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2:15 PM / Sunday August 18, 2019

Commentary

AlawfulTruth: The land of milk and honey, or a pot of worries?

August 16, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders There seems to be assumptions made by many Americans that immigrants land in this country to “take” their jobs, are lazy, and are criminals who are just here to cause trouble. Nothing could be further from the truth. Many want to believe this message because they would watch immigrants show up…

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A Millennial Voice: Meet Your Meat

August 16, 2019

By Danae Reid Our everyday lives have become inundated with many new trends, including some that aren’t so trendy. The emergence of the internet has encouraged people of all ages to challenge their traditional ways of life and to try new things that otherwise may have once seemed other-worldly. Some of the current crazes that…

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To Be Equal NYPD must terminate officer who used excessive force

August 9, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Gwen Carr, left, mother of chokehold victim Eric Garner, joins a “young people” rally in Federal Plaza to protest the decision by federal prosecutors not to bring civil rights charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo for the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, Wednesday July 17, 2019, in New York….

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Divine Muva Diva: The mining of our minds

August 9, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders In March 2016, after sitting through months of discussions in living rooms and planning meetings with large swaths of mostly women, I turned to my husband and told him that Donald Trump would be the next president of the United States. He looked at me in horror, told me I was…

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A Millennial Voice: Why you should journal

August 9, 2019

A guideline to understanding how you really feel By Danae Reid I fell in love with writing much before I learned to appreciate introspection. Paired together, the two have changed my life significantly. Over the years, I’ve made several attempts at being consistent with journaling, but my efforts have only recently been sustained.  Through the…

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A Millennial Voice: Exchange

August 2, 2019

By Danae Reid “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place”  – George Bernard Shaw In a sense, the word “communication” is relatively vague. I suppose that explains why most people have the misconception that it’s an easy thing to do.  I dedicated my undergraduate tenure to a major…

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Divine Muva Diva, July 28

July 26, 2019

Dear Muva, What am l to do? I have employed some young people between the ages of 25-32 in my office, and they have me pulling my hair in frustration! They run the gamut from not getting to work on time, their work clothes borders on “casual basic,” they do not appreciate any kind of…

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Commentary

AlawfulTruth: The land of milk and honey, or a pot of worries?

August 16, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders There seems to be assumptions made by many Americans that immigrants land in...

Go With The-Flo

Kerry Washington has honored with an “Artistic Achievement Award” at the Jamaican Marquee 57th Independence Black Tie Gala

August 9, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kerry Washington (Photo: Tinseltown / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, “The Rookie” actress Afton...

Entertainment

Recovery Idol: Building Self Esteem

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: On the left is Dr. Arthur Evans, former Commissioner of the City of Philadelphia Department...

Health

Poll Shows Impact of Opioid Crisis on Philadelphians and Their Neighborhoods

August 16, 2019

29% know someone killed by drug use; 41% say opioids hurt quality of life where they live...

Food And Beverage

How to create a charcuterie board for your next party

August 16, 2019

BPT Planning a party doesn’t have to be difficult. Instead of agonizing over appetizers, opt for serving...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Aug. 18

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All Signs: Just a few days left of Leo then swoosh! We’re into Virgo. This means our...

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