America has an empathy problem.
From the NFL to the NBA to Professional Soccer, from LeBron James to Reggie Bush, athletes join in solidarity and protest: #ICantBreathe
The “Actorvist” who went viral after playing dead in Philly’s Love Park pens an emotional essay on Ferguson.
“Black men are not inherently nefarious.” Dr. Charles Corprew offers the science behind the spiral of racism and violence.
Shirin-Banou Barghi created this series of graphics dedicated to the victims to those killed by police officers.
“A more professional organization,” cited as reason why Philly cops wouldn’t have overreacted like their counterparts in Ferguson.
Historian Louis Venters reexamines the life of a forgotten African-American intellectual and religious leader, and explains why the battle for racial justice is neverending.
J. Rudy Flesher is disappointed that his fellow White Americans won’t acknowledge the pattern of unarmed black men killed by police.
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.
We may feel indestructible in college, but it can’t hurt to prepare just in case we’re wrong.
Kisses of “I love you” can get you far but Sue Nador thinks two simple words get you further.
A dad who wants the best life possible for his daughter looks out on the higher education landscape. Is college still the best answer?
Counting the days between Neo and Nazi.
There are things that trump the Super Bowl–and Seattle Seahawks Cornerback Richard Sherman is the unlikely one ready to prove what’s most important
A blueprint for eradicating recidivism . . . Operation Fresh Start ™
You have a strong balance in your 401k, but wellness coach, Jason Gootman, wants to know:
How well are you saving for your “wellness retirement”?
Stephen Scott Whitaker channels Henry David Thoreau in this meditation on the natural world.
Each week The Friday Sports Dump looks at the world of sports and ridicules the evil that permeates within the sanctity of sports. At the same time, we strive to stay positive by balancing the bad with the pure stories that keep our sports heart blemished but not rotten.
How to be more than average, by Vaughn Granier.
Some people have a natural ability to be a Parent, and perhaps your one of those people. But is the timing right?
Pulp find their way around the statement, “I’m a Man.”
Philadelphia City Councilman, Jim Kenney, who resigned from his position after 23 years to run for Mayor, is regarded for his wit and “institutional knowledge.”
Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and deeds. What kind of hero would you be?
“Work is simply another playground in which to explore our personal evolution.” ~ Mark Darren Gregor
Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori questions the necessity for kids to “take responsibility” at the expense of kindness.