“There’s nothing special about me, I’m just in a special position.” —Rashad Jennings
Cameron Conaway is a former MMA fighter, an award-winning poet and the 2014 Emerging Writer-in-Residence at Penn State Altoona. He is the author of Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet, Bonemeal: Poems, Until You Make the Shore and Malaria, Poems. Conaway is also on the Editorial Board at Slavery Today. Follow him on Google+ and on Twitter: @CameronConaway.
In just a few days Holly Fisher has gained 23,000 Twitter followers, been featured in nearly every “news” source and has became, at once, an overnight darling and an overnight joke. But how did she do it?
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Frank Shamrock’s impact on the sport of mixed martial arts cannot be overstated. Here is Cameron Conaway’s interview with him.
The Chicago Bureau has quickly become a go-to source for quality writing that investigates the pressing issues facing today’s youth. They need our help.
Jonathan Mann grabbed his guitar and beautifully captured a passage from Justice Ruth Ginsburg’s 35-page dissent of the recent Hobby Lobby decision.
Think dangerous child labor is something that happens in “third world” countries? Think again. Tobacco farms right here in the USA are using agricultural labor law loopholes to exploit kids as young as 7.
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A moment meant to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 has been called awkward, hilarious and beautiful. Here’s the video. Where do you stand?
We often use metaphors from fighting to get through the struggles of our everyday lives. Here’s one inspiring video that shows why.
The easiest way to create social change is to wield your consumer power wisely. Here’s one man setting out to do just that.
Immediately prior to their recent deployment in Iraq, the Green Berets were awarded their BJJ black belts from Grandmaster Hener Seagull.
Cameron Conaway offers a rhythmic meditation on his time at the notorious shipbreaking yards of Bangladesh and with the desperately poor but endlessly generous people who live in the villages beside them.
Rotary has masterminded perhaps the largest polio awareness initiative of all-time. It just broke the Guinness World Record, and there’s still time to be part of it.
Qasim Rashid challenges the order by the ISIS to mutilate the genitals of all women and girls.
Shaun Williams challenged men to bring their ‘A’ game to places besides work and competition.
Forcefully removing that which we have no right to remove.
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Author Joe Carter speaks on how violence against black males is wiping out some family bloodlines
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Charles J. Orlando documents the reasonings behind the actions of unfaithful men.
Samuel Mahaffy insists that despite what the Prime Minister says, not all men will resort to violence.
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The advice kids get about their career can have unexpected and unintended consequences years later.
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There’s a new guy in town! Meet Jordan Gray, our new editor for Sex, Love and Relationships.
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This teddy bear just won the internet’s heart.
Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts watched in horror as a white guy, high as a kite, got away with crashing his car and hiding his drugs right in front of the cops.
What does it look like to the other person when you can’t put your phone down while having a conversation? This video nails it.