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Biden to give speech Tuesday in Philadelphia
07/13/2021
Biden to give speech Tuesday in Philadelphia - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Biden to give speech Tuesday in Philadelphia

Tweet Share Pin Email WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will lay out the “moral case” for voting rights as he faces growing pressure from civil rights activists and other Democrats to combat efforts by Republican-led state legislatures to restrict access to the ballot. Biden has declare...

Black female WWII unit hoping to get congressional honor
07/13/2021
Black female WWII unit hoping to get congressional honor - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Black female WWII unit hoping to get congressional honor

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Provided by the U.S. Army Women’s Museum, members of the 6888th battalion stand in formation in Birmingham, England, in 1945. The Women’s Army Corps battalion, which made history as the only all-female Black unit to serve in Europe during World War II, is set t...

Haiti’s future uncertain after brazen slaying of president
07/13/2021
Haiti's future uncertain after brazen slaying of president - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Haiti’s future uncertain after brazen slaying of president

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: President Jovenel Moïse, center, walks with his wife Martine, after laying flowers to mark the death anniversary of revolutionary leader Jean-Jacques Dessalines, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Moïse said during a radio interview on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, that he has a...

H.E.R. among artists educating kids on civics in new series
07/13/2021
H.E.R. among artists educating kids on civics in new series - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

H.E.R. among artists educating kids on civics in new series

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: H.E.R. arrives at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 27, 2021, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) By John Carucci ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — In addition to making great music, H.E.R. wants to be an active citizen who empow...

Hard lessons for lawyers in Cosby case; tougher for victims
07/13/2021
Hard lessons for lawyers in Cosby case; tougher for victims - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Hard lessons for lawyers in Cosby case; tougher for victims

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Bill Cosby reacts outside his home in Elkins Park, Pa., Wednesday, June 30,2021 after being released from prison. Pennsylvania’s highest court has overturned comedian Bill Cosby’s s*x assault conviction. The court said Wednesday, that they found an agreement wi...

Mental health toll from isolation affecting kids on reentry
07/13/2021
Mental health toll from isolation affecting kids on reentry - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Mental health toll from isolation affecting kids on reentry

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: In this April 18, 2021 photo provided by Jennifer Sampson, her son Zach Sampson, 16, poses in his Florida yard. Sampson was hospitalized twice during the pandemic after feeling suicidal. Relentless months of social distancing, online schooling and other restriction...

New issue of Dishing with Patricia airs Wednesday, July 14 on: classie-essential-nutrition.com/dishing-with-patricia-pod...
07/13/2021

New issue of Dishing with Patricia airs Wednesday, July 14 on: classie-essential-nutrition.com/dishing-with-patricia-podcast

New issue of Dishing with Patricia airs Wednesday, July 14 on: classie-essential-nutrition.com/dishing-with-patricia-podcast

A simple, yet profound, truth guiding my approach to food can be sourced to Imhotep, the Egyptian pyramid builder and “f...
07/13/2021
Hi, I’m Patricia Marshall Harris, the host of the healthy lifestyle and plant-based cooking podcast, “Dishing with Patricia!” - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

A simple, yet profound, truth guiding my approach to food can be sourced to Imhotep, the Egyptian pyramid builder and “first physician

Tweet Share Pin Email Hi, I’m Patricia Marshall Harris,  the host of the healthy lifestyle and plant-based  cooking podcast, “Dishing with Patricia!”   A simple, yet profound, truth guiding my approach to food can be sourced to Imhotep, the Egyptian pyramid builder and “first physician,.....

The Philadelphia Branch NAACP will hold its Election for Officers on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11:00 am at the NAACP Br...
07/12/2021

The Philadelphia Branch NAACP will hold its Election for Officers on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11:00 am at the NAACP Branch Office, 4458-B Germantown Avenue Ave.

The Philadelphia Branch NAACP will hold its Election for Officers on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11:00 am at the NAACP Branch Office, 4458-B Germantown Avenue Ave.

Pennsylvania legalizes compensation for college athletes
07/12/2021
Pennsylvania legalizes compensation for college athletes - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Pennsylvania legalizes compensation for college athletes

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Penn State safety Jonathan Sutherland and cornerback Keaton Ellis tackle wide receiver Parker Washington during the NCAA college football team’s practice Friday, April 23, 2021, in State College, Pa. (Joe Hermitt/The Patriot-News via AP) ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRIS...

