This is a story of redemption. This is how football saved the most racist state in America.
It officially ended 150 years ago on April 9 in Appomattox with General Lee’s surrender, but the deep divisions that produced the Civil War still roil our national psyche.
An abundance of history books tell us that civil unrest can never have a simple or unique cause. The Syrian conflict, now civil war, is no exception.
In the wake of the controversy which led to the closing of the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter, Louis Venters shares a blast from the Confederate past.
Rabbi Adina Lewittes urges us to be hopeful and fiercely optimistic during a Thanksgiving season when the world seems upside down.
To mark Halloween, here’s a poem from Stephen Scott Whitaker about a costume–a costume that is both funny and indicative of how gender affects interactions.
President Poroshenko cancels a trip to Turkey, saying Russian forces are active on two fronts in eastern Ukraine.
With ISIS wreaking havoc in major cities, the legacy of writing sectarian rifts into Iraq’s constitution is plain to see.
Pro-Russian secessionists have ignored Putin’s call to postpone this weekend’s vote as the situation in Ukraine worsens.
Article after article frames the South as backwards and ignorant. You would have to go there to know the truth.
Russia’s invasion of Crimea is a new chapter in American-Russian relations, and the same old story for former Soviet republics.
Here’s your chance to help support pure water initiatives—just by raising your glass.
Steven Lake explores changes you need to think about if you want be in a committed relationship. It’s only as hard as you make it.
Every man will come across events and situations that seem too hard to handle. With awareness, though, that can change.
David Packman questions the emergence of a new “extreme sport” – competitive vaping – highlighting some potential health concerns and the messages it is sending to our youth
Going through the motions is not going to cut it. Ken Goldstein on how to be successful.
Nerds can make for awesome Dads.
L. Lamar Wilson writes of a gay son, an ill mother, and their deeply felt intimacy.
A prominent activist who marched for Freddie Gray on Saturday blames city officials for any damages sustained.
Because every couple has its own timing.
Live footage from Basecamp at Mt. Everest where the Nepali Earthquake triggered a deadly avalanche. “The ground was shaking from the earthquake and as soon as we saw people running we were running ourselves to save our lives.”
Spending time in the woods reminds you that a real world exists out there, outside of the virtual world of fire-light shadows that we create for ourselves (and each other).
Some values never lose their importance they just go out of style –time to bring this one back in a big way.
What we appreciate—and need—in a potential mate changes as we get older. James Michael Sama identifies eight ways our dating outlook shifts with—shall we call it, ahem, maturity instead of age?
Put an end to shaming by doing one beautifully simple thing.
Jordan Gray dives into when you should and when you shouldn’t get back with your ex.
Business owner Doug Wagner didn’t expect to learn 3 important lessons of leadership from grieving the loss of his best friend. But that’s exactly what happened.