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Melania's jacket prompts thousands to declare 'I really do care' about separated families.

On Thursday, June 21, Melania Trump's "I Really Don't Care. Do U?" jacket sent shockwaves across social media.

As she was boarding a plane following a surprise visit to a U.S.-Mexico border facility, the first lady was photographed wearing a jacket that read "I Really Don't Care. Do U?"

Melania Trump. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images.


People were understandably upset. The stories surrounding families separated after attempting to cross the border has broken hearts and sparked outrage.

More importantly, hundreds of thousands of people have been inspired to take direct action to help reunite families.

Upworthy writer Parker Molloy came up with an ingenious response by acquiring the domain rights to ireallydocare.com ("I Really Do Care") where people can make streamlined donations to a number of organizations working on immigration issues.

Just two hours into the campaign, more than $100,000 had been donated through the site.

At a time when people were feeling outraged, it's another perfect example of leading people who do care toward meaningful action and having your voice heard.

If you want your voice heard, sometimes you have to wear your values on your back. Literally.

PSA Supply Co., a commerce site recently launched by our parent company, GOOD Worldwide Inc., has followed Parker's lead by turning her re-design of Melania Trump's jacket into a T-shirt that you can purchase here.100% of the profits will go directly toward United We Dream, the largest youth-led immigrant network in the United States.

Visit PSA Supply Co. to get your T-shirt today. 100% of the profits will go directly toward United We Dream, the largest youth-led immigrant network in the United States.

We can't always stop bad things from happening, but how we respond says so much more. Here's your chance to be heard.

At a time when so many people are still trying to process what is happening with immigrant families separated at the border, it's OK to be outraged. It's OK to be heartbroken. But what we choose to do next matters.

Supporting groups that are fighting to protect immigrant families will send a message to those in power that dignity, justice, and human rights are universal values worth fighting for.

All illustrations are provided by Soosh and used with permission.

I have plenty of space.

This article originally appeared on 04.09.16


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This blind chef wore a body cam to show how she prepares dazzling dishes.

How do blind people cook? This "Masterchef" winner leans into her senses.

Image pulled from YouTube video.

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This article originally appeared on 05.26.17


There is one question chef Christine Ha fields more than any other.

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The question: "How do you cook while blind?"

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Surrendered mama dog reunited with puppies after she refused to leave the corner.

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Two small dogs were surrendered to Marin Humane Society in Novato, California and the female had recently given birth to puppies. It's not clear if the previous owners felt like they couldn't care for both the older dogs and the puppies so they just kept the puppies, or if something else prompted the drop-off.

Either way, this mama dog was in distress after being left at the shelter without her babies. She refused to leave the corner of the large kennel and just looked so sad. The employees felt for the sweet mama dog and decided to do some detective work to see if they could figure out where the puppies were located.

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This article originally appeared on 04.22.15


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From 1940 to 1945, an estimated 1.3 million people were deported to Auschwitz, the largest complex of Nazi concentration camps. More than four out of five of those people—at least 1.1 million people—were murdered there.

On January 27, 1945, Soviet forces liberated the final prisoners from these camps—7,000 people, most of whom were sick or dying. Those of us with a decent public education are familiar with at least a few names of Nazi extermination facilities—Auschwitz, Dachau, Bergen-Belsen—but these are merely a few of the thousands (yes, thousands) of concentration camps, sub camps, and ghettos spread across Europe where Jews and other targets of Hitler's regime were persecuted, tortured, and killed by the millions.

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What I realized about feminism after my male friend was disgusted by tampons at a party.

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This article originally appeared on 08.12.16


Years ago, a friend went to a party, and something bothered him enough to rant to me about it later.

And it bothered me that he was so incensed about it, but I couldn't put my finger on why. It seemed so petty for him to be upset, and even more so for me to be annoyed with him.

Recently, something reminded me of that scenario, and it made more sense. I'll explain.

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