Why Racial Blowback is The New Racism


The author shares his disturbing observations on race relations in 2014.

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New Report Offers Snapshot of Company Activities to Source Slave-Free Textiles


Survey captures industry challenges and best practices in avoiding forced-labor cotton from Uzbekistan.

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From My Cold, Dead Hand: Understanding the Gun Culture in America

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Austin Harrington attempts to understand America’s love of guns by entering the world of the gun enthusiast.

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Today, Feb. 20, Would Have Been Kurt Cobain’s 47th Birthday.


Kurt Cobain’s childhood friend, author Jeff Burlingame, reflects on the ways in which Kurt changed his life.

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Join Us Tonight at 9pm EST For Our Latest #GMPChat. Topic: Travel


Do you love to travel and want to share your own insights? Are you interested in traveling but are not sure where to start? Join us tonight on Twitter for a #GMPChat about all things travel.

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For the Dude Who Says, “I Got it All Here. Why Travel Abroad?”

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Living and participating in a different culture has a tendency to wipe away the perspective from your home cultural conditioning; behavior alters, personality changes, an individual adapts and grows more tolerant and versatile.

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FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture


100 red quilts will blanket the lawn of the US Capitol building with the stories of rape and abuse survivors.

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What Americans Could Achieve if We Banded Together Like We Did to Deport Justin Bieber

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Too often we assume our politicians know or care what we care about. “We the People” have spoken. Can we get a redo?

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Great Moments in Greatness: Harry Belafonte Could Always Crack MLK Up

A simple snapshot of a joyous moment for two deeply Komplicated men.

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A City That Has Outgrown its Britches


Austin has changed a lot since I was young, but it is still a great city and a place I love. Keep it real, Texas.

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Yellowface in CLOUD ATLAS

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Tweet Yellowface in the new Cloud Atlas movie? Hollywood is getting out of control, forgetting the reality of racism in its mixed-up pursuit of ambition. Shame on the movie business. Last night, I found out that the new Cloud Atlas movie will be sporting several actors in yellowface–that is, white actors made up to look Asian. You […]

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News: Homeless High School Students Take Top Marks, Graduate Despite Challenges


Not having a home or a family didn’t stop two young brothers from achieving despite the odds.

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News: A Komplicated Resurrection: Declaring Independence for Bastille Day 2012

After a month in the tomb, unholy science has resurrected the Black geek website in a new fashion.

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Fashion: Geek Beauty of The Month for June 2012 [#wrathofcon]

Komplicated presents a monthly taste of geek beauty for your desktop delight.

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Wrestling: Mr Irresistable, The Sweetest and a True Pioneer! [@WrestlingThump @ChemicalJulian]

Another look at the Black side of wrestling!

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Gaming: Dead or Alive 5 Adds Its First Brand New Character [@akilshohen]

A new face sits in the franchise’s fifth edition.

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