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The Problem of Elder Abuse

According to the CDC, elder abuse is a “significant public health problem” that affects at least 10% of adults over the age of 60. Some believe that this figure is an underestimate of the problem because many ...

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6 Books for Summer Reading

This season may be coming to a close, but that doesn't mean you can't take a break from the fast pace of living this summer by picking up a book or two. Here are some newly published tomes that will give you a broader vi ...

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New Lawsuit Accuses Church of Scientology of Human Trafficking

A new lawsuit filed by a former member of the Church of Scientology alleges that the organization engages in abuse, human trafficking, and forced labor. The plaintiff, listed only as Jane Doe, claims she grew up inside t ...

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The Alarming Rise in European Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitism, the hatred of Jews and the hellacious acts that often accompany it, is nothing new. It’s been around almost since the beginnings of recorded history. Its most notable exemplification was the Holocaus ...

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7 Books About World War II for Kids and Teens

World War II can be a difficult time frame to understand historically. The reasons the war began were complex and not limited to one country. Nazi ideology can be difficult to explain to children, but it’s importan ...

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8 Books for Children for the Season of Nonviolence

January 30 marked the beginning of the Season of Nonviolence, a 64-day international campaign that begins on the anniversary of the death of Mohandas Gandhi and ends on April 4, the anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin ...

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7 Pioneering Black Musicians for Black History Month

February is Black History Month. Get out your streaming app and find some new tunes to listen to this month to appreciate the people who changed the music industry. Mamie Smith Mamie Smith recorded the first blues song ...

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8 Books To Start Conversations on Race and Racism With Your Kids

Addressing race and racism isn’t always easy, but studies show that children as young as three years old can recognize bias and prejudice. Kids may not have the vocabulary to talk about racism, so it’s up to ...

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6 Books About Immigration for Younger Readers

Immigration has been one of the top political and social issues in America for many years. Washington politicians need to find lasting solutions that promote human rights and protect innocent victims. Adults have a hard ...

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Mahalia Jackson — The Queen of Gospel

Michael Jackson might be the King of Pop, but he’s got nothing on Mahalia Jackson, who incidentally has the same last name as Michael but is unrelated to the pop singer. Mahalia was known for being a civil rights a ...

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