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March to LOVE for the Love of Trayvon Martin

April 1, 2012

On February 26th, 2012 17 year old Trayvon Martin was gunned down by self proclaimed Captain of the Neighborhood Watch George Zimmerman. Trayvon Martin, an innocent teenager wearing a hoodie on the way back from a nearby store armed only with skittles and an ice tea was murdered.

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Backstage Pass: VIP– Meet Cappuchino

March 26, 2012

A few months ago, we were all introduced to Cappuchino (Cheryl Haygen), who came to Philly to replace the “Midday Princess” Shamara on Power99FM (98.9FM). Many listeners (including myself) were a little skeptical that she could ever fill the whole in our hearts (and our airwaves) where Shamara used to live.

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A choice between the truly bad and merely awful

March 18, 2012

In Greek mythology it’s known as being between Scylla and Charybdis. Logicians sometimes call it Morton’s Fork. And ordinary folks refer to it as finding oneself between a rock and a hard place or between the devil and the deep blue sea.

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Letter from a Philadelphia Jail…

March 18, 2012

Now what issue has made my friend, a Democratic committee person in South Philadelphia, willing to go all the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on us? The right to vote in Pennsylvania. I’ll explain.

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Commentary

Divine Muva Diva: April 5, 2020

April 2, 2020

Dear Muva: How do we as women harness and take hold of our feminine energy? Why is...

Food And Beverage

Philadelphia adds food sites for residents in need

April 2, 2020

Where to find free, nutritious food during the COVID-19 crisis In response to continued shutdowns because of...

Entertainment

Iconic singer Bill Withers passes away from heart complications at 81

April 4, 2020

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood...

Week In Review

SEPTA rear/center door boarding – effective April 1

April 2, 2020

An “Essential Service Schedule” for Regional Rail is in effect.  Other SEPTA service, including city and suburban...

Health

Apr. 5, COVID-19 UPDATE: 3,189 positive cases in Philly, 831 hospitalized

April 5, 2020

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today announced 181 additional presumptive confirmed cases of COVID-19...

Go With The-Flo

Lizzo treated a number of hospital staffs, when they were being overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, to lunch

April 2, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Lizzo (Photo: Lev Radin / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, at a time...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff