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Entertainment

Tyler Perry, Clintons attend memorial for actor Cicely Tyson

February 19, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Niall Gulstone of Atlanta, waits on line to attend a public viewing, at the Abyssinian Baptist Church, for Cicely Tyson in the Harlem neighborhood of New York, Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. Tyson, the pioneering Black actress died on Jan. 28. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) By Mark Kennedy ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Tyler Perry…

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Duchess of Sussex expecting 2nd child, a sibling for Archie

February 19, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex arrive at the annual Endeavour Fund Awards in London on March 5, 2020. A British judge says the publisher of Britain’s Mail on Sunday newspaper can use the contents of a recent behind-the scenes book about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex in…

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Igniting change: Rapper Tone Trump is on a mission to give back to his city

February 19, 2021

By Kharisma McIlwaine Fame can sometimes have a way of making people forget their humble beginnings. But that could not be farther from the truth for West Philadelphia’s own Tone Trump. The rapper, philanthropist, author and community leader has dedicated his life and career to empowering the City of Philadelphia – and his work has…

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A published author at six

February 19, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: 6-year-old Ka’Maya Shanelle Parker, author of  the “I Love Myself” coloring and activities book  (Photo: Courtesy Shana Danielle) By Thera Martin  “When your six-year-old child is watching you and wants to emulate what they see Mommy doing, then you need to support them.” That’s what Shana Danielle believes. The proud mother of five…

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The sweet rise of ‘Queen Sugar’ director Cierra Glaude

February 19, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Director Cierra Glaude poses for a portrait in Glendale, Calif. on Feb. 4, 2021. When the series “Queen Sugar” debuted in 2016, Glaude worked as a production assistant on the show. Five years later, she’s been promoted to director for season five on the Oprah Winfrey Network series. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) By Mesfin…

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Mary Wilson, longest-reigning original Supreme, dies at 76

February 12, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Marry Wilson  (Photo/Shutterstock) Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Mary Wilson, one of the original members of the Supremes, the 1960s group that helped define the Motown sound and style and propelled Diana Ross to superstardom, has died. She was 76. Wilson died Monday night at her home in Nevada and the cause was…

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Black History: Enslaved Black man Onesimus introduced inoculation to the US

February 24, 2021

Source: Wikipedia, Photo from History of Vaccines Onesimus born in late 1600’s was an African-born man who...

Stateside

Wolf commutes life sentences for 13 jailed on murder charges

February 19, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Gov. Tom Wolf ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa.  — Gov. Tom Wolf’s office announced last Friday...

Entertainment

WDAS-FM Iconic “Quiet Storm” host Tony Brown passes away at 75

February 24, 2021

It is with great sadness that the 105.3 WDAS family announces today that the legendary Tony Brown...

Politics

‘Obamacare’ sign-ups reopen as Democrats push for more aid

February 19, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: This image shows the main page of the HealthCare.gov website on Monday, Feb. 15, 2021....

Style

How to stay safe during your remodel amid COVID-19

February 19, 2021

FAMILY FEATURES Many homeowners still find themselves stuck at home due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of February 19

February 19, 2021

All Signs: Mercury retrograde was technically over last Saturday (the 20th). For eleven days, Mercury remained at...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff