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Around the Town with Leona

Around the Town with Leona

Philadelphia Eagles Brandon Graham cuts the ribbon for the Bags Food for Hungerevent at the Oregon Avenue Shoprite. Breast Cancer Month (October) is celebrated throughout the community:  USPS, Business Mail…

Advice from Women Designers of the Diaspora

Advice from Women Designers of the Diaspora

By AmaAdoo Creative energy is a force that has power manifested in unlimited forms. As an artist and storyteller, I am constantly discovering new ways to connect communities, and finding…

Flight Instructor

Flight Instructor

By Bea Joyner As we look into our children’s faces when they are born, we know that someday they will grow up and leave our home. Our job is…

It’s a Win-Win for Our Community

It’s a Win-Win for Our Community

A partial listing of Black-owned places to shop for the holidays.  Let us know your favorites as well. 1              A Part of ME (consignment & new clothing & jewelry…

Afroism

Afroism

With guiltless thoughts,  My pride gleams, The love for my race,  Color and culture. Proudest of men I am, My birth as an African. Isn’t Afroism a…

A Message to the Abused

A Message to the Abused

By JoAnn Hodges   Many years ago, women suffered in silence, afraid to tell anyone what was happening to them. There weren’t many support groups set up like…

My Son – Slick Rick

My Son – Slick Rick

By Bea Joyner NOTE: This story is adapted from my book, “Don’t Need No Soaps, My Life Is Soap Enough!” With the school year approaching, I…

International Locks Conference Coming in October

By Ayana Jones The 23rd Annual International Locks Conference, Natural Hair, Holistic Health and Beauty Expo, hosted by the Kuumba Family Institute, Inc., is scheduled for Oct. 7-8 from…

Food Made with Love and Soul

Food Made with Love and Soul

By Lyn Sheppard Willie Lockhart, owner and operator of Chef Uncle Willie II’s Restaurant in Darby, PA, never goes wrong with his two most precious ingredients ̶ love and soul…

To Love and to Strike: A Look at Domestic Violence in Africa

By: Nzeribe Okechukwu Divorce, domestic violence, child negligence, and infidelity are common stories in newspapers, on television and social media platforms. The African marital value system is no longer immune…