At 34, ‘Mommy Rocket’ Fraser-Pryce sprinter to beat in Tokyo
07/12/2021
At 34, 'Mommy Rocket' Fraser-Pryce sprinter to beat in Tokyo - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

At 34, ‘Mommy Rocket’ Fraser-Pryce sprinter to beat in Tokyo

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, center, hands off to Jonielle Smith, right, during a women’s 4×100 meter relay semifinal at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. On Friday, June 25, 2021, Fraser-Pryce cruised to a victory in the 100 meters at Ja...

BlackStar Film Festival’s 10th edition takes place August 4-8
07/12/2021
BlackStar Film Festival’s 10th edition takes place August 4-8 - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

BlackStar Film Festival’s 10th edition takes place August 4-8

Tweet Share Pin Email BlackStar Projects, the premier organization celebrating visionary Black, brown, and indigenous film and media artists, is proud to announce that the next edition of their annual festival will take place August 4-8. The festival will be held virtually again in light of the cont...

Poor People’s Campaign details season of direct action Poor People’s Campaign details season of direct action
07/12/2021
Poor People’s Campaign details season of direct action - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Poor People’s Campaign details season of direct action Poor People’s Campaign details season of direct action

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Bishop William J. Barber II speaks at the Moral March on Manchin and McConnell, a rally held by the Poor People’s Campaign, calling on them to eliminate the legislative filibuster and pass the “For The People” voting rights bill, outside the Supreme Court in ...

NFL LB Mingo charged with indecency with child in Texas
07/12/2021
NFL LB Mingo charged with indecency with child in Texas

NFL LB Mingo charged with indecency with child in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — NFL linebacker Barkevious Mingo, who is currently with the Atlanta Falcons, has been arrested in Texas on a charge of indecency with a child-s*xual contact, police said Saturday.

07/11/2021
A Millennial Voice: Interview with Kristine Green fitness instructor

This weeks episode of A Millennial Voice features fitness instructor Kristine Green. In this episode we talked about body image, her fitness journey, healthy workout habits, wellness tips, and more! Come on this journey with us as kristine gives us tips to prioritize wellness.. (She also does personal training via Zoom so if you’re interested in a trainer who really cares about your journey, contact her asap.(:

Building Bridges For Philly Youth: METWorks Youth Year-Long WorkReady Recognition Program
07/11/2021
Building Bridges For Philly Youth: METWorks Youth Year-Long WorkReady Recognition Program - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Building Bridges For Philly Youth: METWorks Youth Year-Long WorkReady Recognition Program

Tweet Share Pin Email By Veronica Norris Photos: Mr. Ken Dunkley On Saturday, June 26, the Management & Environmental Technologies (MET) program held their year-long closing ceremony at the Black-owned Relish restaurant located in West Oak Lane   The youth were excited as they entered the doors to ...

Couple celebrates 50 golden years of marriage
07/11/2021
Couple celebrates 50 golden years of marriage - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Couple celebrates 50 golden years of marriage

Tweet Share Pin Email Congratulations to Desmond and Herleen English, who celebrated their 50th golden wedding anniversary on Friday, June 25, 2021. After a year of being isolated from their family and friends, the lovely couple were thrilled to gather on Saturday, June 26 at the Marriott Dock Stree...

A Millennial Voice Sundays at 2pm on The SUN's page
07/11/2021

A Millennial Voice Sundays at 2pm on The SUN's page

A Millennial Voice Sundays at 2pm on The SUN's page

Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in his own ship
07/11/2021
Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in his own ship

Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in his own ship

TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, N.M. (AP) — Swashbuckling entrepreneur Richard Branson hurtled into space aboard his own winged rocket ship Sunday in his boldest adventure yet, beating out fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos.

Happy Birthday to Philadelphia Branch NAACP President Min. Rodney Muhammad. Enjoy your special day.
07/11/2021

Happy Birthday to Philadelphia Branch NAACP President Min. Rodney Muhammad. Enjoy your special day.

Happy Birthday to Philadelphia Branch NAACP President Min. Rodney Muhammad. Enjoy your special day.

Divine Muva Diva: A family’s anguish
07/11/2021
Divine Muva Diva: A family’s anguish - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Divine Muva Diva: A family’s anguish

Tweet Share Pin Email In the last 14 days, three of my friends have lost their children tragically. I watched in despair as their anguish played out in social media spaces, where they cried, spoke of losing a child way too soon, all while wondering how they were going to cope and move on. What...

“Magic” Johnson and his wife Cookie took friends on a cruise around the Mediterranean aboard their yacht
07/11/2021
"Magic" Johnson and his wife Cookie took friends on a cruise around the Mediterranean aboard their yacht for 4th of July - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

“Magic” Johnson and his wife Cookie took friends on a cruise around the Mediterranean aboard their yacht

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: “Magic” and Cookie Johnson (Photo: Tinseltown / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Welcome to the family. Just nine days after Nick Cannon welcomed newborn twin sons Zion Mixolydian and Zillion Heir with DJ and influencer Abby De La Rosa, the “Masked Singer”...

