Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week

By Barack Obama From the time I first learned to read, books have played an essential role in how I experience the world. Reading Toni Morrison as a college student — novels like The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon — changed me. Discovering writers like Mark Twain or James Baldwin revealed something essential to me about our country’sContinue reading “Here’s Why I’m Celebrating Banned Books Week”

Say Goodbye to Stimulus Checks in 2023

by Maurie Backman There’s reason to believe we won’t be getting any government paydays next year. Key points When lawmakers approved a round of $1,400 stimulus checks in early 2021, that money served as a lifeline for many cash-strapped families that were still struggling to recover from the pandemic. But so far, there’s been noContinue reading “Say Goodbye to Stimulus Checks in 2023”

What Are the Side Effects of CBD? Here are 4 Signs You Need to Know.

What Are The Side Effects of CBD? By Landon Neubauer As CBD becomes more extensively researched and widely available, we are starting to realize the true therapeutic power of the cannabinoid. A quick Google search for ‘CBD,’ and millions of results will pop up, many reporting that the naturally-derived cannabis compound can do just aboutContinue reading “What Are the Side Effects of CBD? Here are 4 Signs You Need to Know.”