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22 Feb 2017

100 Cameras Were Given to the Homeless And This is What They Captured

For a project called Through Our Eyes, 100 disposable cameras were given out to people who are living on the streets or in a local shelter in Spartanburg, SC. The project gives Spartanburg’s homeless a hand in helping expose the issue of homelessness rather than merely being part the issue that is trying to be solved. The photographers…

The Washington Post
16 Jan 2017

Powerful Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

Martin Luther King, Jr., was a pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement whose words acted as motivation and fire starters for change. This article takes a look at a few of his powerful quotes. Response to…

Chicago art institute free for teens
02 Jan 2017

Chicago Teens Will Now Have Free Entry to Art Institute of Chicago

This rules! Thanks to a University of Chicago alumnus and his wife, Chicago teens can now visit the Art Institute of Chicago FOR FREE for at least the next 25 years. The gift comes courtesy of Glenn and Claire Swogger of the Redbud Foundation, a Topeka-based nonprofit, who wanted to open the Art Institute’s doors…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




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07 Nov 2016

Reasons Why Not Voting Sort of Makes You a Dick

If you’re a legal resident, 18 years-of-age+, and not incarcerated or on parole, there’s no excuse for not being a registered voter … who actually votes. Voting is not only the kind thing to do, sometimes not voting actually makes you sort of a dick, here’s why: People fought and died for the right to…

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24 Oct 2016

30 Clever Halloween Costumes for People In Wheelchairs

No one should feel excluded from participating in Halloween. A wheelchair or disability didn’t keep these people from having ass kicking costumes.   1- Ice Cream Truck Photo from HuffPost   2- Flintstones Image from Marcy Kent – Flikr   3- DJ On the wheelz of steel… [caption id=”attachment_2276″ align=”aligncenter”…

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13 Jul 2016

Erykah Badu Donating Concert Proceeds to Help Process Backlog of Rape Kits In Detroit

The proceeds from Erykah Badu’s upcoming Detroit concert will benefit a nonprofit that tests the city’s backlog of rape kits, the Detroit Free Press reports. Five dollars from each ticket sold for Badu’s August 12 performance at the Chene Park Amphitheater will go to the African-American 490 Challenge, which raises money to test the 11,000 abandoned rape…

Frida Kahlo
06 Jul 2016

10 Frida Kahlo Quotes that Perfectly Capture Her Badassery

There are a million reasons to love the late Mexican surrealist painter Frida Kahlo. Her vision, her talent, her zest for life, her determination, her style, the complexity of her relationship with Diego Rivera…. her eyebrows. Oh, and since she was so well known for her self-portraits, it sort of makes her the first selfie queen. In…