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FINDING THEIR FUR-EVER HOMES – PSPCA Adoptables

June 11, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Thicky Micky FINDING THEIR FUR-EVER HOMES – PSPCA Adoptables 1. Pepe–Hey there! My name is Pepe and I’m four years old and cute as a button! Seriously look at this face. How could anyone resist? I wanted to tell you what a good boy I’ve been so get ready and settle in for…

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Feeding tips for your new puppy or kitten as they grow

June 11, 2021

BPT Congratulations on your new puppy or kitten! Like babies, kittens and puppies have special nutritional needs. To help establish the foundation for a future of good health, welcome your new pet with the right foods packed with proper nutrients, and feed them appropriately for their age and size to keep them growing happy and…

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The 2021 Juneteenth Parade & Festival

June 3, 2021

Saturday, June 19, 2021 JUNETEENTHPHILLY.ORG Juneteenth Philly, producer of the Philadelphia Juneteenth Parade and Festival, is excited to announce that they will host a series of events for the Juneteenth holiday. Due to continued COVID-19 restrictions, they will not be able to produce their annual parade. However, they will still host a series of events….

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Philadelphia’s July 4 to feature concert in different venue

June 3, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Bebe Rexha  and Flo Rida (Photo: Shutterstock) associated press Philadelphia’s annual celebration of the nation’s birthday returns this summer with the traditional July 4 free concert in a different venue but concluding as usual with a fireworks display over the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Wawa Welcome America on Wednesday announced an expanded 2021 celebration…

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The Dell Music Center reopens for summer 2021 season

June 3, 2021

The Dell will welcome musical guests back for the 2021 Essence of Entertainment concert series The Dell Music Center, a world-class outdoor amphitheater located in beautiful East Fairmount Park, has announced its reopening for the 2021 summer season. The Dell will operate a modified schedule this year, hosting graduations, concerts and community events. “The moment…

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Commemorate Juneteenth at the Annual Festival in historic Germantown

June 3, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Johnson House historic site — which hosts the Juneteenth Festival in Germantown — was a vital stop on the Underground Railroad during the 1800s. (Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia) Saturday, June 19, 2021 Historic Germantown celebrates Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States,…

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ODUNDE Festival – June 6-13, 2021

June 3, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Odunde Festival dancers (Photo by R. Kennedy for Visit Philadelphia) VISITPHILLY.COM Note: The ODUNDE Festival has gone virtual in 2021.  The annual ODUNDE Street Festival brings a genuine taste of Africa to South Street and one of Philadelphia’s oldest, historically African-American neighborhoods. The enormous festival, which began in 1975, normally  takes over a…

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Biden pushes for US voting rights law as restrictions mount

June 2, 2021

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE and LISA MASCARO Above Photo: WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden used the 100th anniversary of Tulsa’s race massacre to make a plea for sweeping legislation in Congress to protect the right to vote as Republican-led governments in Texas and other states pass new restrictions making it tougher to cast ballots. Biden, marking the…

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May 30: Will “Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre” documentary on HISTORY Channel spark reparations movement?

May 28, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Greenwood section residents of Tulsa before the massacre. (Photos Credit: The HISTORY Channel in support of “Tulsa Burning: The 1921 Race Massacre” documentary) “I never heard about the massacre; they called it a riot,” said Emmy Award-winning actress and Tulsa native Alfre Woodard. By Moni Rose Jones From 1899 through 1921 in Oklahoma,…

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