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Police: Man admits killing mother, stepfather and 2 brothers

November 1, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: This photo provided by Philadelphia Police Department shows Maurice Louis. Authorities have charged Louis with murder in the deaths of his mother, stepfather and two brothers, including a 6-year-old. Acting Philadelphia Police Commissioner Christine Coulter says Thursday, Oct. 30, 2019, that Louis has confessed to killing members of his family in a Philadelphia…

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Authorities: Man lied about being White supremacist for job

November 1, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man lied by not mentioning that he was a member of a White supremacist group to obtain security clearance at a historic naval shipyard now home to popular Philadelphia businesses. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Pennsylvania said Friday that 41-year-old Fred Arena was arrested and charged with…

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DAO statement on criminal charges against Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Holmes

November 1, 2019

The District Attorney’s Office has issued the following statement regarding criminal charges filed against Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Carl Holmes:  The 30th Philadelphia County Investigating Grand Jury has issued a presentment against Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Carl Holmes. In it, they asked the District Attorney to institute charges against Mr. Holmes based on their allegations….

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The Next Commissioner

November 1, 2019

On Monday at Community College of Philadelphia, a cross section of Philadelphian weighed in on what they hoped to see in a new police commissioner. By Chris Murray  For the Philadelphia Sunday Sun  In an effort to get community input into the selection of city’s next police commissioner, Philadelphia Eagles Malcolm Jenkins, rapper and criminal…

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2019 General Election “At a Glance” Voters Guide

November 1, 2019

Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates –Democratic Party Mayor James Kenney Website: www.kenneyforphiladelphia.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/JimFKenney Facebook: www.facebook.com/JimFKenney Instagram: www.instagram.com/jimfkenney Philadelphia Mayoral Candidates – Republican Party Billy Ciancaglini Website: www.billyforphilly.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/weneedanewmayor Philadelphia City Council Candidates – At- Large – Democratic Party Allan Domb Website: www.votedomb.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/votedomb Facebook: www.facebook.com/votedomb Instagram: www.instagram.com/councilmandomb Derek S. Green Website: www.dereksgreen.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/CouncilmanDerek Facebook:…

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Voting reform package emerges in Pennsylvania Capitol

November 1, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: An Investigator with the Office of the City Commissioners, demonstrates the ExpressVote XL voting machine at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia. Legislation heading toward a vote in Pennsylvania would overhaul some aspects of how voters cast ballots while delivering much of the money counties need to buy voting machines ahead of next…

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State Of Independents

November 1, 2019

Thanks to a slate of independent/third party candidates, this year’s City Council At-Large races have become ones to watch. By Denise Clay In order to get on the ballot as a third party or  independent candidate in the City of Philadelphia, you have to have 1,000 official signatures, and you couldn’t have run for office in…

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Howard University’s Alonda Thomas to be honored by the Mid-Atlantic Black Public Relations Society at PowerPR Conference in Philadelphia, Communicator of the Year Award

October 30, 2019

Actor Nakia Dillard from CW series black Lightning to present award. Join the Mid-Atlantic Black PR Society a project and community partner of FNC Philly, a 503(c)(3) for our annual PowerPR Conference: “PR BREAKTHROUGH: IN IT TO WIN IT!” November 1, 2019 at Hilton at Penn’s Landing, 201 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard in Philadelphia.  The…

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Some Interesting facts about Harriet Tubman’s legacy

October 25, 2019

 Born into slavery on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in 1820, Harriet Tubman is remembered for challenging stereotypes of race, gender and class. As a child, she learned Bible stories from her mother, finding inspiration in the Exodus narrative and rejecting the admonitions for slaves to obey their masters.  The path Harriet Tubman chose to…

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