The Festival of Saint Lucy Heals Wounds in Battered El Salvador

Santa Lucía festivals wrapped up Friday in El Salvador. The early 4th century saint is said to have pulled out her own eyes during the Diocletian persecution — the last and worst pogrom of the soon-to-be Christianized Roman Empire — but supposedly still saw a Roman soldier plunge his sword into her neck. 

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NFL Teams Up With Jay-Z on Social Activism

The NFL and Jay-Z’s entertainment and sports representation company are teaming up for events and social activism. The league said it will use Jay-Z’s Roc Nation to consult on its entertainment shows, including the Super Bowl halftime show, and work with him to “strengthen community through music and the NFL’s Inspire Change initiative.”

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