Good News Headlines 8/4/2020

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U.S. Rep And Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Offers Essay Full Of Encouragement And Wisdom On Day Of His Funeral

from Good Black News

Not even death can stop John Lewis from giving his heart and soul to the fight for equality and justice for all. Civil Rights titan and Congressmember Lewis wrote an essay for the New York Times entitled “Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation,” meant to be published today, the day of his funeral… Read More


South African Rhino Poaching Halves In Six Months Thanks To Covid-19 Lockdown

by Agence France-Presse, The Guardian

Killings fell by 53% in the first six months of 2020 as restrictions and disruption to international flights hinder poachers… Read More


41 States Have Reduced Their Carbon Emissions While Growing Their Economies

from Good News Network 

Reducing carbon emissions while increasing gross domestic product is not only possible, but is already happening in almost every state in America, according to a new report… Read More 


New Orleans Musician Offers Kids Trumpets In Exchange For Their Guns

by Jeevika Verma, NPR

New Orleans trumpeter Shamarr Allen wanted to find a way to get guns out of kids’ hands, so he turned to what he knows best: music… Read More


When A Man Heard That Farmers Were Destroying Unsold Produce, He Arranged For Trucks To Deliver 3 Million Pounds Of It To Food Banks

by Gabriel Kinder, CNN

George Ahearn, who grew up in the farming town of Othello, Washington, co-founded EastWest Food Rescue after learning that Covid-19 was costing local farmers so much business that they were willing to destroy their crops… Read More


Teacher Made 7,500 Lunches For His Students During Lockdown

by Erin Garcia,

Zane Powles, a teacher, spent each day preparing food for his students. Everyday he woke up and dedicated his time preparing 85 lunches… Read More


This One Thing Can Catch Alzheimer’s 20 Years Before Your Symptoms Start

by Lauren Gray,

A large international study published in the medical journal JAMA revealed that a new blood test known as “p-tau217” has shown “remarkable promise” in detecting Alzheimer’s disease… Read More


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