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    This Beatboxer Overcame Homelessness To Become A Broadway Star

    This Beatboxer Overcame Homelessness To Become A Broadway Star

    There’s only one way to meet Chesney Snow for the first time. You have to see him in his element. That’s how I met him back in December, when I saw “In Transit” during its previews at the Circle in the Square Theatre. I had no idea what to expect from the play, but I […]
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    Artist Draws MLK Tribute Piece One Dot At A Time

    Artist Draws MLK Tribute Piece One Dot At A Time

    On MLK Day, we tend to look back at the work and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and see the big moments: the speeches, the rallies, the passing of landmark legislation. We tend to gloss over the decades of work he and many others put in, the work that built the platform from […]
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    This Sexual Assault Survivor Took On The Broken Justice System And Won

    This Sexual Assault Survivor Took On The Broken Justice System And Won

    Amanda Nguyen was raped in 2013. At the time, she was a student at Harvard University. Immediately after the attack, she underwent a six-hour evidence collection procedure known as a rape kit examination. Since she did not immediately want to press charges, the state of Massachusetts threatened to destroy the evidence only six months later. […]
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    Formerly Incarcerated Women Return To Prison To Perform ‘The Vagina Monologues’

    Formerly Incarcerated Women Return To Prison To Perform ‘The Vagina Monologues’

    Eve Ensler, the enigmatic playwright of the transgressive, revolutionary, iconic play The Vagina Monologues, famously said if you end violence against women, you will end violence, period. The global V-Day movement is devoted to materializing this mission. Acting troupes generally perform Ensler’s play to benefit rape crisis centers and shelters for women. But, one group, […]
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    This 23-Year-Old Works Nonstop To Unify Baltimore Police And His Community

    This 23-Year-Old Works Nonstop To Unify Baltimore Police And His Community

    As a senior at the University of Maryland, College Park, Lamontre Randall was accused of armed robbery by a white, female student. To his fellow students, friends and family, the accusation could not have been more ridiculous. As a leader on campus and in his native Baltimore, Randall had been working behind the scenes to […]
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    Meet The Mother-Daughter Duo Providing Care For Homeless People’s Pets

    Meet The Mother-Daughter Duo Providing Care For Homeless People’s Pets

    On a trip to New York, Genevieve Frederick saw a homeless man sitting with his dog, untethered by a leash. She wondered how the man could provide for his dog when he wasn’t even able to provide a home for himself. This visceral reaction is what propelled Genevieve to devote her life to aiding the pets […]
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    Skateboarder Travels 450 Miles To Honor Brother He Lost To Cancer (Video)

    Skateboarder Travels 450 Miles To Honor Brother He Lost To Cancer (Video)

    There are a seemingly infinite amount of clichĂ©s about brotherhood. And, for the most part, they’re true. Growing up, playing sports, listening to music and developing passions are all immeasurably better when you have a sibling to share them with. When Eric started skateboarding at age 8, he took his little brother Jason on board […]