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Holiday Wishes

It’s that time of year again when we are magically transformed to a place of wonder where peace on earth and good will toward men reigns in our words, songs and deeds. A time when all is right with the world and we pause to be reminded of the enduring hope, faith and charity that our respective spiritual beliefs’ p...READ MORE

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Tired, but Thankful

Tired... Still recovering from election fatigue. This was the first election in this writer’s lifetime that one had to have a plan in place for how to execute one’s right to vote. Absentee ballot, early voting, ballot box or mailbox or face election day long-lines among the many choices given to exercise the right t...READ MORE

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Honoring Last Wishes

October 5, 2020 These past few months we have lost some of our most renowned, celebrated heroes, Honorable Congressman John Lewis and Honorable Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Both were larger than life figures that exemplified what it means to live a life of service for our country and ALL of its people...READ MORE

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Our Elders, Keepers of the Keys to Our Family Histories

Our Blog took a brief hiatus during the month of August and unfortunately missed commemoration of National Senior Citizens’ Day that occurred on August 21st. However, given that National Grandparents Day is now upon us September 13, we thought it would be nice to pay homage to these two important days together. The im...READ MORE

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Structural-Institutional Disparities in the Funeral Industry

July 22, 2020 Is There Structural/Institutional Racism in the Funeral Industry? Since the horrific death of George Floyd, there has been an emotional upheaval, the likes of which our country has not experienced since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. We have watched the nightly news reports of protest march...READ MORE

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