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Surviving COVID-19 shutdown in Winter 2020

November 6, 2020

By Danaé Reid According to NBC, records show that the number of COVID-19 cases are on the rise. And with the winter solstice creeping out from the shadows, many of us are starting to prepare for what’s to come. Talks of shutdowns have been circulating, and as time progresses, it seems that reentering lockdown is…

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A Millennial Voice: Ugonwa Anyanwu – Cashing checks and taking names

October 30, 2020

By Danaé Reid Philadelphia’s own Ugonwa Anyanwu is yet another millennial that falls under the umbrella of the entrepreneur. As a clothing designer, master loctitian, hair product curator and more,  Ms. Anyanwu has been committed to Her, her brand, Shop Shabazz, for more than a decade. At the age of 13, she had the foresight…

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cj speaks… Sunday

October 30, 2020

By cj A day to really worship and show the LORD how much you love HIM A day to accept the LORD’s supper to regenerate the faith and peace that you always carry in your soul A day to thank the Mother, Father; LORD GOD for all your blessings this past week and for the…

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Alawfultruth: From Bullets to Ballots

October 30, 2020

The 2016 presidential race was one that was fraught with division, uncertainty, and a feeling that far too many people were done with politics as usual between either party. There was a faction in this country that believed it was time for a businessman to take the reins, because they were being taxed enough already,…

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A Millennial Voice: Obsidian Studios – a gem of a recording studio

October 23, 2020

By Danae Reid Obsidian Studios — nestled in a quiet part of South Philadelphia — really lives up to its name, in the sense that the more prominent figures in the business  have managed to create something beautifully complex following a string of hardships, hard luck, and immense pressure on all fronts.  Although the newly…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… I Love You, Black Man

October 16, 2020

BY cj We say there is a beast,    a beast out there Yet when we look up,    we see who that beast is The beast is our black man,    our brothahs of the present, here, and now He is a beast because he is    searching and striving for more He is…

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Alawfultruth: Uniting Black and Brown voices for a common goal

October 16, 2020

The year 2020 has brought with it many challenges and lessons that will not soon be forgotten; a virus that continues to kill thousands by the day, fires burning across the West Coast, hurricanes that are showing up in batches of three, and an election that no one knows what the end result will be,…

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A Millennial Voice: The Election

October 16, 2020

November 8, 2016 was not the first time that I’d voted in the general sense, but it was — unfortunately — the first time I was legal to vote in a presidential election.  The importance of voting was never lost on me, as the idea of having a choice and the ability to act on…

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Divine Muva Diva: Dangerous Meanness

October 8, 2020

Dear Love Bugs: Allow me to preface this article by stating the obvious — I do not know everything, cannot solve everything and I am still learning, sometimes moment by moment. What I do instinctively know is this — when you spend your very existence choosing to participate in major shifts that ultimately become all about…

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