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Oasis

Notre Dame gets its first black valedictorian

April 18, 2010

Washington, who earned a 4.0 grade point average, has a minor in Catholic Social Teaching. She has conducted research on lung cancer at the Cold Springs Harbor labs and performed genetic studies in the University’s Eck Institute for Global Health on the mosquito that carries dengue and yellow fever.

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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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Recent News

Education

Pennsylvania universities reject GOP call to freeze tuition

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By Brooke Schultz ASSOCIATED PRESS  HARRISBURG, Pa. — Four Pennsylvania universities said last Wednesday that they will...

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Color Of Money

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The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff