Darryl Roberts has made three movies about America’s obsession with beauty and how it hurts girls, runs an anti-bullying program administered to 10,000 schools and he’s largely behind the protests that moved Abercrombie & Fitch to change its hypersexual ads.
Locavores rejoice! There are several ways to get ahold of a locally grown turkey (and plenty other fixings) for an antibiotic-free, non-GMO and cage-free bird for your holiday meal.
By archiving pieces of culture such as public Twitter feeds, the Library of Congress has a plan to ensure that future researchers have full access to our thoughts and histories and dreams.
Cook County-confiscated firearms find new purpose in fashion jewerly line
There’s more than one way to finance the fight against violence and illegal guns. You can march. You can lobby to change gun laws. Or, in a relatively new twist, you could buy jewelry made from guns confiscated in Cook County.
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CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Sarah Hyland, 24; Katherine Heigl, 36; Colin Hanks, 37; Pete Best, 73. Happy Birthday: Plan your strategy and take action. … Read More