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7:47 AM / Saturday July 4, 2020

Commentary

The Cultural Coach: How come Black people get to have their own groups?

July 3, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: (Photo by Bill Z. Foster) Dear Cultural Coach: My comments may sound racist on the surface, but I am trusting that you are as open-minded as your writing. I have been wondering why having all African American clubs or associations is not racist but having something all White is. Actually, my question is…

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Alawfultruth: Being Black in private and public education

July 3, 2020

On May 25, the world watched in horror as the life was squeezed from the body of George Floyd in Minneapolis by  former police officer Derek Chauvin, who has since been charged with his murder. While no one knew who Floyd was before that fateful day, his death sparked a movement of rage that has…

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cj speaks… Accolades to the parents/guardians, students and teachers

June 25, 2020

As we continue to process the many changes happening in and around our lives right now, know that his and her stories —herstory and history — are taking place, right here and right now! Parents/guardians, students and teachers continue the fight of educating and being educated!  Today is the “now” to start taking a stand…

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SUN Spotlight: Oshunbumi Fernandez-West

June 25, 2020

By Afea Tucker This week we’re shining a light on Oshunbumi Fernandez-West in honor of the recent 45th Odunde Festival celebration.  Fernandez-West connected with the Philadelphia Sunday SUN for a special one-on-one Facebook conversation to discuss how she’s managed to stay motivated during these challenging COVID-19 days, and about how she pivoted from  canceling  the …

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The voices of the unheard: The generation that will breathe

June 25, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Last week’s Divine 9 United march in front of City Hall. (Photo: Bill Z. Foster) By Kayla Taylor ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.  You’ve seen them on the news and your social media is filled with hashtags; #GeorgeFloyd #NoJusticeNoPeace #BlackLivesMatter, and it’s safe to say this generation would rather go voiceless than be unheard. The…

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Alawfultruth: Achievement against all odds

June 19, 2020

Imari Hearst is an example of who our ancestors dreamed of as they toiled, bled, and died for better living conditions in America. Those ancestors knew something, despite the constant messaging to the contrary — we are a brilliant people. This young lady created history at MaST Community Charter School in Philadelphia by graduating from…

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cj speaks… FIGHT FOR OUR RIGHT TO BE BLACK IN AMERICA TODAY!

June 11, 2020

As a black woman, living in the society today, I am expected to be at my best, do my best, give my all, and be my everything.  But then I have a colonizer who overlooks me to say, “that’s not your best”, “you didn’t do your all”, “you can be better”, “this ain’t right”, “that’s…

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Commentary

The Cultural Coach: How come Black people get to have their own groups?

July 3, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: (Photo by Bill Z. Foster) Dear Cultural Coach: My comments may sound racist on the...

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