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8:54 PM / Friday October 22, 2021

Freedom Quest

City Council urges Philadelphias to vote “yes” on May 20th and raise the wage

May 17, 2014

Approval of ballot question would extend $10.88 minimum wage to City subcontracted workers With less than a week to go before Pennsylvania’s primary elections, a united City Council last week urged Philadelphians to vote “yes” on a ballot question that would extend the current minimum wage of $10.88 to all City subcontracted workers.  The ballot measure,…

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MISSING: Avonte Oquendo

September 21, 2013

Avonte Oquendo / Male / Black / 14 Years old

Height 5’3″ / Weight 125 lbs / Hair Black, Eyes Brown

Last known address: 98-01 67th Ave., Queens, NY

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Trayvon’s family should write a book……… now!

August 4, 2013

The picking at the Trayvon Martin wound in Black America’s heart and soul continues–as it should. A child is dead, a mother grieves, a community festers and the search for a credible outcome (even an incomplete one) is still ongoing. But reality is a cruel dictator. Nothing lasts forever.  

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Fighting over Cheerios?

June 7, 2013

Cheerios commercials have a knack for being cute. Who remembers the little boy a few years ago singing “Nobody can say no to the honey nut oh in honey nut Cheerios, not your mama, not grandma, not even daddy…” I loved that commercial. 

 

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff