Tag Archives: eulogy

  • Rev. Al Sharpton Eulogizes Etta James; Stevie & Christina Perform

    Jan 30, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 5 Comments


    *Music legend and idol Etta James was remembered by family, friends, and fans at a beautiful funeral service held at Greater Bethany Community Church City of Refuge in Gardena, Calif on Saturday. James passed away on Jan. 20 at 73 years old after battling leukemia and dementia. Among the celebrity guests who came to pay […]

  • Sharpton Eulogizes Brooklyn Mom Killed While Shielding Kids

    Nov 1, 11 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Yesterday over 250 mourners turned out for the funeral for Zurana Horton, the Brownsville woman who was killed in a blaze of gang-related gunfire while picking up her children from school earlier this month. Among those in attendance were NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly and the Reverend Al Sharpton, whom the family asked to give the […]

  • Sharpton Says Aiyana Jones’ Death Is ‘Breaking Point’

    May 23, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *Civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton gave a rousing eulogy Saturday for a 7-year-old girl killed in a police raid, challenging the hundreds of mourners to take responsibility and help stop a spiral of violence that has swept the city. Sharpton lobbed some criticism at Detroit police, whose explanation of how Aiyana Stanley-Jones died […]

  • Obama Remembers Height’s Quiet Perseverance

    Apr 29, 10 by EurPublisher 9 Comments


    *The funeral service for civil rights leader Dorothy Height just finished in Washington with the president, vice president and their wives in attendance, as well as members of congress and veterans of the civil rights movement. In eulogizing the lifelong activist, President Obama noted Height’s quiet perseverance and said she led a life of “vision […]

  • Obama to Deliver Eulogy for Dorothy Height

    Apr 28, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *President Barack Obama will give the eulogy Thursday at the funeral of civil rights leader Dorothy Height, White House spokesman Josh Earnest announced Tuesday. Height’s funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. ET tomorrow at Washington National Cathedral. On Tuesday, hundreds of people lined three city blocks to pay respects at her viewing at the […]