‘The Force Awakens’ Fuels ‘Stars Wars’ Powerful Legacy of Black Men

Aaron Barksdale shines a light on the heritage of black male actors in Star Wars movies over time, and today.

The Country of Brunei is Exploring the Possibility of Stoning Gay People to Death

Taking an unexpected lead in the world’s most abominable laws against homosexuality is the southeast Asian country of Brunei, which will soon list death by stoning as a possible punishment for gay sex.

“Do you want to be “right,” or happy in fulfilling relationships?”

This comment by Lynn Beisner on the post Is Ultra-Conservative Media Stealing Our Nation’s Grandparents?

Making a Kramer Out of Melissa Harris-Perry

Why the media’s coverage of the Melissa Harris-Perry controversy wrongfully made her into a villain.

Alec Baldwin Leaves MSNBC

Actor’s recent homophobic comments cited as cause.

Even After Repeal of DOMA, Some States Refuse to Provide Military Benefits to Same Sex Couples

Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi, have refused to grant benefits to same-sex couples that are members of their National Guards

Melissa Harris-Perry: We Need a More Collective View of Parenting (VIDEO)

Melissa Harris-Perry says that we need a more collectivist approach to raising children. Do you agree or disagree?

The Elephant in the Room: Militarism

Jeff Cohen believes militarism and perpetual war are our country’s biggest problems.

A Reverence for Reproductive Justice

Rev. Matthew Westfox appears on MSNBC to talk about Christianity and reproductive rights.

Breaking News: Firefighters Shot At While Responding To A Fire

One injury, a spreading fire, and as yet a lot of unanswered questions.

Video: Joe Scarborough’s Heartfelt Change of Position on Gun Control

In a tearful moment, Joe Scarborough explains how the shootings at Newtown have caused him to change his position on gun control.

Men Need to Learn to Ask For Help

Andrew Smiler discusses the importance of men asking for help, and why “going it alone” can only do harm.

Why Are So Many Veterans Failing College?

MSNBC investigates why 88 percent of veterans who enroll in college drop out after their first year.

A Very Important Book

While departing to far flung and exotic locales this summer, many of you may come across a book being read a certain sect of the jet set. That book, “Twilight of the Elites” by the erudite Chris Hayes may just change both the way you look at, and quite possibly, change the world.

Screw You, Time Magazine Breastfeeding Cover! Detachment Parenting

Jamie Reidy shares a hilarious essay on the opposite of “attachment parenting” by Sarah Maizes.