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9:32 AM / Monday December 6, 2021

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Violence in Philly

December 2, 2021

As I rise this day, I rise with a very heavy heart.  When I turn on the news and see more disparity in Philly, I ask myself, ‘What are we doing?’  Each day of the week and every weekend, the violence in the city has become like the O.K. Corral, where people are just going…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Seasonal celebration thoughts

November 19, 2021

We are about to embark upon many seasonal celebrations: what are your plans this year?  Are you going to go all out and purchase the best pie that you can find, or look for the tastiest turkey the store has to offer?   There are some major challenges regarding shopping this year. Store shelves are…

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A Millennial Voice: No Holiday Ham

November 19, 2021

By Danaé Reid New and innovative dietary changes have affected the world over the past 20 years in such unique ways that the holiday season tends to become a frenzy for more reasons than one. When I first began my vegetarian journey in July 2017, I knew what I was giving up, but I didn’t…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Life is too short!

November 5, 2021

You know that relative you have in your life who has chosen not to speak to you or have any kind of any interactions with you?  It may be over something that one may not even remember, let alone be serious enough to cause people to go their separate ways.    It could be your…

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A Millennial Voice: Falling back to move forward

November 5, 2021

By Danaé Reid The core of autumn is among us, and the feelings that consume me during this time are ever-present and thick. The Autumn Equinox is an interesting time for me because it feels so isolated in the sense that it’s the most intimate and reassuring season we have. During the months of September…

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Guest Editorial: Chappelle is transphobic, and he also degrades our history

November 4, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: People protest outside the Netflix building on Vine Street in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. Critics and supporters of Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special and its anti-transgender comments gathered outside the company’s offices Wednesday. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) By Mark Segal Publisher, Philadelphia Gay News The more I listen to the…

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EXPLAINER: Just what are ‘The Facebook Papers,’ anyway?

October 29, 2021

ASSOCIATED PRESS  The Facebook Papers project represents a unique collaboration among 17 American news organizations, including The Associated Press. Journalists from a variety of newsrooms, large and small, worked together to gain access to thousands of pages of internal company documents obtained by Frances Haugen, the former Facebook product manager-turned-whistleblower. A separate consortium of European…

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My boss, my brother, my friend

October 21, 2021

By Teresa A. Emerson All I wanted to do after work was go home, cook, cool off and relax. But my husband, Steve, wanted me to go with him to meet with an acquaintance at Ms. Tootsie’s restaurant to discuss some business venture.  When we got to the restaurant, he said for us to wait…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Wrong place at the wrong time

October 21, 2021

When I was growing up, my mother used to share a famous slogan with me.  As a young teen and a young adult,  I became mischievous in my thoughts and actions, even though GOD was the center of my life.  She would say to me, “Don’t get caught at the wrong place, at the wrong…

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A Millennial Voice: EveryPlate or no plate?

October 21, 2021

By Danaé Reid Food services like Hello Fresh, Blue Apron, and EveryPlate have stormed the nation due to the ease that it creates around meal prepping, cooking, and grocery shopping in general. I’d been hearing about the services for years. Curious to know how efficient they could really be and desperate to find a means…

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Wolf adds to mounting veto tally, kills permitless gun bill

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December 3, 2021

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Supreme Court set to take up all-or-nothing abortion fight

December 3, 2021

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Playoffs? What Do You Mean, Playoffs?

December 3, 2021

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