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On Teacher Appreciation Day, We're Showing Some Real Love to Educators

On Teacher Appreciation Day, We’re Showing Some Real Love to Educators

by Julianne Hing on May 3 2011, 7:32PM

We’re taking a moment to thank the tireless, courageous teachers in our lives.

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Nearly 20 Years After L.A.'s Rebellion, Black and Brown Artists Show Love

Nearly 20 Years After L.A.’s Rebellion, Black and Brown Artists Show Love

by Jamilah King on May 2 2011, 2:25PM

Reader Mari Beltran pointed us to this moving video that shows unity through art.

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Dead Prez Shows Love for Natural Beauties

Dead Prez Shows Love for Natural Beauties

by Jamilah King on April 29 2011, 4:21PM

Here’s a love song for women of color who aren’t often found in the pages of magazines.

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Love for Retro-Futurism That Raises Up Racial History

Love for Retro-Futurism That Raises Up Racial History

by Channing Kennedy on April 28 2011, 6:00PM

Beyond Victoriana attempts to re-write steampunk’s Eurocentric framework.

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Beyonce Shows Love for Michelle Obama's Healthy Kids Campaign

Beyonce Shows Love for Michelle Obama’s Healthy Kids Campaign

by Shani O. Hilton on April 27 2011, 5:13PM

And it’s absolutely adorable.

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Belated Birthday Love for Lee Bun Taek's Life Lessons

Belated Birthday Love for Lee Bun Taek’s Life Lessons

by Jamilah King on April 26 2011, 6:00PM

99-years-young, and still going strong.

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A Loving Meditation on the Power of a Smile

A Loving Meditation on the Power of a Smile

by Jamilah King on April 25 2011, 6:00PM

Ryan Red Corn and filmmaker Sterlin Harjo set out on a mission to show that’s there’s plenty of love in Native communities.

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Young Graffiti Artists Show Their Love for Mother Earth's Water

Young Graffiti Artists Show Their Love for Mother Earth’s Water

by Jamilah King on April 22 2011, 5:56PM

Graffiti writers create 10 murals in 10 different cities across the globe.

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Kevin Olusola's Lovely Hip-Hop Cello Rendition

Kevin Olusola’s Lovely Hip-Hop Cello Rendition

by Jamilah King on April 21 2011, 6:15PM

It’s the perfect way to head into the end of the week.

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For Boyfriends Who Love Doing Makeup

For Boyfriends Who Love Doing Makeup

by Shani O. Hilton on April 19 2011, 5:59PM

It’s pretty sweet to see a man who’s not hung up on gender roles.

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Join the Tax Day Shuffle: A Love Story

Join the Tax Day Shuffle: A Love Story

by Asraa Mustufa on April 18 2011, 5:45PM

In seven cities across the country, people are turning the fight for a more equitable tax structure into a dance party.

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Brazilian Volleyball Team Shows Love to Openly Gay Player

Brazilian Volleyball Team Shows Love to Openly Gay Player

by Jorge Rivas on April 15 2011, 5:40PM

Let’s hope Kobe’s taking pointers.

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Yo-Yo Ma Shows Love for Lil' Buck's Brand of Street Dance

Yo-Yo Ma Shows Love for Lil’ Buck’s Brand of Street Dance

by Thoai Lu on April 14 2011, 2:10PM

Two creative worlds collide in this moving performance.

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Anh Ðào Kolbe's Loving Lens on Vietnamese Adoptees

Anh Ðào Kolbe’s Loving Lens on Vietnamese Adoptees

by Thoai Lu on April 13 2011, 6:44PM

She uses photos to transform her own feelings of being “misplaced” into something positive and affirming.

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At 73, Ernestine Shepherd Shows That Love Can Do a Body Good

At 73, Ernestine Shepherd Shows That Love Can Do a Body Good

by Jamilah King on April 12 2011, 4:47PM

Well into her 70’s, the fitness champ runs 80 miles each week and teaches exercise classes at her church.

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Artist Rudy Guitierrez Creates for Love

Artist Rudy Guitierrez Creates for Love

by Thoai Lu on April 11 2011, 6:18PM

The Bronx-born artist is already a favorite among book publishers and record labels.

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Love for William F. Wu's

Love for William F. Wu’s “Asian Images” Comic Collection

by Thoai Lu on April 8 2011, 5:15PM

Breaking stereotypes with comic books that show positive Asian American characters.

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The Love Lady Day Taught Us--Happy Birthday Billie Holiday

The Love Lady Day Taught Us—Happy Birthday Billie Holiday

by Kai Wright on April 7 2011, 6:17PM

Her “Strange Fruit” brought uncounted numbers of lynched black folks back to life.

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Neighbors Use Love to Fight Off Grandma's Foreclosure

Neighbors Use Love to Fight Off Grandma’s Foreclosure

by Julianne Hing on April 6 2011, 6:12PM

On March 28 Catherine Lennon’s community, led by the housing rights group Take Back the Land Rochester, gathered around her to defend her home from eviction.

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Turf Feinz's Dance for Oakland, Love and Life

Turf Feinz’s Dance for Oakland, Love and Life

by Thoai Lu on April 5 2011, 2:01PM

The Bay Area dance crew works hard to mold beauty and resilience by their own rhythm.

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