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2012-01-14 04:32:18

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will speak at the 44th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Service on Monday, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. EST at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Bolden will give brief remarks and bring greetings from President Obama. The theme of this year's celebration is "Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Mission Still to Fulfill." Other public officials also will speak. Live streaming coverage will be available the day of the event at: http://tinyurl.com/7xa25qz

2012-01-13 20:50:00

Ripple Effects Offers Free Interactive Learning Resource for Teachers and Parents to Address Link between Power, Prejudice and Ethnic Conflict San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2012 In honor of Martin Luther King, Ripple Effects (http://www.rippleeffects.com), the leading provider of digital social-emotional learning and self-directed mental health guidance tools, announced today that it is offering its award-winning tutorial, “Power, Prejudice and Preventing Ethnic...

2011-10-13 12:00:00

Construction of this Historic Monument Documented for the Past 18 Months Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 EarthCam, the international webcam technology experts, is proud to announce the premiere of their official construction time-lapse movie of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial. EarthCam will unveil the time-lapse on EarthCam.com today, leading up to the memorial's dedication on October 16th. Viewers of the time-lapse will witness the creation of the newest memorial on...

2011-08-04 11:18:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On August 28 - the 48th anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech - the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial will be unveiled on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The GM Foundation and Chevrolet are partnering with The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Foundation to help raise awareness around the unveiling with the "Table of Brotherhood" tour in Atlanta. The tour, moderated by CNN analyst Roland Martin, is...

2011-07-20 07:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced the following schedule and contact information for its second quarter earnings release and investor conference: Earnings Release: July 27, 2011 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference: July 28, 2011, 8:30 a.m. (ET) Participate live by phone or listen to live audio...

2011-07-19 12:36:27

Conscientious objection in medical students: A questionnaire survey Doctors should be allowed to object to any procedure that conflicts with their personal, moral, or religious beliefs, reveals a survey of medical students, published in the Journal of Medical Ethics. Nearly half of respondents believed in the right of doctors to conscientiously object and refuse to treat a patient who wanted an abortion, contraceptive services, or who was drunk or high on drugs, or who wanted an intimate...

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.