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Author: Melissa Carter

Debbie Scott heard about the school shootings in Florida, and decided to do something about it.  Unable to change gun laws or influence other legislation, she chose to simply help teachers save money.  That's why she started Help A Teacher, an organization that connects teacher's...

[caption id="attachment_618" align="aligncenter" width="300"] via International Space Station/Reuters[/caption] Now that relief effort have begun in the Southeast after Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolina coast, many want to make sure the charity they give their time or money to is legitimate.  FEMA recommends finding a charity...

[caption id="attachment_610" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Courtesy of CNN[/caption] A zoo in Egypt is accused of trying to fool visitors by painting zebra stripes onto a donkey.  Eighteen-year-old Mahmoud Sarhan was visiting an animal sanctuary when he spotted a strange looking animal.  Sarhan said several things about the...

Alexis Williams (Tipharah Segullah) joined the show to talk about her non-profit - Four Cornerstones - and her work with injustice.  The daughter of a minister, she forged her own path through her philanthropic work and shared the struggle of not only be a woman of...

Producer Jeremy is a former and current colleague of Melissa's, and came on the show to give the male perspective on several things, from body image to infidelity.  Why is porn such a big part of men's lives? Are men designed to cheat?  Jeremy gives...

As a pediatrician Dr. Iyabo Okuwobi helps young women achieve a higher level of self-confidence to help them navigate through those tough years of adolescence.  Yet some of those insecurities linger into adulthood, and that's why Dr. Iyabo has just released a new book, Permanent...

It's called Umoja Uaso, which is Suwahili for "unity." Only about 30-years-old, this all-female village in Kenya serves as a sanctuary for homeless women who survived domestic violence and young girls running from forced marriage. [embed]https://youtu.be/UrnmBLB-UX4[/embed]      ...