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2011-02-22 10:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today honored four Pennsylvanians for creating legacies that have improved the lives of others as part of the ninth annual Black History Month event. The event is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Governor's Advisory commission on African American Affairs. In a ceremony at the Capitol, Gov. Corbett recognized: Renee Amoore, president and founder of the Philadelphia-based Amoore Group, a collection of four...

2010-05-19 11:55:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Commission for Women today celebrated the opening of its exhibit, "Voices: African American and Latina Women Share Their Stories of Success," at the African American Museum of Philadelphia. With a goal to raise awareness about the critical need for young girls to have visible role models, the exhibit was adapted from the commission's successful book of the same name. Both the book and the exhibit portray 50 African...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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