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Travis Scott and Cardi B headlining Made in America Festival 2019

August 23, 2019

ABOVE PHOTOS: Travis Scott, Cardi B, and Lizzo By Carl Lamarre After “Made in America” was almost forced out of Philadelphia last year, Jay-Z’s renowned festival is coming back to the City of Brotherly Love. On Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, Travis Scott and Cardi B will take on the reins as headliners for this…

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Made In America’s Cause Village

August 23, 2019

Made In America Festival grabs headlines each year with its sensational performances, Philadelphian spirit, and tasty grub. But, what some people are missing is its dedicated commitment to philanthropy. Made In America Festival grabs headlines each year with its sensational performances, Philadelphian spirit, and tasty grub. But, what some people are missing is its dedicated…

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Recovery Idol: Building Self Esteem

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: On the left is Dr. Arthur Evans, former Commissioner of the City of Philadelphia Department of Behavioral health and Intellectual Disabilities with Derrick (Rick) Ford. By Thera Martin Donna Anderson and Vivian Lewis were the last two contestants still standing after a series of smaller competitions held under the umbrella of “Recovery Idol”…

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Walk of Fame to welcome Philadelphia Orchestra, The O’Jays

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: The latest class of honorees for The Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame pose for a photo at the conclusion of a news conference, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Philadelphia. (Heather Khalifa/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS Philadelphia’s Music Alliance will induct musicians spanning a wide range of genres to its Walk of…

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Woodstock generation looks back, from varied vantage points

August 16, 2019

By Jennifer Peltz ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — It was the weekend that shaped the image of a “Woodstock Generation.” And that image would echo, appeal and provoke for generations to come. To many who went or wished they did, the pivotal festival of “peace and music” 50 years ago remains an inspiring moment of…

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‘The Rookie’ star alleges sexual harassment, discrimination

August 9, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Afton Williamson (Photo by Christian Monterrosa / Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images) ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Afton Williamson, co-star of the ABC crime series “The Rookie,” said she’s quitting the show because of sexual harassment and racial discrimination she experienced during the show’s first season. In an Instagram post Sunday, Williamson said…

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Obituary: Legendary Power 99 radio personality Don Juan Banks

August 9, 2019

Legendary Philadelphia on-air radio personality Donald Antonio Banks — a.k.a. “Don Juan Banks” — was born on August 4, 1956 in Philadelphia, PA to the late McDonald and Azelle Banks. He is the oldest of four children with three sisters, Shellie, Tracey and Adelle. In 1968, his parents relocated their family to Willingboro, NJ, where…

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Meek Mill retrial decision rescheduled to later this month

August 6, 2019

By KRISTEN DE GROOT PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A decision on whether Meek Mill will be retried in a 2007 drug and gun case was delayed until later this month after his lawyer asked a judge Tuesday for more time. The 32-year-old rapper has been on probation most of his adult life over the teenage arrest….

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