Politics
News

School Board Bans Pulitzer Prize-Winning 'Maus' From Holocaust Lessons

by Morgan Brinlee

The board’s decision stemmed from their objection to the eight instances of profanity in the book and the naked depiction of one character.

News

Pope Francis Urges Parents To Offer Gay Children Support & Acceptance

by Morgan Brinlee

“Never condemn a child.”

Politics

Virginia Parents Now Have A Tip Line To Tattle On Teachers

by Morgan Brinlee

Gov. Glenn Youngkin launched a tip line for parents to report things like mask mandates or lessons on critical race theory.

News

South Carolina Restaurant Offers Free On-Site Child Care For Its Employees

by Jen McGuire

“People shouldn’t have to choose between having a job and a family.”

News

Study: Giving Low-Income Moms Monthly Cash Payments Improves Baby's Brain Development

by Morgan Brinlee

Too bad Congress allowed the expanded child tax credit, which gave parents monthly payments of up to $300, to expire late last year.

News

Mom Charged After Threatening To Bring Guns To Her Child's School Over Mask Mandate

by Morgan Brinlee

“My children will not come to school on Monday with a mask on. That’s not happening. And I will bring every single gun loaded and ready. “

Coronavirus

You Can Order Free At-Home Covid Tests For Your Family Right Now — Here's How

by Morgan Brinlee and Jamie Kenney

You can order tests through the newly launched COVIDTests.gov now.

Life

31 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes To Honor His Legacy

by Kinsey Gidick and Ashley Jones

These are exactly what we all need to read right now.

Social Justice

Why Martin Luther King Jr.'s Family Wants Action Instead Of Parades & Celebrations This Year

by Alexia McKay

“We will not accept empty promises in pursuit of my father’s dream for a more equal and just America.”

News

Maya Angelou Becomes First Black Woman Ever To Appear On The U.S. Quarter

by Alexia McKay

Still she rises!

Incredible Humans

What Stacey Abrams Would Tell Her 5-Year-Old Self

by April Daniels Hussar

'Stacey's Extraordinary Words' is a delightful children’s book based on Stacey Abrams’ own childhood.

News

A UK Company Is Giving New Grandparents One Week Of Paid Leave To Be With Family

by Morgan Brinlee

“This is about helping new grandparents celebrate a special moment and play a role in growing families from day one,” Saga’s chief people officer has said.

Politics

Obama Bonded With A Little Girl Over 'Green Eggs & Ham' At A Covid Vaccination Clinic

by Morgan Brinlee

“I thought I knew Green Eggs and Ham better than most people, but at Kimball Elementary’s vaccination site earlier this month I finally met my match.”

Politics

Manchin Slammed After Reportedly Saying Parents Would Spend Child Tax Credit On Drugs

by Morgan Brinlee

The West Virginia senator has been criticized for perpetuating harmful stereotypes about low-income families and betraying American children.

Politics

Parents Could Face 5 Years In Prison If Their Child Harms Others With Gun Under New Bill

by Morgan Brinlee

Legislation mandating the safe storage of firearms comes after prosecutors alleged the Oxford school shooter was given unfettered access to a gun by his parents.

Politics

Hospitals Will Be Rated On Quality Of Maternal Healthcare With “Birthing-Friendly” Tag

by Morgan Brinlee

This will be the first hospital quality designation from the Department of Health and Human Services to specifically focus on maternity care.