How Unconscious Racism Kills

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An Integrative Psychiatrist on how we create racism, how our brains work on racism, and how we can train our brains to break the cycle.

Now, More Than Ever, Our Children Need a Village

Now, More Than Ever, Childrne Need a Village

“There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.”-Nelson Mandela

How To Be a Leader From Within


Jose Aviles is working on building the leaders of tomorrow, starting with focusing on others.

Rookie Racist: How Did My 6-year-old Boy Become Scared of the “Dark Man” in the Laundromat?

Rookie Racist

Australian father Ryan Heffernan opens up about the breathtaking day his young son expressed racism and how a vision of Nelson Mandela stealing TVs saved the day.

Beyond Recess: When Disability Plays a Role in the Decline of Education for Students in the US

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Erin Kelly, a writer with cerebral palsy, reflects on her experience as a disabled student, and the striking increase of young people who aren’t getting the education they deserve.

Son Aims to Fill Father’s Grammy-Award Winning Shoes

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Thamsanqa Shabalala is bravely becoming the face of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, a renowned South African a cappella singing group.

Psychology and the Chance of Bringing Peace to Syria


With 100,000 people killed and 10 million displaced, is there hope for peace in Syria? Yes. But only if we can overcome the self-defeating psychology of revenge.

The Top Google Searches of 2013 (And What We Didn’t Search, But Perhaps Should Have)

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Michael Stusser looks at what our searches say about us.

A Case Against LGBT Violence

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba on why he supports LGBT rights.

This South African Archbishop makes a compelling case for standing up against LGBT violence.

Funeral Outrage


Conservative outrage over President Obama’s behavior at Nelson Mandela’s funeral reflects an old and ugly trend.

You Can’t Depoliticize Nelson Mandela


It’s okay to talk about Nelson Mandela’s politics, because you can’t really understand his life and times without discussing them.

In Tribute to Nelson Mandela


Vuyisile Colossa will remember his match against Caros Fodor at One FC 13 “Moment of Truth” for much more than a simple victory.

Five Reasons Why Nelson Mandela is an Epochal Figure for LGBT Rights

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Nelson Mandela stood up for the rights many groups, including the LGBT. Here are a few things you might not know about.

What Can America Learn From Nelson Mandela? (Video)

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Dr. Vibe and his allies discuss the legacy of Nelson Mandela, and what possible lessons Americans could learn from him.

Nelson Mandela: Why the Backlash is Wrong


Wilkine Brutus on how the absurd comments against Mandela are lacking the full scope of context.

Six Things Nelson Mandela Believed That Most People Won’t Talk About

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It’s tempting to homogenize Nelson Mandela’s views into something everyone can support. But he did not seek — or obtain — universal approval.