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7:13 PM / Tuesday September 21, 2021

Commentary

The right to vote is sacred, and must be protected

September 20, 2021

By Philadelphia City Commissioner Omar Sabir Philadelphia’s elections are simple, safe, and secure, a fact that has been proven and confirmed by every credible measure. As elected officials, it is our sworn duty to protect the institutions of our democracy and ensure the American people and, in this instance, American voters, are adequately served by those…

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Commentary: The right to vote is sacred, and must be protected

September 17, 2021

By Philadelphia City Commissioner Omar Sabir Philadelphia’s elections are simple, safe, and secure, a fact that has been proven and confirmed by every credible measure. As elected officials, it is our sworn duty to protect the institutions of our democracy and ensure the American people and, in this instance, American voters, are adequately served by…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Last Weekend of Summer

September 10, 2021

By cj The school bell is ringing and children are going back to school, be it elementary, high school or college, or better yet, you are enhancing your own life by going back to get more credits to obtain that degree.   As I sat at the beach recently, observing all of us getting it…

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A Millennial Voice: 20 years since 9/11

September 10, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: New York City firefighters and journalists stand near the area known as Ground Zero after the collapse of the Twin Towers September 11, 2001 in New York City. Twenty years ago, I was 5 years old and in kindergarten. I remember that I wasn’t hugely fond of math, but I enjoyed spelling and…

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Afghanistan is a disaster (But America isn’t looking too great either)

September 10, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Hundreds of people gather near an evacuation control checkpoint during ongoing evacuations at Hamid Karzai International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021. The Taliban wrested back control of Afghanistan nearly 20 years after they were ousted in a U.S.-led invasion following the 9/11 attacks. Their return to power has pushed many…

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Twenty Years Gone…

September 10, 2021

By Denise Clay-Murray Almost from the moment they happened, the September 11 terrorist attacks served as a muse — both good and bad — for artists looking for a way to express their sadness, anger and fear over what happened. Two new multi-part documentaries — one on Netflix, the other on HBO — take a…

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A Millennial Voice: Year three teacher Jameela Harris

August 27, 2021

By Danaé Reid The impending school year is fast approaching, and as we reach not a second, but a third school year that has been threatened by COVID-19, a lot of people are worried about how the students, teachers, and faculty will navigate through this ongoing crisis. Last year, I was able to interview teacher…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Team Children provides affordable computers

August 27, 2021

As a parent and someone who was in need of technology both in my home and on the go, I realized that purchasing laptops, computers, printers, paper, ink, and whatever was necessary to be up and running efficiently would have to occur. So years ago, I cut out an advertisement for computers at discounted prices…

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The fear of the known

August 27, 2021

Whether anyone wants to admit it or not, the 1960s, and the changes brought by what happened then, informs the fight over Critical Race Theory. By Denise Clay-Murray I got a call two weeks ago from a former colleague at the Bucks County Courier Times, a newspaper I worked at for a little over five…

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A Millennial Voice : Chad Murdock’s ‘Fingers in The Wind’

August 19, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Chad Murdock (insert) (Photo Of Chad Murdock courtesy of Instagram @cinemachad) By Danaé Reid Chad Murdock is more than just a film director. He is an innovator with an intrinsic eye for detail, who has an adept ear for sound, and possesses a knack for storytelling that is quite unparalleled to anything that…

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