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5:14 PM / Wednesday October 5, 2022

Commentary

No more thoughts and prayers… We demand action!

June 3, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Two family members of one of the victims killed in Tuesday’s shooting at Robb Elementary School comfort each other during a prayer vigil in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) By Catherine Hicks, President, Philadelphia NAACP No more apologies, no more vigils mourning the loss of innocent lives by…

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Guest Commentary:  Black Lives Matter

May 27, 2022

“Where there is no vision, the people perish.” — Proverbs 23-18 By George Burrell The 21st century has the personality of the Civil War. A MAGA (Make America Great Again) man with a Republican base, responding to his permissive leadership — offering no substance, but sanctioning white supremacy, domestic terrorism and race-based politics. Historically rejected…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Taking advantage of the opportunities in life

April 29, 2022

As young children, we tend to have a curiosity about people, places, and things that could be harmful to us. We haven’t thought about what direction life will point us in.  We’re just getting up each day, going to school, hanging with friends and trying to meet our parents’ expectations.  And when we sometimes fell…

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A Millennial Voice: Ways to relax after work

April 21, 2022

By Danaé Reid The stressors of life always tend to rear their ugly heads at the worst time. One day, it seems like you are handling everything perfectly, and then everything comes crashing down in the most unlikely way possible. I’ve been in the workforce for a few years now, but I’ve already experienced this…

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SUNrise: cj speaks…  Taking a chance

April 15, 2022

Many times life is filled with ups and downs. Times when we are uncertain and unsure how we may have ended up alone; what tomorrow will bring us that will be prosperous and what we feel is good. As things happen in your life, it will not always be on the upside —  life has…

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In a nation founded on whiteness, how to really discuss it?

April 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: This photo from Tuesday Aug. 15, 2017, shows Aaliyah Jones, 38, left, Boyd Tinsley of the Dave Matthews Band, center, and Amy Hastings, 29, right, as they embrace each other near the Confederate General Robert E. Lee monument in Emancipation Park, Charlottesville, Va., following a deadly white nationalists rally over the weekend. In…

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The American Innovation and Choice Online Act, and how it affects us

April 8, 2022

By Archbishop Mary Floyd Palmer Matthew 18:20 teaches us, “For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” And while God is omnipresent, the COVID-19 shutdowns forced churches to find new ways to continue our mission to minister to the communities we serve. Platforms like YouTube…

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