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Another day of living while Black results in the police being called on African-Americans doing simple things that anyone should be able to do. We’ve had the cops called on us for selling water, enjoying a BBQ, wearing socks at the swimming pool and now helping a homeless man.  Employees at the Mountain View, California […]

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Entertainment, homeless, Meghan Markle, National, Prince Harry, Royal Wedding, United Kingdom -

LONDON (AP) — A political storm is brewing ahead of Prince Harry’s and Meghan Markle’s […]

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Blogs, Business, Fashion & Beauty, Florida, Giving Hands Beauty Salon, homeless, Vanessa Howard -

When Giving Hands Beauty Salon opened its doors in 2013 in Tampa, Fla., there was […]

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Entertainment, Homeless, Homelessness, Meek Mill, Viral Video -

Meek Mill has made a new kind of impression on his fans after he posted several videos to Instagram that showed a homeless man asking for change.

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Baltimore Mom, Baltimore Riots, Fire, GoFundMe, Homeless, house burning, News, Punishing kid, Smacking son, struggling, Viral Video -

Toya Graham became famous after a viral image of her smacking her son for rioting and throwing rocks at police in Baltimore captured national attention, but now, she is homeless after her son accidentally burned their house down. –Baltimore mom talks about viral video, pulling her son out of the riots Graham’s 17-year-old son, Michael, said […]

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Casey Blaney, Fred Barley, GoFundMe, Homeless, News, Teen -

After a controversial move by GoFundMe to freeze the $184,000 raised in crowdfunding donations to 19-year-old college student Fred Barley, the company has finally released the funds. Barley’s inspirational story of riding more than 50 miles on a bike and sleeping in a tent to register for college classes, spread fast across the nation and inspired […]

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Brooklyn, Homeless, Inspiration, Junior Olympics, News -

Brooke, Rainn, and Tai Sheppard live in a homeless shelter in Brooklyn with their mother, Tonia Handy, but the struggle hasn’t stopped them from making it into the Junior Olympics. “The first time we got there, there was just roaches everywhere,” Tai, 11, told the Associated Press. “Every time I looked on the floor, a roach. […]

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Destyni Tyree, Graduation, Homeless, Inspiration, Potomac State College of West Virginia University, Roosevelt S.T.A.Y. -

When Destyni Tyree was asked by ABC News how she felt upon graduating high school in just 2 years, she said she felt “accomplished.” She was voted prom queen by her fellow students, was captain of the cheerleading squad and had a 4.0 grade average. Sounds like a girl who has it all right? Wrong. Tyree […]

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craigslist, Her Side, homeless, mom, National, News -

A North Carolina mother of five, Moshimalee Johnson, posted an ad on Craigslist in an […]

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City Hall, Feeding The Homeless, Food Sharing, Homeless, Kansas City, Missouri, News, Protests, Regulation, Uncategorized, Video -

VIDEO - More than a dozen homeless people flanked by numerous representatives of non-profit food sharing programs and religious groups stood Wednesday on the steps of Kansas City, Missouri's City Hall protesting a proposed city ordinance...

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Atlanta, Atlanta Homeless, David Noonan, Georgia, Homeless, Homeless Choir, Homeless Men, Inspiration, Video -

VIDEO - Atlanta's first-ever choir made up of homeless men is getting ready for its big second concert! Six months ago it was a far-fetched notion -- a choir of homeless men...

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Bronx, Entertainment, Eveerything Must Change, Homeless, Homeless Man, homeless man singing, James Percell, Ted Williams, Viral Video -

A  homeless man from New York City is the newest YouTube sensation. A video of James Percell belting out lyrics to his song “Everything Must Change” has suddenly gone viral with over 1 million views over a year after it was posted. Percell says he wrote the song a few years ago hoping to give it to Michael Jackson, but then the […]

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Arrest, attacks, Courtney Anthony Robinson, David Ben Keyes, Homeless, Knife, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, NBC Southern California, News, Santa Barbara, Santa Monica, Stabbing, Suspect -

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - A man suspected of stabbing three homeless people in the Los Angeles area and allegedly leaving signed “death warrants” behind has been charged with attempted murder, the District Attorney’s Office said on Monday...

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Baltimore, Free Haircuts, Haircuts, Haircuts for the Homeless, Homeless, Homeless Shelter, Homelessness, Inspiration, Rob's Barber Shop, Robert Cradle, Rob’s Barbershop Community Foundation -

theGRIO REPORT - When Robert Cradle opened a barber shop across from Fort Meade Army base in Maryland little did he know that within ten years he would change the community and bring hope to hundreds of people...

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Cain TV, CNN, Dead, Death, Herman Cain, Homeless, Internet, Lewis Brown, Politics, Street Smarts -

Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has been making waves again recently with the launch of his own conservative online network -- Cain TV...

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Atlanta, Homeless, Landlord, News, Occupy Atlanta, Scam, Tocca Collins -

theGRIO REPORT - A single mother and her 12 children have become homeless after falling victim to fake landlords...

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First Aid, Good Samaritan, Hero, Homeless, Inspiration, Military Veteran, Seattle, Shooting, Veteran -

Perhaps it's fitting that on the week we celebrate our nation's birth, a former soldier -- now homeless -- showed courage in the line of fire...

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