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The social impact of Philadelphia’s Black women leaders

One of the best ways to recognize the accomplishments of women, especially those of color, is to tell their stories. or that reason, the recently published book “They Carried Us: The Social Impact of Philadelphia’s Black Women Leaders” has critical importance. It details the life stories of Black women from Philadelphia’s earliest days into the 2000s.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

What to do in an emergency – if you are alone

Unpredictable events can strike at any moment. Be prepared to handle an emergency – on your own.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Important 2020 General Election info

Here’s what you need to know to cast your ballot, at the polls or by mail.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

New state of mind: Senior life after COVID-19

The optics of just how safe it is going to be are a tall order, considering the senior population contracts the virus and often experiences fatalities as a result.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Scam Alert: How to avoid computer tech-support fraud

In this popular computer-based scam, con artists pretend to be associated with a well-known technology company.

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Census FAQs: Speak up, be counted

Since so little is known about the U.S. census, PCA has provided a cheat sheet so you know what to expect and who to call with questions

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Putting Penn to paper

Meet the Philadelphia woman who made William Penn and his wife American citizens

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SCAM ALERT: The IRS is NOT calling

The IRS scam has many forms, but generally scammers call to tell unsuspecting victims they owe back taxes and penalties. Sometimes, scammers claim a deceased relative owed a large debt to the IRS.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Not even the clothes on their backs

Until the late 19th century, single women were not permitted to own any property — not even the clothes on their backs

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