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Women on the move: Sabrina Price-Powell of MIY Artistry LLC

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Sabrina  Price Powell (Photo courtesy: Sabrina Price-Powell) By Danae Reid On February 19,  just days before the beginning of Women’s History Month, new business owner Sabrina Price-Powell opened the doors to MIY Artistry LLC., an industrial-themed and Black-owned craft studio in downtown Glenside, Pennsylvania.; earning her a place in the ever-growing population of…

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The history behind ‘her’ story: Some of Philadelphia’s extraordinary women

March 22, 2019

womenshistorymonth.gov About Women’s History Month Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested that President Ronald Reagan proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as “Women’s History Week.” Throughout the next five years, Congress continued to pass joint resolutions designating a…

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Women’s Opportunities Resource Center (WORC) awarded $350,000 from Wells Fargo to spark diverse small business growth in Philadelphia

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: From left;  Joseph Kirk, Region Bank President, Wells Fargo; Lynne Cutler, President, Women’s Opportunities Resource Center; Stephen Briggs, Vice President, Wells Fargo; A.J. Jordan, President, Wells Fargo Foundation and Tiffany Tavarez, Vice President of Community Relations, Wells Fargo Foundation. Wells Fargo & Company recently announced Philadelphia -based WORC was awarded $350,000 in grant…

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Democrats claim wins in Pennsylvania House special elections

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Movita Johnson-Harrell associated press HARRISBURG, Pa.–Democrats are claiming victory in special elections to fill two vacant Pennsylvania state House seats. Movita Johnson-Harrell claimed victory Tuesday night in the election to a West Philadelphia seat in the 190th district, while Bridget Malloy Kosierowski claimed victory in a Scranton-area district. Both seats were occupied most…

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Pedigree earned or bought?

March 15, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders I had to gather my entire self, have a little talk with Jesus, rend my garments, AND settle my brain, so I could write what may make many of you chafe. I am telling you now – get over it. For YEARS, it has been suspected that parents were out there…

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Philadelphia City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown and Women In Media kicked off Women’s History Month with the HerStory Happy Hour and Reception

March 15, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: From left: Catherine Hicks, SUN publisher; Lorraine Ballard Morrill, director of news and community affairs, iHeartMedia Philadelphia; Rosemary Connors, NBC News; Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown; Danielle Jeter, president of Women in Media (WIM); Sally Guzik, manager, CIC Philadelphia, and Sandra Clark, VP news and civic dialogue, WHYY. (Photos courtesy of Brandon Captures) Attendees…

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Think About The Future

March 14, 2019

Mayor Jim Kenney came to City Council to share his vision for the 2020 fiscal year with his former colleagues and the rest of the city.  By Denise Clay If his budget address to City Council was any indication, Mayor Jim Kenney is thinking about the future…and tailoring his spending plans to match. On Thursday,…

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Recent News

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Paris Jackson enjoys date her boyfriend, Gabriel Glenn, hours after alleged suicide attempt

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Paris Jackson  (Photo: By Eugene Powers / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Looking like a picture...

Seniors

Savvy Senior: Underutilized palliative care services can help relieve pain

March 15, 2019

Dear Savvy Senior, What can you tell me about palliative care? My husband suffers from lung disease...

Entertainment

Pirro’s show not on Fox lineup, week after Omar comments

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Jeanine Pirro ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Fox News weekend host Jeanine Pirro’s show didn’t...

Stateside

AP FACT CHECK: Trump plays down white nationalist threat

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: (shutterstock) By Hope Yen, Seth Borenstein and Calvin Woodward associated press WASHINGTON — President Donald...

Oasis

Bishop Mary Floyd Palmer makes history as the Philadelphia Council of Clergy’s first woman president during Women’s History Month

March 22, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Bishop Floyd Palmer leaving the pulpit following conclusion of Installation Ceremony at Bright Hope Baptist...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week, Mar. 24

March 22, 2019

All Signs: This week Venus moves into Pisces, Mars moves into Gemini, and Mercury stops being retrograde....

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff