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Month: May 2022

The Kids Are Not Alright: Addressing The Mental Health Crisis Impacting Our Youth

The Kids Are Not Alright: Addressing The Mental Health Crisis Impacting Our Youth Mascott / Getty Images This story appeared in the May/June issue of ESSENCE. Jamal Clay was a kind of kid who always wanted to help people. He was an intuitive soul, and his mother, Rafia Maxi of Chicago, called him her “right-hand …

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Get all the spoiler details on ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’

Get all the spoiler details on ‘The Summer I Turned Pretty’ tmp_SGZ5zZ_de888772d2b6d102_71JtWQqCp9L.jpeg Jenny Han’s “The Summer I Turned Pretty,” the first book in the Summer trilogy, received a small screen adaptation with Amazon Prime Video. The series was first announced in February 2021 and will finally be shown on the streaming service on June 17. …

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Opinion: The kids are alright… but only when we empower them

Opinion: The kids are alright… but only when we empower them “What I’ve learned over the years talking to hundreds of teens is that what they want – and need – are honest conversations about drugs.” I’ve spent the past two weeks giving talks at schools across the Lower Mainland. It’s one of the best …

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Ukrainian MMA champion Yaroslav Amosov narrates the terrible events of the war | CNN

Ukrainian MMA champion Yaroslav Amosov narrates the terrible events of the war | CNN CNN – As MMA fighter Yaroslav Amosov walks the streets around his hometown of Irbin, which lies about 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) west of the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, there are fleeting moments when it feels like a normal day in May. …

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Schools and Black Students’ Mental Health: The Kids Aren’t Alright

Schools and Black Students’ Mental Health: The Kids Aren’t Alright Written by Maya Pottiger | word in black Image by Pavel Danyliuk / PIXELS (WIB) – It’s no surprise that we’re going through hard times. Two years later, we are still in a global pandemic that has greatly affected people of color. In addition, book …

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Meet the woman helping bring big events to Cleveland: The Game Changers

Meet the woman helping bring big events to Cleveland: The Game Changers Hand-Goodwin oversees the Cleveland Special Events office, and is instrumental in setting the stage for major events to visit Cleveland. CLEVELAND – Cleveland is in good hands with Esha Hand-Goodwin. The resident of South Euclid is the City of Cleveland’s Events Director, serving …

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