When the World Falls Apart, How to Move From Anger to Love

The story behind Soul Fam’s new release, Envision, and how the gift of poetry and music carried one artist into a place of love and compassion.

Letters From Africa: Why an Anti-Gay Stance is Threatening to All of Us

African countries’ anti-gay stance hurts more than just African LGBT people.

On the Road of Life & Death

In Kenya, where only 3% of the population owns cars, what makes drivers slow down? How might we see roads differently?

Just Because You Are Labeled a Terrorist Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Be Right.

Alex Dick-Godfrey finds that al Shabaab might have a valid point about occupying forces in Somalia.

Today, I am Kenyan

Richard Hess, a Drama teacher on a Fulbright Scholarship to teach in Kenya, struggles to understand Kenyan humor, and learns a bit about eating along the way.

Man-to-Man with Ned Breslin of Water For People

Cameron Conaway interviews award-winning social entrepreneur Ned Breslin.

Richard Turere: The 13-Year-Old Whose Invention Made Peace With Lions (TEDTalks)

Young inventor Richard Turere talks about his invention “lion lights,” an elegant way he designed to protect his family’s cattle from lion attacks.

Sparking a Global Conversation: Vasectomy Files 9

“Everywhere I go, people, be they rich or poor, black or white, men or women, all express the same unease and frustration about modern life with its crowded cities, crowded roads, crowded schools and crowded hospitals.”

Our Mission: The Vasectomy Files 8

The Vasectomy Project is encouraging men to join forces and take responsibly for family planning. This is an opportunity to bring people together to talk about our collective responsibility while offering men a concrete way to contribute towards a solution by having a vasectomy.

Police and COPS: The Vasectomy Files 7

Jonathan Stack’s scary—but funny—experience with being nearly arrested in Guinea leads to a revelation.

The Lost Boys of Sudan: 12 Years Later (VIDEO)

Getting resettled in the U.S. was a miracle none of the Lost Boys could ever have imagined on their years-long odyssey.

New Rites of Passage for Young Men

How to create meaningful rites that young men want to experience.

Combating Violence on Chicago’s Streets: The Cure Violence Initiative

Dr. Gary Slutkin asserts that the epidemic of violence should be treated as a public health issue, and so far his methods are working.

Would You Help Your Competitor Get to the Finish Line? (Photo)

Fernández Anaya was near the end of a cross country race when he saw his competitor make a mistake.

Technology: You CAN Stop the Signal: Anchor Slows Down East Africa’s Access [@cijithegeek]

What is it with ships boldly going where they are not supposed to go? Captain Kirk wasn’t involved, but with these kind of shenanigans, it’d be easy to see how people could think it was his handiwork.