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Week In Review

Trial begins in slaying of journalist

March 27, 2011

A spent shotgun shell fired from the gun used to kill journalist Chauncey Bailey in 2007 and matching one left at the scene of his killing was found in the bedroom of former Your Black Muslim Bakery leader Yusuf Bey IV the next day, a prosecutor said Monday.

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New NAACP seeing more gay, diverse chapter leaders

March 27, 2011

The NAACP’s newly revived Worcester chapter elected a 28-year-old openly gay black man as its president this month. In New Jersey, a branch of the organization outside Atlantic City chose a Honduran immigrant to lead it last year.

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Soledad O’Brien–Soledad at Ground Zero in Japan

March 20, 2011

Soledad is currently, where else in Japan, where she is covering the aftermath of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown that has devastated the country. She was gracious enough to grant me an exclusive interview from the midst of the disaster, checking in by cell phone.

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Helping the people of Japan in the face of tragedy

March 20, 2011

On March 11, 2011, a huge earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit Japan, causing tremendous destruction and devastation to the country and its people. The earthquake, registering an 8.9 on the Richter scale, was the 5th largest earthquake ever recorded.

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Black Dem support for Obama still strong

March 13, 2011

Blacks in the Democratic Party remain enthusiastic about President Obama and his policies despite the ailing economy and a growing concern that the administration is not paying enough attention to the needs of African Americans.

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Reactions from the corbett 2011-2012 state budget

March 13, 2011

The Pennsylvania School Funding Campaign (PSFC) noted with alarm today Governor Tom Corbett’s $549.9 million cut in combined state and federal basic education funding, returning it to the 2008-09 funding level. The overall cut for schools in his 2011-12 budget is $589.8 million.

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Questions surround

March 7, 2011

Common Cause has challenged Thomas, Justice Antonin Scalia and the Federalist Society to provide answers to questions around the two justices’ attendance at political strategy and fundraising “seminars” hosted by Koch Industries.

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Emanuel faces big money woes as next Chicago mayor

February 28, 2011

Emanuel, who overwhelmed the race with truckloads of money and friends in high places from Washington to Hollywood, will take control of a city in deep financial trouble with problems ranging from an understaffed police department to underperforming schools.

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Recent News

Sun Report

Police agencies pulling out of Democratic convention

July 31, 2020

MILWAUKEE (AP) — More than 100 police agencies are withdrawing from agreements to send personnel to bolster...

Entertainment

Toronto sets lineup, Regina King to debut Muhammad Ali film

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Actor-director Werner Herzog, left, and actress-director Regina King. The Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday...

Stateside

NAACP Kicks Off 111th Annual Convention with Arts, Culture & Entertainment Festival

August 3, 2020

Washington, D.C. – The NAACP will kick off its 111th Annual Convention on Monday, August 3, 2020, with...

Commentary

A Millennial Voice: Vital Tonics

July 31, 2020

By Danaé Reid To the naked eye, Natalie Bustamante looks like your ordinary, successful, beautiful Latina woman,...

Seniors

How self-determination is changing elderly and disability care in the age of COVID-19

July 31, 2020

BPT The threat of COVID-19 in nursing homes and assisted living facilities has led elderly individuals and...

Go With The-Flo

Cuba Gooding Jr. catches the Gov. Cuomo’s ire after being photographed with his mask down at charity event

July 31, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Cuba Gooding Jr. (Photo: Denis Makarenko / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Oprah Winfrey has set...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff