5:41 AM / Monday July 22, 2019


Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office finds application of Pennsylvania’s death penalty unconstitutional

July 19, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – After filing its response in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the District Attorney’s Office (DAO) joined with state lawmakers, faith leaders, and justice advocates to announce that the death penalty as applied is unconstitutional in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  Following a December 2018 order by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the DAO conducted a...

Philadelphia moves to fire 13 officers over Facebook posts

July 19, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Police Department is suspending 13 police officers with an intent to fire them following an investigation into offensive and sometimes threatening Facebook posts. Seventy-two officers had been placed on administrative leave in June. The action came after a nonprofit group published the results of a two-year review of personal Facebook...

Movie Trailers

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer

Toy Story 4

Men in Black – International

View All Movies

Week In Review

Police officer in ‘I can’t breathe’ death won’t be charged

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Gwen Carr, mother of chokehold victim Eric Garner, speaks outside the U.S. Attorney’s

Man arrested in slaying of 75-year-old community activist

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Sadie Roberts-Joseph By Chevel Johnson and Rebecca Santana ASSOCIATED PRESS The suspect

More Week In Review


AP Was There: Man walks on the moon

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: This is the official crew portrait of the Apollo 11 astronauts. Pictured from left to r

The Black Women of NASA — Celebrating their early contributions to the space race

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: NASA’s Independent Verification and Validation Facility, originally founded in 1993 t

More Stateside

Local Events

Safety in the Church

August 10, 2019

Beech “Jazz on the Ave”

August 17, 2019

Food And Beverage

Refresh your summer with delicious, healthy mocktails

ABOVE PHOTO: Tropical Chiquita Banana Colada Shake with Coconut Water BPT There’s nothing better on a hot summer day than kicking back and relaxing with a cold, tasty and refreshing beverage – and there are so many great options to choose from. But why not add a little excitement to your summer by choosing something…


The Wildwoods host 27th Annual Co-Ed Beach Ultimate Frisbee Tournament, July 27 and 28

The Wildwoods, NJ – The 27th Annual Co-Ed Beach Ultimate Frisbee Tournament, the largest co-ed beach Frisbee tournament in the world, returns to the Wildwoods’ FREE white sand beaches on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28. The Wildwood Beach Ultimate (W2BU) Frisbee Tournament, which draws over 400 teams from around the world, began in…

Recent News


Alawfultruth: What your “tribe” says about you

July 19, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders We all seek people in our lives who will like us beyond what...

Go With The-Flo

R. Kelly girlfriends deny reports that federal authorities evicted them from Kelly’s Trump Tower Chicago home

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: R. Kelly (Photo: shutterstock) By Florence Anthony At press time, the latest R. Kelly news...


Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

July 19, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Pernell Whitaker By Tim Dahlberg ASSOCIATED PRESS Pernell Whitaker, an Olympic gold medalist and four-division...


Phillies Ryan Howard Retirement Ceremony

July 19, 2019

Last weekend former Phillies MVP and 2008 World Series Champion Ryan Howard retired, finishing a 13-year career...


Russell M. Nelson, President of the Mormon Church, to Speak at the NAACP Convention in Detroit

July 19, 2019

Taking another step toward solidifying the growing partnership between the LDS Church and the NAACP, the nation’s...


SUNscopes for the week of July 21

July 19, 2019

All Signs: The movement of the Sun through the 12 signs each year is important. The energy...

Most Popular

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff