8-Year-Old Creates Care Packs For Homeless — CBS New York

1010 WINS — It’s clear there’s a real homeless crisis across the globe, and sometimes it can be hard to know where to start, but one little boy is a great reminder that anyone can make a difference. Adrian Young first realized the plight of the homeless after walking by a man lying on the sidewalk…

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History of Coloring Books

Though the craze for coloring books for grown-ups has recently drawn many adults back to a hobby that had been seen as something for kids, it turns out that adult coloring books are actually how the whole concept started. An early variation on coloring books could be the illustrations for two volumes of the very…

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To Tell The Truth…Pertinent questions that affect Black citizens (Hop’s Column July 26) — New Pittsburgh Courier

LOUIS ‘HOP’ KENDRICK If you are a talk show listener or a reader you will constantly hear or read persons with all of the answers to the array of problems that occur daily, not only in Pittsburgh but also across the nation. The AME Church offered what they perceived as constructive criticism to the NAACP.…

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50 Years Ago This Week: Detroit and ‘The Fire This Time’ — TIME

Milestone moments do not a year make. Often, it’s the smaller news stories that add up, gradually, to big history. With that in mind, in 2017 TIME History will revisit the entire year of 1967, week by week, as it was reported in the pages of TIME. Catch up on last week’s installment here. Week…

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