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A non-profit news website hopes the pontiff will spur change through visit to a Philadelphia prison [read more]

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There are some things that happen in the news that simply defy words and all you can say is, "What The?!" 4/21 Man… Read More

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As a dark brown woman, I never publicly engage in conversations about complexion and colorism (discrimination based on skin… Read More

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When I was growing up, Easter was a big deal. Even if you didn’t believe in Jesus, the holiday still brought plenty of good… Read More

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