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Pennsylvania man claims he found R. Kelly tape abusing girls

March 10, 2019

NEW YORK — A man who said he was cleaning out an old videotape collection found what he thought was a recording of R&B singer R. Kelly in concert, but instead turned out to show a man who appeared to be Kelly sexually abusing girls, he and his attorney said Sunday. The man then turned…

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heArtspace: An Artistic Approach to Healing

March 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Tracey Lewis-Giggetts By Kendall Alexander @SteezieKBreezie “The healing process begins once you feel heard.”  -Tracey Lewis-Giggetts Tracey Lewis-Giggetts is a multi-faceted woman — an award-winning author of 11 books, owner and operator of an independent press company, NewSeason Books and Media, and an assistant professor of English and Creative Writing at the Community…

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2019 Philadelphia Black Biz Directory now available

March 8, 2019

People who want to support Black businesses, but don’t know where they are, should check out the 2019 Philadelphia Black Biz Directory, published by Beech Community Services. The directory includes over 400 African-American, African and Caribbean businesses in Philadelphia. The Beech Companies, Inc., a leader in community economic development in Philadelphia, published the directory in…

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REAL IDs now available to Pennsylvania residents

March 8, 2019

Upgrading to a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or ID card is optional Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) recently announced that optional REAL ID-compliant driver’s licenses and photo ID cards are now available for Pennsylvania residents who want one. A federally-accepted form of identification (whether it’s a Pennsylvania REAL ID driver’s license…

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The Building Block

March 8, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Temple University College of Education presented Charles Hamilton Houston III as their 100th Anniversary Distinguished Speaker Series speaker. From left; Grace A. Greenwich, assistant dean of development and alumni relations, Temple University, College of Education;  Charles Hamilton Houston III, corporate attorney and the grandson and historian of Charles Hamilton Houston, architect of the…

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A Woman In Full

March 8, 2019

In a talk held at the African American Museum of Philadelphia, Dorothy Butler Gilliam showcased her new memoir and the historical career that led to it. By Denise Clay In 1961, seven years before the 1968 Kerner Commission Report detailed the need for more diverse newsrooms, Dorothy Butler Gilliam began her career at the “Washington Post.”…

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Participation is Power: 2nd Annual Mentoring Conference was A Success!

March 1, 2019

Last January, we hosted our first Mentoring Conference and invited organizations to learn ways to expand youth mentoring. This January, we have supported the launch of the Mentoring Collaborative by the Urban Affairs Coalition which allows organizations to apply for funding and obtain training to mentor youth in the Philadelphia area. Sharmain Matlock-Turner, President &…

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Oxnard in Philly

March 1, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Anderson .Paak By Kendall Alexander @SteezieKbreezie Musician Anderson .Paak touched down in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia at The Fillmore for Andy’s Beach Club World Tour this past Sunday night. There was barely breathing room as excited concert attendees packed the venue in anticipation of the show to highlight the musician’s third…

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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