An Activist Who Fought for Civil Rights Reflects on Racism 50 Years Later

Coretta Scott king Letter

In the house I grew up, Mom had a framed letter from Coretta Scott King dated Nov. 10, 1966. It was a letter of thanks. “I would like to thank you very much for your interest in and support of my recent Freedom Concert in Chicago,” Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote. “Much of the success of these concerts depends upon persons such as yourself who devote time and energy in their promotion and support.”

Cats Save Lives

Cat Trainer

Check out Cat Trainer Dr. Mikel Delgado. It’s a cryin’ cat shame that felines don’t get their rightful recognition. Google can spit out tons of stories about cats saving humans. And no matter what you previously thought, news flash: cats can be trained. They are already working as service animals despite the legalities.

Mass Shooting Survivor Austin Eubanks Talks About Life After Columbine

Austin Eubanks

Austin Eubanks survived the Columbine shooting but almost lost everything after his addiction took him to the brink. “I could literally get whatever I wanted. Telling them I’d been shot at Columbine and lost my best friend was like [getting] an open prescription book from any doctor.”

Nancy Spielberg Tells the Wild and Heroic Tale of a Ragtag Team of Israeli Pilots in 1948

Above and Beyond, produced by Nancy Spielberg (sister to Steven), is a wild adventure true-life tale you won’t want to miss. It is a riveting documentary about a ragtag team of Jewish-American pilots who, after surviving World War II, decided to risk everything to save the State of Israel. I published a few pieces when the movie first came out in 2015. … Read more

Melissa Blake Says ‘My Cats Are Heroes’

Dorri Olds Art

Blake’s first cat Harry came into her life at a crucial time. It was after her father’s suicide. Sisters Melissa and Joy, and their mother, grappling with grief. “Harry gave us so much love when we needed it most,” said Blake. “We gave Harry a home, thinking that we were saving him. But instead, Harry saved us.”