Jay Z says “We’re more alike than we’re different.”
Years ago, rap music was the edgiest, scariest genre of American popular music. Now? Not so much. Here’s why.
The terrifying truth about marriage and fatherhood is that you don’t know if you’re going to suck at it until you’re already committed. Nate Bagley explores his fears.
Joanna Schroeder thinks it’s high time we realize that diversity is good for society, even when it comes to unusual baby names like Pilot Inspektor and North West.
Jay-Z may say it’s his time now, but Lincoln Anthony Blades insists that the legends who paved the way for today’s Black artists deserve a lot more respect.
Jackie Summers has identified the most troubling thing about racism these days: no one ever admits to being racist.
On “Yeezus” the famous egotist owns up to his misogyny, worries endlessly, and finally admits he’s not a perfect man
Who was Gatsby? A neighbor of the Fitzgeralds reports on the lifestyles of the young and beautiful Golden Couple in the 1920s.
Coming out in Hollywood in 2012 became a casual affair. Gone were the days of the “I’m Gay” cover photo.
What was it that gave me goosebumps and a smile from within watching strangers kiss, and then also again as strangers undressed each other?
Ty Phillips learns what he needs—what we all need—by being there for his daughter.
Don’t let us fool you, we’re quaking in our boots.
John Nelson sizes up more products from the detention supply industry, #2 in a casual series.
When Ernie Banks played baseball, white boys weren’t supposed to idolize black men. Fortunately, most white boys didn’t know that.
Trying not to fall off the boat called relationship. Steven Lake looks at the challenges and opportunities that change offers.
This blanket of memories will carry us through the winter of our love.
Jordan Gray says that living with your significant other can kill the passion in your relationship… unless you decide to do these five things.
Alex Barnett thinks it’s time for Disney to ” let go” of institutional biases against people of color and embrace the rising number of minority and multiracial people.
The Talk we all need to have with our kids someday, and more.
Extreme challenges kept one mother’s son home from school, endangering his graduation, until she hit upon a last-ditch answer.
SB988 would have stopped reparative therapy for minors in Virgina.
Negative Experiences that Keep Re-Playing
Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and deeds. What kind of hero would you be?
“Work is simply another playground in which to explore our personal evolution.” ~ Mark Darren Gregor
Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori questions the necessity for kids to “take responsibility” at the expense of kindness.