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Faithful Shopper: Re-Cycle Your Fitness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 04.16.2015 | New York
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Faith Hope Consolo

It's spring at last, and time to get yourself in shape for summer. One of the great exercises around, that's particularly easy on the joints, is cycling.

Hollywood, The Police and Ourselves: A Shared Responsibility for a Better Future

Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.13.2015 | Black Voices
Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D.

Whether you are a Hollywood executive, a corporate sponsor, a progressive Police Chief, or a common Jane or Joe that wants to see a less divided society, we will all play a role in creating a new and better future. If we choose to cast ourselves in that role.

Muslim Woman Calls Growing Up In The U.S. 'A Privilege And A Responsibility'

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.08.2015 | Religion

The Huffington Post launched a series of animated videos on Monday portraying "What it Means to be Muslim in America," and HuffPost Live continued the...

Passover Persian Style

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 04.01.2015 | Los Angeles
Dora Levy Mossanen

Family, friends, and loud children begin to trickle in; delicious waves of gossip swell and spread. Compliments sprinkle around like sugarcoated almonds. "What a sumptuous spread." "You look more beautiful than the full moon." "How in the world do you manage?"

The Day I Realized I Wasn't American

Iulia Gulia | Posted 03.20.2015 | Women
Iulia Gulia

I was in 5th grade when I realized I wasn't American. Not that I hadn't had some awareness of that fact from an early age. I mean, when you're 10 and can articulate the basic premises of communism, you start to understand that maybe you're not exactly from the land of Twinkies.

Giuliani Puts His Foot in His Mouth

Mike Smith | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics
Mike Smith

More cartoons from Mike Smith....

The Newly Renovated Harvard Art Museums: An Artist's Perspective

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 04.26.2015 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

As I walked up the familiar steps and entrance everything seemed as it had been during my time as a student. The inside, however, was quite different and the courtyard was bathed in light, still surrounded by some familiar artwork.

If It's February, This Must Be Brussels

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.23.2015 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

Yes, it's a twist on the 1969 film starring Suzanne Pleshette and Charlie Cartwright "If it's Tuesday, this must be Belgium," about a group of American tourists zipping through Europe on a bus tour with barely time to see anything.

Belgian Comic Strip Center, Not Just a Laughing Matter

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.12.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Fast-forward to the 20th Century when comic strips took on a life of their own, became animated, went from 2D to 3D, discovered marketing, morphed into a mega industry, and started raking in millions of dollars.

How Culturally Color Blind Are We Today?

Rachel Chang | Posted 04.06.2015 | Women
Rachel Chang

I'm anxious to see how the general audience accepts a sitcom about an Asian-American family in this social media age. I'm anxious to see if it will change the way people look at one another in everyday life.

Beirut+ TV: Lebanon's Online Animated Satire

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.18.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It's tough being a satirist amid countless known and invisible threats, but that hasn't deterred Maya Zankoul, Toni Yammine and their merry group from poking fun at all things Lebanese via Beirut+ TV.

Citizen Keane: The Big Lies Behind the Big Eyes

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 02.25.2015 | Books
Michael Nirenberg

My generation discovered the big-eyed waifs at grandma's house or in the marginalia of our local thrift shops. The generation older than me knows that at one point Margaret Keane's big-eyed paintings of children were everywhere.

Jinn, Sex, Atheism Strike Egyptian Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.20.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

In today's topsy-turvy environment, all bets are off. Rather than focus on critical upcoming legislative elections and a major conference to help attract investments to Egypt's struggling economy, TV channels seem sidelined by matters that raise eyebrows and questions given their timing.

Immigration Flows Through My Veins

Jennifer Burden | Posted 01.25.2015 | Impact
Jennifer Burden

I am an American, a citizen of the United States of America. I will not forget how I got here. I will not forget that my ancestors were welcomed. I, too, have immigration to this great country in my veins. I am very proud of it. And, I will not let it be forgotten.

Bridging Jewish Generations

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 01.11.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Millennial Jews are not joining synagogues at the same rate as their parents and certainly not at the same rate as their grandparents. Many Jewish leaders are struggling to understand this new generation, which will have a profound impact on the future of Jewish life in America.

Stop What You're Doing and Watch AmeriCAN

The Root | Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele | Posted 11.02.2014 | Black Voices

Empathy. It’s probably one of the most difficult emotions to teach. It’s the emotion that President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama want mo...

Why Candidates Shouldn't Ignore Asian-American Voters

Andrew Lam | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Andrew Lam

Asians and Pacific Islanders (APIs) are a fast-growing population, and as a voting bloc, their numbers have nearly doubled since 2000, but political candidates continue to ignore them, according to a new study.

You Can Has Cheezburger: A Guide To Potential Cheeses And What Toppings to Pair Them With

Epicurious | Posted 11.24.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

Can one really stick to just one type of cheese with just one combination of toppings? Answer: Absolutely not.

Forms of Table Service

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 11.19.2014 | Taste
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Originally, French service meant all the food served at a meal was placed on the table at once, and guests passed the platters and served themselves, what we think of today as family style. The modern buffet style of dining evolved from this.

My Story of Depression, Culture and Community

Giovannah Philippeaux | Posted 11.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Giovannah Philippeaux

My family did the best they could, but like in many Caribbean and African-American families, the symptoms and afflictions of depression were never addressed. At best, you get prayed over or, in my case, you get offered the option of an exorcism.

Is This The Most American Grill Ever?

Foodbeast | Posted 08.29.2014 | Taste
Foodbeast

The beast is confidently called 'America's Finest Grill' and features a Mount Rushmore replica.

An Afternoon of Following 'Art Everywhere'

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 10.28.2014 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

Sometimes you need to look up -- at a billboard -- to be inspired. Or, even a bus shelter. I did. And I was inspired. However, I must admit, it was the historic American artwork on the billboards and bus shelter that stirred my enthusiasm.

Form Follows Dysfunction: The Enduring Legacy of a Strategic Failure

Paul Gunther | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Paul Gunther

Besides some failed emblem of American exceptionalism shining brightly abroad, it seems reasonable to conclude that national security and its according intelligence tools were and remain the principle role for such a massive presence abroad.

British-American Translation

Robin Koerner | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Everyone knows the old saw, attributed to George Bernard Shaw, "Britain and America are two countries, divided by a common language." Fortunately, there is a simple formula for translating between them: the British understate, while the Americans overstate.

The Messy, Imperfect Blog Post

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Reflect on the lessons you've learned recently. Reflect on what you might want to change. Reflect on how you might bust out of your comfort zone to get there. Be imperfect. But be real. Know that's the best way to be. And know that, in the end, it will all be fine.