What a Civil Rights Pioneer Taught Me about the Power of Shame to Motivate

Rosa Parks made history, but she didn’t act alone. It took the choice of a powerless teen to shame the movement into action.

Soldiers Are Not Our Only Heroes

Shawn Henfling thinks we can all agree that Irena Sendler was a hero, but is consensus required?

Will the Events in Ferguson Result in Real Change?

Clearly the events in Ferguson Missouri are sparking a national conversation about racism and policing in America today, but that doesn’t necessarily mean anything concrete will change.

Questioning Culture: Our Addiction to Growth

If you think the economy is more important than the environment, try holding your breath while counting your money.

No, We Are Not “Making It About Race”: An Interview With Samuel James

“If you can figure out how to get a Facebook account, you can figure out how not to be racist.” — Samuel Jones

Statue of Frederick Douglas Unveiled in D.C.

Frederick Douglas joined fellow black Americans in Emancipation Hall when a 7-foot bronze statue was unveiled earlier this week.

Child-Free Sections on Airline Take Flight Amidst Controversy

John Kinnear parses the praise and cries of discrimination on Quiet Zones in economy class sections

A Practical Guide to Bravery

Carl Pettit offers a taxonomy of bravery for the rest of us to emulate.

It Is Black History Month in America

Jack Varnell suggests we all look a little bit deeper as we celebrate Black History Month.