Jackie Summers looks at how we value money. And how we value life.
What would you do if you met the grim reaper face-to-face? If you’re Jackie Summers, you decide to pay very very close attention.
Jackie Summers reminds us that racism didn’t start as a moral problem. It started as an economic one.
In Jackie Summers’ experience, people are always telling you to “just get over it” when it comes to emotional pain. They rarely, as Jackie does here, tell you how.
“What just happened?” The court-appointed lawyer repeated Jackie Summers words, then replied tersely. “You got f***ed.”
Jackie Summers was about to have a very good day and solve all the mysteries of the universe. Or so he thought.
When a romance is over, it’s over. The problem according to Jackie Summers, is that no one ever evacuates Pompeii until the volcano erupts.
Jackie Summers explains that no matter how much you hate President Obama, rooting for the home team to fail simply doesn’t make any sense.
Jackie Summers examines the way racism reproduces – and how well-meaning people feed the disease by denying their privilege.
Jackie Summers has identified the most troubling thing about racism these days: no one ever admits to being racist.
“You know that ringing in your ears? That ‘eeeeeeeeee’? That’s the sound of the ear cells dying, like their swan song. Once it’s gone you’ll never hear that frequency again. Enjoy it while it lasts.” ~ Children of Men
Dave Kanegis offers some simple exercises to help you bring your whole self to dating.
Alex Barnett shares the truth about toddler-parenting: There are no breaks. No timeouts. No commercials. You just go and go and go.
It’s true that that the car service company Uber has done some questionable things, but it’s also advancing liberals priorities.
If you’ve been reading through the evidence that was presented to the grand jury in the case of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO and feel like a few things are off, this Young Turks broadcast may solidify what’s sitting wrong with you.
A Thanksgiving drive and a return to his city reminded Mike Iamele how important home is.
Bob Marrow reflects on defending Ronald “Blood” Peak, the enforcer for Frank Lucas.
Brandon Greene shares a poem dedicated to his son about growing up as a black man.
A man’s brave journey from childhood abuse to self love, redemption and hope. As told by Christian M. Lyons.
If a friend told you, “Even you know that an adopted child will never feel the same as one you gave birth to,” what would you say? Here is one dad’s answer.
Do you know what everyday racism looks like? Sami Jankins keeps her eyes open to it.
In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.
Dean Kostos expertly weds form and content in this poem–a villanelle–whose use of refrain and repetition reflects an old man’s movement through time and memory.
Yale psychiatrist Matthew Goldenberg wonders if, given the long-term neuropsychiatric risks, we should still be playing football.
Jeff Bogle finds that with Amex Membership Rewards®, he can just keep on giving.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).