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For colored girls whose needs have been ignored

April 12, 2014

By Denise Clay for Soloman Jones.com If you’ve been watching television news here in Philadelphia over the last two weeks, you’ve probably seen the mug shots of Najee Bilaal, Zaria Estes, and Kanesha Gainey. The three girls were arraigned in connection with a series of attacks on Temple University’s campus, one of which featured a…

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Art Sanctuary presents the 30th Annual Celebration of Black Writing! The whole month of May!

April 12, 2014

One of the nation’s oldest African-American literary festivals honors author Ernest Gaines, introduces inaugural ‘Gamble & Huff Award for Excellence in Songwriting,’ and hosts month long exhibit on Atlantic City landmark, Chicken Bone Beach   Renowned artists, writers and journalists from across the U.S. will join Art Sanctuary, Philadelphia’s leading African-American arts and letters organization,…

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Sheriff Jewell Williams testifies before City Council Budget Hearings

April 12, 2014

Sheriff Jewell Williams told members of Philadelphia City Council during budget hearings that significant improvements have been made in the Office of the Sheriff of Philadelphia City and County over the past two years. “We have come a long way in a short period of time,” said Sheriff Williams yesterday, “and have made many strides…

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NAACP President responds… now!

April 7, 2014

By J. Whyatt Mondesire In this era of gotcha journalism, some of the city’s news scribes have attempted to turn the attacks against me and the current leadership of the local NAACP Branch into something akin to the reincarnation of the Watergate scandal or the hidden story behind Monica Lewinsky’s dress. Nothing could be further from…

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Keven Parker celebrates one year at Reading Terminal

April 7, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  State Rep. Kenyatta Johnson along with Senator Anthony H. Williams’ wife Shari presenting Mr. Parker with his City Counsel City of Philadelphia Citation.  (Photo by Patricia Hawkins)   By Kiarra Solomon @by_kiarra Restaurateur Keven Parker celebrated the one year anniversary of the Keven Parker Soul Food Café at the Reading Terminal, Friday, March…

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Philadelphia celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month

April 7, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Benny Golson  (Photo: Int’l Jazz Productions)    Mayor Nutter launches celebration with official proclamation at City Hall   Mayor Michael A. Nutter proclaimed April 2014 Jazz Appreciation Month in the City of Philadelphia and launched the month-long celebration during a press conference at City Hall on Thursday. During the event, Philadelphia-born jazz legend…

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As she leaves “Good Day Philadelphia” anchor Sheinelle Jones is looking forward to the next chapter of her life

March 30, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Sheinelle Jones   By Denise Clay From the moment that Sheinelle Jones, co-anchor of Fox-29’s popular “Good Day Philadelphia” announced that she was leaving the show, viewers from around the region have taken the time to show her their appreciation. From Facebook messages to the proclamation she was given before Thursday’s regular meeting…

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Philadanco leaps into Spring with ‘Blood, Sweat and Dance’ Company premiere of Ulysses Dove’s Bad Blood, April 17-19

March 30, 2014

Spring comes in leaps and bounds with the return of Philly’s own modern dance company Philadanco performing Blood, Sweat, and Dance, Thursday –Saturday, April 17-19, 2014, at Perelman Theater.  Known for their electrifying dance moves mixing energized modern dance with the elegance of classical ballet, Philadanco’s new program highlights include the company premiere of “Bad…

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