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Singer Jazmine Sullivan’s mother passes away

July 24, 2023

Singer, Philadelphia native Jazmine Sullivan, announced that her mother, Pam Joi Sullivan, passed away on Saturday Sullivan revealed the news on her Instagram page Monday morning that read, “I don’t have the words yet mommy. So for now I’ll say thank you thank you thank you. Rest now butterfly [blue butterfly emoji] 10/26/58- 07/22/23 [broken heart…

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SUN Spotlight: Guest filmmaker Dr. Nia Bailey (Video)

July 22, 2023

On this episode of Sun Spotlight host Kharisma McIlwaine speaks with Dr. Nia Bailey, about her work as a radiation specialist, author of children’s book “Love Thy Neighbor: A Powerful Story Following a Young Girl’s Mission to Feed Clothe and Fellowship with the Homeless’ and her mission to spread awareness surrounding breast cancer in young…

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs aspires to create new Black Wall Street through online marketplace Empower Global

July 21, 2023

By Jonathan Landrum Jr.ASSOCIATED PRESSABOVE PHOTO: SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS at the Sean Diddy Combs Unforgivable Estee Lauder Fragrance Launch, Core Club, New York, NY, February 01, 2006. LOS ANGELES — Sean “Diddy” Combs wants to strengthen the Black dollar: The music mogul is spearheading a new online marketplace called Empower Global that will specifically feature…

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Pianist André Watts dies at age 77 of prostate cancer

July 21, 2023

ASSOCIATED PRESS ABOVE PHOTO: WORLD RENOWNED CONCERT PIANIST ANDRE WATTS performs with the Kalamazoo (Mich.) Symphony Orchestra during the opening concert of the Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival at Miller Auditorium on the Kalamazoo (Mich.) campus of Western Michigan University, Saturday night, April 29, 2000. Watts died of prostate cancer at his home in…

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‘Mission: Impossible’ debuts with $80M over five days, igniting box office but missing expectations

July 21, 2023

By Jake CoyleASSOCIATED PRESSNEW YORK — After a globe-trotting publicity blitz by star Tom Cruise, “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One” launched with a franchise-best $80 million over five days, though it came in shy of industry expectations with a $56.2 million haul over the three-day weekend, according to studio estimates. The Paramount Pictures…

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Local police district partners on community event

July 21, 2023

The return of the Beech “Jazz on the Ave” Music Fest ABOVE PHOTO: Headliner Lady Alma and Vertical Current Beech Community Services, in partnership with the 22nd Police District, recently hosted the 14th Annual Beech “Jazz on the Ave” Music Fest, headlined by Lady Alma and Vertical Current. This free event, which attracts thousands of…

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