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Beyoncé drops new songs ‘Texas Hold ‘Em’ and ’16 Carriages.’ New music ‘Act II’ will arrive in March

February 12, 2024

By Maria Sherman LOS ANGELES (AP) — Beyoncé is back with two new country tracks — “Texas Hold ‘Em” and “16 Carriages.” After a Verizon commercial starring Beyoncé aired during the Super Bowl ended with the superstar saying “They ready, drop the new music,” the question became — was she serious? Later, a cryptic Instagram video with country iconography…

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Educational Nominating Panel Appointed by Mayor Cherelle L. Parker Holds First Meeting, SUN publisher Catherine Hicks selected as appointee

February 1, 2024

SUN publisher Catherine Hicks is one of 13 appointees serving on nominations panel PHILADELPHIA –  In a public meeting today, the Educational Nominating Panel appointed by Mayor Cherelle L. Parker held its first public meeting to begin the process of soliciting applications for the Board of Education, establish rules of procedure, elect officers of the panel, and undergo required…

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An auction of Nelson Mandela’s possessions is suspended as South Africa fights to keep them

January 31, 2024

BY MOGOMOTSI MAGOMEJ JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The planned auction of dozens of artifacts belonging to Nelson Mandela has been suspended pending a court application to completely halt it, the body that protects South Africa’s cultural heritage said Tuesday. The online auction had been scheduled by New York-based Guernsey’s auction house on Feb. 24, in conjunction with Dr Makaziwe…

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Memorial Service for Charisse McGill

January 25, 2024

Memorial Service for Charisse McGill will be held on Friday January, 26th 2024 at 11:00 AM Location: Chapel of Saint Joseph’s University, 2525 Cardinal Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Charisse McGill Legacy Empowerment Fund – Givebutter.com/DZG832 The memorial will be streamed on the Saint Joseph’s University…

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NAACP Mourns the Loss of Civil Rights Defender Dexter Scott King

January 23, 2024

WASHINGTON — NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson released the following statement mourning the passing of Dexter Scott King: “The NAACP mourns alongside the King family and the larger civil rights community as we grapple with the loss of the endearing Dexter Scott King. Dexter dedicated his life to shepherding his father’s profound legacy, and through…

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