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Reelblack upcoming events beginning May 20

May 15, 2011

On Saturday June 4th at 7:30 PM, Reelblack will host the World Premiere Screening of the Special Director’s Cut of the new half-hour short, ‘ladies and gentlemen jordan rock’, plus highlights from the last nine years. At The Rotunda, 40th and Walnut Streets from 7-9 PM.

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One-term Tom? Maybe not!

May 2, 2011

Corbett gets an anemic 34 percent approval rating in the latest Public Policy Polling report. Worse yet, voters are having a serious case of buyer’s remorse, with most saying they wouldn’t vote for Corbett again if given the chance.

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US court grants new sentencing for Mumia Abu-Jamal

May 2, 2011

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered a new sentencing hearing for convicted police killer and death-row activist Mumia Abu-Jamal, finding for a second time that the death-penalty instructions given to the jury at his 1982 trial were potentially misleading.

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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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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff