Politics
Coronavirus

Here’s How To Get A Free At-Home Covid Test For Yourself & Your Kids

by Morgan Brinlee and Jamie Kenney

The Biden administration announced that Americans could begin ordering tests through the newly launched COVIDTests.gov beginning Jan. 19.

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.

Politics

Mitch McConnell, Some Of Us Have Actually Lived Through A “Toddler Takeover”

by Jamie Kenney

“Welcome our new Cherub overlords.”

News

Parents Of 15-Year-Old Michigan School Shooting Suspect Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

by Morgan Brinlee

“Owning a gun means securing it properly and locking it and keeping the ammunition separate and not allowing access to other individuals, particularly minors.”

Politics

Twitter Reacts As SCOTUS Decides Fate Of Abortion Rights

by Jen McGuire

“Abortion rights are being decided by a committee of nine where the majority of members have never had a uterus.”

Pregnancy

Pregnancy Made Me More Pro-Choice

by Jessica Tarlov

Anti-abortion activists have told me that getting pregnant would change how I feel about abortion rights. But having my own child has only strengthened my commitment to a woman's right to choose.

News

Obama & Dr. Fauci Surprised Kids As They Got Their Covid Vaccines At School

by Jen McGuire

Fist bumps and stickers all around.

Viral

President Biden Gave The Sweetest Advice To A Young Girl With A Stutter

by Jen McGuire

“I promise you, it will go away if you just keep at it, okay?”