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2009-10-16 09:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rev.

2009-09-03 22:42:54

Michael Jackson's loved ones gathered Thursday night at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, Calif., to pay their final respects to the late pop star. Jackson died June 25 at age 50.

2009-06-29 15:22:48

No funeral plans have yet been made for Michael Jackson because questions remain over how he died, his father Joe Jackson said Monday. The senior Jackson, speaking to reporters outside his Encino, Calif., home along with the Rev.

2009-04-28 13:37:00

DETROIT, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today we are at the threshold of another 100 years of the journey of the NAACP to bring justice and equality to all of America's sons and daughters.

2009-04-08 14:21:31

A New York restaurant has stirred controversy by refusing to change its controversial name: Obama Fried Chicken. City Councilman Charles Barron, D-Brooklyn, was joined in protesting outside of the restaurant Monday with Rev.

2009-04-06 09:24:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company is receiving billions in taxpayer funds, and has an additional $9 billion line of credit to access TARP funds.

2008-12-22 09:54:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Civil Rights Activist and radio talk show host Reverend Al Sharpton addressed an audience today at 5W Public Relations monthly Speaker Series.

2008-09-24 03:00:26

By Motavalli, Jim HIGH ENERGY Pat Robertson is conservative Christianity's charismatic spokesperson. Reverand Al Sharpton is the outspoken activist leader of black America.

2008-09-23 21:00:09

The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday stepped in to temporarily stop the state of Georgia from executing a man convicted of killing a police officer 19 years ago.

2008-07-15 12:00:27

By John McCormick and Rick Pearson, Chicago Tribune Jul. 15--When it comes to African-American audiences, some have called Sen. Barack Obama's presidential bid a "dual-track" candidacy, one that seeks to prove he is in tune with the needs of the black community while also not alienating whites.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.