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A Black nonprofit got a 6-figure direct payment from someone whose family enslaved people

The non-profit group Change Today, Change Tomorrow got a surprise six-figure donation this week, with a heartfelt message to go along with it. According to NPR, a white descendant of a Kentucky man who enslaved six people has donated a large portion of their family’s inheritance to the organization, which helps Black and marginalized communities […]

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Son takes beloved mum on 18 month dream trip after Alzheimer’s diagnosis – and she improved!

After watching his mum slowly deteriorate following an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, Sean O’Sallaigh decided to take her away for the winter to enjoy some sunshine abroad. But having seen how much she loved their trip to Nepal and noted an improvement in her condition, he ended up taking her on a round-the-world adventure in the 18 […]

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Texas valedictorian drops her commencement speech to get real about state’s anti-abortion bill

Lake Highlands High School valedictorian Paxton Smith made waves with her commencement speech this week, as she discarded her approved remarks and spoke about Texas’s anti-abortion “heartbeat bill” instead. Smith told D Magazine that the speech she had prepared and submitted for approval was about media consumption and how it had shaped her view of […]

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After harassing people celebrating Pride their boat burst into flames. Guess who saved them?

Harassing people is gross, no matter who they are. Harassing people who are flying rainbow flags expressing support for LGBTQIA+ people is particularly gross, considering the fact they are advocating for basic civil rights and human dignity. And evidently, harassing people who are flying Pride flags while boating is egregiously gross enough to piss off […]