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As your trusted friend, we’re here with the “Reader’s Digest version” of social issues that impact the world around you. From gun violence statistics to the history behind the black power fist, and how to be an LGBTQ ally, our explainers will break it all down.

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What Is Book Banning and How Does It Affect Society?

The United States has a long history with book banning, and it’s not only picking up steam in 2022—it’s also becoming more problematic.

20 Best Books by Native American Authors to Read Right Now

This diverse array of compelling reads will stick with you long after you've put the books back on your shelf.


The 44 Best LGBTQ+ Books to Read Right Now

From recent releases to classic works, these are the LGBTQ books you should add to your bookshelf ASAP.


The 20 Best Books by Latinx Authors You’ll Want to Read Right Now

From memoirs to noir and YA to essays, these books feature fresh perspectives and diverse voices—and you won't be able...


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The Best 14 Reads From the 2020 Quarantine Book Club

Social distancing? No problem! Dive into a virtual community of book lovers with these hot picks from the Quarantine Book...

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8 Geniuses Who Made History in Quarantine

These celebrated people emerged from plague, exile, months of bed rest, or wartime occupation with some seriously incredible work.


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Calling All Muggles! You Can Now Buy Harry Potter’s House

You'll just need $1.3 million, that's all.