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‘Star, Love, Freedom: A Concert Benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Wounded Warrior Project’

October 18, 2019

By Kharisma McIlwaine The beauty of art in all of its forms is that it offers value to all who experience it in a variety of ways. When art uses its power and those of influence to help give back to communities in need, non-profit organizations like Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Wounded Warrior Project...

Six victims at hospital following shooting in Philadelphia

October 18, 2019

ASSOCIATED PRESS Police say six people ranging in ages from 14 to 27 have been hit by gunfire in a shooting in north Philadelphia. A Philadelphia police news release says six victims were taken to Temple University Hospital after 911 calls of a shooting came in at about 5:24 p.m. Sunday. Police say four of...

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White House says next G-7 to be held at a Trump golf resort

October 18, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: This June 2, 2017 file frame from video shows the Trump National Doral in Doral, Fla. T

HBCU funding blocked by Senate Education Comittee Chair

October 18, 2019

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Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

October 18, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., raises questions during a House Financial Services Subcomm

Black bicycle deliveryman acquitted of voluntary manslaughter

October 18, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A jury says a Philadelphia bicycle deliveryman acted in self-defense when he f

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Discussion with Ben Crump

October 21, 2019

Grand opening of Soccer Space

October 24, 2019

FREE Weatherization Workshop

October 26, 2019


Two writers claim they deserve credit on Lizzo’s ‘Truth Hurts’

By Mesfin Fekadu Associated Press NEW YORK — There’s a debate about the truth behind Lizzo’s “Truth Hurts.” Lizzo’s breakthrough tune, which spent six weeks on top of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart this year, features the signature line: “I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100 percent that bitch.” The lyric originated from…


Simone Biles sets all-time medal record at gymnastics worlds

ABOVE PHOTO: Simone Biles of the United States, center and gold medal, and Jade Carey of the United States, left, and silver medal, and Elissa Downie of Great Britain, right and bronze medal, show their medals during the ward ceremony for the vault exercise in the women’s apparatus finals at the Gymnastics World Championships in…

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by Mikaela Mathews contributor  President Donald Trump appealed to Christian leaders this weekend at the Values...

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The Apollo Theater has added additional casting for the encore production of staged adaptation of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me”

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ABOVE PHOTO: Ta-Nehisi Coates By Florence Anthony On October 7, the New York Women’s Foundation (The Foundation)...

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