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In Loving Memory

Thursday, May 28, 2014 Statement from Dr. Maya Angelou’s Family: Dr. Maya Angelou passed quietly in her home before 8:00 a.m. EST. Her family is extremely grateful that her ascension was not belabored by a loss of acuity or comprehension. She lived a life as a teacher, activist, artist and human being. She was a […]


Memorial Day Started by Slaves

Fact: Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up the bodies and worked for 2 weeks to give them … See More #ThrowbackFact Source: Catfish Tom Sheipe President at Blessings from […]


Memorial Day Tribute

“All Gave Some :: Some Gave All“ Events in Philadelphia — Events in Philadelphia in the spring, summer, winter and fall. … To Penn’s Landing For A Daylong Music Festival This Memorial Day Weekend, Sunday May 25 … ‎Spring Events – ‎Events Calendar – ‎View More Events – ‎Summer Events News for memorial day happenings philly Skip the shore: Memorial Day Weekend eventsin the … (blog) ‎- 19 hours ago Grab a […]


Community Gatherings

“ON THE RUN”   by:  COLLEEN RUDOLF  Wednesday, 11:47 AM “ON THE RUN” by COLLEEN RUDOLF“ On the Run” is a direct concrete one of a kind sculpture designed specifically for the Little Berlin Fairgrounds, and paid for by a grant from the Miami Foundation.  Intended to remind an urban population of the wildlife they […]


Peace Rally Philadelphia

Share this picture from a recent anti-drone action in DC on Facebook! May 14, 2014 Dear Activist, I’m excited to let you know that on Saturday I will be joining the Granny Peace Brigade of Philadelphia for a rally against drones! Join us in the streets to take a stand against the remotely piloted aircraft that is killing so many […]


Philly Happenings

Uwishunu – Philadelphia Blog About Things to Do, Events … 101 Videos in 101 Days. Philly-101. Check out our video series featuring 101 Philadelphians sharing what they wish you knew about Philly. CLICK HERE. Weekend Don’t let a few showers dampen enthusiasm for the weekend … About Uwishunu About Uwishunu – The Official Tourism Blog of Philadelphia … Events […]


Poetry Power

© Lawrence Schwartzwald INTERVIEW Epic World Ruth Lilly Prize Winner Nathaniel Mackey speaks about his poetry of process. BY JOSEPH DONAHUE AUDIO2014 Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize Winner: Nathaniel MackeyTHE POET READS AND DISCUSSES HIS WORK. ANNOUNCEMENTFirst Annual Pegasus Award for CriticismAWARDED TO UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS POEM SAMPLERMother’s Day PoemsBY THE EDITORS FROM POETRY MAGAZINEIntroduction to Angels […]


No Hope in the Pope

James Robison: The Lord wants Protestants and Catholics to unite as one Posted on December 8, 2011 by sueliz1 James Robinson sounds like the new spokesperson for Catholicism on his TV broadcast show Life Today. Robinson praised Fox News Contributor Fr. Jonathon Morris, claiming the Lord was upon him and we should listen to him. Robinson says everything […]

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