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State Roadblocks Could Complicate Marriage Equality Momentum: If the Supreme Court doesn’t end bans on same-sex couples’ marriages in all 50 states this June, then the constitutional bans in most of the states across the country could prove a stumbling block to the current momentum in the years to come.


Fantastic and necessary: Neil deGrasse Tyson on your ego and the cosmic perspective


“Quit asking fear for permission. Fear will never tell you it’s time to do the thing you’re afraid to do.” 

Libby Norcross uses her Pinterest page to draw and share inspirational quotes, such as this one by Jon Acuff. 

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World’s longest domino chain of books to promote summer reading. It’s really long. 

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The lack of diversity in kids’ books is a real problem for many kids in need. To become strong readers, they need to see themselves in books and stories.

Today, at the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America) meeting,  First Book proposed a solution.

READ MORE: http://blog.firstbook.org/2013/06/13/lack-of-diversity-in-kids-books-and-how-to-fix-it/


Your family can make a difference in the lives of families around the world when you choose Fair Trade.

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We halved global poverty in the last 20 years. Can we take it down to 0 in the next 20? Find out what The Economist thinks.

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