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12:21 AM / Tuesday November 12, 2019

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The newest hire at CCPTV, Sikemi Williams, takes home a Mid-Atlantic Regional Emmy Award for her work on ‘Strange College’, a hit show

October 11, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Sikemi Williams CCPTV’s newest hire, Sikemi Williams, took home a prestigious Emmy award at the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awards ceremony on September 28, 2019. She received this prestigious honor for her graphics/animation work on the opening credits of “Strange College,” a much-honored maximalist science-fiction program…

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Philadelphia resident honored with Cabot’s Community Celebrity Cruise

October 11, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Diane Mills  Philadelphia resident Diane Mills was honored with an all-expense paid cruise courtesy of Cabot Creamery Cooperative for her volunteer work with AARP Foundation Experience Corps Philadelphia. Diane Mills joined more than 60 other volunteers, guests and Cabot staff on the cruise that set sail from Boston on September 29, making stops…

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Graduates from 10,000 Small Businesses program reveal key lessons, as Greater Philly emerges as a new growth engine for minority-and women-owned businesses

October 11, 2019

Goldman-Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses-Greater Philadelphia program hosted a Philadelphia Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week event as part of the Oct. 7-11 celebration, which highlights minority businesses and connects them to vital resources to help their firms grow. Through Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, participants can gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and…

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Op-Ed

October 11, 2019

(Note: This letter written by Harold James, retired member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and retired member of the Guardian Civic League in defense of Democratic candidate for Sheriff and current president of the Guardian Civic League Rochelle Bilal was originally sent to Stan Wischnowski, executive editor and senior vice president of the Philadelphia…

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Five fitness tips to keep introverts moving

October 11, 2019

Finding a workout routine that fits your personality is one of the key ways to achieve optimal results, says Philadelphia physical therapist Chris McKenzie. This holds particularly true for introverts – those who may be uneasy about joining a gym or a fitness class due to crowds of people, loud music, or the seemingly prying…

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A Small, But Crucial Organ

October 11, 2019

At Sunday’s Kidney Walk, a small, but important organ gets its  moment of awareness. By Denise Clay Kidney dialysis is a long, tough process. It’s a process that international Philadelphia-based hip-hop artist Freeway knows well. Due to kidney failure brought on by high blood pressure and diabetes, he was on dialysis, and it took the…

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The Fourth Annual Philadelphia Legacies event honors community leaders and achievers

October 4, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: This year’s Philadelphia Legacy honorees stand proudly next to their portraits: From left: Stephen Cox, executive director of the Alliance for Minority Participation program (AMP) at Drexel University; Derrick Pitts, astronomer, Franklin Institute; Sam Delany, award-winning sci/fi writer; legendary NBA star Wilt Chamberlain and the winningest Big Five basketball coach in history, Fran…

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New app brings STEM training & economic opportunity to Philadelphia youth

October 4, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: My Community Works graduation day Hoopplex and My Community Works have partnered to bring STEM training and economic opportunity to Philadelphia youth through the Basketball Fashion Competitions app.  This app was developed by Kevin Cofield of Hooplex LLC to expose young men to the variety career path options in the sports industry outside…

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Breast Cancer and the Survival of Black Women

October 4, 2019

By Maurice Henderson October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and it will be highlighted with the annual Praise is the Cure event. This educational campaign about metastatic breast cancer celebrates its 14th anniversary under the auspices of mom and daughter cancer survivors, Anita T. Conner and Kerri Conner Matchett. Both women acknowledge this breast cancer…

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