On Apr. 15, decorated Marine Staff Sgt. Andrew Seif was laid to rest at the Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA. He was reportedly buried in Section 60, with fallen soldiers who lost their lives at war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Show More Summary
Lauren Hill was buried Tuesday in a private ceremony, one day after thousands filled the basketball arena for a public memorial–the very location where she scored her first basket for the Mt. Saint Joseph women’s basketball team. Lauren, only 19, suffered from a vicious, inoperable brain cancer for over a year. But she refused to […]
Did you catch Taraji P. Henson on SNL this past weekend? We have all that and more in this week’s news round up. Last Saturday, Walter Scott was laid to rest, but the questions about the unwarranted shooting still remain. Here is a round-up of some of ongoing coverage and best writing about #blacklivesmatter and … Continue reading PoC News in America
Mourners gathered Saturday at funeral in South Carolina to say goodbye Walter Scott, a black 50-year-old father of four, who was senselessly gunned down by a white officer during a traffic stop last week.
The family of Danny Longstaff, ex-second trombone of the CBSO who died last week at 63, have asked us to post details of his funeral for all who knew and loved this heartbeat of music in the Midlands. The funeral will be held at St Paul’s Church, St Pauls Square, Birmingham at 2pm on Wednesday 15 […]
My Bloody Valentine. Friday The 13th. Not since the heyday of the 80’s has the slasher film seen such a resurgence in pop culture. Now Anchor Bay promises to deliver the "next great masked serial killer" – some guy they refer to as "ChromeSkull". On...Show More Summary
The emotional funeral for Nicholas Figueroa, 23, left, came nearly two weeks after the March 27 explosion that killed two and gutted three Second Ave. buildings.
On Jan. 28, 2011, two days after he was murdered, mourners arrived for a burial service in the remote village of Nakawala. Down a long dirt road, a hand-painted sign read “Death of David Kato” with an arrow pointing toward a house where the funeral would begin at 2 p.m. Show More Summary
We thought that someone at this point would have uploaded the Burial Service of Richard III to YouTube, but since no one has, we have taken the liberty. This video is about an hour long and features the highlights from the ceremony. I don’t know where you can watch the whole thing at this stage. Show More Summary
RABAT (Reuters) - Thousands of supporters of Morocco's biggest opposition movement buried their late leader's widow on Thursday after a standoff with security forces who tried to prevent her being laid to rest beside his grave.
King Richard III, last Plantagenet king of England, has been laid to rest in Leicester Cathedral, not far from the car park where his remains spent the last 520 years or so.
“[T]oday is a somber day in Nigeria, as Chinua Achebe was laid to rest in his native village,” Ambassador Susan Rice tweeted, even though the literary great died two years ago. The post A Twitter Gaffe, Susan Rice And The Grueling Fight Against Boko Haram appeared first on ThinkProgress.
The 37-year-old woman who was killed by a huge piece of plywood that flew off a Greenwich Village condo conversion was laid to rest over the weekend. Tina Nguyen, who was to be married this summer, was buried in her wedding gown, according to the Daily News. [ more › ]
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In a heartbreaking tribute to a bride-to-be who was tragically killed in a freak St. Patrick’s Day accident in Manhattan’s West Village, the family and friends of Trang-Thuy “Tina” Nguyen gathered in Philadelphia to celebrate her life Saturday. Show More Summary
Afghanistan today laid to rest the 27-year-old woman horrifically beaten to death by a male mob, and in a departure from tradition the BBC notes that Farkhunda's coffin was carried by all women. "She is a sister to you all, and it is your duty to bury her," her brother...
Over the past couple weeks, much has been made of the sorry state of NBC’s comedy brand. Its low-rated critical darlings are either laid to rest or fled to Yahoo!, its freshman and sophomore comedies receive such miniscule ratings it’s...Show More Summary
Friends and family of the woman killed by an errant piece of flying plywood will lay her to rest Saturday, the Daily News has learned.
The man who died in the Chris Johnson shooting is being laid to rest this weekend... and the victim's family is selling shirts to help raise money for his mother... TMZ Sports has learned. As we previously reported, Johnson's frien...
I was amazed to read this report from the BBC which shows that Saddam Hussein was laid to rest in a fabulously ostentatious mausoleum despite the fact that the Iraqi dictator was clearly a murderous tyrant and war criminal. Seems odd...Show More Summary