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Why I Wish My Fifth Graders Were Running The Country (TWEETS)

Why I Wish My Fifth Graders Were Running The Country (TWEETS)

I was a fifth grade teacher for a lot of years. I’ve spent countless hours encouraging children to be thoughtful, moral, cooperative members of our classroom community. The idea was to help young people understand their place in society. We worked on these skills every single day, all day. We learned, slowly, that we don’t have […]

New Mexico Outlaws The Shaming Of Kids Who Can’t Afford Lunch (VIDEO)

New Mexico Outlaws The Shaming Of Kids Who Can’t Afford Lunch (VIDEO)

New Mexico has passed a law outlawing the act of shaming children for not having enough money for lunch. One child in Alabama actually got a stamp on his arm saying, “I need lunch money.” The father said: “I can’t think of one logical reason why anyone would stamp on a note on a child’s […]

Canadian Politician’s Comments Spark Fears Of Outing LGBT Kids (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Canadian Politician’s Comments Spark Fears Of Outing LGBT Kids (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Jason Kenney has recently been elected leader of the Progressive Conservative party in Alberta, Canada. He has already courted controversy with remarks about informing parents of their children’s membership of groups such as the Gay-Straight Alliance. Kenney told Postmedia the following: “I do, however, think that parents have a right to know what’s going on with […]

We Will All Miss Him: Obama Administration Answering Letters From Children (TWEETS/VIDEO)

We Will All Miss Him: Obama Administration Answering Letters From Children (TWEETS/VIDEO)

We are all sad to see President Barack Obama go. He has been working hard to secure his legacy in every way he can. One task you might not think of is answering the letters people write to the president. A group of volunteers, former interns, and other staffers are working hard to answer the […]

He Never Even Had A Name: The Death Of A Homeless Baby (VIDEO)

He Never Even Had A Name: The Death Of A Homeless Baby (VIDEO)

Nelson Mandela said: “There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” If that is true, our society has a very dark soul. Portland, Oregon, like so many American cities, is struggling to deal with the problem of homelessness. As the winter goes on, and homeless people […]

RWNJ Blows Up On Transgender Child Calling Her ‘A Little Nazi’ (TWEET/VIDEO)

RWNJ Blows Up On Transgender Child Calling Her ‘A Little Nazi’ (TWEET/VIDEO)

National Geographic has made history by putting a transgender girl, Avery Jackson, on the cover. National Geographic put a 9 year old trans girl named Avery Jackson on the cover of their magazine 🌈❤️ pic.twitter.com/jRG3Dry8YP — Common Gay Boy (@CGBPosts) December 17, 2016 The tagline is a quote from Avery: “The best thing about being a […]

Heartless Texas Republicans HATE Handicapped Children (VIDEO)

Heartless Texas Republicans HATE Handicapped Children (VIDEO)

As of last Thursday, Texas Republicans are making good on their promise to cut funding for services that benefit disabled children. According to NBCDFW, $350 million in cuts to a Texas Medicaid program providing therapy for disabled children have taken effect. In a piece last month, the Dallas Morning News chronicled the lengthy saga that […]

WATCH Michelle Obama Adorably Respond To Children About Running For President (VIDEO)

WATCH Michelle Obama Adorably Respond To Children About Running For President (VIDEO)

President Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama gleefully answer questions from these adorable children interviewers. Their questions, singing, and dancing is brought to the Obamas via a tablet to which they respond to the questions asked, on camera. You watch the First Family chuckle and strain to answer the whimsies of little questions from tiny […]

TRAGIC: They Bullied This Gay 13-Year-Old So Much That He Committed Suicide (VIDEO)

TRAGIC: They Bullied This Gay 13-Year-Old So Much That He Committed Suicide (VIDEO)

Please note: The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Liberal America.  Recently the heartbreaking story of the suicide of Tyrone Unsworth has emotionally affected many. Tyrone was a 13-year-old boy of Brisbane, Australia, and had been constantly bullied for being gay from the age […]

‘F*ck N****rs’: Welcome Back To School Message Greets Children After Election Day (VIDEO)

‘F*ck N****rs’: Welcome Back To School Message Greets Children After Election Day (VIDEO)

Just hours after President-elect Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential race, students at Maple Grove High School in Maple Grove, Minnesota returned to class to find racist messages scrawled throughout the school. Messages that appear to have been inspired by the GOP candidate. Of the messages and their impact on some of the students, one […]

The Morning After: How Do We Explain This To The Kids? (VIDEO)

