Acana Festival

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FunTimes Magazine team Khadijah Ndiaye, Adedoyin Otolorin and Udochi Ekwerike were present at the Acana Festival. We met some many beautiful people and got the opportunity to meet and Capture papa Diouf performing live on the Acana Stage. Photo credit: Udochi Ekwerike Udochi Ekwerike is currently study at Temple University for film with the intent

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FunTimes Magazine July.August Release Party

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FunTimes Magazine wants to thank our FunTimes Family for coming to our First release party. It was a success because of love and support. Thank you to all our sponsors. Crazy Grub for the yummy rice and chicken, Jerk Chicken Man for the delicious Jerk chicken, Brown Sugar for the beef patties and ShopRite for

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JULY 4TH CELEBRATION

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FunTimes Team Aurica Hurst, Adedoyin Otolorin, and Ze Yu was present at the 4th of July celebration at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. We stopped people with the best styles and energy at the event. Check out the people we met below.                   More pictures at the 4th

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20 Pastimes That Will Elevate You This Season – Rayna Weddington

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It’s Summer time darling! These are 7 of 20 past times to elevate you this summer. Get your copy of FunTimes Magazine May/June edition to read more. Subscribe at https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=R3JY7EABEWHL2 1. Odunde Festival The Odunde festival is the largest African-American street festival in the country. The festival is known throughout the world as one of the

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Adama Cherif is Miss Sierra Leone PA 2016

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Miss Adama Cherif was proclaimed Miss Sierra Leone PA 2016 at this year’s pageant April 29. She recounts, “It was a fun experience. I got to meet amazing ladies with different characteristics and diverse perspectives. It made me want to do other pageant, to go further and set an example to the younger youth.” “When

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Diasporian Athletes at the Penn Relays

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Diaspora’s Athletes Comment on This Year’s Penn Relays The Penn Relays is the oldest and largest track and field competition in the U.S. and has always been hosted by the University of Pennsylvania at Franklin Field in Philadelphia. This year marked the 122nd anniversary of the Penn Relays with 22,000 men and women of all

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UBUNTU IS OUR ‘MIDDLE NAME’ AT FUNTIMES

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It is said that an anthropologist proposed a game to the kids in an African tribe. He put a basket full of fruit near a tree and told the kids that whoever got there first won the sweet fruits. When he told them to run they all took each other’s hands and ran together, then sat together enjoying their treats. When he asked them why they had run like that as one could have had all the fruits forhimself they said: “Ubuntu, how can one of us be happy if all the other ones are sad?”

JUDGES’ ADVICE TO THE Youth

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In 1971 the National Judicial Council was formed as a division of the National Bar Association (NBA) which is the oldest legal organization that represents the interest of attorneys of color. Judicial Council members include Federal, State and local Judges as well as quasi-judicial persons of color throughout the Americas and Canada as well as throughout the Caribbean.