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6:53 PM / Wednesday October 5, 2022

Commentary

SUNrise: cj speaks…  You Are Okay — a poem

July 6, 2022

Do not allow others to misguide you to do something that you know is not right Child of God, you are okay Do not allow others to mistreat you causing you to harm and maybe hurt to feel relief Child of God, you are okay Do not allow others to misrepresent you out of what…

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Commentary
The fine print

July 1, 2022

While we do need to pay attention to Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the right’s long-term plan lies in Justice Clarence Thomas’s concurrence. By Denise Clay-Murray It wasn’t like we didn’t know it was coming. When Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s opinion invalidating Roe v. Wade —-…

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Commentary
White women helped white men end Roe v Wade

July 1, 2022

By Jeff Winbush As the far-right majority of the Supreme Court rolls back the clock to the day when abortion was inaccessible, unsafe, and illegal, I feel sorry for my daughter and other young women of color, as well as poor and working-class white women. The rest? Not so much. If you’re a white woman…

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Guest Commentary
Solutions, not excuses; People are dying every day

June 25, 2022

Above photo: FRIENDS AND MEMBERS OF THE MOTHER BETHEL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH in Philadelphia take part on a walk Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, to honor those lost to gun-related homicides and to demand stronger and more effective gun laws and regulations. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP) By State Rep. Darisha Parker Here…

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SUNrise: cj speaks…  Life brings about change

June 17, 2022

As the school year comes to a close for many youth and adults, they are preparing for the next chapter of their lives, whether it’s middle school students going to high school, high school students graduating and heading to college, or wherever they decide to set foot in life. The person may be a college…

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Fatherhood is a gift!

June 17, 2022

By Barbara Chavous-Pennock There are many men who come to mind as we celebrate Father’s Day.   Of course, I have thoughts of my own father (now deceased) who was a musician, progressive, smart, an entrepreneur, and a great sportsman — years ahead of his time. I think of my grandfather, son, uncles, pastors, and…

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A summer job: Good for the teenage soul and wallet

June 10, 2022

By Tommy Tindall Of Nerdwallet It’s been a rough couple of years, especially for teenagers. Between the shutdowns and the shift to contactless everything — including education — adolescents got a pretty raw deal. They could use a break this summer. Actually, they could use a job. There’s good news for teenagers ready to work….

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Save a Life. Ban the AR-15.

June 3, 2022

By Jeff Winbush In Uvalde, Tex., an 18-year-old took advantage of a recent change to the law and bought two assault rifles and 375 rounds of ammunition not long after his birthday.  Last Tuesday, he opened fire at Robb Elementary School, killing 19 students and two teachers while police stood by outside and did nothing….

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Stop the debate and take action now!

June 3, 2022

By Barbara Chavous-Pennock The United States of America is the greatest nation in the world, but I am not experiencing that greatness today.  I am feeling terribly disappointed in our Congress and elected leaders who will not take immediate action to stop the repeated mass murders that are taking place in our country. Leadership who…

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