The stuff about the Oscars and race you probably hadn't considered. And really should.

The acting nominations for the Oscars for 2015 were all white. It was the whitest Oscars since 1998. I think the Academy could do better if they tried. Here's how they can help be a force for good. With data to explain the problems! (We fact-checked all of it. The kid thing blew our minds too. Sources are linked at the bottom.)



Would you mind sharing this? And if you click the tweet button below, you can ask the Academy what they specifically are going to do to take this seriously. It's a win-win for everyone. I'd seriously appreciate it.

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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