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77 Atlanta Schools Now Offer Free Breakfast And Lunch To Students

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77 Atlanta Schools Now Offer Free Breakfast And Lunch To Students

Common sense policy is what we’re all about! The Atlanta Public School (APS) system just increased the number of schools offering free breakfast and lunch to students. According to the AJC, beginning this school year, any student who attends a district run public or charter school, using the district’s food service, is eligible for the free meals. The newly added schools brings the total to 77 schools offering free breakfast and lunch, meaning most students attending schools in Atlanta can eat free.  We have long heard the stories of towering school lunch debt across the country. People have galvanized to...

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Russell Wilson and Ciara Are New Owners of a Major League Sports Team

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Russell Wilson and Ciara Are New Owners of a Major League Sports Team

GOAL! Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl-winning quarterback, Russell Wilson, and his wife, Grammy winning singer and songwriter Ciara, have joined the ownership team of the Major League Soccer’s Seattle Sounders FC.  This week, the Seattle Sounders announced that they were welcoming 11 new families to its ownership team. The organization has been around since 1974, but the Sounders FC made their debut in 2009, mounting a victory streak including winning the 2016 MLS cup, four Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup championships, qualifying for the MLS Cup Playoffs every year since its inception and leading the league in attendance for 8 consecutive...

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Obama Just Dropped His Summer Reading List

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Obama Just Dropped His Summer Reading List

Don’t you just miss this guy. *sigh* Our forever President, Barack Obama, just dropped his highly anticipated summer reading list. The list, as always, is extremely diverse and includes a variety of books across genres. Included on his list is every single book written by the late, great Toni Morrison. The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead. American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson and How to Read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu. You can check out the entire list on his Obamagram (Barack Obama’s Instagram).  Yes Mr. President, we will read them all! For you!  P.S. Please come back 😩.   View...

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CNN in Talks to Bring All-Black Panel Show to Network

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CNN in Talks to Bring All-Black Panel Show to Network

CNN is working to bring a quadruple dose of Black excellence to viewers through the development of an all-Black panel show. According to Page Six, CNN is interested in hiring contributors Angela Rye, April Ryan, Andrew Gillum and Bakari Sellers after the group received a positive response following their appearance on “New Day With Alisyn Camerota and John Berman” to weigh in on the Democratic debates last week. “CNN is fast-tracking talks… to develop it into a stand-alone show,” a source told Page Six. As of right now it appears the show might start off as a weekend show which...

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Remembering Nobel Laureate and Beloved Literary Icon, Toni Morrison

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Remembering Nobel Laureate and Beloved Literary Icon, Toni Morrison

The incomparable Toni Morrison has passed away. She was 88 years old.  Morrison was a beloved and celebrated novelist, essayist, editor, teacher and Professor emeritus at Princeton University. She passed away Monday night, according to the media outlet Vulture. Born Chloe Anthony Wofford on February 18,1931 in Lorain, Ohio, Morrison was the second oldest of four children, born to her parents Ramah and George Wofford. She displayed an interest in storytelling early as a result of all the folklore and tales she grew up hearing in her family. She went on to study at Howard University and graduated in 1953, with...

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