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Because of Them We Can visits the White House

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Because of Them We Can visits the White House

Yesterday, we had the pleasure of attending the first ever White House South by South Lawn event- a festival that celebrates ideas, arts, and action. While there, we saw Will Allen, the founder and CEO of Growing Power (a non-profit organization that promotes urban agriculture) talk about how to provide better food for the future, hip-hop artist and actor, Common, advocate for criminal justice reform, President Obama share his thoughts on climate change and more! We left the South Lawn feeling inspired by all the artists, innovators, and entrepreneurs working to create a better future for us all. Pictured: President...

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#MCM

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#MCM

Six future nurses in the nursing program at Lincoln University of Pennsylvania.

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#BlackGirlMagic Alert

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#BlackGirlMagic Alert

Look at the beautiful and talented ladies of Marvel's Luke Cage!

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What the National Museum of African American History and Culture means to Olympic Champion, Simone Manuel

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What the National Museum of African American History and Culture means to Olympic Champion, Simone Manuel

"This space allows all Americans to understand where we came from, how we got here, and how we can move forward. We are better today because of all the heroes in American History, and it is a blessing to be able to pay homage to our past in order to inspire us all for the better. As we strive to honor our rich heritage and history, I am one of I'm sure many who will continue to strive to make a difference to help heal the past and build a brighter future. So thank you to my heroes for being...

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Check out what the Youngest Elected Councilman in Inkster, Michigan is up to now

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Check out what the Youngest Elected Councilman in Inkster, Michigan is up to now

Last year, Jewell Jones became the youngest elected councilman in the history of Inkster, Michigan. Well, check out what the 21-year-old is doing now….running for State Representative! Go, Jewell! Thank you for showing young people that they too can run for office. Best of luck to you in your campaign.

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