Attorney Michael Coard says police brutality against black people is worst today than it ever was.
Mothers of black boys, dead or alive, live with an unspoken sadness due to the loss of their children’s perceived innocence.
Taxpayer-funded hate crimes, like the murder of Eric Garner, is particularly traumatizing to blacks who are already distrustful of police.
A seemingly fleeting spat over the language of “family” betrays a disturbing trend towards the erosion of rights.
In a sign that marriage equality is considered de facto law even where the court cases aren’t finished, clerks in both those states have started issuing marriage licenses even though courts haven’t given them the go ahead.
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?
Anthony Burris remarks on recent legal victory for Native Americans, and where we as a country can go from here.
To repair the harm caused by the legacy of American racism and white supremacy, we must look beyond the cages we have built to hide the consequences of our history from ourselves.
The School District of Philadelphia’s longstanding lack of oversight and its inability to generate revenue has caused Philadelphia’s education crisis.
From the racism of 1940′s Tuskegee to a seat on New York State’s Supreme Court, this humble man has helped write history.
Brian Lewis, President of Men Recovering from Military Sexual Trauma (MR. MST) discusses the persistent invisibility of male sexual assault victims.
Should suing the President be limited and impeachment reserved for the constitutional definition of “treason,bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”?
Steve O’Neill proposes that we start doing things in a world that tells us not to.
Tony Hawk joins the growing list of people declaring that marriage is an equal right.
This mind-blowing video puts our place in the universe in startling perspective.
Grace, Empathy and kindness Make our Day
“When we face our emotions, we can learn what they are trying to tell us about what we need and value,” writes psychologist Sandy Peace.
Feel smug about your level of skill, but don’t consider your smugness a sign of your education.
When his pregnant wife decided that she didn’t want to take elaborate maternity photos, an expecting father decided he didn’t want to miss out on the experience. The result is HILARIOUS.
Have you ever heard yourself saying the wrong thing to the wrong person? and you knew it wasn’t cool to keep talking? but you did it anyway?
It doesn’t matter that the giggles may not have been directed at him. Tony Posnanski shares a powerful moment in his recovery from food addiction.
Male Survivor Executive Director Chris Anderson pleads with Richard Dawkins to stop diminishing the experiences of other survivors.
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.
Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.