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8:29 AM / Saturday March 23, 2019

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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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Jussie Smollett case threatens to distract from the rising tide of hate crimes

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Chicago Police mugshot of Jussie Smollett By Marc H. Morial TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM “I’m left hanging my head and asking why. Why would anyone, especially an African-American man, use the symbolism of a noose to make false accusations? How could someone look at the hatred and suffering associated with that symbol and see an opportunity…

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The End and the Beginning

March 8, 2019

By Danae Reid In a matter of minutes, I was transmuted from protected child to a young adult in charge of her own destiny. I’d love to say that I was overwrought with only positive emotions, but in reality, graduation isn’t always the Kodak moment that it’s revered to be.  A year ago, I could…

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Divine Muva Diva, March 10

March 8, 2019

Please Note: The answers within this column are not given by a trained psychologist, so please seek medical help where needed. This column, its author, the newspaper and publisher are not responsible for the outcome or results of following any advice in any given situation. You, and only you, are completely responsible for your well-being….

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Trump’s ‘don’t kill the gays’ policy

March 6, 2019

By Mark Segal Last week, a strange announcement came from the Trump administration. A global campaign, to be led by out U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, was about to begin, and would take on countries that criminalize homosexuality. In the first media accounts (NBC News broke the story), it was reported that the campaign…

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White privilege and Black power, Ilhan Omar checks Elliott Abrams

March 2, 2019

ABOVE PHOTOS: Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and  Elliott Abrams By Julianne Malveaux TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) is a member of Congress. Let me repeat that — Ms. Omar is a member of Congress. So how dare Elliot Abrams, 45’s nominee as a Venezuelan envoy, presume to interrupt the congresswoman as she made a statement and interrogated…

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From a pole to a pearl

March 1, 2019

The first time I heard the name Cardi B, it came on the heels of some nonsense that was being reported about a reality show and her life as a hilarious stripper who said whatever she wanted. Since I had zero desire to watch said show, and even less of one to learn who this…

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To Be Equal: Blackface is a flaunting of White privilege

February 23, 2019

By Marc H. Morial TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM “Blackface isn’t just another costume. It’s a mask of privilege, the kind of unchallenged power that comes through denying the experience of others.”  – Justin Ellis As a Black student in overwhelmingly White schools in Louisiana, I faced my share of racial insults and slights. But one of the more…

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Menopause- the root of aging evil

February 15, 2019

Menopause is the devil, and aging gracefully, feels like an exercise in futility some days. Why didn’t our mommas warn us? I am going to NEED them (mommas) to stop speaking about women’s issues in code language. How was l supposed to deduce from the words “wait ‘till you get to my age and you…

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Recent News

Go With The-Flo

Paris Jackson enjoys date her boyfriend, Gabriel Glenn, hours after alleged suicide attempt

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Paris Jackson  (Photo: By Eugene Powers / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Looking like a picture...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: Underutilized palliative care services can help relieve pain

March 15, 2019

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about palliative care? My husband suffers from lung disease...

Entertainment

Pirro’s show not on Fox lineup, week after Omar comments

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