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LOOK: Powerful Photos Show The Evolution Of Michael Brown's Vigil

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 11.30.2014 | Black Voices

The death of Michael Brown on Aug. 9th in Ferguson, Missouri immediately prompted a reaction from the community which evolved into a series of protest...

Sunday Peace Train in Central Park

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 11.15.2014 | New York
Nancy Cohen-koan

The Vigil offers up an opportunity for people to think about peace as a true possibility. When groups come together be they over me a la John Lennon, or peace, the energy is that much more powerful.

The Lovely Way One College Campus Dealt With This Summer's Tragedies

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.09.2014 | Religion

In the face of immeasurable loss and seemingly irreparable divisions, one college campus decided to stop talking and just listen. Students and chap...

He Gives His Light to All Creation

Rev. Kenneth Tanner | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion
Rev. Kenneth Tanner

The Light of the world has rekindled, never to go out again..."he who gives his light to all creation" is risen. Face after face is lit, as from one person to the next we are delivered from indistinct silhouette to bright, living color.

Taking a Stand for Our Arctic Ocean

Cindy Shogan | Posted 10.27.2013 | Green
Cindy Shogan

In June, President Obama said, "we can't just drill our way out of the energy and climate challenge that we face." I am hopeful that the president will heed his own advice, and keep our Arctic Ocean safe from dirty and dangerous oil drilling.

LOOK: Vigil Held For Brutally Slain Transgender Woman

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.24.2013 | Gay Voices

Friends and family of Diamond Williams, a transgender woman in the Strawberry Mansion area of Philadelphia, gathered last night at Love Park for a Vig...

When a Loved One Is Critically Ill: How to Survive the Waiting Room

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

I believe the "vigil" saps families not only of their energy, but also their ability to make intelligent decisions. I've put together some tips drawn directly from how my son and I chose to cope with our three-week ICU waiting room experience. They may work for you.

Big Boy The Elk's Vigil Attended By Hundreds

www.brobible.com | Posted 01.08.2013 | Weird News

On Sunday a vigil was held in Boulder, Colorado for Big Boy the elk. Big Boy was killed by a police officer when he wandered into the town. Apparently...

David Lohr

Vigil Held For Missing South Carolina Cheerleader

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.05.2012 | Crime

For more than one hundred people in Columbia, S.C., Sunday evening was a moment to close ranks and pray, as the community came together for a vigil fo...

David Lohr

Stacey English's Friends, Family Plan Weekend Prayer Walk

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 01.27.2012 | Crime

Friends and family will gather for a prayer walk this weekend to honor the life of Georgia woman Stacey Nicole English, who disappeared after celebrat...

Vigil For Women Slain By Long Island Serial Killer

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 02.12.2012 | New York

OAK BEACH, N.Y. — After a yearlong search, police on New York's Long Island said Tuesday they believe they have discovered the skeletal remains ...

World Youth Day: The Joy of Being In the Presence of God

Michael Rossmann, SJ | Posted 10.21.2011 | Religion
Michael Rossmann, SJ

After seeing the Pope and encountering over a million fellow young people who share their faith, many young people explicitly attest to feeling as if they have been in the presence of God.

Standing In Solidarity Against Islamophobia

Mary Ann West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mary Ann West

The current tide of anti-Muslim sentiment has increased the call of religious leaders and lay people to come out and show their support amid heightened instances of vocal and physical hate mongering.

The Israel/Gaza Face-Off in Los Angeles

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Monday night, in remembrance of the one-year anniversary of Israel's Operation Cast Lead that killed 1,400 Gazans, and in solidarity with the 1,400 in...

Where is the Outrage Over Our Current Health Care System?

Barton Kunstler, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barton Kunstler, Ph.D.

Why are Republicans and Blue Dogs playing political tricks just to defend insurance companies and peddling a perverted version of an America where the government aiding its citizens is treated like an act of treason?

Daily Pulse: Goldfish and the Public Option

Lindsay Beyerstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lindsay Beyerstein

Perhaps the biggest drawback of Obama's hands off approach is that administration can't make a positive case for reform. So, the president has decided to step in and dictate terms to Congress.

Lisa Ling on Her Sister's Dentention in North Korea

Christal Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christal Smith

"I've never heard my sister in that kind of anguish. I mean it was clear that she has just have been so lonely and isolated."

A Vigil for My Father, Leonard Shlain

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

I asked him the other day while I was helping him add quotes to his newest book: "Are you afraid to die?" "No" he said." I'm not afraid to die. I just want to live."

In My Backyard?

Michelle Bart | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Bart

I am heading up a national coalition to bring more awareness to those children and adults missing across the country. Many of them have been abducted for human trafficking.