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  • Full house hears Suze Orman on gay civil rights

    Financial media guru Suze Orman looked over 1,000 people, gay and straight, who came to see her speak at Temple Beth El of Boca Raton. Orman introduced herself as a lesbian at a panel discussion on civil rights for Florida's gay, bisexual and...
  • Virginia Wesleyan to host Buddhism scholar

    Virginia Wesleyan College's Center for the Study of Religious Freedom will host Rita M. Gross, a religious studies scholar and advanced Buddhist practitioner, for two events this week on campus. Both programs are free and open to the public. The center...
  • Party: Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee

    Party: Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee
    Although the annual dinner of the Anne Arundel County Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee was in its 27th year, this year's $60-$100-a-ticket event — which drew about 700 guests to the La Fontaine Bleue in Glen Burnie — also contained a "first,"...
  • Style standout: Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee dinner

    Style standout: Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee dinner
    Dee Goodwyn, 64, is known for making a statement with what she wears. And at the Martin Luther King Jr. Awards Dinner, she did not disappoint. “I have my own style and everyone knows to expect something different from me,” the Severn...
  • Local Students recognized in Poster Contest

    COLCHESTER - Student artists received awards at the Jack Jackter Intermediate School, 215 Halls Hill Rd., Laney Barrett for the " Best Mixed Media," Marija Manolev for " Best Pencil Drawing," Jade Wilson for " Best Watercolor," an. First place went to...
  • Ava DuVernay, David Oyelowo to reunite on Hurricane Katrina drama

    After delving into the civil rights movement in "Selma," filmmaker Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo are looking to reunite for a drama set against the backdrop of Hurricane Katrina. DuVernay is on board to write, direct and produce a story of love...
  • The influence of science and reason on moral progress

    The influence of science and reason on moral progress
    A century and a half ago, an abolitionist preacher named Theodore Parker noticed something striking about the moral universe: “The arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways,” he said, but added that “from what I see I am sure...
  • Man described as paranoid shoots, wounds mental health worker at Los Angeles-area clinic

    A man described as paranoid shot and wounded a mental health worker Monday during a struggle at a Los Angeles-area clinic where he had sought help, but the employee was expected to survive, officials said. The shooting occurred shortly after noon at a...
  • Obama urges religious tolerance, human rights in India

    President Obama urged support for religious tolerance and human rights in a speech Tuesday in New Delhi, drawing on the American experience and his own personal ones to soften a message with the potential to give offense to his Indian hosts, especially...
  • Volunteers are needed year round, not just during the holidays

    Volunteers are needed year round, not just during the holidays
    For many families, groups of co-workers and friends, and individuals, volunteering is one of the most meaningful winter traditions. During the December holiday season, they may serve meals or collect food and clothing. In January, the Martin Luther King,...
  • Jackson-Lee commemoration should stay

    Jackson-Lee commemoration should stay
    I read with interest Ann C. Kehinde's letter ("Timing of Jackson-Lee event just coincidence?" Jan. 22). The idea of which came first, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday or the Jackson-Lee commemoration, is really a specious argument. Both Robert E....