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The Underground Railroad Museum at the Belmont Mansion teaches relevant lessons on race and more

September 11, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO:  Belmont Mansion By Kiarra Solomon @by_kiarra The Belmont Mansion is not just beautiful, it’s also rich in history. In 1986, despite its rich history, the Belmont Mansion found it’s way from the the City’s demolition list. That’s when the American Women’s Heritage society, under the leadership of Audrey Johnson-Thornton, raised over $3million to…

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Cooking Up Couture raise more than $3000 for Philabundance

September 5, 2015

By Kiarra Solomon @by_kiarra Gourmet food and designer clothes combined to raise more than $3,000 for Philabundance’s Community Kitchen Program during the third annual Cooking Up Couture event held at Front & Palmer ballroom in Northern Liberties. Cooking Up Couture, the brainchild of Philly Gives founder Katie Everett and Dawane Cromwell, founder of Embacy Entertainment,…

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Baltic Bounty, Estonia and Latvia (Part I)

August 21, 2015

Smooth Traveler by Renée S. Gordon “I say to you: sing! Sing when it goes well for you. But most of all, sing when you must overcome outrage. Sing into the eyes of him who slanders you. Chant out your victory.” – Imants Ziedonis The Baltic Sea is located in Europe and touches the coasts of…

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The Julian Bond I remember and pay homage to

August 21, 2015

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson I can’t tell you how many times I sparred with former NAACP Chairman Julian Bond on TV shows and in print during the years he headed the NAACP over the organization’s policies and direction. No matter how fierce our debate, I was always struck by the dignity and passion that Bond…

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Longtime civil rights activist Julian Bond dead at 75

August 21, 2015

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Julian Bond, a Civil Rights titan and longtime leader of the NAACP, died Saturday night in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. He was 75. A public face of activism for civil rights throughout his life, Bond led the Southern Poverty Law Center and was the first African American nominated for vice president of the…

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Celebrating the Life of Horace Julian Bond

August 21, 2015

1940 – 2015 FROM HIS FAMILY Pam Horowitz, sons, Horace Mann Bond II, Jeffrey and Michael; daughters, Phyllis Jane Bond McMillan and Julia Louise Bond; sister, Jane; brother, James; and his eight grandchildren. We realize that many people loved and admired Julian. We understand that at this time of great loss for our family, that…

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Longtime Ohio Congressman Louis Stokes dies at 90

August 21, 2015

By Mark Gillispie Associated Press CLEVELAND — Former U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes, a 15-term congressman from Ohio who took on tough assignments looking into assassinations and scandals, has died at the age of 90, his family said Wednesday. He died peacefully at home Tuesday with his wife, Jay, at his side, a month after he…

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Chris Bosh Will Reportedly Guest Star in a Pair of Shows Set in Miami

August 21, 2015

By Florence Anthony With the U.S. Open scheduled to get under way at the end of the month, tennis superstar sisters Venus and Serena Williams have quietly sold their spacious loft apartment in New York City’s garment district for just under $2.1 million. According to “Variety,” the four-time gold medal winning siblings paid $1.335 million…

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Corey Hawkins brings Dr. Dre to life in Straight Outta Compton

August 21, 2015

Interview with Kam Williams Born in Washington, DC on October 22, 1988, Corey Hawkins studied acting at Juilliard before making his big screen debut in 2012 opposite Bow Wow in Allegiance. The next year, he appeared in Iron Man 3 with Robert Downey, Jr., and in Non-Stop with Liam Neeson the year after that. Here,…

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