Good News Headlines 3/30/21

Gnh 3 30 21 Kermit The Frog Rainbow ConnectionKermit the Frog Joins the National Recording Registry

from The Library of Congress

With his 1979 song “The Rainbow Connection,” Kermit the Frog has a place in music history as the recording joins the National Recording Registry. The song has appealed to generations of Muppets fans…. Read More


Evanston, Illinois, becomes first US city to approve reparations for Black residents

from The Associated Press

Evanston, Illinois, has become the first U.S. city to make reparations available to its Black residents for past discrimination and the lingering effects of slavery. The Chicago suburb’s City Council voted 8-1 on Monday…. Read More


Man’s through-the-wall piano duet with a mystery neighbor became a beautiful love story

by Annie Reneau

Giorgio Lo Porto is an Italian living in London. Lo Porto wrote that he left a note for the mystery neighbor, telling them he loved their music and asking if they could play “My Heart Will Go On.” And so they did….. Read More


‘I am making history’: Kim Janey becomes Boston’s first Black and first female mayor

by N’dea Yancey-Bragg

Kim Janey, who at 11 years old had rocks and racial slurs hurled at her school bus during Boston’s desegregation era, has been sworn in as acting mayor of Boston, making history as the first Black person and first woman to lead the city…. Read More


American bald eagles have made ‘strong return’ from brink of extinction

from The Guardian

The number of American bald eagles has more than quadrupled since 2009, according to a recent report by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. The species, once on the brink of extinction…. Read More