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1:25 AM / Saturday July 4, 2020

Commentary

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

April 26, 2020

Guest Commentary By Debra Gore-MannThe 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…

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Alawfultruth: Essential workers in crisis (Part Two)

April 24, 2020

By Andrea Lawful Sanders It has been said for weeks in Pennsylvania that anyone not considered an essential worker should stay home. In the midst of all the updates from the Governor, Mayor and other health officials, the news changed depending on what they were discovering each week. When this all began, we were told…

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A Millennial Voice: You can go home again…

April 24, 2020

Rediscovering myself during the COVID-19 pandemic By Danae Reid June 29, 2019 was the day that I finally moved out of my parents’ house. I was a year post-undergrad and Brooklyn, New York was my destination. The days leading up to my move were nerve racking to say the least, but once my apartment was…

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SUNrise: cj speaks…

April 17, 2020

PANDEMIC People living in uncertainty After the storm, the sun shines Never give in and never give up Determine who you are, hold onto it Express your emotions Mindfulness is a magnificent resource in relaxation In all things, trust and believe Courageous is YOU! Stories have been told based on the experiences that one has…

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A Millennial Voice: To move or not to move

April 17, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Kaylah Gooden By Danae Reid Unlike prior generations, millennials and Gen Z’ers are much more likely to move further away from home. Not necessarily because we want to get away from our families, but because we tend to believe that nothing should hold us back. Although that is true for many like myself,…

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Divine Muva Diva: “Looking to rekindle a flame?”

April 17, 2020

Dear Muva: How do I know my ex is serious about getting back with me, or just wants company because of COVID-19? When is it ever okay to take an ex back?  We broke up because of his poor communication skills, and he made me feel “‘crazy” and uncertain because he gets defensive when I…

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Telling the Stories of Enterprising Blacks

April 11, 2020

This Aug. 17, 1997 file photo shows Earl G. Graves Sr. with his book “How To Succeed In Business Without Being White” in New York. Graves Sr., who championed black businesses as the founder of the first African American-owned magazine focusing on black entrepreneurs, has died. He was 85. His son said Graves died Monday,…

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Alawfultruth: How we miss thee…

April 9, 2020

When I was growing up, I would often hear the older folks say that nothing is to be taken for granted, that life is not promised to anyone, and that youth is wasted on the young. I heard these  and many other sayings so often that I would chuckle, and chalk it up to old…

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Divine Muva Diva: April 5, 2020

April 2, 2020

Dear Muva: How do we as women harness and take hold of our feminine energy? Why is having masculine energy seen as an awful trait in us? Yet, everything that I see on Google, speaks of feminine energy “leaning back and receiving” while masculine energy is “leaning forward and taking”. “Other searches, have revealed that…

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A Millennial Voice: The life of a college senior in the time of COVID-19

April 2, 2020

By Danae Reid For most college students, graduating is the ultimate goal, especially after they’ve spent thousands of dollars and countless hours in an effort to get a degree. However, with COVID-19 being as contagious, complicated, and unpredictable as it is, life as  a student has become that much more difficult.  In-person classes have been…

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