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2014-09-19 23:02:41

Ringling College of Art and Design today announces plans to build a 30,000 + square foot professional post-production facility and soundstage on land comprising almost a complete city block in the Newtown neighborhood of Sarasota, Florida. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Ringling College of Art and Design today announced plans to build an approximately 30,000 square foot professional Soundstage and commercial post-production complex in the Newtown neighborhood of Sarasota,...

2014-08-11 12:25:00

Partnership to focus on K-12 schools and community organizations BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EverFi, Inc., the leading critical skills education company, today announced a partnership with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), one of the nation's preeminent civil rights and social justice organizations. The partnership will foster the deployment of cutting-edge digital learning tools focused on African-American history and summer learning...

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...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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