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Photos Of Billy Graham Through The Years Show How He Became 'America's Pastor'
The famous evangelist died on Wednesday at the age of 99.
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Homeless Will Now Be Asked: Are You Fleeing Domestic Violence?
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For years, advocates have called victims of domestic violence part of the country’s “hidden homeless.” But now, for the first
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Savvy Hairstylist Turns Mugshot Into Marketing Opportunity
"I felt like I look good in my picture," the stylist said.
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Who Got Next: Creating Pipelines For Girls Of Color To Be On The Ballot
Cidra M. Sebastien
Associate Executive Director, The Brotherhood/Sister Sol
Organizations must nourish and buttress the political ambitions of young black and brown women.
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Is 2017 The Year Of The Black Woman Mayor?
Co-Founder and Managing Director Higher Heights for America
Across the nation, black women are taking it upon themselves to impact their communities in the most direct way possible.
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Michael Jordan Donates $7 Million To Build Medical Clinics In Charlotte
The former NBA star aims to bring affordable health care to underserved communities.
When The Person Shaming You For Your Abortion Is A Child
How the anti-abortion movement uses children to legitimize its message.
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Charlotte Mayoral Candidate Says Vote For Her Because She's White
"Other people judge me. What is the difference? I say I’m white," the Republican told a reporter.
Moms Plan 'Nurse-In' At Megachurch After Woman Claims She Had To Breastfeed In Bathroom
"If I was bottle feeding, it wouldn't have mattered."
Drag Queen's Dream Of Reading Stories To Kids Sparks Outrage In North Carolina
Curtis M. Wong
Brandon James says he wanted to open minds to "tolerance and acceptance."
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This Couple's 80s-Themed Engagement Photos Are Pure Cheesy Perfection
Bye, 2017. Hello, 1987.
Teenager Missing 13 Months Rescued From Georgia Home
"She is not the same person that left," her mother said.
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Republicans Hold On To Mick Mulvaney's Old House Seat In South Carolina
The special election was overshadowed by a similar race in Georgia.
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Why Democrats Should Care About The Special Election In South Carolina Too
Democrat Archie Parnell is vying for Mick Mulvaney’s old House seat.
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A Black Abortion Rights Activist On White Women And The Myth Of 'Black Genocide'
And how the abortion rights movement can better support women of color.
Woman Gets Missing 'Jerk Cat' Back After Her Catty Flier Goes Viral
The owner said, "I assume whoever found her wants to get rid of her."
Shark Attack Victim Said She Refused To Die After Losing Her Arm
“I was calm, and I told him go get something, get a towel, I need to wrap it up,” the courageous mom recalled.
Outside A Clinic In Charlotte, 600 Protestors Claim Abortion Is 'A Man's Issue'
For many women, "access" to abortion care includes enduring harassment.
Beloved Cat Turns 15, So Family Throws Her A Quinceañera
Watch This Mom With Alzheimer's Learn Her Daughter Is Pregnant Over And Over Again
“It is sad yet heartwarming to see my mom’s reaction every time."
Who’s Marking Those Common Core High-Stakes Tests?
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
Carelessly graded exams are worthless, and only serve to punish children, teachers, and schools. So who grades the tests?
Radical Storytelling Through Virtual Reality At The Define American Film Festival
Jose Antonio Vargas
Founder and CEO of #EmergingUS and Define American
“Movies are the most powerful empathy machine in all the arts. When I go to a great movie I can live somebody else’s life
7 Money Disasters To Avoid While Traveling
Ryan Sasson, CEO
Finance Solutions Expert & CEO Strategic Financial Solutions
You can avoid these common travel mistakes with a few simple steps during the planning process.
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Chrissy Teigen Casually Pays Off Woman's Beauty School Tuition
“So excited to see you fulfill your dream!”
Social Isolation – A Growing Epidemic
Anthony Cirillo, FACHE
President, The Aging Experience.
According to the AARP, 51 percent of people over 75 live alone. Twenty-six percent face an increased risk of death due to
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History-Making Trans Athlete Blasts North Carolina's HB2 'Compromise'
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The trans community isn't safe under House Bill 142, Chris Mosier warns.
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