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6:22 PM / Thursday April 18, 2019

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Bus Stop Boutique hits 12-year milestone

April 17, 2019

Photo: Bus Stop Boutique owner Elena Brennan. Credit: Monica Peters Elena Brennan pursued her passion to become an entrepreneur much later in life. Now her successful shoe boutique is 12-years-old and internationally renowned. By Monica Peters For The SUN Meet Elena Brennan. Originally from London, she is the owner of the Bus Stop Boutique, a…

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Preferred Meals continues fight against hunger

April 12, 2019

Pictured are members of Preferred Meals, an Elior company, who teamed up with Philabundance and educators from across the nation to pack food items for school children. This effort kicked off the National School Boards Association Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center which ended on Monday, April 1. These food packages are delivered in back…

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A message from the family of the late Audrey Johnson Thornton

April 12, 2019

Our family is deeply saddened to inform you that my mother, Mrs. Audrey Patrick Johnson Thornton passed away in her sleep on the morning of April 8, 2019.  As many of you know, she was having health challenges for some time now, but at 93 years young, she put up a good fight. We are…

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A Brave New World

April 12, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Attendees at the conference listening to lead organizer and secretary of  PABJ, Tauhid Chappell. (Photo by Haamza Edwards) The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists brought a variety of voices to discuss the legalization of cannabis on the medical and social level together for the ‘More Than Green: The Color of Cannabis’ conference. By…

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Lincoln to host 2nd annual computer science summer camp

April 12, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Summer camp students pose for a group photo outside the Ivory V. Nelson Center for the Sciences. (Photo by Devin Bonner.)  Lincoln University’s Department of Computer Science will host its second information technology summer camp for middle and high school students. The residential camp is designed to introduce students to the field of…

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Sylvester Mobley awarded Prestigious Philadelphia Award

April 12, 2019

 Sylvester Mobley, founder and CEO of the youth technology education non-profit, Coded by Kids, will receive the coveted Philadelphia Award for 2018.  Mobley was selected by the Board of Trustees of the Philadelphia Award in recognition of his tireless work to create a pathway for underserved and underrepresented children to access tech education opportunities.  The…

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WDAS Women of Excellence Luncheon

April 12, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: WDAS’ Frankie Darcell, right, joins Women of Excellence honoree Keir Bradford-Grey during the Women of Excellence luncheon. –SUBMITTED PHOTO By Patricia Gilliam Clifford The 2019 WDAS Women of Excellence Luncheon was a hugely successful, sold out affair held last Saturday at the Philadelphia 201 Hotel. This was the fifth year for the popular…

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Divine Muva Diva, April 7

April 5, 2019

Dear Muva: Should a man in a committed relationship always love his woman more than she loves him? Signed: lost and in love. Dear lost and in love: Muva has heard this very statement many times, and chile, listen –women often swear it is true. Since there has been no scientific poll done to date…

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Evans announces $304,000 grant for The Enterprise Center

April 5, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Cong. Dwight Evans WASHINGTON – Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-03) recently announced a $304,475 federal grant for The Enterprise Center in West Philadelphia to help minority-owned and operated businesses in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. The organization will use the funding for its Minority Business Development Agency Business Center-Pennsylvania, which focuses on maximizing job…

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