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“When a man asks you to break his nose you don’t have much choice in the matter.” By Jared Yates Sexton

Soul-Searching of an American Insomniac

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I am an American and an insomniac … and that link is not coincidental.

Don’t Apologize for Wanting to Embrace Bromance and Intimacy

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Long-term, meaningful relationships with other men are a strong endorsement of manhood.

Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963

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In his book, Taylor Branch goes deep into what it was like to live in the age of the Dr. himself.

How America Messed Up Its Kids…And How We Can Fix Them

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Where did we go wrong in raising this generation, and how can we correct these mistakes? Take a look.

Why I Hope Chelsea Clinton Has a Son

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Mark Sherman believes that if Chelsea Clinton has another baby, its gender could make a big difference for boys and men in America.

Why Black Lives Don’t Matter To Grand Juries

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America has an empathy problem.

Is Football as Bad as Malcolm Gladwell Says it Is?

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Is football really a ‘moral abomination’?

Michael Brown’s Death Is Now Part of American History

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David Alm on Michael Brown and America’s parallel history.

The Pursuit of Hope: Rediscovering Humanity for All

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Ernest Roberts believes that with a little faith, we can blur the lines between black and white.

#Ferguson. A Special Section from The Good Men Project

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When a story breaks that is important enough to be a part of the cultural conversation, we are there. #BlackLivesMatter

Fallout From Ferguson: The Biggest Threat to Our Country

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David Shechtman discovers that the only way to address the issue is to replace fear with relationships.

Young, Black, and Powerful

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Brandon Greene shares a poem dedicated to his son about growing up as a black man.

I’m a 16 Year Old Black Male: Do You Fear Me, America?

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A black male teen asks: “When will we work together so that we may all live in a true nation of justice?”

Canada Loses Its Innocence

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The Canadian reserve explodes in tears and anthems—just like the Americans we used to mock.

Making Friends With the Neighbors

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Few people could disagree that horses running free and wild in America represents the true strength and freedom that made America great.