The Morning After: How Do We Explain This To The Kids? (VIDEO)

Like millions of Americans, I woke up this morning in shock and feeling exhausted. Like millions of Americans, I turned to social media to see how my friends were processing last night’s shocking win by Donald Trump. The question that kept coming up, from parents and elementary school teachers alike, was “How will I explain this […]

WATCH: Little Girl Recoils In Horror As Trump Goes In For A Kiss

WATCH: Little Girl Recoils In Horror As Trump Goes In For A Kiss

In the last couple of weeks, we have seen just how gross the Republican presidential nominee really is. Last weekend, we heard some leaked audio from an Access Hollywood bus in 2005. Trump discussed kissing and touching women without their consent. Since then, women have come forward and said Trump grabbed or kissed them without their […]

WATCH: Colbert Gives BEST Ever Description Of Trump’s Hair

WATCH: Colbert Gives BEST Ever Description Of Trump’s Hair

They say that a sense of humor is one of the characteristics that make people resilient. If that’s true, then Stephen Colbert is ready to handle any disaster. The late night host had a lot to say about Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump. For some reason, Trump visited an elementary school in Nevada. As he entered […]

WATCH: Clinton Uses Home Movies To Prove That America Is Already Great

WATCH: Clinton Uses Home Movies To Prove That America Is Already Great

“Make America Great Again,” isn’t only Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s sing-a-long song anymore. Now, Trump’s Democratic rival, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, is piggybacking off his slogan. In her latest spot, called “Measure,” Clinton tells us how she believes Americans can truly make America great again. “How do we measure greatness in America?” Ooh, I know! Don’t vote […]

Republican Senator Immediately Regrets Acknowledging Trump As A Role Model (VIDEO)

Republican Senator Immediately Regrets Acknowledging Trump As A Role Model (VIDEO)

Most sane parents across the world are trying their best to shield their impressionable children from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Voting for Trump to be president is insane enough, but claiming he is a great role model for children? Well, that’s just terrifying. It’s like saying a machete is the perfect Christmas gift for a […]

GRAPHIC VIDEO: No Mom Wants This Horror For Her Child

GRAPHIC VIDEO: No Mom Wants This Horror For Her Child

It was a typical day in the hard working city of Lawrence, Massachusetts. People were rushing around, heading for work, taking kids to school. People were shopping for bargains in one local Dollar Store when a young woman came in with her little girl. The woman walked through the aisles, wearing leggings and a jogging shirt. The […]

‘His Eyes Welled Up With Tears’ — Cafeteria Worker Resigns After Being Forced To Take Food From Broke Child (VIDEO)

‘His Eyes Welled Up With Tears’ — Cafeteria Worker Resigns After Being Forced To Take Food From Broke Child (VIDEO)

We should be doing everything possible to stop all variations of shaming, but instead we’re adding more shamefulness to the list. “Lunch shaming” is a thing now, and it might be the most heartbreaking form of shaming we have seen. Former cafeteria employee Stacy Koltiska quit her job at Wylandville Elementary just a few weeks into the […]

RWNJs AGHAST With HORROR: New Children’s Book Teaches Kids… GULP… REAL Science (VIDEO)

RWNJs AGHAST With HORROR: New Children’s Book Teaches Kids… GULP… REAL Science (VIDEO)

Finally! We have a children’s book to teach your little ones about evolution. Grandmother Fish teaches Charles Darwin’s theory of common descent. The story is told in a call and response format. Your child will be wiggling like a fish or mimicking the apes. This excellent book tells our history and explains where we came from, […]

College Park, Maryland: Hero Bus Driver Saves 20 Children From Burning Vehicle (VIDEO)

College Park, Maryland: Hero Bus Driver Saves 20 Children From Burning Vehicle (VIDEO)

On Monday, a College Park, Maryland bus driver saved 20 students from Glenarden Woods Elementary School from their burning school bus. The fire started around 4:45 p.m. at one of the rear tires. The driver, Reneita Smith, safely got all of the students off of the bus and was somehow able to keep calm throughout the […]

California Today Reports: State Cracking Down On Un-Vaccinated Children (VIDEO)

California Today Reports: State Cracking Down On Un-Vaccinated Children (VIDEO)

This makes me happy. California is finally cracking down on people who don’t vaccinate their kids. A new state law came into effect in July that makes it illegal for children to go to school without vaccines. Parents used to be able to get around this with a religious exemption, but that is no longer […]

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