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Representation Matters: Sesame Street Introduces New Black Muppets to Teach the ‘ABCs of Racial Literacy’

Elijah, a 35-year-old meteorologist, loves running, being outdoors, watching movies and cooking! Wes, Eljiah’s 5-year-old son, loves going to school and playing pretend! These two characters are the newest faces…

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An ASCI Gem: Tulleesha Burbage Discovers Family Heritage

Tulleesha Burbage is a Child and Family Services Program Supervisor at ASCI. After completing roughly 1,000 kinship adoptions, Tulleesha shares that she feels good knowing these kinship adoptions are keeping…

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Black Businesses in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia You Can Support!

Supporting Black-owned companies helps create more opportunities for Black communities. By doing our part in pouring into Black businesses, the structure of generational wealth can benefit Black families. Buying Black…

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From the Desk of Stacy Wright: Remembering the Matriarch of My Strong Black Family

I love February! I specifically love it for two reasons: Black History Month and my mom’s birthday. (You thought I was going to say Valentines Day, huh?) One of the…

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Blessings Boutique: Free Clothes for Kids in Homewood

The Salvation Army branch in Homewood-Brushton has recently launched the Blessings Boutique, which is available to children ages 5 to 18 and offering free jackets, pants, shirts, toiletries and other…

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Sixth Graders Recreate Famous Photos to Honor Black Leaders

Sixth graders in Milwaukee recreated awesome iconic photos to celebrate Black History Month! These students paid homage to influential Black figures by recreating famous photos of icons who have impacted…

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Pittsburgh Public School Graduate Designs Yahoo Black History Month Logo

Janel Young, a Pittsburgh Public School graduate, has made history being the first outside artist ever commissioned to design Yahoo’s logo, in honor of Black History Month. Her colorful depictions…

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Micah’s Mixx: 10-year-old Turns School Bus into Food Truck

The pandemic has pushed a new generation of entrepreneurship in young people who start their ventures at an early age. Ten-year-old kidpreneur Micah Idris decided to launch his own food truck…

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Mattel Honors Dr. Maya Angelou with New Barbie Doll

The Barbie brand is honoring another important icon, Dr. Maya Angelou, as the newest of doll in their Inspiring Women Collection. During her lifetime, Dr. Angelou impacted many lives through…

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Post Malone Donates 10,000 Pairs of Crocs to Frontline Workers

Post Malone teamed up with Crocs to create five different types of shoes for frontline workers. Crocs have become increasingly popular amongst health care workers who spend countless hours on…

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