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12:21 AM / Sunday March 7, 2021

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NAACP mourns the passing of Vernon Baker

August 1, 2010

A military hero, Baker was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions on April 5-6, 1945, when he and his platoon killed 26 enemy soldiers and destroyed six machine gun nests, two observer posts and four dugouts near Viareggio, Italy.

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U.S. Rep. Schwartz: “Corbett doesn’t get it”

July 26, 2010

On Friday, July 12th, Tom Corbett repeated his statement accusing unemployed Pennsylvanians of failing to look for work. Corbett, speaking on Pennsylvania Public Radio, said, “People don’t want to come back to work while they still have unemployment…

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SC Senate candidate Greene makes first speech

July 26, 2010

Greene’s 6 1/2 minute speech at the local NAACP’s monthly meeting was mostly serious. Left out was any mention of his suggestion earlier this month that creating a line of action figures modeled after him could give South Carolinians jobs.

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Billboard linking Obama, Hitler draws complaints

July 18, 2010

A billboard created by an Iowa tea party group that compares President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Lenin is drawing sharp criticism — even from fellow tea party activists who have condemned it as offensive and a waste of money.

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NAACP denounces verdict of Oscar Grant case

July 18, 2010

The NAACP opposes the jury’s verdict of involuntary manslaughter regarding the 2009 New Year’s Eve shooting of a 22 year old young man by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) police officer in Oakland, CA.

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Missed meetings could mean jail time for parents in Detroit

July 9, 2010

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said that’s indicative of a larger issue in Detroit, where the lack of making parents accountable for their children is partly being blamed on elevated truancy and dropout rates, as well as a recent rash of violent crimes involving teens.

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Recent News

Local

Students to return to Philadelphia Public Schools on rolling schedule beginning March 8

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Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of March 7, 2021

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All Signs: Neptune is the planet of dreams, inspiration and imagination as well as illusion, confusion and...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff