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In Venice, California, a church draws people who are open to creative ways of coming together as a community and expressing faith. An actor and activist founded the church called Full Circle with the intent to draw curio ...

Category: Religion

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States. Although 71 percent of Chicagoans identify as Christian, the city is home to many different faiths. Many of the historic church buildings are open for tours. ...

Category: Religion

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

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

Mother's Day is a time when people take a step back and take a moment to appreciate their mother. It is celebrated in many different ways, with the common denominator being to show you are thankful for your mom and all s ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Here in the United States, the month of May is most commonly associated with graduation, Mother’s Day, the Kentucky Derby and Memorial Day. The Administration on Aging leads a celebration for older Americans, recog ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Easter is a holiday that almost all Christian people celebrate. Is a way of celebrating the rising of Christ, three days after he was crucified. While this is a holiday that is typically seen as religious, there are many ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Wilma Mankiller is sometimes referred to as the first woman chief of a Native American tribe, and she was the first woman to be chief of the Cherokee Nation. Under her leadership, the Cherokee Nation population went from ...

Category: Equal Rights