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Loyalty To Our Ancestors does NOT Include Loyalty to their Mistakes
"Loyalty to our ancestors does NOT include loyalty to their mistakes."
That, my friends, exactly sums up my feelings today as the state government in South Carolina has taken the Confederate Flag down.  Hopefully for good this time.
Uh, oh. . .I can already hear the rumbling.  But, I ask you…
Ripples of Hope…And Justice For All [VIDEO]
"This ruling is a victory for America." —@POTUS on today's Supreme Court decision on marriage equality #LoveWins http://t.co/rG8PID2QIU
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) June 26, 2015
 
"No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest …
Baseball Protege Mo’Ne Davis Made History, Now She Lives It
She proved that she could hold her own against the boys during the 2014 Little League World Series, making history with every pitch. But now, Mo’ne Davis is spending her summer and celebrating her birthday by living history.
Davis and her teammates from the Anderson Monarchs are in the midst of a his…
The Legends And Traditions Of St. Patrick’s Day
By: Megan Bell
St. Patrick was a priest who spent his life converting the Irish to Christianity. He used the three-leafed shamrock to describe the theory of the Trinity – the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Legend says he put the curse of God on all the venomous snakes in Ireland and led them to t…
Mardi Gras: How The Celebration And Madness Began
By: Megan Bell
Mardi Gras, aka “Fat Tuesday,” originated from Christianity in Europe and marked the day before Lent.
Catholics used to celebrate Carnival about a week prior to Lent, consuming all the milk, cheese, eggs and meat in their homes. Fat Tuesday was the last day they could splurge before the…

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