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Commentary

The Black Woman Problem-Revisited…

December 31, 2011

The New York Times entitled “Black and Female: The Marriage Question” written by researcher Angela Stanley, used Census data and other actual numbers to show that the commonly repeated statistic that 70 percent of Black women never marry isn’t altogether true.

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The right to vote is a human right

December 16, 2011

Thousands of people good naturedly weathered the cold in New York City on Saturday, December 10th in a march for Voting Rights, sponsored by the NAACP, labor unions, educators, and community organizations, ending in a rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, across from the United Nations.

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Don’t expect much diversity from “President” Romney

December 2, 2011

Sooner or later presumptive GOP presidential nominee frontrunner Mitt Romney will have to publicly answer which Romney will show up on the issue of race and diversity if he indeed gets the GOP nomination and snatches the White House in 2012. Will it be the Romney that…

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Herman Cain: The X Factor

November 28, 2011

Sure, you’re tempted to snicker at Herman Cain, the Black businessman who headed a successful pizza chain—but don’t. Yeah, you want to write him off as a 21st century incarnation of Stepin Fetchit, a shuffling, Tom-ing, symbol of the GOP’s sham diversity, but don’t….

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Did race explain Penn State’s blind eye to sex scandal?

November 20, 2011

If Penn State officials kept their yaps shut for years in the face of open knowledge of and strong suspicions of the alledged child rapes and if the victims were young black males, then the last dot connected is the charge that black lives are routinely devalued when it comes to officials taking action to protect them.

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How the GOP will again try to hijack the White House

November 11, 2011

The battle for the White House in 2012 will likely again come down to who wins the handful of election deciding battleground states. At the top of that list are Ohio, Florida, Wisconsin, North Carolina and Virginia. These are the states that have swung back and forth for the past quarter century.

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SEPTA rear/center door boarding – effective April 1

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Health

Apr. 5, COVID-19 UPDATE: 3,189 positive cases in Philly, 831 hospitalized

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PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 181 additional presumptive confirmed cases of COVID-19...

Go With The-Flo

Lizzo treated a number of hospital staffs, when they were being overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, to lunch

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