6:40 AM / Wednesday May 22, 2019


Divine Muva Diva

May 2, 2019

Dear Muva, How do you forgive your parents for things that affected you in your childhood? I was abused by a family member and my mother chose to protect that family member. I can’t get past it. Help! Signed: Traumatized Dear Traumatized, Muva has had your question for a while now, and wanted to be…

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Biden kicks off 2020 campaign Monday in Pittsburgh

April 29, 2019

ABOVE FOSTER: Former VP Joe Biden speaking at Drexel University in 2016. 📷Bill Z. Foster By Marc Levy HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election’s toughest battleground. Biden’s planned speech to an…

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The Business Center’s summer youth programs teach kids how to be entrepreneurs, make their own money

April 27, 2019

📷Brother and sister Jacilla and James Henderson work on their pitch board with their mother, Jessica Henderson, at The Business Center’s Youth & Money Summer Enrichment Entrepreneurship Programs open house. Credit: Monica Peters By Monica Peters The Business Center (TBC) held its Youth & Money Summer Enrichment Entrepreneurship Programs open house on Wednesday at the…

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Personal care providers continue in struggle for funding

April 26, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Tracey Taylor, Owner/Administrator, Taylor’s Personal Care Home in North Philadelphia, with one of her residents. By Thera Martin  According to the website, it costs, on average, $40 per day to board a dog. The larger the dog, the higher the costs,  which can run as high as $85 per day.  And according…

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Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists host lively Democratic Primary mayoral forum held at the Community College of Philadelphia

April 26, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: The PABJ Democratic Mayoral Forum at Community College of Philadelphia. (Photo: K-Len Anderson) The hour-long match of wills, egos and agendas was the first such event held during this primary season. By Amy V. Simmons The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists’ (PABJ) hosted a Democratic primary mayoral forum on Monday, April 22 in…

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Flyers remove statue of late singer Kate Smith

April 22, 2019

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers removed a statue of late singer Kate Smith outside NHL team’s arena Sunday, two days after covering it amid allegations of racism against the 1930s star with a popular recording of “God Bless America.” “The NHL principle ‘Hockey is for Everyone’ is at the heart of everything the Flyers…

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Apr. 22: Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists to host community empowered mayoral forum at CCP, focusing on candidates’ plans to improve the lives of Philly’s poor and working class

April 19, 2019

The Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists’ (PABJ) presents a community-powered Democratic Primary Mayoral Forum on Monday, April 22 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Doors open at 6 pm in the Bonnell Auditorium of Community College of Philadelphia (CCP), which is entered from 17th Street, just south of Spring Garden St.  With roughly a quarter…

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