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Obituary: Anne Marquess Garrott, 98

August 25, 2013

Funeral services for Anne Marquess Garrott were held at Tindley Temple, 750 South Broad Street in Philadelphia, August 22, 2013.   Mrs. Garrott, a pillar of Philadelphia society, devoted her life to the development and empowerment of women and youth.  She was 98.

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Fisher Price Politics

August 18, 2013

I’ve been trying to figure out lately why the shenanigans going on in the School District of Philadelphia feel so familiar to me. I think that it’s because I understand the Politics of Toys.

 

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SEPTA hires new public information manager

August 18, 2013

Employed by News Corporation – the former media group that incorporated the Fox News Channel and NewsCore – for nearly 13 years, Smith is a media industry leader with a reputation for combining integrity and innovation to produce high-quality journalistic content.

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Introducing new Sixers coach… Brett Brown

August 18, 2013

Everyone in the 76ers organization, along with fans and media, is bracing themselves for a season where they’re not going to win many games. But new Sixers head coach Brett Brown told everyone at his press conference on Wednesday that it wouldn’t be that way forever…

 

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“The Butler” did it…

August 18, 2013

Lee Daniels The Butler works because of a cast filled with familiar faces in not so familiar places.   By Denise Clay   For me, what makes a movie worth my $12 is a combination of good dialogue (I am a writer, you know…) and good acting.   Hollywood, to its credit, has produced some pictures…

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Prepare to March

August 11, 2013

If you had asked him two months ago, Martin Luther King III, current head of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, probably would have told you that the March on Washington being held on Saturday Aug., 24 was a sort of anniversary celebration of the world-famous march his father held on Aug. 28, 1963.

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French president honors US civil rights leader Jesse Jackson

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July 23, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A protester holds signs in support of a supervised injection sites in Philadelphia. On Tuesday,...

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NAACP’s ‘COVID. KNOW MORE’ research shows that African Americans must stay vigilant and informed

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