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7:58 AM / Wednesday June 12, 2024

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cj speaks…Tough Love

June 8, 2024

Love is something that you do not always see — it is something that you feel when you meet someone special, when you give birth to your child, on the day that you say ‘I do’ and when you see God inside of yourself growing and moving — that’s love. Love can also be a…

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Commentary: Are relationship failures a woman’s fault?

May 25, 2024

By Michael Robinson, M.S. Mastery of money, attitude, mental maturity, and effective communication are key relational attributes and skills that contribute to thriving intimate relationships. Conversely, the causation of many failed relationships is the ineffective mastery of these same attributes and skills. There are hundreds of published studies that point fingers at who is best…

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Hanging In The Hall: Copy and paste

May 19, 2024

One thing that I’ve noticed about City Council these days is the amount of copycat legislation. By Denise Clay-Murray They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Well, if that’s the case, the members of Philadelphia City Council have been flattering each other quite a bit these days. Or at least the District…

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cj speaks…Trusting in God

May 19, 2024

Life is filled with so many choices, opportunities, and decisions. Sometimes it is so overwhelming, we don’t know our left from our right. It is Christians’ belief that God’s word instructs us what to do, but that we need not tell the world how we are working toward and achieving our goals. Be discreet, so…

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Hanging In The Hall: Ill Communication

May 4, 2024

If this week is any indication, the communication between Philadelphia City Council and Mayor Cherelle Parker’s office is more than a little out of sync. By Denise Clay-Murray During Thursday’s Philadelphia City Council meeting, Councilmember Isaiah Thomas introduced a resolution calling for the education committee to hold hearings on possible changes to governing the school…

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cj speaks…Spring cleaning

May 4, 2024

There is a time when we all go through our closets, drawers, and cabinets to get rid of those things we no longer have any use for — those things that no longer make us feel beautiful or handsome as we wear them. Often, our tastes and desires change, and some things no longer fit…

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Guest Commentary: The real truth about “Cowboys” and Indians

May 4, 2024

By A. Bruce CrawleyOkropong 1President, Millennium 3 Management, Inc. While perusing the Internet recently, I happened upon the following citation in Wikipedia taken from a 2011 essay by Tracy Owens Patton and Sally M. Schedlock entitled “Let’s Go, Let’s Show, Let’s Rodeo: African Americans and the History of Rodeo” published in The Journal of African…

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cj speaks…The call to order

March 23, 2024

Philadelphia’s recent travesties continue to be highlighted in the news: the ongoing shooting incidents, train schedule disruptions and discontinuations, schools that undereducate the children who should be preparing to be our future leaders and role models, and parents wanting to promote friendships with their children instead of taking on the role of a parent. Right…

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Commentary: Marcia Fudge is one in a short line of Black women cabinet leaders

March 23, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: President Joe Biden takes a photograph with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Marcia Fudge, left, and United States Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield, right, during a reception in recognition of Black History Month in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) By…

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Hanging In The Hall

March 17, 2024

One (ambitious) Philly budgetMayor Cherelle Parker unveiled her Fiscal Year 2025 budget, and it has a little — or a big — something for everyone. ABOVE PHOTO: Councilmember Isaiah Thomas (l) and Council Majority Leader Katherine Gilmore Richardson (r) flank Mayor Cherelle Parker (c) as she becomes the first woman to give the Mayor’s budget…

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