How to Stay Alive in America

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In the wake of yet another (and another, and another) police killing of a Black citizen, Aja Barber refuses to take her privileges for granted.

You’re Projecting It Onto Us White People!

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Matthew Salesses on the dilemma of how to talk about adoption without hurting loved ones.

Share Your Sports Passion – Join Our Sports Writing Team

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We’re growing – if you love sports, we’d love for you to write for us! Share your unique sports “take” with the millions who visit this site every month!

Funny or Die’s Satire: A Biting Illustration of White Male Privilege

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On the heels of the viral ’10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman’ video, Funny or Die brings us ’10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Man’

Checking Athletes’ Privilege

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Mike Kasdan takes a hard look at the roots of the privilege we confer on star athletes, and its devastating effect on society.

Almost Normal

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People who are “normal” often don’t even know what that feels like.

‘Upon stumbling by chance, on a man waist-deep in quicksand, I need a second to process…’

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Award winning slam poet Guante with a metaphor for our times. A brilliant spoken word performance of “Quicksand”.

Celebrate Your Blessings. Check Your Privileges.

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Luke Davis explores the key differences between a blessing and a privilege.

I am My Brother’s Keeper

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Who are your brothers, who is your sister. Let’s bring back thoughts of humanity as family.

My Research Is My Therapy

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Warren Blumenfeld takes us on a person journey of self realization and social awareness. We can all learn from his Research Therapy.

Can Men Be Objectified By Women?

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It’s the question we’ve all been asking, and Shannon Ridgway is here to clear a few things up.

Race and Class in Harlem: A 21st Century Perspective

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It’s time to talk the right talk when it comes to combating poverty in America.

When Will You Grab Your Saw?

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Aaron W. Voyles looks at how the constructions of a superhero lead to violence.

Cutting in Line Is Not OK—Unless You Use ReservationHop

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Power has its privileges, but apps can level the playing field—unless of course, they’re designed to entitle the entitled.

On Privilege Checking: The Story of My RateMyProfessors.com Chili Pepper

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History professor Oliver Lee Bateman checks the various privileges symbolized by a single flaming chili pepper.

Why Men Need a Movement (And Why It Isn’t “Men’s Rights”)

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Matthew Dean believes that fighting for other people is noble. And he believes that fighting for women and women’s rights is noble. But he also sees the need for men to fight for the specific issues that impact them.