History has largely ignored the man who taught nonviolence to Martin Luther King, Jr.
We celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. JJ Vincent has the story a key leader you’ve probably never heard of.
On MLK Day 2014, John Lash asks us to fully realize the profound power of our daily actions both to change ourselves and to change others.
The truths he spoke as a living man don’t necessarily match the narrative that’s been fitted onto him as a dead icon.
Photographer Dick Simon went to Washington to be a witness to the way things have changed in the past 50 years — and some ways they have not. Here are the photos and stories of people he found there.
Frederick Douglas joined fellow black Americans in Emancipation Hall when a 7-foot bronze statue was unveiled earlier this week.
Larchmont Elementary used the time during MLK day and No Name Calling week to talk about civil rights and the great leaders that fought for them.
Kai M. Green insists that too many times, oppressed people use whatever power they have secured to oppress another, instead of using that power to challenge the hierarchal order of things.
Dorothy Cotton said, “It should not be forgotten that change is possible, as painful as it is to remember it. But change is possible.”
“Move down into the inner resources of [your] own soul and sign with pen and ink of self-assertive manhood [your] own Emancipation Proclamation.”
Lynn Biesner insists that the much-needed men’s revolution will first require a re-imagining of our social structure.
Brian Lewis, President of Men Recovering from Military Sexual Trauma (MR. MST) discusses the persistent invisibility of male sexual assault victims.
Should suing the President be limited and impeachment reserved for the constitutional definition of “treason,bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”?
Steve O’Neill proposes that we start doing things in a world that tells us not to.
Tony Hawk joins the growing list of people declaring that marriage is an equal right.
This mind-blowing video puts our place in the universe in startling perspective.
Grace, Empathy and kindness Make our Day
“When we face our emotions, we can learn what they are trying to tell us about what we need and value,” writes psychologist Sandy Peace.
Feel smug about your level of skill, but don’t consider your smugness a sign of your education.
When his pregnant wife decided that she didn’t want to take elaborate maternity photos, an expecting father decided he didn’t want to miss out on the experience. The result is HILARIOUS.
Have you ever heard yourself saying the wrong thing to the wrong person? and you knew it wasn’t cool to keep talking? but you did it anyway?
It doesn’t matter that the giggles may not have been directed at him. Tony Posnanski shares a powerful moment in his recovery from food addiction.
Male Survivor Executive Director Chris Anderson pleads with Richard Dawkins to stop diminishing the experiences of other survivors.
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.
Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.