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2:31 AM / Friday November 22, 2019

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A Diamond in Cobbs Creek Park

November 15, 2019

By Thera Martin                                                                          Cobbs Creek Environmental Center recently hosted a successful Harvest Festival. The festival was one of the…

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Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists receives Lenfest Institute grant at annual fundraising event

November 15, 2019

By Afea Tucker More than 200 journalists, media professionals, community leaders and their supporters came together to recognize the accomplishments of some of Philadelphia’s best media professionals at the Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists annual Awards and Scholarship Gala. Attendees of the gala, which was held at the WHYY Studios on Independence Mall on Nov….

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Alawfultruth: Choosing life — six months at a time

November 15, 2019

Jennifer Verano sat quietly in a room filled with her police officer peers and listened intently to what was happening around her even as she was completely engaged in the dialogue. Her eyes sparkled with the sheer joy of living on her own terms and her aura blossomed petals of love, empathy and good energy…

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‘HOMEWRECKERS’ author Aaron Glantz In town to discuss book, November 13

November 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Aaron Glantz (Photo: Shutterstock) Author Aaron Glantz will be in Philadelphia on November 13 to discuss his latest book, “Homewreckers” from 7:00pm – 8:30pm at Uncle Bobbie’s Books and Coffee, located at 5445 Germantown Avenue. The event is being hosted by WURD radio personality Solomon Jones. Two years before the housing market collapsed…

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Surprise! Surprise! Surprise!

November 8, 2019

While much of election night in Philadelphia was formalizing the results of the May Primary, Working Families Party candidate Kendra Brooks shocked the world in the City Council At-Large race. By Denise Clay Since entering the City Council At-Large race after the May Primary, Working Families Party candidates Kendra Brooks and Nicolas O’Roarke had a…

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A new political era of ‘firsts’ begins in Philadelphia

November 8, 2019

By Amy V. Simmons With the achievement of several historic Philadelphia “firsts” in Tuesday’s general election, comes the increased scrutiny that all groundbreaking public figures face. Several of the City’s general election winners who fit into this category are aware of this spotlight, but are ready and up for the challenge — each with specific…

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Elected Officials Celebrate Women Veterans, Military Families

November 8, 2019

The rotunda in St. Joseph Hall overflowed recently with women veterans, active service members, and the words of a number of elected officials — including those of two presidential candidates — for an event dedicated to assisting and empowering female service members. The event — which was held at Chestnut Hill College and titled “Stand…

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