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Education

Black Harvard doctor pens memoir of Jim Crow South

January 3, 2011

The son of a doctor and teacher became the first African-American to graduate from Stanford Medical School, the first African-American resident and surgery professor at Yale and later the first black department head at Harvard’s teaching hospitals.

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Johnson Publishing sells historic building

November 21, 2010

Johnson Publishing Co. has sold its historic building on Chicago’s Michigan Avenue to Columbia College Chicago, the company has announced. It has not yet selected a new home and is to remain in the building for 18 months.

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Why Do I Have to Think Like a Man?

November 1, 2010

The latest contribution to the burgeoning relationship advice books genre is this how-to written from the female perspective by a couple of cutie pies who have a bone or two to pick with comedian Steve Harvey’s best seller on the subject.

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Stopping the Traffic

July 26, 2010

Two of the most prolific authors of erotic fiction sat down for a book reading and interview at North Philadelphia’s Art Sanctuary last Friday night, they were talking not about female empowerment, but about the ultimate in sexual subjugation: the trafficking of girls as young as 13 for sex.

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New book explores development of black men

July 5, 2010

Ordinary Dads in Search of Manhood: Reclaiming Manhood by Niinana Kweku, who has a doctorate in counseling psychology, seeks to reveal what events in a black boy’s life most influence his development into a man.

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Commentary

OP-ED: The need for a change to Pennsylvania’s Compassionate Release Program 

May 20, 2022

By Barbara Chavous-Pennock In April, David Ohl of Spotlight PA wrote about the plight of the incarcerated...

Oasis

Buddhist chaplains on the rise in US, offering broad appeal

May 20, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Rev. Jo Laurence, a Buddhist chaplain, poses for a photo on April 22, 2022 in...

Diaspora

Alabama shipwreck holds key for kin of enslaved Africans

May 20, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Members of the team assessing the sunken wreckage of the last U.S. slave ship, the...

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Fur Babies Rule! Discover the remarkable healing power of therapy cats

May 20, 2022

BPT You’re probably familiar with therapy dogs visiting hospitals, schools, senior centers, and nursing homes to help...

Go With The-Flo

Travis Scott’s Cactus Jack Foundation awarded $1 million in scholarships to 100 members of the graduating class of 2022 of HBCUs

May 20, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Travis Scott  (Photo: Ovidiu Hrubaru / Shutterstock) By Flo Anthony Mary J. Blige was presented...

Color Of Money

How to save on your internet or smartphone bill

May 20, 2022

BPT The pandemic proved the importance of connectivity – to your family, friends, work, school and doctor....

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff