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12:52 AM / Saturday July 4, 2020

Commentary

Divine Muva Diva: Is it time to leave or stay?

May 15, 2020

Dear Muva: I met a boy when I was 14 and fell in love. I met the same boy when I was 18 and we fell in love again. When we met again at 28, life had hurt him, to where I almost did not recognize him. We fell in love, but the demons he…

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The power of transformative change

May 8, 2020

Including African Americans in the growth of Philadelphia, politically and economically (part two) By George Burrell The Independent Black Political Movement in the 1970s –a clergy, civic, business and elected official partnership –had street credibility and spoke truth to power. The movement empowered neighborhood activists like Bennie Swans, Herman Wrice, Roxanne Jones, Nellie Reynolds, Tim…

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A Millennial Voice: A talk with Cosmo Baker

May 8, 2020

By Danae Reid In continuation of the conversation series I’ve been doing since the COVID-19 quarantine began, this week’s Q&A is with popular Philly DJ, Cosmo Baker. Baker is much more than a DJ — he’s an entity. His love for DJing was birthed out of the culturally rich hip-hop scene that Philadelphia has always…

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Standing with the Asian American community against racism, hate and fear

April 30, 2020

By Debra Gore-Mann The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare that we are all interconnected and that our success relies heavily on seeing one another’s humanity. By acting in love for one another we can shed our scarcity mentality and collectively protect the most vulnerable in our community. Unfortunately, the rhetoric from people at the highest…

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cj speaks… American Heroes

April 30, 2020

Today our AMERICAN HEROES come in many different types of volunteers, professions, ethnicities and religious backgrounds, and genders.                                        AMERICAN HEROES come in different types in the form of volunteers Volunteers help so many people each and…

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20 affirmations to help heal your quarantine blues

April 30, 2020

By Danae Reid Studies show that positive self-talk is imperative if you want to lead a beautiful and fruitful life. I’ve always known what positive affirmations were, but didn’t seriously begin employing them until 2016. Life has become much more unpredictable and unbearable than we could’ve imagined possible, so I wanted to share a list…

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Divine Muva Diva: Sleep deprived – and I need a divorce

April 30, 2020

Dear Muva: I am wondering if you can help me. Like everyone else, I have been dealing with the traumas from COVID-19, and the quarantine. I am really worried about family and friends who have either died or are extremely sick from this disease. In the middle of being home, I am finding that I…

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A Millennial Voice: Quarantine conversation series – FBB

April 30, 2020

By Danae Reid In continuation of the “conversation” series I’ve been doing since the COVID-19 quarantine began, this week’s Q&A is with 21-year-old producer/rapper, Jarret, also known as Fatbackb*****d.  FBB hails from from Prince George’s County, Maryland, and currently lives in Philadelphia, making music with his friends. He’s always wanted to be a music producer,…

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Commentary

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

Seniors

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