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Cruise Season Still Cancelled in Alaska

In 2019, almost 1.4 million passengers visited Alaska on nearly 600 scenic cruises, according to the Cruise Lines International Association. They generated over $1.6 billion in revenue for businesses in Alaska. They made up over 60 percent of all Alaskan tourism. Many small communities up and down the 46,600 miles of Alaskan coastline rely entirely […]

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Patagonia Makes Call to Action for Voting Rights

Patagonia intends to stand for more than warm coats and good socks. In March, the state of Georgia passed a bill into law packed with measures to restrict voting access. It limits early voting for those who cannot adjust their work schedules, absentee voting for those who cannot reach a polling place, and removes nearly […]

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Ex-offender Roger Bruesewitz Leaves Legacy of Escape

For most of his early adult life, Roger Bruesewitz was in and out of the Wisconsin state prison system. The ex-offender served time for dealing heroin, robbery, illegal gambling, and assault. It was while he was in prison that Bruesewitz started to dream of a way out of that cycle. He joined a study release […]

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Glorieta Camps Welcomes Migrant Children

Glorieta Camps is a private Christian faith-based summer camp, with over 100 buildings on 2,400 acres in New Mexico. Ordinarily, it boasts over 2,000 beds, and rents itself out to various groups for church, school, or corporate retreats. But it is currently ramping up to house as many as 2,400 unaccompanied migrant children on behalf […]

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The Weeknd Donates $1 Million to Ethiopia

The world’s journalists haven’t been allowed into Tigray, a large region in the north of Ethiopia, in years. Most of the world wouldn’t recognize the name. But the area has been under siege by Ethiopia’s military. There have been reports that since a spat of fighting in November between the Tigray People’s Liberation Front and […]

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Xiao Zhen Xie: Don’t Submit to Racism

On March 17, while waiting for a traffic light on foot, Xiao Zhen Xie was punched in the face by Steven Jenkins in San Francisco. It was Jenkin’s second assault on an Asian senior citizen in a matter of minutes – first, he punched 83-year-old Ngoc Pham, then 75-year-old Xie. She was badly hurt, but […]

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“Game Changer” Sold for Health Charities

In May 2020, a black and white painting of a young boy sitting on the floor swooping a toy around, the action figure of a nurse in a superhero cape, appeared on the wall of Southampton General Hospital. The only spot of color is the archetypal red cross on her shirt. Nearby, in a waste […]

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Ben Navarro Donates $1.25 Million to the College of Charleston

Ben Navarro turned a well-connected family and a bachelor’s degree in finance into a $3 billion nest egg in just over 30 years. Formerly a vice president of Citigroup, he left the investment bank to found his own, Sherman Financial Group, which currently owns Credit One Bank. Ben Navarro also owns two tennis clubs, and […]

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Jack Harlow Donates $500k Won in Open Run Competition

On Saturday, March 6, rapper Jack Harlow and hip hop artist Quavo faced off against rappers 2 Chainz and Lil Baby in a two-on-two game of basketball. First team to 21 wins. The prize? A literal duffle-bag full of cash, a cool half a million dollars. The contest was the Bleacher Report’s Open Run 2-on-2 […]

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Eric Schwam Honors Le Chambon-sur-Lignon’s History of Generosity

In 1943, Eric Schwam, his parents, and his grandmother arrived in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, a very small town in south-east France, as refugees. Originally from Vienna, the Jewish family were removed from Austria by the Nazis and held in an internment camp in Rivesaltes until 1942. They, along with hundreds of other Jewish refugees, were sheltered […]