According to a report released yesterday by the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law, a half-million Americans in 10 states with voter identification laws face serious challenges to obtaining the necessary photo documentation; and Pennsylvania is one of those states. To see what barriers stand in the way of […]

On Fox News last night volunteer neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman, who has been charged with second-degree murder for shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26 in Sanford, Fla., says it was all in God’s plan, he apologized to Trayvon’s family and and said that he prays for Trayvon’s family daily. Meanwhile, Trayvon’s […]

Volunteer neighborhood watch leader George Zimmerman, who has been charged with second-degree murder for shooting and killing 17-year-old Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26 in Sanford, Fla., did an interview on Fox News last night. Zimmerman said he heard Trayvon tell him that he was going to kill him and that’s why he acted in self-defense. […]

As the new school year draws near, the Philadelphia School District will not have a superintendent in place to kick off the first day of school for a second year in a row! On June 29, Dr. William Hite was named as the new incoming superintendent by the School Reform Commission; however, he is slated […]

Prophetess Juanita Bynum is walking proof that God can change anybody at any time; in order to use them anyway He pleases. Recently Bynum was real, honest and candid during an interview with an Atlanta radio station by admitting that she has done it all from drugs, relationships with men and women; putting emphasis on […]

Grammy Award-winning gospel singer Kierra Sheard makes Essence magazine’s Power List of the “Young, Black and Amazing” in the August issue. Sheard is joined by Jennifer Hudson, Venus and Serena Williams, Beyoncé and more! It is a blessing to see 25-year-old Sheard, a woman of God, recognized for being a positive and inspirational example of […]

In a recent interview, newly-wed NFL quarterback Michael Vick of the Philadelphia Eagles, acknowledged that the controversy over his dog fighting conviction three years ago still continues, but thanks God for helping him put it all that behind him. Vick shares all in his new autobiography, “Finally Free”, which hits bookshelves Sept. 4. Vick also […]

1. Consistency. These people are not here today, gone tomorrow. They are not affected by change by the fickle winds of change; they are consistent. 2. Authenticity. People who impact others are real to the core. They simply keep it real! For all four characteristics usually found in those who impact our lives go to […]

Heat puts extra stress on the heart because it works to make sweat; and certain medicines can make things worse. People taking medicines for certain mental illnesses, heart problems and high blood pressure are especially vulnerable. See what other medications can make it harder to handle the heat at http://tinyurl.com/8yutomf. SOURCE: www.philly.com

Excessive Heat Warning in effect until 6 a.m. tomorrow morning. Today’s high 99 with a heat index making it feel like 103-105; with strong afternoon and evening thunderstorms! Heat Tips: 1. Stay hydrated (with non-alcoholic, non-caffeinated beverages), regardless of your activity level. 2. Limit your outdoor activity. 3. Wear lightweight, light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. 4. Stay […]

In a recent interview Juanita Bynum talked about her life before god. While plugging her new stage play, Get Your Life Back, starring Bynum, Anthony Dalton and Miss Venetia “Princess” Lewis, Bynum admitted to having had sexual relations with women. “I’ve been there and I’ve done it all. I did the drugs, I’ve been with men, I’ve been with […]

Former President of South Africa and humanitarian Nelson “Madiba” Mandela (pictured) would have been 96 today. The world lost the great leader and proponent of change…