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Why Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson is still the best book I've ever read

Why Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson is still the best book I've ever read

The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, with millions behind bars and millions more on probation or parole. Every year we use lethal injection, shooting, hanging, gassing, or electrocution for those condemned to death row. Scholars have drawn searing parallels between slavery and racial lynching to today's mass incarceration and the death penalty.

No book on this topic has haunted me more than Bryan Stevenson's "Just Mercy." Read why it's still the best book I've ever read...

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4 of the best non-profits to support on GivingTuesday and all year long

4 of the best non-profits to support on GivingTuesday and all year long
GivingTuesday is my favorite day of the year! It isn’t your average Tuesday—it’s a global generosity movement celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving each year. On this special day, everyone is encouraged to support a charity, volunteer, or complete acts of kindness. Last year, over $3 BILLION was donated to charities. Here are 4 of the best non-profit organizations to support on GivingTuesday and all year long. Continue reading

What is GivingTuesday? A day for generosity, empathy, and hope

What is GivingTuesday? A day for generosity, empathy, and hope

In addition to my love of words, I’m also deeply passionate about giving. So it's no surprise that GivingTuesday is my favorite day of the year! What is GivingTuesday? It's a global generosity movement celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. On this special day, people come together to donate BILLIONS of dollars to charities. Read this blog post to learn more about the non-profit organizations that I support and why.

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