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3:51 PM / Sunday August 9, 2020

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Fannie Lou Hamer –an American heroine

April 4, 2011

Hamer was a warrior for truth and justice – a true American heroine. Her work as a grassroots civil rights activist and political organizer brought national attention to the stark reality of the political disenfranchisement of Black people in America.

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Black cemetery scandal in Chicago

March 27, 2011

An archaeologists’ report says investigators found bodies dumped in an unused corner of a suburban Chicago cemetery in greater numbers than first thought. Burr Oak Cemetery manager Carolyn Towns and several others were charged in July 2009 in an alleged scheme to unearth bodies…

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Churches host “UNCF SUNDAY” to help kids stay in college

February 27, 2011

The United Negro College Fund – the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, is rallying with churches to support its National Faith Initiative. Churches will host a UNCF SUNDAY on February 27 to collect donations from congregations across the nation…

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Statement from Mayor Nutter on the death of Rev. Marguerite E. Handy

February 19, 2011

Rev. Handy brought warmth and eternal optimism to the Mayor’s Office and the Greater Philadelphia clergy community. She cared deeply about government’s role in improving the lives of people all across the city, and she was dedicated to ensuring all communities of faith had access to city government.

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Sun Report

Pennsylvania to pay for mail-in ballot postage in election

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Stateside

Oprah buys 26 billboards in Louisville, KY demanding justice for Breonna Taylor

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Color Of Money

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Seniors

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Go With The-Flo

Michael B. Jordan has teamed up with Color of Change to launch the #ChangeHollywood initiative

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff