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
Tom Waits paints a portrait of the forgotten man.
As the Super Bowl approaches Jesse Kornbluth tells the story of Johnny Unitas, a football legend.
A team of scientists, in a groundbreaking analysis of data from hundreds of sources, has concluded that humans are on the verge of causing unprecedented damage to the oceans and the animals living in them.[Read More…]
Mentors and mentoring is not the silver bullet, but it is a bullet that we must put in the chamber to combat the pre-school to prison pipeline for African-American males.
How do you react to these experiences? You don’t have to answer. Just think about it.
Paul Castagno shares how his martial arts training has taught him how to protect himself when life starts throwing wild punches.
When your partner needs your help, here’s what you should do.
The death of a friend led Rick Gabrielly to realize that our legacies are determined by the receivers, not the givers.
Tom Andriola prepared himself as much as he could, but that didn’t save him from being nervous for seeing his birth father for the first time.
She wasn’t always mad. But she got mad at some point and stayed that way.
Here’s a Harvard Business Professor telling you why purpose is important.
From correcting kids bent on a good time, to hugging the victim of a violent crime, there are a lot of little things we can do.
Dillan DiGiovanni looks at some reasons why we have trouble with that four-letter word.
Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and deeds. What kind of hero would you be?
“Work is simply another playground in which to explore our personal evolution.” ~ Mark Darren Gregor
Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori questions the necessity for kids to “take responsibility” at the expense of kindness.