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A bunch of little kids talk about the frightening reality they face every day. It gets real.

Each one of the kids in the video below has something in common. And it's a pretty darn upsetting something. But their experiences aren't all that unusual: Roughly 1 in 5 children in America deals with this reality every day. Be sure to watch all the way through. It's so worth it. 'Cause despite the rough positions these families are in, the way they come together to help each other at the end is really touching. And *bonus!* — you can help too! How should you start? Just get the conversation going.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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