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Barbie introduce two iconic Latina dolls in honour of Hispanic Heritage Month

In honour of Hispanic Heritage month, Barbie have introduced two iconic Latina dolls! The two Latina dolls are the late Cuban-American Latin singer Celia Cruz and Julia Alvarez – the Dominican-American poet, novelist and activist. Taking to twitter, Barbie wrote: “In celebration of #HispanicHeritageMonth, Barbie is proud to announce two new one-of-a-kind Role Models in Celia Cruz, the Cuban “Queen

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Ayesha and Steph Curry renew their wedding vows for 10 year wedding anniversary and Riley officiates the ceremony

Celebrating their 10 year wedding anniversary, Stephen and Ayesha Curry renewed their vows. The ceremony, which was a surprise from Steph, 33, was officiated by their eldest child Riley, 9. Taking to Instagram, Ayesha, 32, wrote: “A couple of weeks ago @stephencurry30 surprised me with the most beautiful vow renewal ceremony. He even picked out my dress for me and had it

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Remember Musharaf Asghar from Educating Yorkshire? He’s now a 25-year-old motivational speaker

Musharaf Asghar first appeared on our screens when he was 16-years-old on the TV series Educating Yorkshire. Overcoming the challenges of having a strong stammer, Musharaf inspired not only his classmates, but the entire world when he went on his school’s stage and delivered a speech. Now 25-years-old, Musharaf is a motivational speaker and takes pride in having a stammer.

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Reggie Nelson releases children’s book inspired by Black history

Reggie Nelson has released a new children’s book inspired by Black history. He wrote on LinkedIn: “I’ve written a children’s story as part of the amazing children’s anthology “BEDTIME STORIES: BEAUTIFUL BLACK TALES FROM THE PAST”, which is a collection of bedtime stories inspired by Black history and my bedtime story is set around the Windrush. “Writing a children’s book

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Croydon rapper Jords and Jamahl Rowl launch free school uniform initiative

A new initiative called Pickni Uniforms has been launched! Jords – a rapper from Croydon – co-founded the social enterprise with his friend Jamahl Rowl. The initiative provides free school blazers to children from low income families. Families who claim free school meals in the borough of Croydon will be eligible for the scheme. Jords said, “As the well-known saying

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New Illinois law will allow students to take 5 mental health days off school

From January 2022, students in Illinois will be able to take 5 mental health days off school. Signed by Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker, the law will allow all public school students, ages 6-17 to take the excused absences from school without needing a doctor’s note. This comes after many have raised the argument that students are under increased mental strain, especially during

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