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    The Philadelphia 76ers are still struggling at the start of regular season. One of the two teams aside from the New Orleans Pelican who are still winless, the 76ers are now finding an answer to their misery. Now, reports are saying that the 76ers are considering to trade away Nerlens Noel to the Golden State Warriors. Noel who've been through a lot after being linked to numerous trade rumors during the offseason. His statement pertaining to the 76ers 'silly' situation having three big men in the lineup, heats up speculation that he wants to be traded. And it looks like the 76ers will grant his wish. According to The Inquisitr, the Philadelphia 76ers and Golden State Warriors are said to discussing a trade deal that will send Nerlens Noel together with forward Robert Covington to the Warriors in exchange for small forward Andre Iguodala. And as per checking on ESPN NBA trade machine the deal is considered to be legal and pass the NBA…

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    3x Second Team), a four-time scoring champion, and the 2000-2001 league MVP. During his time in Philadelphia Iverson established himself as one the best scorers in league history, finishing in the top ten of points scored eight times. His average of 31.4 points per game during the 2001-2002 season is the highest single game average in the post NBA-ABA merger era. He led the team to the playoffs six times, making the NBA finals in 2001. His 2001…

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    Wilt Chamberlain was born on August 21, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was known as "Wilt the Stilt" for his height of 7'1" frame, Chamberlain was a Harlem Globetrotter before joining the Philadelphia Warriors. He accomplished an average of 30.1 points per game over his career and holds several records, including for the most points scored in one regular season 4,029. And most points scored in a single game (100). Chamberlain was introduced into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1978. He…

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    Pride is one of the few words in the English language that everybody can identify with. Pride is actually a good thing to have because if a person has pride in what he does it makes him do it better. If a person is working a job and has pride in what he does, he tends to put forth his best effort and try to become the best employee he can. Pride is a thing that can cause people to feel a sense of satisfaction even if they fail. As long as they give their best, they are satisfied. But as the…

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    was able to persuade comrades to try to escape and though he doesn’t mention his path, it can be inferred he might’ve read the safe route to New York. He had a great deal of respect for life, as he not only valued his, but everyone’s. It is seen many times in his writing, his general understanding for the way his master’s acted, and also his regard for the current slaves- his only writing enough to discover their condition, but not reveal their abilities to escape to the population. Benjamin…

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    In Elijah Anderson’s The Cosmopolitan Canopy, he delves into the diverse city of Philadelphia and observes how people of different ethnicities and backgrounds experience and interact with each other, as well as the city itself. Many areas of the city are segregated, whether it be by socioeconomic status, race, or background. However, within the city, there are many areas of harmony. Elijah Anderson calls these pockets, “cosmopolitan canopies”. A cosmopolitan canopy is viewed as public space in…

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    Franklin is our most engaging founding father and we see the reflections of him and his personality through his legacy and his life’s work, helping make this country great. Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston Massachusetts. He was the fifteenth of the seventeen children to his father Josiah Franklin by his two marriages. As the youngest son of the family, Ben was taken out of school at ten to help at his father’s candle making shop but left to apprentice at his brother’s…

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    Mott Haven is a community district in the South Bronx. Mott Haven attracts new immigrants from diverse cultures due to its affordability, economic opportunities, and its access to cultural institutions (“Mott Haven – Choice Neighborhoods Initiative”, 2014). In 1849 Jordan Mott purchased the land of what is now known as Mott Haven. He purchased the land for workers’ homes to support his iron works business on the Harlem River at East 134st (“Mott Haven – Choice Neighborhoods Initiative”, 2014).…

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    No Place For Hate

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    It is an initiative campaign that enables schools and organizations to challenge anti-Semitism, racism and bigotry as a whole. No Place for Hate has an innovative and powerful model for creating more inclusive environments, it aims to reduce bias and bullying, increase appreciation for diversity and build communities of respect. The initiative is free-of-charge, and is tailored to fit the needs and cultures of any school or organization. The Philadelphia Regional Office first implemented No…

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    Chester County: Case Study

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    Chester County is where I have been raised all my life, it’s a wonderful area. It is located in southern Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, about fifteen miles from Philadelphia. Specifically it is located at 40.0010 degrees N, 75.8069 degrees W. William Penn founded the county in 1682 making it one of his three original Pennsylvania colonies. It was named after Chester, England. The landscape is beautiful here, lots of rolling hills and valleys flourishing with wildlife and…

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