Category Archives: Honor

Bobby Womack: Legendary Soul Singer Dies At 70

Bobby Womack, who spanned the American soul music era, touring as a gospel singer in the 1950s, playing guitar in Sam Cooke’s backup band in the early ’60s, writing hit songs recorded by Wilson Pickett and the Rolling Stones and … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery|President Obama’s Historic Visit to Sioux Nation

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President Obama Speaks at 9/11 Museum Dedication

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

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Native Americans Celebrate 42nd Annual Dance for Mother Earth Pow wow

MLive.com: The Native American Student Association (NASA) at the University of Michigan and the Native American Student Organization of Eastern Michigan University came together Saturday and Sunday to put on the 42nd-annual Dance for Mother Earth Powwow. The Dance for … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

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Black History | Debi Thomas | Figure Skater & Physician

Debra Janine “Debi” Thomas (born March 25, 1967) is an American figure skater and physician. She is the 1986 World champion, two-time U.S. national champion and 1988 Olympic bronze medalist, having taken part in the Battle of the Carmens at … Continue reading

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Black History | Stagecoach Mary Fields|1st Black Female Mail Carrier

Mary Fields also known as Stagecoach Mary (c. 1832 – 1914), was the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United States, and just the second American woman to work for the United States Postal Service. Fields … Continue reading

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Black History | Bass Reeves | The Real “Lone Ranger”

Born to slave parents in 1838 in Paris, Texas, Bass Reeves would become the first black U.S. Deputy Marshal west of the Mississippi River and one of the greatest frontier heroes in our nation’s history. Owned by a man named … Continue reading

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Black History | Juneteenth

The History of Juneteenth Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that the Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at … Continue reading

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