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2014-06-27 12:25:20

NEW YORK, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Civil and Human Rights, a new center that brings together the history of the American Civil Rights Movement and international human rights efforts, opened this week in Atlanta. David Rockwell and his award-winning firm Rockwell Group designed the Center's exhibitions in collaboration with George C. Wolfe, The Center's chief creative officer for The Center's civil rights gallery, and Jill Savitt, curator for human rights gallery....

2014-04-11 12:22:31

Prominent Pastor's Acceptance Speech Receives Standing Ovation MIAMI, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Visionary, social activist and influential religious leader Bishop Victor T. Curry, was presented the Reverend Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker award at the 16th annual Keepers of the Dream Awards held at the 16th annual National Action Network Convention (NAN) in New York City. The event is held each April to mark the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's death and, honor those who have...

2014-04-04 23:01:09

Virtually visit this National Park Service Memorial on the National Mall. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Visitors will flock to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC today to pay their respects to Dr. King and reflect on his powerful messages. EarthCam invites people around the world to remember the work of MLK with its new high definition webcam at the memorial, delivering an eye-to-eye perspective for a unique viewing experience. In...

2014-03-22 23:04:25

Dr. Otis Moss, Jr, colleague of Dr. King, will speak at Ohio seminary's annual King celebration. Dayton, OH (PRWEB) March 22, 2014 On April 8 and 9, 2014, United Theological Seminary will host Vision to Victory, an annual celebration honoring the life and ministry of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. around the time of his martyrdom. This year's guest speaker is Dr. Otis Moss, Jr. theologian, pastor and civic leader. Dr. Moss will speak at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, at Grace United...

2014-01-21 23:01:27

For the seventh year in a row, hands On Greater Portland and United Way of the Columbia-Willamette teamed up for United Way MLK Weekend of Service, and this year the organizations used CafeGive Social's innovative Social Impact Map app to connect volunteers and celebrate impact across the Pacific Northwest. (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 A great man once said, “life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘what are you doing for others’”? Over 57 years later, we are still being...

2014-01-16 12:20:49

The Dallas injury lawyers of the Eberstein & Witherite law firm have been selected as grand marshals for the historic "People's Parade" in Dallas. DALLAS, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Galvanizing people from all walks to life to celebrate the strides made by civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., "The People's Parade" has been held in Dallas for nearly three decades. This year, the Dallas injury law firm of Eberstein & Witherite has been invited to share in the...

2014-01-15 16:28:05

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The simple act of giving a rose to another person is the idea behind one florist's attempt to reach out to others with hope and kindness. He has been making this gesture of good will for the past 13 years in Metro Detroit. Wesley Berry, owner of Wesley Berry Flowers and FlowerDeliveryExpress.com has celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by providing free roses in bunches of 1 dozen for the past 13 years. This year on Monday, January 20,...

2014-01-13 16:23:52

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The City of San Antonio will commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with its annual series of events that includes one of the nation's largest Martin Luther King, Jr. marches on Monday, January 20. A testament to Dr. King's lasting impact on all Americans, this local City-sponsored march annually attracts approximately 100,000 participants and ends with a Commemorative Program featuring renowned guest...

2014-01-13 12:25:24

Free Admission for All to Day of Art, Exhibits, Performances & Programs SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate the dream that unites us as one at San Francisco's Museum of the African Diaspora (www.moadsf.org) on Monday, January 20. This is the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and a national day of observance. To honor the Nobel Peace Prize winner's life and bring people together, MoAD is offering free admission to the museum and all of its exhibits,...

2014-01-10 16:21:40

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Anacostia Community Museum's 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Program featuring a talk by Nicole C. Lee, president of TransAfrica WHEN: Tuesday, Jan. 14 6:40 p.m.: Media check-in 7-9 p.m.: Program WHERE: Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History Baird Auditorium 10th Street and Constitution Avenue N.W....


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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