What Ferguson Should’ve Taught Us About Critical Thinking

Police In Riot Gear

As a black man and father, Doyin Richards urges people to think critically before discussing the unrest in Ferguson and other hot-button topics.

#WacoThugs Exposed The Media’s Unfortunate Racist Double Standard


The Waco biker gangs aren’t just murderers — they’re ‘thugs.’ Why won’t the media call them that?

Beyond The Lens: The Riot Act

Indiana University student Kristen Moore leaps across a bonfire on Kirkwood Avenue after Indiana lost to Maryland in the NCAA Championship game Monday night. The crowd became out of control nearly an hour after the game ended.

With hundreds of drunk, angry people looking for excitement, all it takes is a catalyst — in this case, a flying beer bottle — to incite a riot.

Banding Together: The Voice of Youth in Baltimore

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A young group of former gang members shed light on a different side of the Baltimore riots.

American Violence: Will Black Sons Die Before They’re Killed?


Is Violence In America the Result of the Death Within Us?

Why Do Protesters Occupy the Streets?

Why Do Protesters by The All-Nite Images

Patrick DeCarlo examines the rationale behind stopping traffic, blocking bridges, and ruining your commute.

‘Burn This B—- Down!’ and the Mischaracterization of Black Violence in America


Dr. Darron T Smith explains that four hundred years of violence and oppression cannot be assuaged by a few public appeals.

Ferguson: A Slice of the World and the World Itself

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Kenneth Patricio sees #Ferguson as a microcosm of the struggles of a larger world.

Racism and Love in My Backyard: Ferguson

Racism and Love by Leland Francisco

Sarafina Bianco grew up and still lives just down the road from Ferguson, so the roots of racism and anger—and the need for healing—hit close to home.

Major League Baseball and World Series Riots: The Making of a Lifelong Baseball Fan

The author's rendering, as an eight year old

Tom Burns was there with his father when his beloved Detroit Tigers won the 1984 World Series, and Detroit erupted

Real Men Don’t Watch Sports


Is our sports culture hurting men?

The NFL Refs Debacle: A Case Study in Hype


Were the replacement refs this season actually making the worst calls in the history of the NFL?

Anger of Muslims, Part 2: Making Sense in 3D


The violence in the Middle East makes sense when viewed from sufficient perspectives.

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The popular web radio show takes on the 20th anniversary of the Rodney King riots plus tech tidbits & culture commentary.