Yes I know you’re busy, but you still need to go vote.
Mourners, in an all-too-familiar scene, remembered Mike Brown and victims of police brutality with a vigil. To stop the need for these somber gatherings, should taxpayers demand a zero-tolerance law?
The black community is consistently disappointed at black politicians who don’t use their platform to talk about racism.
Actor Keith Wallace was face down in Philadelphia’s Love Park during his one-man, silent protest against police brutality.
Philadelphian Dan Rouse, a young black man, is angered at that footage of Mike Brown robbing a store was released to the public.
Christopher “Flood the Drummer®” Norris has never used the drumsticks awarded to him for winning the 2008 Drum-Off Store Championships. He’s considering removing them from the plastic for DrumDuel®.
“12 jurors swallowed the Twinkie defense and let a murderer off with a slap on the wrist, and 20 second graders saw right through it.” – Amelia
What the Anthony Weiner scandal teaches us about cheating and power dynamics between the sexes in America.
Neill O’Farrell believes we should take the simple phrase “who am I to judge” and use it as a mantra for better living.
Tsach Gilboa doesn’t care what Anthony Weiner does in his private life with his phone. He does care whether he serves the people as a politician.
Often, when people say “politics” or “political,” they spit the words out like bitter pills. And, rightfully so.
A man’s brave journey from childhood abuse to self love, redemption and hope. As told my Christian M. Lyons.
If a friend told you, “Even you know that an adopted child will never feel the same as one you gave birth to,” what would you say? Here is one dad’s answer.
Do you know what everyday racism looks like? Sami Jankins keeps her eyes open to it.
In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.
Dean Kostos expertly weds form and content in this poem–a villanelle–whose use of refrain and repetition reflects an old man’s movement through time and memory.
Yale psychiatrist Matthew Goldenberg wonders if, given the long-term neuropsychiatric risks, we should still be playing football.
As video games become more inclusive, the way they tell trans* stories is changing as well.
Everyone has a Thanksgiving story to tell. These came in at 140 characters or less.
When the world becomes a little too real, Jesse Kornbluth suggests: “Let’s have some unreality. Some beauty. Some genius.”
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You’ll thank Thomas Fiffer for this helpful guide to surviving hellish holiday dysfunction.
We think we want someone “nice” with a “sparkling personality,” but in the primal crevices of our brains, online daters just want to bone hotties.
Alex Yarde shares a first look at the six-part episodic game series based on the Emmy Award®-winning television series.
Jeff Bogle finds that with Amex Membership Rewards®, he can just keep on giving.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).