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Tracy Morgan is showing signs of improvement and condition is fair

June 20, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO: Tracy Morgan By Florence Anthony Word is Tracy Morgan is reportedly showing signs of improvement, so much so that doctors upgraded his condition to fair. He’s remained hospitalized while recovering from several broken bones……the worst of which is a fractured femur. A rep for Morgan says not only is his health improving, but….”His…

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Comedian Tracy Morgan ‘more responsive’ after surgery

June 14, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Tracy Morgan  (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File) By Bruce Shipkowski Associated Press      TRENTON, N.J. — Tracy Morgan was recovering Sunday, but was expected to remain hospitalized for several weeks after having surgery on a broken leg suffered in a deadly chain-reaction crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that left two others…

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Requiem for a Trailblazer

June 14, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Historical photos featuring a glimpse of the life of columnist Chuck Stone on display at last week’s PABJ memorial at Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church.  (Photo by Denise Clay)   Chuck Stone was remembered for the journalistic trail he blazed and the lives he touched at a memorial service on Saturday. By Denise Clay…

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Senate Republicans block student loan bill

June 14, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  President Barack Obama   By Erica Werner Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates, a pre-ordained outcome that gave Democrats a fresh election-year talking point against the GOP. The 56-38 vote fell short of the 60 that would have…

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My response to series of attacks; ENOUGH ALREADY!

June 14, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  J. Whyatt Mondesire By J. Whyatt Mondesire For the past several weeks, Axis Philly, a renegade blog that specializes in character assassination, has been working in concert with my enemies to attack my leadership of the NAACP. The aim of Axis Philly during this time has been in total accord with these scurrilous…

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Duo arrested in connection with heroin brought to Barry Elementary School

June 14, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Marie Hunter and Christopher White   On Tuesday, June 10, 2014, at approximately 12:00 PM, Officers responded to the Barry Elementary School located at 5900 Race Street for a report of narcotics in a classroom. Upon their arrival at the school, Officers were notified by the complainant’s teacher that the complainant (6-year-old female student) was…

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City Council Committee approves new living wage standard

June 14, 2014

Philadelphia City Council’s Committee on Commerce & Economic Development has approved Councilman W. Wilson Goode, Jr.’s New Living Wage Standard Bill, permanently raising the city’s minimum wage standard in January. The new standard requires that the employer shall pay each employee an hourly wage equal to at least the higher of: (a)150 percent of the…

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The wrong $25 million?

June 14, 2014

ABOVE PHOTOS:  David Koch  (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File) and William Koch  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)   Has the United Negro College Fund made a proverbial ‘deal with the devil’ accepting the Koch brothers’ hefty endowment? By Scott Jaschik inside higher ed The United Negro College Fund [UNCF], the primary fund-raising organization for private, historically black colleges,…

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