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8:46 AM / Sunday August 18, 2019

Oasis

The history of Easter

April 1, 2010

Easter, the principal festival of the Christian church year, celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his Crucifixion. The origins of Easter date to the beginnings of Christianity, and it is probably the oldest Christian observance after the Sabbath (observed on Saturday.)

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Black Marriage Day 2010 celebrated film releases

March 29, 2010

Black Marriage Day’s eight annual celebration is a marriage education initiative promoting the benefits of marriage in the Black community. The event was created by Nisa Muhammad, Executive Director of Wedded Bliss Foundation, Inc., 236 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Suite 610, Washington, DC.

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Social etiquette workshops become a growing market

March 29, 2010

As the economy continues its sluggish recovery, and with unemployment topping 9.7%, many people, especially minorities, have had to find alternative means to support themselves. Etiquette and social graces workshops specifically geared to the young people living in urban communities have been quietly on the rise…

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Group decries textbooks on Islam as inflammatory

March 22, 2010

A series of children’s textbooks on Islam contains misleading and inflammatory rhetoric about the religion, inaccurately portraying its followers as inherently violent and deserving of suspicion, according to a Muslim civil liberties group.

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WCW holds 4th Annual Award Ceremony, March 27

March 22, 2010

Goal of this forum is to honor the tireless works of amazing women who are unsung heroines and offer critical advice and words of wisdom to young women who are faced with many hard challenges and life’s daily decision.

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Register NOW to become the best church choir in Philadelphia!

March 14, 2010

Verizon Wireless’ “How Sweet the Sound” competition {See page 17 for ad] is back in 2010 to search for Philadelphia’s best church choirs and to compete for the title of “The Best Church Choir in America.” The winning choir will compete against other communities…

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Recent News

Commentary

AlawfulTruth: The land of milk and honey, or a pot of worries?

August 16, 2019

By Andrea Lawful Sanders There seems to be assumptions made by many Americans that immigrants land in...

Go With The-Flo

Kerry Washington has honored with an “Artistic Achievement Award” at the Jamaican Marquee 57th Independence Black Tie Gala

August 9, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO:  Kerry Washington (Photo: Tinseltown / shutterstock) By Florence Anthony According to reports, “The Rookie” actress Afton...

Entertainment

Recovery Idol: Building Self Esteem

August 16, 2019

ABOVE PHOTO: On the left is Dr. Arthur Evans, former Commissioner of the City of Philadelphia Department...

Health

Poll Shows Impact of Opioid Crisis on Philadelphians and Their Neighborhoods

August 16, 2019

29% know someone killed by drug use; 41% say opioids hurt quality of life where they live...

Food And Beverage

How to create a charcuterie board for your next party

August 16, 2019

BPT Planning a party doesn’t have to be difficult. Instead of agonizing over appetizers, opt for serving...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Aug. 18

August 16, 2019

All Signs: Just a few days left of Leo then swoosh! We’re into Virgo. This means our...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff