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1:22 AM / Sunday March 7, 2021

Week In Review

LDF claims massive black voting denials nationwide

April 23, 2010

Last week the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) released Free the Vote: Unlocking Democracy in the Cells and on the Streets, a report detailing the impact felon disfranchisement laws have on communities of color nationwide.

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Columbia, S.C. may elect first black mayor

April 19, 2010

“The response has been good. We’re encouraged,” Benjamin told BlackAmericaWeb.com. “This campaign is about building a better city – a safe city, a clean city and a city that is run well. We’re also focusing on job creation.”

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Michelle Obama visits earthquake-ravaged Haiti

April 19, 2010

First lady Michelle Obama made a surprise visit last Tuesday to the ruins of the Haitian capital, a high-profile reminder that hundreds of thousands remain in desperate straits three months after the earthquake.

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Whitney Houston postpones more European tour dates

April 9, 2010

Whitney Houston has again pushed back the European leg of her first tour in years on the advice of doctors who are encouraging her to take time to recover from a respiratory illness, according to a statement issued last Wednesday.

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Janet Jackson set to perform at Essence Awards

April 1, 2010

Multiple Grammy Award-winning, recording artist, actress and songwriter Janet Jackson will now add another first to her iconic career when she makes her Essence Music Festival debut this Fourth of July weekend–July 2, 3 and 4–in New Orleans as the third and final headliner.

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Gwen lfill calls for greater diversity in journalism field

April 1, 2010

The host of PBS’s “Washington Week,” Ifill spoke in front of about 200 students and faculty at the Paramount Theatre as part of Emerson’s Communication Week, during which the four departments of Emerson’s School of Communication staged a series of events to discuss their respective fields.

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Recent News

Local

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

March 5, 2021

The City of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia School District and union officials have announced that PreK through second-grade...

Entertainment

‘Nomadland,’ ‘Borat’ win at a socially distant Golden Globes

March 5, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: Chadwick Boseman, Andra Day  and Daniel Kaluuya. Chadwick Boseman wins posthumous award at bicoastal Globes...

Seniors

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March 5, 2021

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Color Of Money

Guest Commentary: Raising the minimum wage is good business

March 5, 2021

ABOVE PHOTO: A unknown person holding a sign for the raise of minimum wage at a site...

Seniors

Five fun ways to keep your cat entertained at home

March 5, 2021

BPT Thanks to the pandemic, many people have gone from working in an office to working from...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of March 7, 2021

March 5, 2021

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

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff