When Jewish couple Mikey Franklin and Sonya Shpilyuk hung a "Black Lives Matter" banner from the window of their condominium, they hoped to voice their solidarity with the social justice movement. Instead, the backlash to their small act of resistance was swift. Two days later, their car was egged and toilet paper was strewn across a tree in front of their property.

Actress Erin Moran, Joanie Of 'Happy Days,' Dies At 56

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Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on the 1970s sitcom, Happy Days, is dead at age 56, according to media reports.

The Harrison County Sheriff's Department says Moran was found unresponsive after Indiana authorities received a 911 call on Saturday afternoon, The Associated Press reports.

Attendees from across the country descended on the nation's capital to speak up for science.

The March for Science unfolded on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and in multiple cities around the world. Coinciding with Earth Day, the event drew researchers, educators and scientifically-minded people.

Prevent Child Abuse

The Illinois Walk for Children is planned for May 20 in Springfield.  The event raises funds for training child abuse prevention specialists and bring more awareness to a problem that often goes unreported.

Find more details about the walk here.

Also, listen to our interview with Jeremy Goeckner, Director of Communications and Development at Prevent Child Abuse Illinois.

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