Scotland Becomes First Country To Make Pads and Tampons Free For All Women

Scotland goes beyond abolishing the ‘Period Tax.’ Scotland is showing the world what it is to make being a woman normal. The country has become the first in the world make period sanitary products like pads and tampons free to anyone who wants and needs them. Lawmaker Monica Lennon sponsored the legislation. She stood on the floor of the Scottish Parliament declaring, “Menstruation is normal. Free access to tampons, pads and reusable options should be normal, too.” She also pointed

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Ailing Swan Rides NYC Subway With Good Samaritans On Way To Getting Help

How one swan brought strangers together A New York City swan went for quite the journey last week including a ride on the subway. The beautiful bird rescuers are now calling, “Bae,” is recovering at The Wild Bird Fund on the Upper Westside of NYC. A former employee of the rescue center came across the bird in distress Thursday at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. Because she has experience with birds, Ariel Cordova Rojas told NBCNewYork that she knew you have

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Emotional ‘Jeopardy!’ Winner Tells Alex Trebek He Helped Him Learn English As A Boy

Jeopardy winner Burt Thakur tells Alex Trebek he helped him learn English as a little boy Alex's impact is immeasurable. Thank you for sharing, Burt! pic.twitter.com/XgGGwJ8GlH — Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) November 6, 2020 Longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek shared an emotional moment right after taping what surely must’ve been one of his final shows. Winning contestant Burt Thakur delivered a “Thank you!” long in the making. Thakur shared he learned English as a little boy while sitting on his grandfather’s lap

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Beautiful Reunion for Couple Married 60 Years After 215 Days Apart Because of Covid Restrictions

Beautiful reunion after Covid restrictions kept this wonderful couple apart for 215 days This beautiful reunion is what you need to see today. If true, everlasting love is your kind of thing. Joe and Eve have been married for 60 years. This crazy pandemic threw them a challenge they couldn’t have seen coming. BBC World reports that husband Joe got sick about the time his beloved wife, Eve, had to move into a memory assist facility. COVID restrictions meant they

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Black Sororities’ ‘Stroll To The Polls’ Video Celebrates Voting #strolltothepolls

Stroll to the polls Members of the ‘Divine Nine‘ Black sororities have the most fun video going viral as they encourage people to vote in the upcoming election. #strolltothepolls says it all. The Divine Nine The AJC reports members Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. participated. They strolled in front of backdrops around Atlanta. This picture of sorority sisters strolling to the polls is giving me

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Sweet Heroes Step Up When Synagogue’s Rooftop Beehives Become Pandemic Casualty

Synagogue’s rooftop beehives had sweet beginning that only gets better They are beehives with the sweetest of beginnings. Arthur LaBan started the project about five years ago when he was in seventh grade. This would be his service project for his upcoming bar mitzvah at Congregation Rodeph Shalom in Philadelphia. KYW radio did a story at the time. Beekeeper Don Shump helped Arthur and his dad, Craig, get quite the operation going on the synagogue’s rooftop. As Craig describes in

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Personal Trainer Honors Her With Push-ups At Her Capitol Ceremony

Bryant Johnson did push-ups and trained Justice Ginsberg for more than 20 years Push-ups were just the beginning of what personal trainer Bryant Johnson shared with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. He trained the mighty and legendary justice for more than 20 years. They even wrote a book together called, “The RBG Workout: How She Stays Strong…And You Can, Too!” USA Today reports Ginsburg turned to Johnson after her first bout of cancer in 1999. They worked out twice

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Slowest Swimmer In The Boat Inspires Coveted Award

Slowest swimmer Sam Land showed doubters what a real winner looks like Sam Land knew one thing. It was time to get on the boat.     This is a story that starts with a group of very dedicated triathletes in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Guess who is coming to town In 2014, the folks who run the Ironman Triathlon announced they were bringing their event to town. We’re not talking some easy peasy weekend dip your toe in the triathlon waters kind of

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Yale University Offering Free Course On African American History

African American history that chances are you didn’t learn in school Free way to fill in glaring gaps Yale University is offering a free course on African American history. No matter where you went to school in the US, chances are this is a subject that your school shortchanged. Here’s a perfect opportunity to learn what you missed. The course is called, “African American History: From Emancipation to The Present.” What you will learn The course features themes such as

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Ferguson, Missouri Elects First African American Mayor In City’s History. Ella Jones Is Also First Woman Mayor

Ella Jones is also first woman mayor of Ferguson, six years after Michael Brown’s death Soon-to-be Mayor Ella Jones is making history in Ferguson, Missouri. She won the historic election Tuesday becoming the first woman and first African American to become mayor of the city outside St. Louis. The country zeroed in on Ferguson six years ago after police shot and killed Michael Brown. He was a black teenager shot and killed by a white police officer. Riots erupted around

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