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It’s the last place anyone wants to be: lying in a hospital bed, facing the possibility of death because of severe trauma. Unfortunately, supermodel Niki Taylor found herself in that position after a car accident back in 2001. After losing over eighty percent of her blood and remaining [...]
“A mind is terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.” The United Negro College Fund supports over 60,000 students annually with their scholarships and Target will have invested one billion dollars in students by 2015, could there be a better coalition for “The Night of Stars” celebration? “The Night of [...]
This year’s International Women’s Day was the most successful and celebrated thus far. More than ever before, the day was focused on educating and investing in women all over the world. In the U.S., companies like Google showed its support by changing its iconic logo for the day. A free movie screening in Washington [...]
The unspeakable tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut has obviously hit a nerve with all Americans. But as a teacher, I can say with confidence that my peers in the education community have been devastated to a different degree.
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The inexplicable horror that took place in [...]
Andrea Rodgers, Founder & Publisher of Miss A
Miss A’s Founder & Publisher, Andrea Rodgers was on TV in Washington, DC on Let’s Talk Live yesterday with some great holiday gift ideas that give back!
Items Andrea Showed on TV:
Vineyard Vines T-shirt – $35 – 30 percent [...]
The Doctors Without Borders team sets up shop in Far Rockaway area of Queens post-Hurricane Sandy to provide medical treatment to displaced victims of the storm. (Photo Credit: Doctors Without Borders)
Right now, teams of doctors associated with the international Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres humanitarian organization are delivering lifesaving care to people [...]
When getting into the holiday spirit this season, remember our deployed servicemen and women, wounded troops and military families. The USO Wishbook is a unique gift idea that helps us lift the spirits of America’s troops and their families for the holidays.
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USO Wishbook, an alternative giving catalog, provides Americans [...]
As my loyal readers know, I am a huge fan of Andy Cohen and the Bravo TV shows he produces. Among those, Real Housewives of Atlanta is a favorite of mine, and so is sassy southern belle Phaedra Parks. For those who don’t watch the show, Phaedra is not only a devoted mother to her adorable son Ayden, she is also a celebrated entertainment attorney and philanthropist. I connected with Phaedra yesterday to interview her on her new workout video, charity and style. [...]