That Time I Found Out I’m Kind Of Racist

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Sometimes we learn the hardest truths in unexpected ways.

OnTronik & We Bang Drop “Silence”

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New music from the System of a Down co-founder

Simon Rodia Builds the East Tower of Nuestro Pueblo to Honor His Brother Killed in a Coal Mine Accident

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In paying tribute to Simon Rodia, the Italian-American builder of the L.A. Watts Towers, William Kelley Woolfitt offers a compelling meditation on the ties that bind brothers together.

Looking For a Woman To Hang Out With

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What’s it like to be a mid-life, divorced dad looking for something new and good? David Raether is hopeful.

Caine’s Arcade: Let This 9 Year-Old Inspire You

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Here’s to the ingenuity of the unrestrained young mind. And also to the filmmaker, Nirvan, who organized a movement to give the little boy the awesomest day of his life.

Who Am I? How Did I Get Here?

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Dads & Families has a new editor, but you should still read the site. Meet Whit Honea and take a look through the dad lens. No refunds.

In The First Six Months Of 2013 Los Angeles Police Dogs Only Bit Blacks and Latinos

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The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, known for systemic racial profiling, has sicced dogs on minorities at an increasing rate over the past nine years.

A Nevada Tribe’s Epic Battle To Replace A Deadly Coal Plant With Solar

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Despite all of the suffering, and the long and often seemingly hopeless battle that the Moapa Paiutes have waged against the Reid-Gardner plant, theirs is not just a story of an underprivileged community being exploited by a big company.

My Mother-in-Law Rejects What I Cook

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Cully Perlman shares his desperate attempt to break his Korean mother-in-law of her old-school eating habits. (You’ll be hungry after reading this.)

In Case of Inferno, Evacuate

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How do you face a wildfire? In William Lucas Walker’s case, with grace and a brownie recipe.

Protests Held Across the Nation After the Zimmerman Verdict

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Demonstrations in support of Trayvon Martin grew in both size and intensity Sunday night as protesters in some of America’s largest cities continued expressing their anger at the acquittal of George Zimmerman.

Desperado’s Wife, Katie Couric and Me

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Dennis Danzinger already knew what it’s like to be married to a woman who is the ex-wife of a convicted murderer. And then along came Katie Couric.

Just Pedal, No Push

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A Rockies encounter with an old traveler inspires Pat O’Connor to take a life-altering journey.

Too Many Fatherless Father’s Days

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Patrick Caneday didn’t know what he was missing, growing up without a father around, until he became a father, himself.

I’m a Terrible, Awful Parent

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Does our childish behavior make us bad parents? William Lucas Walker shares a snapshot of his own experience.

Restrictive Residency Rules and the Illusion of Public Safety

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There are risks of increasing restrictive residency rules for sex offenders while reducing their access to resources, and monitoring.