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Podcasts are revolutionizing the lifestyles of those who find themselves too busy commuting, cooking, or cleaning to sit down and read. From news or true-crime to short stories and history, there is a podcast for everyone. And now, research shows, listening to a podcast can be as … [Read more...] about Love podcasts? We have some good news!
Too often, the books that you’re required to read in high school English don’t feel especially relevant. Maybe it’s the way they got taught to you, or the fact that many of them were written so long ago, or maybe you just weren’t in the right headspace to try to figure out what … [Read more...] about Why you should reread the classics you read back in high school
In 2016, an old schoolhouse in Virginia that was once used for teaching black students during the era of segregation was sprayed with offensive graffiti. From the moment Prosecutor and Deputy Commonwealth Attorney Alejandra Rueda heard about the racist and anti-Semitic graffiti … [Read more...] about How books can be a powerful ‘punishment’ for those who commit hate crimes