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How The Heroin Crisis Is Straining Foster Care

BY : Dr. John DeGarmo Leading Expert in Parenting and Foster Care Heroin is unraveling families across the nation, and it is our children who are left as innocent victims of this drug and opioid epidemic. Make no mistake; the heroin crisis in America is destroying our families. From 2000 […]

Homeless Teens Are 3 Times More Likely To Attempt Suicide

By : Eleanor Goldberg “The stark differences between homeless teens and their housed peers are cause for alarm,” researchers say. The number of homeless public school students has hit a record high in recent years, and their unstable living conditions are putting their lives at risk, a new report concludes. […]

Steph Curry Helps Donate Thousands Of Shoes To Kids In The Motherland

By : Zahara Hill NBA superstar Steph Curry recently partnered with friend and Kick’n It for a Cause founder Chris “COSeezy” Strachan to help gather more than 20,000 sneakers for kids in the motherland. On Wednesday, Curry spoke at Strachan’s alma mater Liberty University. The school hosted a shoe drive […]

This Lesbian’s Boss Walked Her Down The Aisle After Her Dad Refused To

Taiwan is expected to become Asia’s first nation to recognize same-sex marriage by the end of the year . On Valentine’s Day, HSBC Bank in Taiwan released a heartwarming  video that told the real-life story of how the bank’s country CEO, John Li, walked one of his employees down the […]

Lady Gaga Performs at Ali Forney LGBT Youth center

The 30-year-old pop diva popped in at the Ali Forney Center’s Brooklyn housing site , leading the shelter’s clients in a meditation session before performing an acoustic rendition of her latest single, “Million Reasons.” “I’m here today not because I had to excruciatingly pull time out of my schedule to […]

Teen Plans To Tell The Immigrant Stories Trump-Never Would

The 19-year-old Villanova University student decided to create an organization that would fight Trump’s actions by highlighting positive immigrant stories. Alvarado recently started the Facebook page “We, Too, Are America,” a name she acknowledges has also been used by other pro-immigrant movements on Twitter and to celebrate Black History Month.  “When […]

Trump’s ban on refugees & Muslim

The Trump administration wants to revamp and rename a U.S. government program designed to counter all violent ideologies so that it focuses solely on Islamist extremism, five people briefed on the matter told Reuters. The program, “Countering Violent Extremism,” or CVE, would be changed to “Countering Islamic Extremism” or “Countering […]

Massachusetts College Offers ‘Refugee Scholarship’ After Trump’s Muslim Ban

A college in Massachusetts is standing up to President Donald Trupmby offering a scholarship to students that come from one of the seven predominately Muslim countries recently placed on an immigration ban list Wheaton College’s “refugee scholarship” will prioritize students seeking immediate entrance to the U.S., in the hope that […]

Miami Teenager Commit Suicide on Facebook Live

According to the Miami Herald , 14-year-old Nakia Venant hanged herself in her foster parents’ bathroom while at least one of her friends watched the live feed. The friend  called police in an attempt to help Nakia, but the police arrived after Nakia had already died. This is the second reported time […]