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11:31 AM / Wednesday December 8, 2021

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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Recent News

Stateside

US plans diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

December 7, 2021

By AAMER MADHANI and ALEXANDRA JAFFE WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will stage a diplomatic boycott of...

Local

Mayor Kenney Issues Statement on the Resignation of Commerce Director Michael Rashid

December 5, 2021

PHILADELPHIA — Mayor Jim Kenney today accepted the resignation of Commerce Director Michael Rashid, effective immediately. “Today...

Diaspora

Barbados says goodbye to queen, transforms into republic

December 3, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Barbados’ new President Sandra Mason, center right, awards Prince Charles with the Order of Freedom...

Politics

Supreme Court set to take up all-or-nothing abortion fight

December 3, 2021

By Mark Sherman ASSOCIATED PRESS  WASHINGTON — Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle...

Sports

US plans diplomatic boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

December 7, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will stage a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing t o...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff