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Oasis

The history of Easter

April 1, 2010

Easter, the principal festival of the Christian church year, celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his Crucifixion. The origins of Easter date to the beginnings of Christianity, and it is probably the oldest Christian observance after the Sabbath (observed on Saturday.)

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Black Marriage Day 2010 celebrated film releases

March 29, 2010

Black Marriage Day’s eight annual celebration is a marriage education initiative promoting the benefits of marriage in the Black community. The event was created by Nisa Muhammad, Executive Director of Wedded Bliss Foundation, Inc., 236 Massachusetts Ave. NE, Suite 610, Washington, DC.

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Social etiquette workshops become a growing market

March 29, 2010

As the economy continues its sluggish recovery, and with unemployment topping 9.7%, many people, especially minorities, have had to find alternative means to support themselves. Etiquette and social graces workshops specifically geared to the young people living in urban communities have been quietly on the rise…

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Group decries textbooks on Islam as inflammatory

March 22, 2010

A series of children’s textbooks on Islam contains misleading and inflammatory rhetoric about the religion, inaccurately portraying its followers as inherently violent and deserving of suspicion, according to a Muslim civil liberties group.

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WCW holds 4th Annual Award Ceremony, March 27

March 22, 2010

Goal of this forum is to honor the tireless works of amazing women who are unsung heroines and offer critical advice and words of wisdom to young women who are faced with many hard challenges and life’s daily decision.

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Register NOW to become the best church choir in Philadelphia!

March 14, 2010

Verizon Wireless’ “How Sweet the Sound” competition {See page 17 for ad] is back in 2010 to search for Philadelphia’s best church choirs and to compete for the title of “The Best Church Choir in America.” The winning choir will compete against other communities…

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Commentary

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Seniors

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Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of July 5

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