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Mayor Nutter signs “Ban The Box’ legislation

April 23, 2011

Mayor Nutter, with the attendance of NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous, signed an ordinance that will prohibit employers from requiring job applicants to disclose their criminal backgrounds until after the first employment interview.

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A Lack of Unity

April 23, 2011

When Onica Makwakwa, executive director of the alliance Unity Journalists of Color, heard the news that the National Association of Black Journalists, the alliance’s largest partner, was pulling out, it caught her by surprise.

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Philadelphia’s Wawa Welcome America! Fourth of July Jam

April 18, 2011

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced last week that four-time Grammy award-winning band The Roots will headline Philly’s Fourth of July Jam during Wawa Welcome America! The band and their Musical Director ?uestlove will be performing their set as well as…

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Recent News

Sun Report

Police agencies pulling out of Democratic convention

July 31, 2020

MILWAUKEE (AP) — More than 100 police agencies are withdrawing from agreements to send personnel to bolster...

Entertainment

Toronto sets lineup, Regina King to debut Muhammad Ali film

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Actor-director Werner Herzog, left, and actress-director Regina King. The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday...

Stateside

NAACP Kicks Off 111th Annual Convention with Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival

August 3, 2020

Washington, D.C. – The NAACP will kick off its 111th Annual Convention on Monday, August 3, 2020, with...

Commentary

A Millennial Voice: Vital Tonics

July 31, 2020

By Danaé Reid To the naked eye, Natalie Bustamante looks like your ordinary, successful, beautiful Latina woman,...

Seniors

How self-determination is changing elderly and disability care in the age of COVID-19

July 31, 2020

BPT The threat of COVID-19 in nursing homes and assisted living facilities has led elderly individuals and...

Go With The-Flo

Cuba Gooding Jr. catches the Gov. Cuomo’s ire after being photographed with his mask down at charity event

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Cuba Gooding Jr. (Photo: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Oprah Winfrey has set...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff