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Actor Jonathan Majors avoids jail time for assaulting his ex-girlfriend

April 13, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: Actor Jonathan Majors shakes hands with court police officers after leaving Criminal Court after his sentencing on Monday April 8, 2024 in New York. (AP Photo/Brittainy Newman) By Philip MarceloAssociated Press NEW YORK — Actor Jonathan Majors has been ordered to complete a yearlong counseling program but avoided jail time Monday for assaulting…

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Exploring monumental developments in Black history at Stenton Museum

April 13, 2024

By Constance Garcia-Barrio Black history monuments have become a sizzling topic at Stenton Museum, which is located at 4601 N. 18th Street, near Wayne Junction. Writer, educator, and historian Amy Jane Cohen gave an illustrated talk at Stenton recently based on her book, “Black History in the Philadelphia Landscape, Deep Roots Continuing Legacy,” published by…

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Beyoncé’s ‘Cowboy Carter’ reinforces her dedication to Black reclamation — and country music

April 5, 2024

ABOVE PHOTO: This cover image released by Parkwood/Columbia/Sony shows “Act ll: Cowboy Carter” by Beyonce.(Parkwood/Columbia/Sony via AP) By Maria ShermanASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES — First, Beyoncé arrived at the 2024 Grammy Awards in full cowboy regalia — making a statement without saying a word. Then, during the Super Bowl, she dropped two hybrid country songs:…

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Adrienne Whaley: A hunger for history

April 5, 2024

Photo: MoAR By Constance Garcia-Barrio Years ago, Adrienne Whaley, director of education and community engagement at the Museum of the American Revolution (MoAR), located at Third and Chestnut Streets, had expected to stroll into corporate boardrooms in three-inch heels carrying a hand-tooled leather briefcase. But history cast its spell and swept her in a different…

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