March 20, 2023

Minnesota Governor Signs Law To Provide Free School Meals to All Its Students

It's estimated that nearly 9 million American children live in homes where three meals a day are not guaranteed. Hunger can make it difficult to learn, and food insecurity is an important problem that several states are tackling. This includes Minnesota, where Governor Tim Walz was surrounded by kids who cheered as he signed a bill that guarantees free meals for every student in the state.

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March 17, 2023

Luggage Handler Achieves Long-Life Dream of Becoming Pilot

There is no linear path to achieving one's professional dreams. While we may think that the natural progression of a person’s career is “go to school to acquire a specific set of abilities, apply for a job in that field, get that job,” some roads are much more serendipitous. Justin Mutawassim‘s story is a great example of this. He fell in love with airplanes when he was just 6 years old.

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March 10, 2023

Black-Owned Lingerie Company Has Created Breast Cancer Screen Bras for Women of Color

According to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Black women have a 40%  higher death rate from breast cancer than white women. In many cases, Black women are diagnosed once the disease has progressed to the latter stages. Breast cancer awareness has increased over the past decades with more resources dedicated to helping catch the first sign of alarm. But even still, a majority of them depict how the symptoms appear on lighter skin.

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March 8, 2023

11 Trailblazing Female Scientists That You Need to Know

Whether advancing cancer treatment techniques or helping us land on the Moon, women in science have helped change the course of history. While there is still work to be done in getting more women involved in STEM careers, there are countless examples of incredible female scientists who have worked tirelessly to advance our knowledge of the scientific world.

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