What does compassion mean to you and how does it show up in your daily life?
In Part I of Nicole Franklin’s series on race and forgiveness, she examines Lucia McBath’s request for prayers for Michael Dunn, the man who murdered her 17 year old son, Jordan Davis.
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.
While legislators plan to expand current stand your ground laws, Trayvon Martin & Jordan Davis mothers continue fighting to have them outlawed after losing their sons.
Whenever anyone is diminished, we are all demeaned, and the possibility for authentic community cannot be realized unless and until we become involved, to challenge, to question, to act.
Nick Chiles wants the world to see the fresh, talented voices coming from young men – and Miles Ezeilo is one to keep your eye on.
There is increasing backlash from white men who feel vilified and targeted as being the source of all cultural ills.
LeRon Barton has experience navigating the world as a Black man, but the Jordan Davis killing has him asking why that needs to be a challenge.
Carmen Colon’s interview continues with Ken L. Foote Former Prosecuting Attorney on Race Implications in the Michael Dunn Trial.
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.
Edmund Adjapong states, “I am a Black, male, graduate student who attends an Ivy League university, who identifies with the Hip-Hop generation.” However the verdict in the Michael Dunn case tells him that society continues to view him as a problem.
Carmen Colon interviews Ken L. Foote Former Florida Prosecuting Attorney on criminal prosecution techniques in Michael Dunn trial.
A parent’s job is hard enough without worrying if their own child will lose their life for simply being a black teenager.
Alex Barnett shares the truth about toddler-parenting: There are no breaks. No timeouts. No commercials. You just go and go and go.
It’s true that that the car service company Uber has done some questionable things, but it’s also advancing liberals priorities.
If you’ve been reading through the evidence that was presented to the grand jury in the case of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO and feel like a few things are off, this Young Turks broadcast may solidify what’s sitting wrong with you.
A Thanksgiving drive and a return to his city reminded Mike Iamele how important home is.
Bob Marrow reflects on defending Ronald “Blood” Peak, the enforcer for Frank Lucas.
Brandon Greene shares a poem dedicated to his son about growing up as a black man.
A man’s brave journey from childhood abuse to self love, redemption and hope. As told by Christian M. Lyons.
If a friend told you, “Even you know that an adopted child will never feel the same as one you gave birth to,” what would you say? Here is one dad’s answer.
Do you know what everyday racism looks like? Sami Jankins keeps her eyes open to it.
In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.
Dean Kostos expertly weds form and content in this poem–a villanelle–whose use of refrain and repetition reflects an old man’s movement through time and memory.
Yale psychiatrist Matthew Goldenberg wonders if, given the long-term neuropsychiatric risks, we should still be playing football.
As video games become more inclusive, the way they tell trans* stories is changing as well.
Jeff Bogle finds that with Amex Membership Rewards®, he can just keep on giving.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).