and Andrew Meldrum ASSOCIATED PRESS HARARE, Zimbabwe — The future looked promising for Tinashe...

Sports

A Bird Bath

September 13, 2021

In Sunday’s Battle of the Birds, The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons in all phases of...

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