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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 ...

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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

In Luke 10, Jesus tells the parable of the Good Samaritan. A parable illustrates a moral lesson, much like a fable or allegory. In this instance, it’s introduced when Jesus is asked the question, “Who is my n ...

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In chapter 1 of Exodus, the Israelites are living in Egypt. A new pharaoh comes into power. He believes that the Israelites have become too numerous. If war were to break out, the pharaoh worried that the Israelites woul ...

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Mardi Gras, Carnival, Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday: whatever you call it, it’s one of the biggest parties of the year. Practically every culture has some kind of celebration before Lent. And while it seems as if t ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

Many traditions in the church can seem outdated, especially when you don’t understand the history behind them. If you do something because it’s rote, even if it’s part of your childhood, your heart may ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Christianity