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Will Philadelphia Eagles rookie Nelson Agholor continue to impress?

August 21, 2015

ABOVE PHOTO: Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor (17) Sunday, August 16, 2015 Philadelphia; The Eagles defeated the Colts 36-10. By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun Although he has yet to play a regular season game in the National Football League , Philadelphia Eagles rookie wide receiver Nelson Agholor…

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Ruling to allow college athletes to unionize is thrown out

August 21, 2015

By Michael Tarm (Associated Press) CHICAGO — The National Labor Relations Board on Monday threw out a historic ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the go-ahead to form the nation’s first college athletes’ union, saying the prospect of union and nonunion teams could throw off the competitive balance in college football. The decision dismissed…

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White officer ends testimony in Black man’s shooting death

August 21, 2015

PHOTOS: AP By Tom Foreman Jr. (Associated Press) CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — As prosecutors attempted to discredit him, a white Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer completed nearly six hours of testimony Friday, recounting the events of the night he shot and killed an unarmed black man nearly two years ago. Prosecutor Teresa Postell asked why Randall Kerrick turned…

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Guest Commentary: Where is the Black leadership?

August 21, 2015

By Rahim Islam Over the past two years, I’ve met with hundreds of Black men and women in a number of cities, whom are designated, appointed, elected, or by doing the work of our community can/should be considered as our leaders.  It’s obvious, based on what many do on a daily basis, they have a…

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Divas Simply Singing! concert to be held Aug. 22 at the DELL

August 21, 2015

The longest running HIV/AIDS benefit concert in the nation, “Divas Simply Singing”, will be held at Dell Music Center, Saturday, Aug. 22, 7:00PM. The event will include soul-stirring performances by some of the most talented women in entertainment, including:  Faith Evans, Melba Moore, Angela Winbush, Meli’sa Morgan, Monifah,  Candace Benson, Alyson Williams, Philly’s own Carol…

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The World Meeting of Families is about more than just the Pope’s visit

August 21, 2015

By Kiarra Solomon –  @By_Kiarra Everyone has been talking about the highly anticipated (or dreaded, depending on who you talk to) visit from Pope Francis. Unfortunately, there hasn’t been a lot of information shared about the entire reason for his visit, the World Meeting of Families, or the activities which will occur during the meeting….

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Ballin For Peace teaches to have a ball without drugs, alcohol or violence

August 13, 2015

By Kiarra Solomon @by_kiarra Quenton Bowman Sr. is extremely passionate about the work he does through Ballin For Peace in Nicetown community. “We’re trying to impact the lives of these young people”, Bowman said. “At the end of the day its about them.” Ballin For Peace started in Los Angeles by Kenneth and Ryan Hicks…

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