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5:02 PM / Saturday January 16, 2021

Commentary

Alawfultruth: With Strings Attached

December 17, 2020

By Andrea Lawful Sanders I gave some serious thought about writing this piece, because I am truly clear that there are those who like to dwell in the places of cognitive dissonance, deflection, and just plain old disbelief in order to dismiss the words I am about to write. That said, write them, I must….

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A Millennial Voice: Keep your mind where your body is

December 11, 2020

By  Danaé Reid My nature has shifted from optimistic to pessimistic quite often lately, which is completely out of character for me. But all things considered, I know that I am not alone. Candor has always been one of my strong suits — maybe sometimes to a fault — but as of late, I’ve found…

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Black/White partnerships: dedicated to change?

December 4, 2020

By George Burrell  At this inflection point, governments, corporations and institutions have acknowledged systemic and institutional racism and white privilege. White American leaders are projecting greater diversity in workplaces and investing billions in spending with Black and Brown owned businesses. The intent is to diversify blue collar to c-suite workforces and improve the quality of…

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The Cultural Coach: Simple workouts to combat stereotypes and bias

December 4, 2020

By Linda S. Wallace Years ago, an anxious European American shared a troubling story about her son. Her child lived to watch and play basketball. One day the child said to her matter-of-factly: “Mom, I can’t be a basketball player when I grow up because my skin is white.” Since the child’s favorite players were…

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COVID holidays inspire united behaviors, expectations for life in 2021

November 26, 2020

By Mary Firestone Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Staff Writer For many Pennsylvanians, the late fall and early winter holiday seasons hold memories of coming together with friends and loved ones; a time of happiness and unity.  Unity can be defined as many things: the state of being brought together, the quality of not being divided, a…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Make a Pact, Reach a Goal

November 26, 2020

The year is coming to an end, and if you are like me, you may want to make sure you have reached the goals that you set for yourself during 2020 — your list of things to accomplish. If you are not like me and hadn’t thought of doing that, you can still accomplish whatever…

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Divine Muva Diva: Words can heal and destroy

November 26, 2020

Dear Love Bugs: It has been quite some time since you heard from me, but the good news is that I now have a featured show each Wednesday that airs at noon on the Philadelphia Sunday SUN’s page called Ask Muva Lunch Hour Live. Please join us on Facebook, where you can ask questions or…

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