Maurice “Bojangles” Blanchard was born in Promised Land, South Carolina, the son of a Southern Baptist Minister, and says, “I grew up in church as much as I was in home.” He was given his nickname at the age of three, when his grandfather noticed his ability to replicate any dance move he saw. When… Continue reading Bringing Faith to the LGBTQ Community: Maurice “Bojangles” Blanchard, Defining Fairness
Ali, arguably the most prominent US Muslim, released aletter he wrote to Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Wednesday.
The February 1st letter asks Khamenei to release Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer, who were arrested while hiking in northern Iraq near the Iranian border.
Art has the ability to move us to tears, laughter, anger, joy. For many people experiencing art, as an artist or a patron, is a spiritual experience. And as anyone who has visited a place of worship knows, art is everywhere in the observance of faith. What is it about art that touches our spirit?
There are as many differences in what voters care about as there are voters. But talk to the leaders of local interest groups, and you get a deeper sense of what’s motivating people to go to the polls. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports.