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Ruby Bridges inspires library crowd

October 11, 2010

More than 200 people packed themselves into every seat and inch of floor or wall space of the Carriage House behind the Algiers Courthouse to see Ruby Bridges, one of the first black students to attend New Orleans public schools.

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Fellow Americans’ distrust frustrates US Muslims

September 20, 2010

Nine years of denouncing terrorism, of praying side-by-side with Jews and Christians, of insisting “I’m American, too.” None of it could stop a season of hate against Muslims that made for an especially fraught Sept. 11.

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Recent News

Education

Pennsylvania universities reject GOP call to freeze tuition

August 5, 2022

By Brooke Schultz ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa. — Four Pennsylvania universities said last Wednesday that they will...

Entertainment

Atlanta’s image challenged by facts of 1906 race massacre

August 5, 2022

By Michael Warren associated press ATLANTA— Everyone who moves through downtown Atlanta today passes places where innocent...

Health

Back-to-school quiz for parents: Put your vaccination knowledge to the test

August 5, 2022

BPT It’s that time of year: Kids are squeezing in the last seconds of summer, and parents...

Stateside

Justices uphold Pennsylvania’s 2019 mail-in voting expansion

August 5, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Workers count Philadelphia’s mail ballots for the May 18 primary election in Philadelphia, Pa. Tuesday,...

Color Of Money

How much does a funeral cost?

August 5, 2022

BPT When a death occurs, it’s normal to wonder – and even worry – about the expense...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff