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Angelina Jolie: American Actress, Director, and Humanitarian

Angelina Jolie is a name familiar to most people in the United States. An award-winning actress, director, screenwriter, and author, Jolie has been in the public limelight after her first Hollywood film, Hackers, was released in 1995. Her subsequent roles in George Wallace and Gia won her serious recognition in the acting world. Known for […]

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John Prendergast Fights For Human Rights in Africa

John Prendergast is, in many ways, the model activist. He has dedicated the past thirty years to advocating for human rights abroad, and his efforts have allotted every organization he has worked with enormous amounts of support from passionate philanthropists. He is an author, human rights campaign leader, an advisor to prominent philanthropists, and a […]

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James Patterson Donates Funds to Increase Literacy

In recent interviews, acclaimed author James Patterson has announced that he will be donating $1 million to independent bookstores throughout the next year. Patterson’s desire to support independent booksellers stems from his aspiration to increase nationwide literacy, with a particular focus on getting children excited about reading. Increasing childhood literacy is something that personally resonates […]

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Another Philanthropic Gates: William Henry Gates Sr.

Bill Gates’ father has long been working for philanthropic causes from being the Co-Chair of the World Justice Project to sitting on the board of Planned Parenthood.  He is also the author of a book entitled “Showing Up for Life: Thoughts on the Gifts of a Lifetime.” Gates is a graduate of the University of […]

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J.K. Rowling Profile

J.K. Rowling’s story is one filled with strife and struggle and ending with stunning success. She’s someone we look to for inspiration when it comes to overcoming hardships and proving that hard work really does pay off. She is best known for authoring the renowned Harry Potter series, which propelled her from poverty into fame […]