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The Disney Channel's Madison Pettis: Almost All Grown Up & Ready to Lend Support to Other High School Kids

One of the perks of being a mom blogger is that many of the stories I get asked to cover involve fun, kid-friendly events and activities. Such was the case a few weeks ago when I attended a media event for the Staples Corporation, where they announced their pledge of $10 million in support of Los Angeles schools, students and teachers. Actually, the event itself wasn't kid-friendly, although some of the kids whose schools received grant money from Staples were in attendance. It was a media-only
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Illinois Governor Downplays Chance The Rapper $1 Million Donation As Not Enough

It’s been widely reported that Chancelor Bennett, AKA, Chance the Rapper, has donated $1 million to support Chicago Public Schools (CPS). However, Illinois Governer Bruce Rauner, the man whose stance on the current CPS funding crisis apparently prompted this charitable act, isn’t so sure that Chance is spending his money wisely. The commentary comes after the Governor was criticized by the rapper for vetoing a bill back in December that would have given the struggling Chicago school district a s
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Chelsea Clinton Reportedly Eyeing A Run For The Senate In 2020

Chelsea Clinton, who has emerged as a bit of a snarky critic of President Trump, is reportedly considering a run for the Senate in 2020. The former first daughter, who will be receiving an award from Variety magazine for her work with the organization Alliance for a Healthier Generation, first got into a Twitter war with Kellyanne Conway after the whole Bowling Green Massacre debacle. She then began retweeting some of Donald Trump’s strongest critics, adding her own commentary into the mix. The
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Cruising and Country: Weekend Getaway on Carnival Cruises with Carrie Underwood

If you’re looking for a last-minute weekend getaway to kick off the Spring season, a 4-day cruise that departs from Long Beach, California may be right up your alley, especially if you’re a fan of country music. One of Country Music’s biggest and most popular stars, Carrie Underwood, will be performing on a Carnival Cruise ship when it docks at Catalina Island during one of the ship’s regularly scheduled stops. This performance is a follow-up to Carrie’s invite-only concert for military familie
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Quadruplet Brothers All Get Into Harvard And Yale

As most college-bound high school students know, getting into an Ivy League school is beyond competitive. Of the record number of 39,506 applicants applying to Harvard University this year, only 2,056 were accepted. As for Yale, they also received a record number of applications, 32,900. Of that number, only 2,272 were admitted to the class of 2021. Every kid receiving their acceptance notification from either school understands the unique elation of being part of such a select few, but four p
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Owner Of The World’s Largest Hello Kitty Collection Is A Middle-Aged Man

It’s no secret that Hello Kitty collectors of all ages can be a bit fanatic. If you thought you were a big fan of all things Hello Kitty, you should know that your interest is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Hello Kitty fandom. It’s probably safe to say that Masao Gunji has got you beat. Gunji, who hails from Yotsukaido, Chiba, Japan, holds the current record for the largest collection of Hello Kitty memorabilia, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. The walls, tables, f

Oscar Micheaux: African-American Film Pioneer

Ask any African-American teenager or young adult today who some of the first directors and producers of early black cinema were and you might first encounter some blank stares. Afterward, if you get any answer at all, you might hear names like Spike Lee, John Singleton or Robert Townsend. It is unlikely that you’d hear the name of Oscar Micheaux, even though he was the first major African-American filmmaker and producer to make a talking film featuring an all-black cast.