Entertainment is a powerful tool of control. Do those who own the media own you?
Rapper Meek Mill and Darrin Manning were both stopped on Girard Avenue in Philly because they looked suspicious, which is code word for black.
You hear about the worst, the shooting sprees, the psychopaths, but how is daily crime in the U.S.A. and how are men involved?
Rape is a zero tolerance crime of violence, especially heinous when children are the victims. So why should the rich get away without jail time?
Gerard Richardson was recently released after spending twenty years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Was this a one time mistake or just more proof that our justice system is failing?
Reid Maki of The Child Labor Coalition reflects on the recent passing of human rights legend Robin Romano.
If a law based on perceived fear can be used as an excuse to murder, shouldn’t a substance test be issued immediately to the shooter to confirm they didn’t have an altered perception of reality?
Raising the minimum wage, far from being a comprehensive solution, is at best a temporary fix to a much more fundamental problem.
Every year, stories emerge that serve as a reminder that the American system of justice means injustice for too many, with some receiving little or no punishment for egregious offenses, while others receive harsh or faulty punishment for much less. Here are some of the worst injustices of 2013:
Mark Sherman says that our society is gradually recognizing the full humanity of all of us, even if it sometimes seems like it’s taking forever.
This guy even has his own theme song.
Andrea Lawful-Trainer tells the story of when a business associate told her to tone down her personality.
Alex Yarde looks at Marvel’s recent diversity moves with cautious optimism.
Think music is just for listening purposes? Think again.
Reconnecting with an old friend reminds Thomas Fiffer of his own struggle to regain self-respect.
Brandon Greene is facing a balancing act: doing what’s best for his arriving son while not losing pieces of himself.
What do you need to go from IDK to DIY Hero?
Samantha Hines of My Three Sons speaks on hidden pressures kids sometimes feel
Recovering from a divorce is one thing. Admitting you loved him after the years of hurt is another.
A story of love for a great man.
Charles J Orlando shares the top seven tips for identifying that scary four letter word.
While out exploring with my son, we came across a pleasant surprise.
As you’ve already guessed because the poster is right there at the top of this post, my pick is The Legend of Billie Jean.
This teddy bear just won the internet’s heart.
Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts watched in horror as a white guy, high as a kite, got away with crashing his car and hiding his drugs right in front of the cops.
What does it look like to the other person when you can’t put your phone down while having a conversation? This video nails it.