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Articles by Teresa Emerson

The sold-out Tom Joyner Foundation Fantastic Voyage embarked on its 19th cruise with nonstop entertainment including Anita Baker

May 4, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Anita Baker  (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / shutterstock)   By Florence Anthony Brown Sugar, the new subscription video-on-demand service from Bounce, will be celebrating the May 26th birthday of Pam Grier, movie legend and Brown Sugar ambassador, with a section on the homepage featuring many of her classic roles, including “Coffy,” “Original Gangstas,” “Black…

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BE INSPIRED: Cry out and watch God move!

May 4, 2018

by Dianna Hobbs www.yourdailycupofinspiration.com This week, I’ve been babysitting my 5-month-old niece, Azoria, who was born on Veteran’s Day last year. When she smiles, her deep dimples and her sparkling eyes melt my heart.  The Hobbs children love babies, so their cousin Zo-Zo has them all completely wrapped around her tiny finger. They are enamored…

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A Renewed Rivalry

May 4, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Boston Celtics forward Al Horford (42) passes the ball against the defense of Philadelphia 76ers forward Robert Covington (33) and guard Marco Belinelli (18) in the second half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series, Monday, April 30, 2018, in Boston. The Celtics won 117-101. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)   While…

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Congressional Blessings

May 4, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  President Jay Broadnax of Black Clergy of Philadelphia and Vicinity endorsing Michele Lawrence for 2nd Congressional District.  (Photo: Michele for Congress)   By Denise Clay Like many of us, the Black Clergy of Philadelphia and Vicinity sat on the sidelines and waited to see who would be running for the new Congressional seats…

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SUNscopes for the week of May 6

May 4, 2018

All Signs: It’s an easy-going week. There are a few hiccups but life always has speed bumps. The good news is Mercury is out of its retrograde shadow. (Even though Mercury retrograde was over mid April, Mercury did not catch up to where it was when it first went retrograde until May 4.) This means…

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Court allows Texas to enforce discriminatory Voter ID Law for midterm elections

May 4, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kristen Clarke, President and executive director of the lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. Opponents vow to continue the fight. By Nigel Roberts NEWSONE.COM Voting rights advocates are prepared to keep battling Texas’ discriminatory voter ID law all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court if necessary. That pledge came after the 5th…

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Milwaukee-area police cleared in mentally ill man’s death

May 4, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Adam Trammell (left) is shown with his nephew in this family photo. Trammell was 22 when he died after being tased by West Milwaukee police in May. (Photo: Family photo)   By Ivan Moreno ASSOCIATED PRESS MILWAUKEE — Three Milwaukee-area police officers that repeatedly used a stun gun on a mentally ill man during a…

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Flint urges EPA to intervene in water dispute with Snyder

May 4, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Ryan Garza) ASSOCIATED PRESS FLINT, Mich. — The mayor of Flint is asking the federal government for help after Gov. Rick Snyder suspended meetings of a water advisory group. Snyder stopped the meetings two weeks ago after Mayor Karen Weaver threatened to sue over an end to free bottled…

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