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Local pastor releases book about parenting children with special needs

July 30, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Pastor Crawford G. Clark ( Photo courtesy Afea Tucker) By Afea Tucker Crawford G. Clark, pastor at Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill and at Roxborough Presbyterian Church, third and latest book is about parenting children with special needs. Clark, a long-time clergy member and published author,  has written books on relationships, including marriage,…

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Vernon Winfrey, Oprah’s father, dies at 89

July 15, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Vernon Winfrey, father of Oprah Winfrey, stands outside his barber shop in Nashville, Tenn., in 1987. Oprah Winfrey confirmed in an Instagram post that her father died Friday, July 8, 2022, at the age of 89. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) ASSOCIATED PRESS NASHVILLE, Tenn.  — Oprah Winfrey’s father, Vernon Winfrey, has died at the…

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Special gifts to make Dad smile

June 17, 2022

FAMILY FEATURES Father’s Day brings a special opportunity each year to celebrate the dad in your life, whether it’s spent lighting a grill in the backyard, heading to the golf course, or simply relaxing at home. Make his day one to remember by enjoying his favorite activities and giving a gift that’ll put a grin…

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SUNrise: cj speaks… Let it go

June 3, 2022

We tend to worry during hard times.Uncertainty makes us fearful. However, the Word tells us to put all of our trust in God. That means you have to let it go through prayer, and give it to God. It is hard to think about — just how does one give it to God? How does…

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Buddhist chaplains on the rise in US, offering broad appeal

May 20, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Rev. Jo Laurence, a Buddhist chaplain, poses for a photo on April 22, 2022 in the garden of a memory care facility in Portland, Ore. before visiting hospice patients to offer spiritual care. Buddhist chaplains like Laurence have become more numerous in hospitals, hospices, and prisons and graduate programs to train them have…

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Black Catholic nuns: A compelling, long-overlooked history

May 6, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: This 1898 photo provided by the Sisters of the Holy Family (SSF) shows members of the religious order of African-American nuns in New Orleans. One of the oldest Black sisterhoods, the SSF, formed in New Orleans in 1842 because white sisterhoods in Louisiana, including the slave-holding Ursuline order, refused to accept African Americans….

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Reparations are for descendants of Black slaves, Weber says

February 4, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Assemblywoman Shirley Weber speaks at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. California’s secretary of state says reparations for African Americans should be limited to the descendants of slaves. Weber is the daughter of sharecroppers who authored legislation creating the first-in-the-nation task force in California to study and recommend reparations. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) ASSOCIATED…

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The holiday Kwanzaa

December 23, 2021

WWW.OFFICIALKWANZAAWEBSITE.ORG The holiday Kwanzaa is a product of creative cultural synthesis. That is to say, it is the product of critical selection and judicious mixture on several levels. First, Kwanzaa is a synthesis of both Continental African and Diaspora African cultural elements. This means that it is rooted in both the cultural values and practice…

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