Solange Knowles Expands the Saint Heron Brand With a Black Library

Many authors, specifically Black authors, have used their writing to open the doorway for much-needed intercultural conversations and provide pivotal perspectives necessary for progression. Understanding the importance of keeping these voices alive with the circulation of their literary work, Solange Knowles has established a free digital library dedicated to showcasing brilliant books authored by Black people.

Dollar Tree Prices Are Going Up, Just a Little Bit Though

Movement toward increased pricing by the affordable brand continues after a successful test run of the company’s new store and combo format, Dollar Tree Plus. Dollar Tree Plus, a forthcoming section at various store locations, will have assorted items priced at $3 or $5 alongside the traditional $1 products, according to Dollar Tree’s news release.

The American Rescue Plan Act Raises Minimum Wage To $15 Per Hour

On March 11, 2021, President Joe Biden signed The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The 1.9 trillion economic stimulus bills includes: Increases the federal minimum wage for employees to $15 per hour by 2025 ($9.50 in 2021; $11.00 in 2022; $12.50 in 2023; $14.00 in 2024; and $15.00 in 2025). 

‘Family Guy’ Explains The COVID-19 Vaccine To Anti-Vaxxers

The coronavirus continues to plague the U.S. alongside the rest of the world over a year and a half after the inception of the COVID-19 pandemic back in 2020. While the current COVID-19 vaccines are available to help minimize the spread and effect of the coronavirus, many are still apprehensive about taking it. 

Chloe Mrozak Faces Prison Time After Using a Fake ‘Maderna’ Vaccination Card in Hawaii

Trying to circumvent the law never works out well in the end, and more times than not will result in major consequences. Major consequences are exactly what 24-year-old Chloe Mrozak is facing after she falsified her COVID-19 vaccination card so she could visit Hawaii without having to abide by the state’s quarantine policy. 

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Your Health/Hologic are Here for Black and Brown Women

The ongoing racial disparities within the healthcare system is the reason that media mogul Oprah Winfrey has launched her first-ever health initiative OWN Your Health. OWN Your Health, Ms. Winfrey’s initiative to bring awareness to the disparities Black women experience within the healthcare system, will be in partnership with Hologic’s Project Health Equality.  

The #MilkCrateChallenge Is The Latest Social Media Trend That Will Land You In The ER

Viral social media trends have gotten people to swallow dry cinnamon, #CinnamonChallenge, eat Tide Pods, #TidePodChallenge, and stand up for ALS by getting drenched in ice water, #IceBucketChallenge. As illogical as some of these social media trends may be, many still willingly engage, hoping to get their fifteen minutes of fame—even if they’re harmed in the process. The latest stupid, and highly dangerous, social media challenge sweeping TikTok and Instagram alike is the #MilkCrateChallenge.

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