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Five New Novels to Dive Into

Hello everyone it is another day and I am happy to show you new novels that are being released. These five new YA books vary in genre but I hope they find a place on your booklist. Lies Like Wildfire by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez Fire season is on the rise in Gap Mountain, California and…

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MEEK MILL GIFTS TOYS, CLOTHES TO PHILLY FAMILIES IMPACTED BY CRIMINAL SYSTEM

The Philly rapper partnered with Puma, REFORM Alliance, DocuVault and GoPuff, deliver toys, clothes, and game consoles to 35 families who are affected by the prison system. “It’s been a tough year for all of us, but through all the ups and downs, I’ll always do my part to support and give back to the Philly community that…

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As Per The Associated Press: Biden to Receive COVID Vaccine as Trump Remains on Sidelines

The president-elect will receive his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on live television Monday. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband are expected to receive their first shots next week. But missing from the action has been President Donald Trump, who has spent the last week largely out of sight as he continues to…

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Special Teacher Appreciation Event: Free Screening & Panel Discussion | A TRUSTED SPACE

CFI EDUCATION PRESENTS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ALL IT TAKES AND SWELL SCHOOLS WELL FREE VIRTUAL SCREENING + PANEL DISCUSSION As schools shut down in March and the entire country struggled with the uncertainties and challenges of teaching and learning amidst a pandemic, filmmaker Karin Gornick (Angst, MVFF 2018) and the nonprofit organization All It Takes recognized an…

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New York Police Department officers were undertrained and unprepared during BLM Spring/Summer 2020 Protests, Read Full 115 Page Report

The Department of Investigation released a report on Friday, which found that New York Police Department officers were undertrained and unprepared, and in some cases used “excessive force” against protesters who took to the streets after the death of George Floyd. “I look back with remorse,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said after a city oversight…

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THE SOUL OF AMERICA

“In our finest hours, though, the soul of the country manifests itself in an inclination to open our arms rather than to clench our fists.” Jon Meacham,The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels President-Elect Joe Biden characterized the race for the presidency as being much more than vying for the highest office…

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Nate Parker’s Police Drama American Skin, Hits Theaters On January 15th, Read the commentary from the trailer

A Marine veteran working as a school janitor tries to mend his relationship with his son after a divorce. When his son is killed by a police officer found innocent without standing trial, he takes matters into his own hands. Will you go see American Skin in theaters?

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