Christopher Johnson

Norwood: Bengali women celebrate the end of Ramadan

By DAWN CLANCY & MIRIAM QUIÑONES Members of LAAL, a local Bengali women’s empowerment group, mark the end of Ramadan with a celebration in Mosholu Park on Saturday, May 22, 2021. Photo by Miriam Quiñones Women from the Bengali community of Norwood hosted a festive barbecue and ice cream-themed feast …

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summer / winter solstice; Deposit from the Archbishop of Manila

(RNS) – Each week, Religion News Service features a photo gallery of religious expressions from around the world. This week’s photo selection includes summer and winter solstice celebrations, the new Archbishop of Manila and more. Note: RNS expands photos of the week to include photos of readers. Please submit current …

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BritBox July 2021 Schedule Announced

BBC Studios and ITV have announced the BritBox titles for July 2021, which include everything from new BritBox Originals to classic British dishes. BritBox is the largest collection of British streaming television in North America. The BritBox range for July 2021 includes the second annual “mystery month” of the service. …

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BIPOC Pride event receives support after complaint for “repair costs”

Local LGBTQ groups and others support Taking B (l) ack Pride in this conflict, including Seattle Seawall Mars and Seattle Pride, which replaced its major in-person pride events, including the Downtown Pride Parade, with online events for the second year due to the pandemic. After the complaint was filed, several …

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Lessons from South Africa

WE REALLY discover our calling in life when we choose to live for the purpose God created us for and to become the person and people he wanted us to be. Black consciousness has expressed the need for blacks to distance themselves from white liberals in churches and universities in …

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Memory of former UCI student Vincent Steckler

Memory of former UCI student Vincent Steckler Tech titan and philanthropist made a lasting impact on campus The UCI community mourns the loss of former student, friend and beloved supporter Vincent Steckler ’80. The former CEO of Avast Antivirus Software died of a car accident on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, …

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Death in Paradise’s Josephine Jobert impresses with amazingly toned legs during break from filming

June 24, 2021 – 6:24 PM BST Matthieu moore Josephine Jobert is currently filming Death in Paradise’s 11th series, but during a break from filming she found time to relax and flaunt her toned legs. Joséphine Jobert is currently working hard in Guadalupe as she films for the upcoming 11th …

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HIV and COVID: Areas with more gays and a history of AIDS activism correlate with cities and states that responded better to coronavirus, earlier – when government was AWOL

“The lessons learned and trauma experienced during the onset of HIV helped gay urban areas respond quickly and effectively to the early paralysis of the federal government. “ A study and a possible forthcoming book strongly suggest that those who have worked and agitated in their communities without recognition, let …

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THE VIOLET IS THE NEW HOLIDAY | White Evangelicals Lost Him – VC Reporter

by Paul Moomjeanpaulmoomjean@yahoo.com Growing up, I was brought up in a fundamentalist evangelical Pentecostal home. President Ronald Reagan had just started his presidency and Jim Bakker and Jimmy Swaggart were household names. Christian culture was by far my most influential culture. Over the years, my understanding of the Christian faith …

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