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2:30 AM / Saturday July 4, 2020

Commentary

A Millennial Voice: A Look Inside with Judah Klein

June 11, 2020

By Danae Reid From East to West, protests targeting police brutality in light of recent and not so recent events have taken over the nation. In the past two weeks, we’ve seen protests in every American state, as well as in other countries.  The chant “Black Lives Matter” continues to ring as the fight for justice…

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Divine Muva Diva: June 14, 2020

June 11, 2020

Dear Muva: I have been so angry in these last few weeks because of all the police and civilian killings of Black people, I completely disregarded that there was a pandemic in the country and went to several protests. I practiced every precaution, but now I am concerned that I may have compromised myself being…

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Alawfultruth: The ‘sin’ of being born in the wrong skin

June 5, 2020

On Sunday, May 31, I packed my camera bag and went into town to participate in a protest being held at City Hall due to the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer who has since been fired. I was not quite sure what to expect because the day before,…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Black Expo

June 5, 2020

What does it mean —  “Black on Black” business? Black on Black business allows African Americans to achieve and accomplish goals. Black on Black business wipes out the middleman and puts African Americans back in charge of their desti. Black on Black business is the key to our success and a must for the future…

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A Millennial Voice: An Open Letter

June 5, 2020

By Danae Reid 2012 — that was the year that racism was made plain to me. I remember exactly where I was when I first heard about Trayvon Martin’s murder, and I remember exactly where I was when I heard the “not guilty” verdict.  The ruling rang and reverberated through the airwaves and in my mind…

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Divine Muva Diva: Messy streets and messed up minds

May 29, 2020

Dear Muva: Why aren’t people in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods in getting out and cleaning up their streets like they did back in the day? Signed, Just Too Messy Dear Just Too Messy: Where do I even start? I too, am quite flummoxed about the amount of trash that can be found on the streets of Philadelphia…

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Public health must come first before reopening the economy

May 22, 2020

By City Councilmembers Darrell L. Clarke, Cherelle Parker, Curtis Jones Jr. and Mark Squilla Every day, we hear new numbers. One day, it is 314. The next day, it is 224. Every number is a real person – a Philadelphian – who has tested positive for COVID-19. As of May 14, Philadelphia had over 19,000…

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A Millennial Voice: Katt Wilkins—photography’s saving grace

May 22, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Katt Wilkins By Danaé Reid Katt Wilkins, a renowned photographer from New Jersey, has admitted to having a difficult time adjusting to a world where her passion – photography — is considered one of those things that we “shouldn’t” do, during the COVID-19 pandemic. As a person who struggles with depression, anxiety, and…

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Alawfultruth: The dirty laundry that needs airing

May 22, 2020

“This is an issue that has been weighing heavily on me for some time and, I have come to conclude that we must “Stand Our Ground” on them. Similar incidents  like the one cited within this piece targeting people of color, have  been repeating  themselves in cities all over. This one, is personal.” On Thursday, May…

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