Aretha Franklin performs during "The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the White House" in the East Room of the White House, April 14, 2015.
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Remembering Important People

One was known as the Queen of Soul. One was a highly respected politician. One was a global leader for peace. In the past month, several important figures have passed away. People around the world … Read more

Children in Johannesburgh, South Africa sitting in a carpet as an adult reads a book to them.
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Helping Literacy Around the World

Chin Sreyleap had a problem. She worked in a factory in Cambodia that makes clothes. She needed to write down the amount of materials in the factory. Like many women in Cambodia, she began working … Read more