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At Your fingertips: Comprehensive Guide of Candidates for Office

May 21, 2019

Official Listings from City Commissioner Office Judge of the Superior Court – Democratic Statewide (Vote for not more than 2) [1] Beth Tarasi [2] Daniel D McCaffery [3] Amanda Green-Hawkins Judge of the Superior Court – Republican Statewide (Vote for not more than 2) [101] Rebecca Warren [102] Megan McCarthy King [103] Christylee Peck Judge...

Making literacy cool, giving youth in shelters access to books

May 18, 2019

Make Literacy Dope Author’s Brunch By Monica Peters Not too much is heard about advocacy for literacy and access to books for youth living in homeless shelters.  However, the Make Literacy Dope Author’s Brunch is changing that. On Sunday, May 19, at the Wyncote House, Philadelphia authors and taste makers will come together to shed...

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Week In Review

Run, Hide, Fight’ mindset making way into US schools

May 17, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Teacher Astrid Barrios, center, listens as Milford police detective Carlos Sousa, left,

Police: five shot, wounded in Philadelphia ambush by three teens

May 17, 2019

ASSOCIATED PRESS Authorities say five men were shot and wounded, one critically, after being ambushe

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Activist who was first Black woman mayor in Mississippi dies

May 17, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: This July 25, 2006 file photograph shows Unita Blackwell, who was the first elected Bla

Alabama governor invokes God in banning nearly all abortions

May 17, 2019

Rep. Merika Coleman speaks during a rally against a ban on nearly all abortions outside of the Alaba

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Divine Muva Diva, May 19

Dear Muva: How do you learn to love and relinquish control in building a romantic relationship, when you have been raised to be strong and independent, and you did not grow up watching a healthy marriage? Signed, “too strong for my own good” Dear “too strong for my own good,” Your question is such a…


Peggy Lipton, ‘Mod Squad’ and ‘Twin Peaks’ star, dies at 72

ABOVE PHOTO: Peggy Lipton and daughter Rashida Jones at the 35th Annual Gracie Awards Gala, Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, CA May 2010. (Photo: Shutterstock) ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES  — Peggy Lipton, a star of the groundbreaking late 1960s TV show “The Mod Squad” and the 1990s show “Twin Peaks,” died of cancer last Saturday. She…

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Michael ‘Prince’ Jackson graduated with honors from Loyola Marymount University

May 17, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Prince Jackson  (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony On May 10, it was...


Savvy Senior: Adaptive gardening: Tips and tools for older gardeners

May 17, 2019

Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some good tools and tips for senior gardeners? My 77-year-old mother...

Color Of Money

Former Mayor John Street files lawsuit to stop Mayor Kenney’s real estate assessment increases

May 17, 2019

Calls residential real estate assessments ‘taxation without representation’ Former Mayor John F. Street recently announced the filing...


What’s Next? Now that a lucky bounce has sent the Philadelphia 76ers home for the summer, the real work is about to begin

May 17, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard, center, reacts with teammates after making the game-winning shot as...


Mother Bethel AME Mass Choir presents spring concert “Musical Moments”

May 17, 2019

All are welcome to share in what promises to be a spirit-filled, harmonic journey.   The Mother Bethel...


SUNscopes for the week of May 19

May 17, 2019

All Signs: The Sun goes through all 12 signs in a year, which means it is in...

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