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A new ‘Sesame Street’ show in Arabic aims to help refugee children

(CNN)Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee have joined forces to help Syrian refugee children through educational learning programs,...

“So Many Of Our Sisters Are So Lonely”: Loni Love In Tears Telling Black Women To Not Be Afraid To “Take A Chance”

For all the differences between herself and beau James Welsh, Loni Love says he’s perfect for her.“He’s different, his culture’s different...

Allison Haunss and Zhou Dan Ting Celebrate Their Inner Tomboy Nühanzi-Style

“Nühanzi is a symbol of power, representing a former insult that we made our own.”

10 Reasons Why You Should Stop Using The Word Retard(ed)

Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people. The Spread the Word...

This photo series is challenging the stereotypes of people with Down syndrome

Tara Hart wishes more people understood that her 5-year-old daughter, Noelle, is just like every other child — and more...

Teacher carries 10-year-old girl with Spina bifida so she wouldn’t miss out on a class field trip

Photo credit: Shelly KingPreviously reported by LOUISVILLE, K.Y. (FOX 35 ORLANDO)A girl with spina bifida was able to go on a field trip with...

African Americans encouraged to register to be stem cell donors

A woman signs up to be a stem cell donor (WZTV)<p>{/p}NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A booth at this year's African Street Festival is bringing to...

Dads now spend 3 times as much time with their kids than previous generations

Our children are growing up in a world very different from the one we were raised in. Their car seats have...

Why People of Color Need Spaces Without White People

I’m breathing deeply as I write this. What I’m writing about is charged. I feel this energy in my body....

Black Women Aren’t Allowed To Be Introverted

“I don’t think Sequoia likes me,” is something I’ve heard secondhand my entire life, and most times it isn’t true. While the statement IS...

Racism has devastating effects on children’s health, pediatricians warn

The nation’s largest group of pediatricians warned this week that racism can have devastating long-term effects on children’s health.A...
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How a {Free} Board Game is Helping Fight Racism

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