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Boy Scouts Of America To Let Girls Become Cub Scouts And Eagle Scouts

This decision follows some controversy with the Girl Scouts of the USA.

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1:09Characters of "Sesame Street" stand by street sign.
Sesame Street

'Sesame Street' Is Helping Kids Cope With Trauma

4:55Undocumented singer Stephanie "Soultree" Camba entertains a crowd in Chicago.
Newsy / Ben Schamisso

Undocumented Artist Channels Her Activism Through Music

6:10Mark Beckfold and Steve Ledoux, who are married, hold their foster son at a celebration of the Supreme Court ruling.
Getty Images

Foster Care System Is Improving But Still Can't Keep Up With Demand

6:35Drug bags collected by Ben Kurstin as part of the "Dime A Dozen" collection
Ben Kurstin

Dime A Dozen: Turning Discarded Drug Bags Into Art

1:10Protester holds "fake news" sign.
Cody Williams / CC by 2.0

'Fake News' Is Getting Its Own Entry In This Dictionary

1:38Troops escort the Little Rock Nine into Central High School in 1957
U.S. Army

What The Little Rock Nine Endured For A Better Education

6:35Robert Patterson of Georgetown University
Newsy Staff / Megan Smith

Who Is The Black Working Class? We Asked An Expert

1:25U.S. Marine in Infantry Officer Course
U.S. Marine Corps

The Marine Corps Is Expecting Its First Female Infantry Officer

2:17Ada Cheng performing
Newsy / Sarah Giroux

A Former Professor Now Takes To The Stage To Share Her Stories

1:38A man uses an e-cigarette
Getty Images

Is E-Cigarette Use Actually A Gateway To Tobacco Addiction?

1:25ICE agent
Getty Images

California Lawmakers Send 'Sanctuary State' Bill To Governor's Desk

6:16A 9/11 exhibit is on display at a high school just outside of Washington, D.C. in Prince George's County.
Newsy / Megan Smith

The Next Generation And Learning About 9/11

5:05Katie Parkins holds a My Teal Ticket.
Elizabeth Bensinger

Teen's Invention Aims To Help Those With Food Allergies Safely Eat Out

3:35Photographer Corky Lee takes photographs at the 54th Chinese American Citizens Alliance National Convention.
Newsy / Ben Schamisso

How One Photographer Captured Asians In American History

3:08Garnette Cadogan
Eze Amos

Charlottesville Man Reflects On White Nationalist Rally In His Town

3:44James Fields Jr.
Eze Amos

Charlottesville Photographer Captured Alleged Killer Before Incident

1:38Advocates protest against sexual assault.
Fourandsixty / CC by SA 4.0

Sexual Assault Activists Notice Something Missing On White House Site

8:30The interfaith community marches in solidarity against hate in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Rachel Schmelkin

Jews in Charlottesville Faced A Summer Of Anti-Semitism

3:26Disney's First Black Animator, Floyd Norman
Filmbuff / "Floyd Norman: An Animated Life"

Disney's First Black Animator Talks 60 Years In The Mouse House

1:39Children reading at the National Book Foundation's Book-Rich Environments Initiative launch.
National Book Foundation / Beowulf Sheehan

What Does The Word Gap Mean For Kindergarten Students?

0:44BMX rider
KNXV

A 6-Year-Old Girl Is Taking On The BMX World

1:07A child reads a book in a classroom.
First Book

This Group Has Given Out 160 Million Books To Kids

3:45Harvard University students attend commencement ceremonies.
Getty Images / Darren McCollester

How Asian-Americans Fit Into The Affirmative Action Debate

1:42Coulter and Yiannopoulos
Getty Images, University of California, Berkeley

Coulter And Yiannopoulos Are Headed To Berkeley For 'Free Speech Week'

2:18A sculpture of a child slave at the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana
Newsy / Travis Henry

A Case For White Supremacists Needing Reparations

3:42"Rosita Gets Scared" by Chicago comic artist, Vicko Alvarez, helps immigrant children talk about the fear of deportation.
Newsy / Ben Schamisso

A Comic Book Helps Immigrant Kids Talk About Fears Of Deportation

4:39Chicago poet and educator Kevin Coval discusses his poems from "A People's History of Chicago"
Newsy

Chance The Rapper's 'Artistic Father' Kevin Coval Empowers Young Poets

2:54Donald Liebenberg witnesses eclipse
Donald Liebenberg

Meet The Man About To Witness His 27th Total Solar Eclipse

7:35Noor Tagouri sits with Taylor Smith, who is a former heroin user, and Smith's daughter
Newsy / Kevin Clancy

What Heroin Addiction Is Really Like, As Told By A Former User

1:40Statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Getty Images / Chip Somodevilla

Why Confederate Monuments Exist In The First Place