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A lot of people have been asking me about the Rutgers/Mike Rice situation ever since that video went viral. I know Mike Rice, as I do many of the Division I men's basketball coaches on the East Coast, as a perk from hosting many high school basketball showcase events around the country. I have never seen Mike Rice act in such a manner but of course I only have seen him in public settings.

The video was astounding and disturbing. I was definitely surprised, though. I knew...

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NCAA AND HIGH SCHOOL MADNESS

It's the greatest time of year in sports. Forget the Super Bowl. Ok, the commercials are great but does the game ever live up to the hype? (OK, the game was good this year, I admit)  What did we talk about more after the last one: Beyonce's dance moves, a power outage, poor commercials, or the Baltimore Ravens victory?


Ok, the Super Bowl is fun but it's not March Madness! Right now the NCAA committee is trying to figure out how they are going to cram...

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Business Boost

Thus far the African-American entities that have raised their voices for public education in recent months have been major churches, civil rights groups, and community and education organizers. On Saturday, add to that, the city’s most-recognized African-American business leaders.

AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies President & CEO Michael A. Rashid will join Universal Companies Founder & Chairman Kenny Gamble in leading a “rally...

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The Art of Giving

You’d think that the image of “starving artist” would encourage painter Tyrone Frisby to concentrate on his own finances. But his collaborative called Artist Love donates proceeds from each show it hosts to various charitable causes.

The group’s Black History Month show Sunday at Overbrook Presbyterian Church, 6376 City Avenue, will benefit the Bucks County NAACP.

“People have an opportunity to purchase art and help an organization at...

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Check your etiquette, Diva!

 

I’m sure more than a few “Real Housewives of Atlanta” viewers want to suggest Kenya Moore check out somebody’s rules of etiquette – say, “The DivaGirl’s Guide to Style and Self-Respect.”

Heck, Moore should have that book. In the manual (Elevator Group Publishing, $15.95) written by Philly’s own style diva Cheryl Ann Wadlington with Sonya Beard, the former Miss USA-turned-reality television show...

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Liberty City Press is an independent weekly newspaper distributed by the Philadelphia Multi-Cultural Media Network whose members include Philadelphia Sunday Sun, The Philadelphia Gay News, Al Dia, The Metro Chinese Weekly and The Metro Viet News.

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