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11:56 AM / Tuesday December 6, 2022

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Wrong place at the wrong time

October 21, 2021

When I was growing up, my mother used to share a famous slogan with me.  As a young teen and a young adult,  I became mischievous in my thoughts and actions, even though GOD was the center of my life.  She would say to me, “Don’t get caught at the wrong place, at the wrong…

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A Millennial Voice: EveryPlate or no plate?

October 21, 2021

By Danaé Reid Food services like Hello Fresh, Blue Apron, and EveryPlate have stormed the nation due to the ease that it creates around meal prepping, cooking, and grocery shopping in general. I’d been hearing about the services for years. Curious to know how efficient they could really be and desperate to find a means…

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Alawfultruth: Bloodshed and Mayhem – A city in crisis – Update

October 15, 2021

On September 26, 2021, Philadelphia achieved yet another dubious distinction. The city officially surpassed 400 murders, a 16% jump from this time last year according to the Philadelphia Police crime statistics website. By the end of 2020, Philadelphia had 499 murders and is on target to surpass those numbers if we do not have a…

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A Millennial Voice: The day the cyberworld “almost” collapsed

October 8, 2021

By Danaé Reid October 4th, 2021, Facebook and all companies under the Facebook umbrella lost connection to its servers and were said to possibly be gone forever. As always media outlets — both verified and not — immediately began speculating about the cause of the outage and reported that the breach was due to a…

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A Millennial Voice: Fall in line: Eight ideas to keep you in the fall spirit

September 30, 2021

By Danaé Reid Summer has officially left the building, and if you’re anything like me, the fact that fall is finally here is exciting! The cooler weather, seasonal goodies, turtlenecks, the leaves changing colors and the fall activities are completely unparalleled. And even though we’re only a few days into the Autumnal Equinox, the “bucket…

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A Lawful Truth: Bloodshed and Mayhem — A city in crisis

September 29, 2021

On September 26, 2021, Philadelphia achieved yet another dubious distinction. The city officially surpassed 400 murders, a 16% jump from this time last year according to the Philadelphia Police crime statistics website. By the end of 2020, Philadelphia had 499 murders and is on target to surpass those numbers if we do not have a…

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Alawfultruth: The danger of toxic work environments

September 24, 2021

I was sitting in a meeting some weeks ago and gently explaining a position that I had when I was suddenly cut short by one of my peers. It seems he believed that I was wrong, not entitled to my opinion, and was defiant in wanting to shut me down, because he erroneously thought I…

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A Millennial Voice: The Aftermath

September 24, 2021

By Danaé Reid Sometimes the storms of life come with a forewarning, and other times it catches you off guard, and sometimes it’s simultaneous.  Last week I found myself in a storm that was much bigger than me — so big that I felt I couldn’t handle it. Generally, I’m one of the most positive…

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