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The C.A.L.M. Society’s 5th Annual White Soiree’: Supporting a purpose driven mission that yields results

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: C.A.L.M. Members (from left to right) Cakky Evans, Andrea Lawful Sanders, Stacy Deshield, Winette Scott, Sophia Saunders, M.C. for the event Loraine Ballard Morrill, Traci Simmons, Rosalyn Smith, Lisa Jacobs-Smith and Chiquilla Holt. On Saturday, July 27 at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, members of the C.A.L.M. Society (Committed Advocates Leading Many) welcomed attendees...

Back-to-School Bootcamp and pep rally for youth and families

August 16, 2019

The Urban Media Literacy Organization and True Way Youth Empowerment Foundation have joined forces to host the Back-to-School Bootcamp for youth and families on Friday, August 30, 2019, between 5:30 and 9:30 p.m. The event will be hosted by the Cobbs Creek Recreation Center, located at 280 Cobbs Creek Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19139. The objective...

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Week In Review

Shootout at Tioga : Six police shot in standoff that ‘could have been far worse’

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Six police officers were been shot after a suspect opened fire in Philadelphia on Wedne

Governor Wolf statement on police officers shot in standoff in Philadelphia

August 16, 2019

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement regarding the shooting and ong

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A National Crisis: Surging hate crimes and White supremacists

August 16, 2019

By Charlene Crowell TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM A Saturday morning shooting rampage in El Paso, Texas on Augu

The historic Chicago Defender among iconic Black media organizations scaling back, others possibly closing

August 9, 2019

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press  It has been a rough time for

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Local Events

Legends of Hip-Hop and R&B

August 24, 2019

Back-To-School Bootcamp

August 30, 2019


Simone Biles soars to 6th US gymnastics title

ABOVE PHOTO: All-around winner Simone Biles, center, stands on the podium with second place finisher Sunisa Lee, left, and third place finisher Grace McCallum after the senior women’s competition at the 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) By Will Graves associated press KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The…


What you need to do before traveling abroad

BPT Planning a trip abroad? That’s exciting! But you have lots to do and less time than you think to get it done. What do you need to accomplish before leaving? Here’s a handy checklist to help you get your ducks in a row. Passport If you have a current passport, check the expiration date….

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AlawfulTruth: The land of milk and honey, or a pot of worries?

August 16, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders There seems to be assumptions made by many Americans that immigrants land in...

Go With The-Flo

Kerry Washington has honored with an “Artistic Achievement Award” at the Jamaican Marquee 57th Independence Black Tie Gala

August 9, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kerry Washington (Photo: Tinseltown / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, “The Rookie” actress Afton...


Recovery Idol: Building Self Esteem

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: On the left is Dr. Arthur Evans, former Commissioner of the City of Philadelphia Department...


Poll Shows Impact of Opioid Crisis on Philadelphians and Their Neighborhoods

August 16, 2019

29% know someone killed by drug use; 41% say opioids hurt quality of life where they live...

Food And Beverage

How to create a charcuterie board for your next party

August 16, 2019

BPT Planning a party doesn’t have to be difficult. Instead of agonizing over appetizers, opt for serving...


SUNscopes for the week of Aug. 18

August 16, 2019

All Signs: Just a few days left of Leo then swoosh! We’re into Virgo. This means our...

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