Image

1:21 PM / Tuesday December 6, 2022

Articles by Philadelphia Sun Staff

Shock and Awe in New York City

April 27, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  The Obamas in wax.   By Renée S. Gordon “Now you’re in New York! These streets will make you feel brand new,  Big lights will inspire you, Hear it for New York, New York, New York!” –Alicia Keys, Empire State of Mind Over the years I have visited New York City hundreds of…

Read More

‘Roughing’ it with Taraji

April 27, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Taraji P. Henson as Catana Starks in the new inspirational biopic, “From The Rough.”   Interview with Kam Williams Taraji P. Henson earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress opposite Brad Pitt in David Fincher’s The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.  She is a 2011 Emmy-nominee for Best Actress in a…

Read More

‘Breaking Barriers’ traces history of people of color on American TV (Part of PBS’ ‘Pioneers Of Television’ 4/29)

April 27, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Diahann Carroll and Marc Copage in the 1960’s sitcom, ‘Julia.’   By Tambay A. Obenson shadow and act.com In the upcoming fourth season of the Emmy-nominated series, “Pioneers Of Television,” PBS will explore trailblazing moments of TV history, featuring a lineup that includes an episode titled “Breaking Barriers,” which airs on Tuesday, April…

Read More

Columbus Short of “Scandal,” issues statement following wife’s filing for divorce and restraining order against him

April 27, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO: Columbus Short By Florence Anthony Chris Brown’s off/on girlfriend Karrueche Tran was among the chicsters that attended ELR project, a one-of-a-kind pop up photography gallery showcasing the 2014 Cadillac ELR Extended Range Luxury Coupe on West 34th Street in the Big Apple on April 16. Bravo’s “Blood, Sweat and Heels” star Geneva C….

Read More

Emery and the Flyers come up short in Game 3 loss to Rangers

April 27, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  It was tough night for Flyer goalie Ray Emery.  (Photo by Webster Riddick.) By Chris Murray For the Chris Murray Report and the Philadelphia Sunday Sun It wasn’t a difficult decision for Flyers head coach Craig Berube to start Ray Emery in place of an injured Steve Mason. After all, Emery had a…

Read More

Jailed Freedom

April 27, 2014

By Stephanie Montague “You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.”  –Mahatma Gandhi The title is an oxymoron. The words don’t go together like a peanut butter and salami sandwich. The title asks a good question. How can you be both jailed…

Read More

Scenes from the Praise 103.9 Inspiration and Music Conference

April 27, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Workshop panelists (from left) Issac Carree, Israel Houghton, Donald Lawrence, Erica Campbell and Warryn Campbell.  (Photo by Patricia Hawkins)   Last month Praise 103.9FM held its annual  Inspiration and Music Conference at the PA Convention Center.  The conference offered the best in Gospel performances as well as valuable information from workshops for talented…

Read More

Loudoun County, The Once and Future Virginia (part two)

April 21, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Confederate Cabins at Morven Park.   “No one was there who could bend the bow of Ulysses.” –John S. Mosby on the death of J.E.B. Stuart By Renée S. Gordon Leesburg, Loudoun’s county seat, is situated in Northern Virginia in close proximity to Harper’s Ferry, Washington, D.C., the Potomac River, Catoctin Mountain and…

Read More

Recent News

Politics

Jeffries wins historic bid to lead House Dems after Pelosi

December 2, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington Thursday, Nov. 17,...

Go With The-Flo

Trevor Noah hosted a “Black Theater Night” for the Tony-winning Best Musical “A Strange Loop”

December 2, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Trevor Noah (Shutterstock.com) By Flo Anthony On Nov. 29, Trevor Noah, host of The Daily...

Seniors

Senior Fitness: You may have more choices than you think

December 2, 2022

BPT Do you struggle with starting or maintaining a fitness routine? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. While...

Health

Do you have the winter sniffles? Five ways you can manage indoor winter allergies

December 2, 2022

BPT Do you suffer from itchy eyes, a runny nose or a scratchy throat during winter? Do...

Color Of Money

Feeling the stress of high energy bills?  New programs help lower costs

December 2, 2022

BPT  Soaring energy prices equate to rising energy bills for households nationwide. This is a burden in...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff