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Can you help #SaveThePostOffice?

This Saturday, August 22, at 11 a.m., people from all walks of life who are determined to defend the essential services provided by the United States Postal Service—including our ability to vote by mail—will push back on the Trump administration’s attacks by organizing a grassroots action outside the post office around our country. #SaveThePostOffice This … Continued

13 Things You Should Never Say to TSA!

Thank you to Lindsay Tigar for including me in her Reader’s Digest article: “13 Things to Never Say to TSA Agents.” “Are you looking for a bomb in there?” Jet-setter and travel blogger Lisa Niver reminds travelers that a TSA agent’s number one priority is safety. It’s a job that most people take seriously and … Continued

UN World Humanitarian Day 2020 #RealLifeHeroes

This is not a story… #RealLifeHeroes | World Humanitarian Day 2020 What do you call a person who runs towards danger to save others? Who is undaunted by disease, famine, drought, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, locusts, conflict zones—and now the COVID-19 pandemic? Would you call that person a hero?We would, too. World Humanitarian Day is held every year … Continued

Sufferin’ ’til Suffrage! Let’s VOTE!

Thank you 19th Amendment The Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. REGISTER TO VOTE! CLICK HERE Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women … Continued

Remembering Leo Frank’s Lynching

By Rabbi Josh Knobel, Stephen Wise Temple For those of us keeping count, today marks the 105th anniversary of Leo Frank’s lynching in Atlanta. A 31-year-old New York Jew turned manager of an Atlanta pencil factory, he had spent two years in prison for the murder of Mary Phagan, a twelve-year old employee of the … Continued

Finding Ways to Be More Human with Jen Pastiloff

Thank you THRIVE GLOBAL for publishing my article about Jen Pastiloff’s book: On Being Human. Jennifer Pastiloff’s book, On Being Human, resonated with me so much that I could hear parts of it repeating in my head. At one point, she recounts her mother saying to her, “If you keep doing what Jenny Jen P … Continued

Brec Bassinger is Stargirl! The Newest & Youngest SUPERHERO!

Thank you to Ms. Magazine and Roxy Szal for publishing my article about Brec Bassinger, “Lessons from the Newest, Youngest Woman Superhero: “Stargirl” Out of 34,476 DC and Marvel comic book characters, women make up just 26.7 percent of all characters. And a shockingly low 12 percent of mainstream superhero comics have female leads. The women that do get to grace … Continued

5 Reasons To Be Hopeful during COVID

Thank you to Yitzi Weiner and Dr. William Seeds for interviewing me for Authority Magazine: “Seeing Light at the End of the Tunnel; 5 Reasons To Be Hopeful During This Corona Crisis When I was teaching, I told my students if they had to choose between being smart or kind, it was more important to … Continued

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