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During the vigil, a series of clergymen offered prayers for Marcus McNeil's family and urged the crowd to support local law enforcement.
Punishment for cursing or disparaging a clergyman was having a bodkin — a large needle — driven through the tongue.
Predictably, these stylish tomboys were a grave source of worry to parents, educators, physicians and clergymen, who feared that sports and higher education would be ruinous.
The reason for this goes back nearly 400 years, and involves an annoyed French clergyman.
The seeds of the rebellion were planted a year ago in a conversation between a Cuban doctor and a clergyman in a remote village in northeastern Brazil.
Given its nature, there are plenty of clergymen and women from all denominations that frequent the cafe, as well as members of nearby churches Redeemer and Beloved Community Church.
Educators, clergymen, journalists, lawyers and judges, business leaders, titans of Congress, and presidents preached and practiced Jim Crow or simply abided it, enforcing quotas wherever blacks weren't categorically excluded in the first place.
This is the only surviving Gospel book to contain the oaths taken by U.K. clergymen between the 14th and 16th centuries, and it's still used in ceremonies today.
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