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Free Virtual Advance Screening of “Sylvie’s Love: Wednesday, December 16th @ 7 PM

December 10, 2020

The link is http://amazonscreenings.com/SylvieSun (code is SylvieSun, the unique part of the URL). Free Virtual Advance Screening: Wednesday, December 16th @ 7 PM SYLVIE’S LOVE exclusively on Amazon Prime Video on December 23th. It is rated PG-13 with a running time of 110 minutes.  In Sylvie’s Love, the jazz is smooth and the air sultry in the hot New York summer of…

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Amid racial reckoning, Grammys honor the Black experience

December 4, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: This combination photo shows from left, Mickey Guyton, Beyonce Knowles and H.E.R., whose songs about the Black experience all landed Grammy nominations Tuesday.  (AP Photo) By Mesfin Fekadu associated press NEW YORK — With police brutality continuing to devastate Black families and the coronavirus ravishing Black America disproportionately, the world was driven to…

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Key question in Cosby appeal: Does defendant’s past matter?

December 4, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby arrives for a sentencing hearing following his sexual assault conviction at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown Pa. The actor has spent more than two years in prison since he was convicted of sexual assault in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. …

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“Half Brothers”: A Review

December 4, 2020

By Kharisma McIlwaine Nothing compares to the bond between father and son. The importance of that bond is front and center in the film .“Half Brothers.” The dramedy, directed by Luke Greenfield, tells the story of Renato (Luis Gerardo Méndez) and how his relationship with his father impacts every aspect of his life. The film…

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How to navigate visiting now

November 26, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Socially distanced dining at Headhouse Square  (Photo: Visit Philadelphia) visitphilly.com The current phase of opening in Pennsylvania eases many restrictions for gatherings, entertainment and travel in the five-county region with additional safety guidelines in place within the City of Philadelphia. As of November 2020, additional guidelines are in place in Philadelphia through January…

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The Weeknd to headline the Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show

November 20, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: The Weeknd performs on day three at Lollapalooza in Chicago on Aug 4, 2018. The NFL, Pepsi and Roc Nation announced Thursday, Nov. 12 that the three-time Grammy winner will perform at the 2021 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show on Feb. 7 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Grabowski/Invision/AP,…

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Research sheds light on Alexander Hamilton as slave owner

November 20, 2020

By Mary Esch associated press ALBANY, N.Y. — A new research paper takes a swipe at the popular image of Alexander Hamilton as the abolitionist founding father, citing evidence he was a slave trader and owner himself. “Not only did Alexander Hamilton enslave people, but his involvement in the institution of slavery was essential to…

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