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The Philadelphia Orchestra Presents Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Tribute Concert at Girard College, January 21, 2019

January 11, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: (Jeff Fusco) Free tickets available at www.philorch.org The Philadelphia Orchestra, in partnership with Girard College and Global Citizen’s Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service, is proud to present its 29th annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Tribute Concert held at the Girard College Chapel on Monday, January 21, at 1:30 PM. Led…

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Guest Commentary: White churches have a moral responsibility to stand up

January 5, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: Police officers at the 16th Street Baptist Church, headquarters of the Birmingham Campaign in Birmingham, Ala., in 1963. The church was bombed by White supremacists in September of that year, killing four girls. By Jesse Jackson TRICEEDNEYWIRE.COM In 2019, we will commemorate 400 years since the first 20 slaves were transported by ship…

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Guest Commentary: Kwanzaa – An Antidote to Insanity

December 29, 2018

By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Ed. note: From Dec. 2017 The sickening sight of smug sycophantic Republicans celebrating the passage of their tax bill on the White House lawn was the Scrooge-like move to drop a lump of coal into the stockings of the 13 million Americans likely to lose health insurance coverage thanks to the…

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Megachurch pastor defends gift of $200K Lamborghini to wife

December 21, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO: Aventer and Rev. John Gray PSS The new pastor of a South Carolina megachurch gifted his wife a $200,000 Lamborghini SUV for their eighth anniversary two weeks ago and social media continues to take him to task.  In an Instagram video taken at the celebration, John Gray, pastor of Relentless Church, located in…

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Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church started its season of giving by making Thanksgiving brighter for women whose days aren’t always bright.

November 30, 2018

By Arlene Edmonds Correspondent During the 2018 holiday season, many houses of worship celebrate the philanthropic spirit by holding Thanksgiving and Christmas drives, hosting meals for the community, giving out toys and other presents to the needy. Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church is no different, and extends its giving spirit throughout the calendar year. That was…

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An Exclusive Interview with Bishop T.D. Jakes

November 21, 2018

ABOVE PHOTO:  Writer Michael Cottman speaks with Bishop T.D. Jakes   By Michael H. Cottman “If I reach back far enough, I can touch my own family slavery in a very personal way.” – Bishop T.D. Jakes DALLAS – Inside a provocative exhibit about Thomas Jefferson and slavery, Bishop T.D. Jakes was reminded of his…

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Quebec’s new administration hitting employees with religious clothing ban

November 9, 2018

PSS Canadian public employees may be banned from wearing religious clothing under a “secularism law” being proposed in Québec. Plans to prohibit public employees from wearing religious symbols, including a Jewish kippah or a hijab, were announced by the center-right Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) after the party was swept to victory in provincial elections in…

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