Inspiring

January 22, 2021

CNN’s Anderson Cooper Was Left Speechless in an Interview With Amanda Gorman Post-Inauguration

Inaugural poet and phenomenal young woman Amanda Gorman—who left the nation in awe with her soul-stirring poem recited at the inauguration ceremony—continues to impress with her strength, eloquence, and wisdom. After the day's events, Gorman was interviewed by CNN’s Anderson Cooper. During their conversation, she shared her experience writing and preparing to deliver the inaugural poem and discussed the support she’s received that has carried her to this moment.

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January 21, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris Is Making History as the First Female and Person of Color To Hold the Office

Embed from Getty Images Vice President Kamala Harris made history yesterday when she became the first female, first Black, and first Asian American person to ever be sworn into the office. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor—the first Hispanic and Latina member of the Supreme Court—was chosen to administer the oath of office to Harris, who has broken many barriers during her own political career.

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January 14, 2021

Parrot With Damaged Beak Gets Second Chance at Life With New Prosthetic Beak

A beak is as important to a bird as hands are to a human. So when a bird’s beak is damaged, it can put its life at risk because it interferes with their ability to eat, manipulate objects, climb, and protect themselves. That’s why it's a reason to celebrate when a parrot whose beak was broken got a second chance at a healthy and happy life with a recent reconstruction. The Brazil-based non-governmental organization (NGO)

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January 7, 2021

Poignant Photos Highlight the “Invisibility of Poverty”

Just because you can’t see it, does that mean it isn’t there? That is a question easily invoked by photographs from UNICEF China’s 2008 campaign to raise awareness about the “invisibility of poverty” affecting children in China. In a series of poignant photographs, homeless children in Beijing were painted identical to their surroundings so that they were almost indiscernible from the cityscape around them.

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