BEYOND THE FLAG is a blog series that will recap some of MOJO host Stephanie Renée’s observations and experiences on her recent trip to Ghana. Be sure to check back often for updates.

On July 2, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted 119-80 to pass a cigarette tax in Philadelphia to fund the school district. State Representative Cherelle Parker, along with the Philadelphia delegation and Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, gathered after the vote to acknowledge the collaboration that made it possible.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Art Sanctuary’s “Celebration of Black Writing” literary event! Keep reading for more information about this month-long series of events.

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