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Week In Review

In a first, black voter turnout rate passes whites (part one)

May 13, 2013

America’s blacks voted at a higher rate than other minority groups in 2012 and by most measures surpassed the white turnout for the first time, reflecting a deeply polarized presidential election in which blacks strongly supported Barack Obama while many whites stayed home.

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NJ trooper’s killer named a most wanted terrorist

May 5, 2013

ABOVE PHOTO: This undated photo provided by the N.J. State Police Monday, May 2, 2005, in West Trenton, N.J., shows State Trooper Werner Foerster, who was executed by Joanne Chesimard 32 years ago.  (AP Photo/Provided by N.J. State Police)     By David Porter Associated Press    NEWARK, N.J. — The reward for the capture…

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30 years later, nation remains at educational risk

April 29, 2013

“A Nation at Risk,” the report issued 30 years ago by President Ronald Reagan’s Education Department, was meant as a wake-up call for the country. It spelled out where the United States was coming up short in education and what steps could be taken to avert a crisis.

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Medgar Evers to be remembered 50 years after death

April 19, 2013

The widow of civil rights leader Medgar Evers, who was killed by a white supremacist outside his Jackson, Miss., home in 1963, laments that her husband is remembered primarily as an assassination victim. This June, to mark the 50th anniversary of his slaying, a series of events will pay tribute…

 

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Recent News

Commentary

Frustration among good intentions

February 25, 2021

By George Burrell In 2010, after interviewing 1600 CEOs, IBM concluded new thinking and redefining the status...

Health

Enrollment at US community colleges plummets amid pandemic

February 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Peniella Irakoze poses for a photo on campus during a break from her part-time job...

Entertainment

Chadwick Boseman, Daniel Kaluuya win Golden Globes, Complete list of winners

March 1, 2021

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Complete list of winners at the 78th annual Golden Globe Awards: MOVIES: Best...

Color Of Money

Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia distributes over $1 million in tuition aid to K-8th grade students in need

February 25, 2021

The education nonprofit’s COVID-19 Emergency Tuition Fund distributed more than 1,500 grants. Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia (CSFP),...

Go With The-Flo

Marsai Martin is honored with the Rising Star Award at the 38th Annual Caucus Awards

February 25, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Marsai Martin   (Photo: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Here are some of...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of February 28

February 25, 2021

All Signs: This week fiery Mars enters Gemini to stay until April 23. (That’s seven weeks!) Mars...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff