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Activist Viola Desmond to be 1st Canadian woman on $10 bill
December 11, 2016 – 11:10 am | No Comment
Activist Viola Desmond to be 1st Canadian woman on $10 bill

Black rights activist Viola Desmond, who was jailed for defiantly sitting in the “whites only” section of a Nova Scotia film house, will be the first Canadian woman featured on the country’s $10 bill. Her image will replace …

Bana Alabed
December 5, 2016 – 3:03 pm | No Comment
Bana Alabed

Seven year old Bana Alabed (Twitter @AlabedBana) is thought to be safe for now in Aleppo.
Bana disappeared from the social network on Sunday as a new government offensive was launched on rebel-held areas in eastern …

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Giving 100 Million in Stock to Charity
December 5, 2016 – 11:13 am | No Comment
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Giving 100 Million in Stock to Charity

Sheryl Sandberg is transferring $100 million of her Facebook stock holdings (880,000 shares) to fund charitable causes of her choosing. Sandberg started her own organization Lean In and recently renamed her foundation to the Sheryl …

Jewel Changes her Focus
December 5, 2016 – 10:34 am | No Comment
Jewel Changes her Focus

Award-winning singer and musician Jewel is changing her focus. The 42 year old stated last week that:
“I love music, but my energy isn’t there right now,” she said on Tuesday at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women …

The Great Ape Debate
January 3, 2012 – 12:17 am | No Comment
The Great Ape Debate

January 2, 2012
As what has been termed the Great Ape Debate continues around the world, the U.S. has made progress in diminishing the numbers of chimpanzees used for research and testing.
No doubt, humans have benefitted …

Literature for Life
December 28, 2011 – 11:17 pm | No Comment

December, 28, 2011
Books are mirrors, windows and doors. They tell us who we are, where we have been and where we can go.
Literature for Life unleashes intellectual potential. We are committed to supporting the role …

IN THE LIFE MEDIA SPOTLIGHTS NEW AFRICAN-AMERICAN LESBIAN COMING-OF-AGE FILM
December 28, 2011 – 11:02 pm | No Comment
IN THE LIFE MEDIA SPOTLIGHTS NEW AFRICAN-AMERICAN LESBIAN COMING-OF-AGE FILM

Online Short Features Interviews With Cast, Crew of Critically Acclaimed Film PARIAH
New York, NY – December 27, 2011, In The Life Media, producers of the award-winning documentary series In the Life, today announced the release of Pariah: A Closer …

In Washington and Area, African American Students Expelled at Greater Rate than Whites
December 28, 2011 – 10:46 pm | No Comment
In Washington and Area, African American Students Expelled at Greater Rate than Whites

The Washington Post has completed an analysis of student suspensions in the Washington area and have found that black students are suspended two to five times as often as white students.
Experts are trying to discover …