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‘Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul’ will be broadcast by US public radio stations during Black History Month, including WXPN and WRTI

February 2, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: The Dixie Hummingbirds A new radio documentary that explores the history of Black gospel music and illustrates its significant influence on the formation of rock and soul music will be broadcast by US public radio stations in February during Black History Month.  Hosted by GRAMMY award-winning gospel singer CeCe Winans, “Gospel Roots of…

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St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital Sunday of Hope

February 2, 2019

On Sunday, November 11, 2018, the Abington Ambler Alumni Chapter hosted its St. Jude Sunday of Hope event at Canaan Baptist Church in Germantown.Brother Richard Snow delivered an inspirational message and asked all Canaan members to support their national initiative. Thanks to the support of Dr. Rev. Darrel Brennan and his congregation, the Abington Ambler…

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MLK: An Interfaith Commemoration and Conversation in Social Justice

January 25, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: (inserts) Reverend Dr. William Barber II  and Dr. Camille Z. Charles By Amy V. Simmons Attendees filled the Irvine Auditorium in University City on January 23 for an interfaith event honoring the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. which featured a conversation with the Reverend Dr. William Barber II and Dr. Camille Z….

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A Celebration Of Impact

January 19, 2019

By Thera Martin When Kyle Morris was a young teenager, he got himself into a little bit of trouble. For some of our teens, when that happens, a lot of people will write you off and figure you’ll never make anything of yourself.   Not in Morris’s case. He credits the positive turn around in…

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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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