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Trending — April 2018

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Published April 3, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
Updated April 4, 2022 at 8:09 p.m.


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Linda Brown, the Kansas woman at the center of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education school desegregation case died at age 75. "She stands as an example of how ordinary schoolchildren took center stage in transforming this country," said NAACP Legal Defense Fund president Sherrilyn Ifill.

After declaring bankruptcy in September, Toys "R" Us will close all of its 735 U.S. stores (including the one in Williston). Dig out those gift cards in the back of your junk drawer, people.

Judy Blume's 1970 classic, Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret, gets a modern update with a cover depicting text messages. "That is ridiculous," one Twitter user wrote. "God is notorious for not responding to text messages. Cover art totally unbelievable."

Lego will introduce bricks made from plastic sourced from sugarcane later this year. It's part of the company's goal to produce all of its products with sustainable materials by 2030. Sweet!


This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.