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11:01 AM / Monday September 28, 2020

Commentary

The Cultural Coach: Elders Have Something to Teach Us

September 25, 2020

By Linda S. Wallace Dear Cultural Coach: Senior citizens contribute to our society by volunteering, mentoring youth, caring for or raising grandchildren and holding full-time or part-time jobs. So why is it when we see them on TV, in films, or in the news they always seem to be sitting around in senior citizens’ centers…

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A Millennial Voice: To Duo with Love

September 25, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Sheed (pictured left) and Moses (Photos courtesy Moses and Sheed) By Danaé Reid Earlier this year, I was fortunate enough to speak with the popular Philly collective group, HBC, who is  back again with a new project!  Two of the group’s members, Moses and Sheed, teamed up on their first joint album, and…

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The Cultural Coach: Why diversity is everybody’s business

September 17, 2020

By Linda S. Wallace  Dear Cultural Coach: Why aren’t you more concerned about giving our youths the correct tools to succeed in a global market? Encouraging students  to constantly speak “hip-hop” vocabulary will only hold them back. It’s not like past generations where the youths had a few words or phrases used among themselves; this…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… At Times Wondering, Where Am I Living?

September 16, 2020

By cj Waking up, day after day to news that breaks hearts and causes tears to fall from eyes that are weary, not knowing what may happen next.  The minds that are overwhelmed with what is going on all around them in their environment.  The very same environment that you sleep in today, you may…

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Equity/Equality — Serious?

September 16, 2020

By George Burrell Systemic and institutional racism and its associated privileges are cancers that kill Blacks across the economic spectrum and provide advantages, which are monetized by privileged beneficiaries.  At this American tipping point, the character, courage and inclusive response of Philadelphia’s Black and white leaders will be recorded and judged by history. A damning…

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The Cultural Coach: The correct way to argue with a teacher about race

September 10, 2020

By Linda S. Wallace Dear Cultural Coach:  I have a white professor in graduate school who attempts to incorporate “diversity” instruction into his subjects. He starts each and every class emphasizing that all of the non-minority students view race alike, that we’re all inherently racist and that we all perceive “others” (his word) as inferior….

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A Millennial Voice: Bona Fide Giving

September 10, 2020

By Danaé Reid In these unprecedented times, community is what we need now more than ever. When something as grandiose as a pandemic happens, it’s so easy for us to go into survival mode, thus forgetting those communities of people that are more vulnerable, i.e. the underprivileged /homeless populations. Because of this, it’s important that…

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cj speaks… HAPPINESS

September 3, 2020

Throughout my life, happiness is something that I always felt the need to be in search of, or was it something that my parents talked about because they were in search of this thing called happiness. As my life progressed, I began to realize that happiness is not something you talk about, for it is…

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The King and his Legacy

September 3, 2020

Like most of you, I was in total shock when I learned of the death of actor Chadwick Boseman, who succumbed to colon cancer at the age of 43, on Friday, August 29. His meteoric star was on the rise with his lead roles portraying American icons such as Jackie Robinson, James Brown and Thurgood…

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A Millennial Voice: Back to School with a twist of COVID

August 28, 2020

By Danaé Reid When Jameela Harris embarked on her teaching career, she never imagined that something like a relentless  pandemic would completely alter the traditional classroom that made her fall in love with the idea of teaching in the first place. Harris, a 24-year-old 4th grade mathematics teacher at Warner Elementary in Wilmington, Delaware is…

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff