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1:52 AM / Tuesday November 12, 2019

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Why Now?

October 4, 2019

Unlike the other scandals connected to the Trump Presidency, the Ukrainian president/whistleblower scandal seems to have made everyone take notice.  By Denise Clay and Amy V. Simmons If you’ve been on Twitter any time since Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s news conference announcing an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, the president’s Twitter feed…

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A~List Skin and Lash Lounge is Officially Open

October 4, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: The owners and staff of A~List Skin and Lash Lounge (left to right): Michelle Saaheene, Alexis Peña, Ronea Paden, Twana Miller (owner), Nadya Abney, and Savoeun Sok. By Kharisma McIlwaine On Thursday, September 26, A~List Skin and Lash Lounge held its official grand opening.  Twana Miller, the owner and mastermind behind A~List, was…

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The Pennsylvania Poor People’s Campaign hosts public hearing

September 26, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Rachel Murphy tells her story during the hearing as her fellow panelists listen. (Photo courtesy of PA Poor People’s Campaign)  By Amy V. Simmons Recently, around 100 advocates, activists and others gathered in New Covenant Church’s main sanctuary, not just to commiserate, but to collaborate and to hear the stories of Philadelphia’s poor. The…

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Fashion. Forward.

September 26, 2019

With Fashion District Philadelphia, the owners of the “Mall Formerly Known As The Gallery” hope to attract people to retail through creating experiences. By Denise Clay For Joseph Coradino, the opening of Fashion District Philadelphia is a dream come true. Coradino, CEO of Fashion District owners PREIT, is a native of South Philadelphia who remembers…

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Shani Newton celebrates the grand opening of Dolly’s Boutique’s second location in the new Fashion District Philadelphia mall

September 26, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Throngs of shoppers excitedly make their way through the doors of Dolly’s Boutique at the Grand Opening.  (Photos: Bill Z. Foster) By Kharisma McIlwaine Philadelphia native, philanthropist and CEO of Shoppe Shani Inc., Shani Newton, has been a fixture in the Philadelphia fashion community for years. Voted by The Philadelphia Inquirer as one…

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Nation Building Through the Black Business Community: The Next 50 Years

September 20, 2019

Panelists discuss the current business landscape during Rep. Evans’ panel, “Nation Building Through the Black Business Community: The Next 50 Years” (Photo: Amy V. Simmons) By Amy V. Simmons The agency’s success — and the path forward — were discussed during a session at the 49th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference, which…

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Pennsylvania’s new online absentee ballot application launched Monday

September 20, 2019

HARRISBURG, PA –  As of last Monday, Pennsylvania voters have a new option to apply online for their absentee ballot, Governor Tom Wolf announced. The mobile-friendly application site is: www.votesPA.com/ApplyAbsentee. Voters who apply will receive their absentee ballot in the mail. Previously, voters could only complete a paper absentee ballot application and mail or hand-deliver…

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To Impeach or Not to Impeach

September 20, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Moderator Tiffany Cross (2nd from right) and panelists listen to audience concerns during the Q&A portion of the session. (Photo: Amy V. Simmons) Since his election in November 2016, President Donald Trump and his administration have waged a war upon our nation’s precedents and norms with their incendiary rhetoric and outright cruel policies. From…

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