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Young Black Girl’s Mission Is To Share Books With Diversity – GNSOTD Wed, Jan. 6th 2020:

An 11-year-old girl from Stoney Creek, Ontario, is on a mission to find and celebrate books featuring diverse characters after struggling to find things to read that included characters that looked like her. Ainara Alleyene wasn’t always a fan of

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From Security Guard To Medical Student – GNSOTD Wed, Aug 19th 2020

Russell Ledet back in the day used to work as a security officer at Baton Rouge General Medical Center; a job he held for five years. He said that during that time he would study medicine on note cards and

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Oakland Youth Organization Provides Food To Community – GNSOTD Fri, July 31st 2020

Before COVID-19, the Homies Empowerment Program, a grassroots, youth and community organization located in East Oakland, operated as an independent after school program. More than a year ago, the program started a storefront and provided books and clothes for their

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Bad News About Blackflies.

After a cool and wet spring, most people are hoping summer temperatures will extend into the fall.   But blackflies are another story.   University of Guelph professor Peter Kevan says blackflies are typically a nuisance in early-to-mid summer, but

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