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NAACP’s ‘COVID. KNOW MORE’ research shows that African Americans must stay vigilant and informed

July 23, 2021

BALTIMORE  —  The numbers are indisputable: Over the past year, the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked deadly havoc upon Black communities nationwide and has touched lives close enough that most African Americans know personally of someone who has succumbed to it or are otherwise connected to someone who has.  The most recent proprietary research commissioned by...

Philadelphia now strongly recommending that everyone mask while indoors

July 22, 2021

City of Philadelphia–Countries around the globe, and states throughout the United States, are seeing the number of people infected with COVID rise as the Delta variant spreads. Even here in Philadelphia, we’re seeing more people test positive.  Because of the rapid increase in cases here and around the country, and because we are seeing hospitalizations rise among children in

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PHA hosts citywide Job Fair and Community Day

July 23, 2021

The Philadelphia Housing Authority is hosting a citywide Job Fair and Community Day from 10a.m. to 2

City announces reopening plans for Martin Luther King Drive

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: MLK Drive (Photo/flickr.com) PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – The City has announced that Martin L

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SUBURBAN NEWS: Bucks commits $1.2 million to housing aid for flood-displaced residents

July 23, 2021

The Bucks County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday approved $1.2 million in funding from federal C

SUBURBAN NEWS: Scanlon announces $7.9 million in funding for Delaware County Intermediate Unit Head Start program

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon  ( Photo/ U. S. House) CHESTER, Pa. –  Last Thursday,

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Sports

Smith, Carlos, Berry demand change in Olympic protest rule

ABOVE PHOTO: Gwendolyn Berry her Activist Athlete T-Shirt over her head during the metal ceremony after the finals of the women’s hammer throw at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Saturday, June 26, 2021, in Eugene, Ore. Berry finished third. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) By Eddie Pells associated press TOKYO — Tommie Smith, John Carlos…

Entertainment

‘Space Jam’ dunks on ‘Black Widow’ to take box office No. 1

ABOVE PHOTO: Lebron James in a scene from “Space Jam: A New Legacy.” (Warner Bros. Entertainment via AP) By Lindsey Bahr ASSOCIATED PRESS “Black Widow” ceded its No. 1 spot to an unlikely foe in its second week in theaters: The Tune Squad. LeBron James, Bugs Bunny and the rest of the stars of Warner…

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Derek Fisher and former VH1 “Basketball Wives” cast member Gloria Govan got married

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Derrick Fisher and Gloria Govan  (Photos: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Farewell to...

Politics

EXPLAINER: Why are Texas Democrats camped out in Washington?

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Texas State Rep. Senfronia Thompson, dean of the Texas House of Representatives, speaks as Democratic...

Diaspora

French president honors US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron, left, awards Reverend Jesse Jackson with the Legion d’Honneur (Officer of...

Stateside

Pennsylvania’s overdose deaths rose in 2020, US agency says

July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A protester holds signs in support of a supervised injection sites in Philadelphia. On Tuesday,...

Food And Beverage

What’s Cookin’? Romaine Lettuce Tacos

July 23, 2021

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NAACP’s ‘COVID. KNOW MORE’ research shows that African Americans must stay vigilant and informed

July 23, 2021

BALTIMORE  —  The numbers are indisputable: Over the past year, the coronavirus pandemic has wreaked deadly havoc...

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