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Over $60,000 raised for woman who left kids in car for job interview

More than $60,000 has been raised for a woman who left her young children in the car during a job interview. Shanesha Taylor, 24, a homeless single mother living in Arizona, is facing charges of child abuse for the act. 

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Study: housing homeless cheaper than leaving them on the streets

According to a new study, it’s cheaper to give the homeless a permanent place to live than to let them live on the streets. The study, conducted by the University of North Carolina Charlotte,  found that in its first year, Moore Place tenants saved $1.8 million in health care costs. The facility houses 85 chronically […]

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Homeless couple who met in shelter marry, transform lives with nonprofit

A couple who met in a homeless shelter is paying it forward. Ressurection Graves met her husband Deven when they were both going through hard times. Now, the couple devotes their time to helping those who need shelter, food and resources. 

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Video: Homeless man handed $1,000 lottery ticket, wants to share winnings with others

You’re about to witness the exact definition of the phrase “pay it forward.” Comedian Magic of Rahat executed the ultimate act of kindness. Earlier this week, the internet entertainer decided to give a homeless man a winning lottery ticket. From the looks of the video Rahat had no idea what the amount for the ticket […]

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Homeless teen raises money to attend college

19-year-old James Ward always knew that he wanted to attend college. But his dream was temporarily shattered after finding out that he did not have the financial assistance to attend college. Ward, who has been homeless for several years, was accepted into Howard University and his long-time mentor Jessica Sutherland was determined for him to […]

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Teen who grew up homeless thrives at Ivy League school

Eboni Boykin spent her life living in homeless shelters. Sometimes she even slept in cars with her mother and younger siblings. Despite bouncing around several schools in Mississippi and Missouri, Boykin now calls Columbia University her home.

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Family Donates Wedding Reception Food to Homeless

Imagine spending thousands of dollars for what is supposed to be the happiest day of your daughter’s life. Now imagine it never happening. That’s exactly what Carol and Willie Fowler experienced when their daughter’s wedding was suddenly called off. Instead of getting upset and allowing food for 200 guests to go to waste, the couple decided to feed the needy with it.

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Have Americans Lost Their Empathy in this Recession?

In today’s economy, it seems that everyone is struggling in some way – students are worried about loan debt, homeowners are worried about the value of their homes and everyone seems to be cutting back on some of the finer things in life. In considering that most everyone has had to make some adjustments in […]

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Take Back Boystown: White vs Right?

“Boystown was built and created by gay whites with hard earned money years back…Its sad that Boystown has been taken advantage by these f***ing savage monkeys.“ “They also happen to be very noticeably out of place!! So why are they not questioned and asked to leave by the police is amazing! Check their ID and […]

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The Rubin Stacy Story: A Meditation on lynching in a Post-Racial America

 “The faintest ink is better than the best memory” was said to me by a friend’s uncle at Christmas lunch in Barbados. If ink beats memory, then pictures beat the self-induce fantasy of a nation, right?  For this black history month, I question the existence of a post-racial America. Yesterday, I began to stare at the photos […]

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