His murder gave life to perhaps to most lively and sustained debate on racial profiling.
Dr. Warren Blumenfeld discusses how minority groups in the US live with the constant fear of random and unprovoked violence directed against them simply on account of their social identities.
Denene Millner recounts the story of the 11 year-old boy who was held at gunpoint by cops… for building a treehouse in his own back yard.
More than 50 years after the death of Emmit Till, Reuben Jones says blacks men and boys are safer in Afghanistan than on the streets of America.
Dr. Vibe has a discussion with Yolanda Young, who believes that a number of black parents are overreacting to a post by George Zimmerman and Micheal Dunn.
Lincoln Anthony Blades explains that When an innocent and unarmed Black man is gunned down by a white man, African Americans aren’t even allowed to express anger at the senseless killing.
The idea of seeing ANYONE take out the collective frustration of all right-thinking people everywhere out on that dude is kinda appealing, isn’t it?
Rebecca Carroll was adopted by white parents, and saw the world through their eyes. Now, as the mother of a son who is black, she is seeing the reality of race in a whole new way.
Mainstream views about black maleness suggest that audiences simply do not have a clue about the experiences of black men.
It would be nice if some of the people that told us to stop criticizing George Zimmerman earlier this year would tell us what they think about him now.
The recall of two state legislators in Colorado did not end gun control, but it should be a wake up call for its advocates.
Even George Zimmerman’s own legal defense team has publicly spoken out against his decision to visit the Kel-Tec facility.
Suffice it to say that she was easy to spot, being the only white face in the building, apart from the swarm of media, panting for a quote, just outside.
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).
Abdul Staten sat on a panel about how the idea of masculinity is hindering adolescent boys from blossoming into their authentic, non-violent, non-misogynistic, non-abusive selves.
One family gains a more simple, less stressful life by making where they live more important than raw square-footage.
Don’t get too attached to that snarky alter ego, because it is doomed to die when you fall in love.
Truly loving ourselves and others requires that we evolve. And stories of evolution can inspire us to love better, and evolve faster.
Do the women you like disappear after a few dates?. Harris O’Malley on how to keep her interest.
After nearly sacrificing his marriage he learned that balance is about putting your focus on what is most important.
Billy Flood visited Ferguson, a town divided by race, and the difference between the two worlds screamed the story of America.
When Bruce Jenner came out as transgender, a national conversation was started.
What we can learn from Bruce Jenner’s coming out and where we’re headed as a society regarding our transgender friends and family.
Shawn Henfling responds to an unknown nurse’s treatment of a mentally ill young woman in an Emergency Room.
Scott Laudati on the marks left by the need to belong, and the greater need to be true to self.
Brett Ortler never could’ve imagined the magnitude of messes a toddler can make. Thank goodness for Babyganics.
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.