Tag Archives: homelessness

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How Crowdfunding Is Saving This Homeless Mother

Community crowdfunding has raised almost $30,000 for Shanesha Taylor, a mother jailed for leaving her children unattended during a job interview.

When you say crowdfunding, you usually think of something like Kickstarter or Indiegogo, where creators…

By Patrick Austin

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Homeless Teen Graduates as Valedictorian, Will Attend Spelman

Her advice: 'Do what you have to do right now so that you can have the future that you want'

Teen who lived in mother’s car and ‘went hungry sometimes’ excels in school

By Makkada B. Selah

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Homeless Teen Earns Full Scholarship to College

Homeless teen had a 3.9 grade point average

Homeless teen gets full ride to college

By Makkada B. Selah

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Indiana Sorority Girls Throw Homeless-Themed Party

One sign read: "Will Twerk for food"

Sorority girls in Indiana make fun of the homeless

By Makkada B. Selah

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Homeless Man Pretended to be Doctor, Lived in Hospital

The homeless man was wearing scrubs, a lab coat and a surgical mask at the time of his discovery

Homeless man posed as doctor to live in Louisville hospital

By Makkada B. Selah

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Internet Raises $150K for Homeless Man Who Returned Woman’s Engagement Ring

Couple plans to give all the money raised to homeless man who helped them

Couple rewards homeless man for his good deed

By Makkada B. Selah

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DNC Displaces North Carolina’s Homeless From Motels

Extended Stay Hotels price hikes have forced homeless families staying there out.

Extended Stay Hotels price hikes have forced homeless families staying there out.

By Sasha King

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In the News: Child Homelessness Up 38% Since 2007; ‘BET Honors’ Award Recipients Announced and More

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

See what’s going on in the world with today’s compilation of news around the Web

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Washington Report: Updates From the Capitol

Jobs bill fails in Senate; House narrowly passes campaign finance law; White House gambit to end homelessness

Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus sharply criticized Republican senators at a press conference…

By Joyce Jones

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By Foot And Bus, Haitians Return To Native Towns

CABARET, Haiti (AP) — Barefoot and limping from a fall suffered during last week’s earthquake,…

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