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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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Alawfultruth: A Black woman shall lead them….

November 20, 2020

On November 3, 2020, millions of U.S. citizens armed themselves with ballots that they either dropped at a designated location or walked into a booth and cast their vote for the 46th president of this great country.  We would not immediately know who the victor was. In fact, we had to wait for a few…

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Hands Up! “Don’t Loot”

November 20, 2020

By Kayla Taylor “Please don’t die over the neighborhood that your mama rentin’. Take your drug money and buy the neighborhood, that’s how you rinse it”  — Jay Z  Does your anger blind activism?  On Monday, October 26, 2020 a 27-year-old Black man — who police claimed had a knife — was shot several times…

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SUN Spotlight: Philadelphia Home and School Council (PHSC)

November 13, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: PHSC working diligently to serve the neighborhood. By Afea Tucker In direct response to the protests and civil unrest that has recently affected West Philadelphia residents following the shooting death of Walter Wallace Jr., the Philadelphia Home and School Council (PHSC) has teamed up with local businesses to feed nearly 300 families. With…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… VICTORY!

November 13, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Laila Williamson, front, and her mom, Adrienne Trice celebrate Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, after news that Joe Biden had won the presidential election, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Philadelphia. (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP) By cj On November 7, 2020 about noon, an awareness was resonating across my neighborhood in Mt. Airy. …

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