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8:52 AM / Saturday March 23, 2019

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

AP FACT CHECK: Trump plays down white nationalist threat

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: (shutterstock) By Hope Yen, Seth Borenstein and Calvin Woodward associated press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump appears to be oblivious to the threat of white nationalism. Following a deadly mosque shooting in New Zealand, he said white supremacy isn’t a rising danger. But data — including from his own Justice Department — point…

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Fox News hires Donna Brazile as political contributor

March 22, 2019

By Donna Brazile associated press NEW YORK — Fox News says it has hired former Democratic National Committee chief Donna Brazile as a political commentator. Brazile had been let go from a similar role at CNN in 2016 after it was revealed that she had shared material about topics that would be addressed at a…

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Black editor resigns from newspaper that urged KKK revival

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Elecia R. Dexter (insert) associated press An African-American woman who took over the helm of a small-town Alabama newspaper that recently called for the Ku Klux Klan to “ride again’’ has stepped down after a few weeks, citing interference from the newspaper’s owner. Elecia R. Dexter told The New York Times on Friday…

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Cases of the mumps at Temple University increases to 46

March 22, 2019

associated press  Health officials say there are at least 46 cases of the mumps at Temple University and three others from surrounding counties, the most cases in the city since 2010. That’s up from 16 cases reported last week. The Department of Public Health for Philadelphia said Friday it recommends anyone experiencing fever, headache, jaw…

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State Rep. Chris Rabb celebrates Phenomenal Women of The 200th awards luncheon

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Rabb and his Phenomenal Women of the 200th awardees: from left front row: Jamila Medley,  Jean Kirkley, Kathy Moore, Gloria Blount, Velma C. Fisher, Rosa Keele, Marian Aiken Garfield; from left back row: Clarice Nicholson, Denise M. Gilbert, Angela Vinson-Burton, Jene E. Martin, Ruby Zeigler, State Rep. Christopher Rabb, Catherine Hicks, a…

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Divine Muva Diva

March 22, 2019

Dear Muva: How do you keep your parents and extended family member’s opinions out of your relationship so they doesn’t negatively affect it? –Concerned Fiancé Dear Concerned Fiancé, Since the beginning of time family, parents in particular have always had opinions about who their children should date or marry because, of course, they want the…

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Women on the move: Sabrina Price-Powell of MIY Artistry LLC

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Sabrina  Price Powell (Photo courtesy: Sabrina Price-Powell) By Danae Reid On February 19,  just days before the beginning of Women’s History Month, new business owner Sabrina Price-Powell opened the doors to MIY Artistry LLC., an industrial-themed and Black-owned craft studio in downtown Glenside, Pennsylvania.; earning her a place in the ever-growing population of…

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The history behind ‘her’ story: Some of Philadelphia’s extraordinary women

March 22, 2019

womenshistorymonth.gov About Women’s History Month Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested that President Ronald Reagan proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a…

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Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) awarded $350,000 from Wells Fargo to spark diverse small business growth in Philadelphia

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: From left;  Joseph Kirk, Region Bank President, Wells Fargo; Lynne Cutler, President, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center; Stephen Briggs, Vice President, Wells Fargo; A.J. Jordan, President, Wells Fargo Foundation and Tiffany Tavarez, Vice President of Community Relations, Wells Fargo Foundation. Wells Fargo & Company recently announced Philadelphia -based WORC was awarded $350,000 in grant…

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Entertainment

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March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Jeanine Pirro ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Fox News weekend host Jeanine Pirro’s show didn’t...

Stateside

AP FACT CHECK: Trump plays down white nationalist threat

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: (shutterstock) By Hope Yen, Seth Borenstein and Calvin Woodward associated press WASHINGTON — President Donald...

Oasis

Bishop Mary Floyd Palmer makes history as the Philadelphia Council of Clergy’s first woman president during Women’s History Month

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Bishop Floyd Palmer leaving the pulpit following conclusion of Installation Ceremony at Bright Hope Baptist...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week, Mar. 24

March 22, 2019

All Signs: This week Venus moves into Pisces, Mars moves into Gemini, and Mercury stops being retrograde....

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff