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6:18 PM / Monday September 28, 2020

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SUN Spotlight: Oshunbumi Fernandez-West

June 25, 2020

By Afea Tucker This week we’re shining a light on Oshunbumi Fernandez-West in honor of the recent 45th Odunde Festival celebration.  Fernandez-West connected with the Philadelphia Sunday SUN for a special one-on-one Facebook conversation to discuss how she’s managed to stay motivated during these challenging COVID-19 days, and about how she pivoted from  canceling  the …

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The voices of the unheard: The generation that will breathe

June 25, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Last week’s Divine 9 United march in front of City Hall. (Photo: Bill Z. Foster) By Kayla Taylor ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.  You’ve seen them on the news and your social media is filled with hashtags; #GeorgeFloyd #NoJusticeNoPeace #BlackLivesMatter, and it’s safe to say this generation would rather go voiceless than be unheard. The…

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Alawfultruth: Achievement against all odds

June 19, 2020

Imari Hearst is an example of who our ancestors dreamed of as they toiled, bled, and died for better living conditions in America. Those ancestors knew something, despite the constant messaging to the contrary — we are a brilliant people. This young lady created history at MaST Community Charter School in Philadelphia by graduating from…

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cj speaks… FIGHT FOR OUR RIGHT TO BE BLACK IN AMERICA TODAY!

June 11, 2020

As a black woman, living in the society today, I am expected to be at my best, do my best, give my all, and be my everything.  But then I have a colonizer who overlooks me to say, “that’s not your best”, “you didn’t do your all”, “you can be better”, “this ain’t right”, “that’s…

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A Millennial Voice: A Look Inside with Judah Klein

June 11, 2020

By Danae Reid From East to West, protests targeting police brutality in light of recent and not so recent events have taken over the nation. In the past two weeks, we’ve seen protests in every American state, as well as in other countries.  The chant “Black Lives Matter” continues to ring as the fight for justice…

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Divine Muva Diva: June 14, 2020

June 11, 2020

Dear Muva: I have been so angry in these last few weeks because of all the police and civilian killings of Black people, I completely disregarded that there was a pandemic in the country and went to several protests. I practiced every precaution, but now I am concerned that I may have compromised myself being…

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Alawfultruth: The ‘sin’ of being born in the wrong skin

June 5, 2020

On Sunday, May 31, I packed my camera bag and went into town to participate in a protest being held at City Hall due to the death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer who has since been fired. I was not quite sure what to expect because the day before,…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Black Expo

June 5, 2020

What does it mean —  “Black on Black” business? Black on Black business allows African Americans to achieve and accomplish goals. Black on Black business wipes out the middleman and puts African Americans back in charge of their desti. Black on Black business is the key to our success and a must for the future…

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