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F. Scott Fitzgerald probably coined the phrase “Jazz Age,” a period in American history associated with Prohibition and the roaring twenties. Because jazz was so popular in the illicit speakeasies of the 1920 ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion

Most people think of Disney, Hollywood or the Dodgers when visiting Los Angeles. LA is a cultural, financial and commercial center in the United States. You may not think of religion when enjoying all LA has to offer, bu ...

Category: Religion

In legal cases, issues arise as to whether, and to what degree, employers can circumvent laws against discrimination. Some companies claim the right to refuse service to same-sex couples or to refuse to provide their emp ...

Category: Religion, Citizens Rights

Just recently, the Kansas Legislature approved a bill that will allow religious adoption agencies to turn away LGBTQ couples. It’s presumed that the governor will sign the bill, but opponents of the bill are likely ...

Category: Equal Rights, Politics

Bishop Michael Curry, the primate of the Episcopal Church, gave the address at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. If you didn’t get to see the wedding, CNN offers the full text of the wedding address, b ...

Category: Religion, Weddings

In 2017, President Donald Trump issued this proclamation: “During June, we pay tribute to the contributions African Americans have made and continue to make to American music. The indelible legacy of these musicia ...

Category: Religion

LGBTQ Pride Month is in June, to remember the Stonewall Riots of 1969. A lot has happened for the LGBTQ community since that time, largely to a heavy dose of activism across the United States. Let’s look at some of ...

Category: Equal Rights, Holidays and Observances, Religion

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Sadly, there’s still a stigma around mental health disorders. Whether you’re dealing with anxiety, depression or schizophrenia, you can feel alone and isolated. Mental il ...

Category: Health and Wellness, Holidays and Observances

Memorial Day is here, but even if you're coming to this article late, it's never too late to sit and think about the true meaning of the holiday. While many think of it as the unofficial start of summer and a chance to h ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

In the Catholic tradition, May is dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary. It’s kind of ironic that the same month in which Americans celebrate Mother’s Day, Catholics remember the most iconic mother of all. Her ...

Category: Holidays and Observances, Religion