The Philadelphia Foundation, in partnership with Points of Light and its local chamber partners, have announced The Civi...
07/11/2021
Philadelphia Foundation announces inaugural Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia honorees - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

The Philadelphia Foundation, in partnership with Points of Light and its local chamber partners, have announced The Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia 2021 honorees.

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: (Photo courtesy Philadelphia Foundation) The Philadelphia Foundation, in partnership with Points of Light and its local chamber partners, have announced The Civic 50 Greater Philadelphia 2021 honorees. These 50 community-minded regional companies were determined by...

SUBURBAN NEWS: City of Chester receives 175K grant to assist with lighting throughout community
07/11/2021
SUBURBAN NEWS: City of Chester receives 175K grant to assist with lighting throughout community - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

SUBURBAN NEWS: City of Chester receives 175K grant to assist with lighting throughout community

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Pa.State Rep. Brian Kirkland (Photo/Pa. House) The city of Chester is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $175,000 Keystone Communities Grant thanks to assistance from State Rep. Brian Kirkland (D-159th Dist.). As part of the Delaware Valley Regional Planning...

Starting July 20. Free day camp for kids.
07/11/2021

Starting July 20. Free day camp for kids.

Starting July 20. Free day camp for kids.

Gwendolyn Faison, first woman mayor of Camden, dies at 96. The SUN sends our condolences to Ms. Faison's family and love...
07/11/2021
Gwendolyn Faison, first woman mayor of Camden, dies at 96

Gwendolyn Faison, first woman mayor of Camden, dies at 96. The SUN sends our condolences to Ms. Faison's family and loved ones.

Former Camden Mayor Gwendolyn Faison, the first woman to serve as mayor of the City of Camden, has died. She was 96. During her nine years as mayor,

The Philadelphia Branch NAACP will hold its Election for Officers on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11:00 am at the NAACP Br...
07/10/2021

The Philadelphia Branch NAACP will hold its Election for Officers on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11:00 am at the NAACP Branch Office, 4458-B Germantown Avenue Ave.

The Philadelphia Branch NAACP will hold its Election for Officers on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 11:00 am at the NAACP Branch Office, 4458-B Germantown Avenue Ave.

While the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games might have its share of Black Girl Magic, it’s also got a level of Black Girl Scrutin...
07/10/2021
Too Much Magic? - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

While the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games might have its share of Black Girl Magic, it’s also got a level of Black Girl Scrutinization

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Sha’Carri Richardson celebrates after winning the women’s 100-meter run at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Saturday, June 19, 2021, in Eugene, Ore. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) While the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games might have its share of Black Girl Magic, it....

By joining forces, the Kimmel Center and Philadelphia Orchestra hope to increase Philadelphia’s influence in the arts
07/10/2021
The Harmonic Convergence - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

By joining forces, the Kimmel Center and Philadelphia Orchestra hope to increase Philadelphia’s influence in the arts

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: Matias Tarnopolsky and Anne Ewers (Photo: Stephen Cassano) By joining forces, the Kimmel Center and the Philadelphia Orchestra hope to create an entity that will increase Philadelphia’s influence in the Arts. By Denise Clay-Murray When the Kimmel Center for the P...

H.E.R. among artists educating kids on civics in new series
07/10/2021
H.E.R. among artists educating kids on civics in new series - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

H.E.R. among artists educating kids on civics in new series

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOTO: H.E.R. arrives at the BET Awards on Sunday, June 27, 2021, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) By John Carucci ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — In addition to making great music, H.E.R. wants to be an active citizen who empow...

"A simple, yet profound, truth guiding my approach to food can be sourced to Imhotep, the Egyptian pyramid builder and “...
07/10/2021
Hi, I’m Patricia Marshall Harris, the host of the healthy lifestyle and plant-based cooking podcast, “Dishing with Patricia!” - The Philadelphia Sunday Sun

"A simple, yet profound, truth guiding my approach to food can be sourced to Imhotep, the Egyptian pyramid builder and “first physician”

Tweet Share Pin Email Hi, I’m Patricia Marshall Harris,  the host of the healthy lifestyle and plant-based  cooking podcast, “Dishing with Patricia!”   A simple, yet profound, truth guiding my approach to food can be sourced to Imhotep, the Egyptian pyramid builder and “first physician,.....

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