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October 12, 2022

Interactive Map Shows You Which Indigenous Lands You Are On

For many, Indigenous Peoples' Day is an important holiday rooted in reflection and honoring Indigenous people of the past, but it doesn’t need to be once-a-year acknowledgement of Indigenous history. Celebrating Indigenous peoples’ traditions and recognizing the struggles they have been through can be done year-round. A first and easy step to do so is to ask yourself, “What Indigenous land am I on?

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September 20, 2022

Blake Lively Calls Out Paparazzi by Sharing Her Pregnancy Photos on Her Own Terms

Congratulations are in order for actor Blake Lively and her husband Ryan Reynolds. They are expecting their fourth child together. After keeping private about it for months, Lively shared the news on her own terms by cradling her baby bump at Forbes Power Women's Summit on September 15. Unfortunately, the paparazzi haven’t been considerate about her privacy; photographers are always trying to snap sightings of the A-lister and her family.

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August 18, 2022

California Will Become the First State to Offer Free School Lunch to All Students

Some say there's no such thing as a free lunch, but for kids in California public schools this is soon to be untrue—free lunch will soon be available to all students. In a huge step towards fighting food insecurity and child hunger, California is set to become the first state to offer free, nutritious school meals to all children regardless of income.

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July 26, 2022

Medical Students at University of Michigan Walk Out on Anti-Abortion Keynote Speaker

On Sunday, July 24, incoming medical students at the University of Michigan Medical School recited oaths and received their white coats—then dozens of them abruptly walked out. The reason for this sudden departure was the keynote speaker, Dr. Kristin Collier. The Michigan faculty member and primary care physician has been vocal about her anti-abortion views; the walkout was in protest of those views in light of Roe v. Wade being overturned.

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