From the hairless pates of medieval monks to long-haired hippies to Hip-Hop cornrows, hair has always been as much on our minds as on our heads.
It's not only kids who can be hilarious when they speak what they believe is the truth. And it's not only kids whose utterances can portray a deeper meaning than they ever intended.
By cultivating attitudes and practices that release self-induced pressure, you can have the work-life balance that you want. Even the smallest decisions can transform the way you work and live.
I still entertain dreams of moving my wife to Brooklyn Heights on a quest for the Cosby dream -- kids, a brownstone, and community engagement. The Cosby's taught us so much without being a public service announcement.
The point is, these conditions are not conducive to a healthy learning environment. And they are not conducive to a healthy teaching environment. And it's why supporting the striking teachers in Chicago is imperative. So, what are they fighting for?
I stopped worrying about being a picture-perfect dad a few years ago. And I actually think it's helped me do a better job with this parenting gig.
From Jim Gaffigan's classic bacon bit to some awesome Bill Cosby throwbacks, this super-funny Spotify playlist is sure to get you cracking up.
A child of the 1980s who's openly critical of the cultural trends he identifies, author David Sirota describes the Huxtable Effect as the source of "two of the most deceptive arguments" supporting the idea that race can be "transcended."
When exposed to the light, the NRA's agenda becomes toxic. And Americans want nothing to do with those who conspire to bring about the gun lobby's dangerous "guns everywhere" vision they saw played out that February night in Sanford, Florida.
In 2011, Robbie Robertson's album How To Become Clairvoyant was not only one of the more satisfying releases of the year, but it also was the artist's most personal statement about his life, covering topics from spirituality to the breakup of The Band.
For those wanting a respite from today's low, "in-your-face" brand of comedy, here are a few tried-and-true classics featuring these top screen comediennes. These special ladies made us laugh -- and feel smart -- at the same time.
Imagine sipping a latte at your local coffee shop, and some crazy dude in the rest room throws open the door and hollers for more toilet paper. He's perched on the bowl, hairy legs spread apart. What would you do?
The South Carolina primary dominated this news this week, with two debates (and two standing ovations for Newt Gingrich). But Newt wasn't the only can...
Privilege often blinds people to the reality of being a poor black male while care and interest is often the mask used to shield a disdain for them.
Parents have always taken pride in telling kids how hard things were in the "good old days." But the "things used to be tougher" gambit may be losing some of its power. Thanks, in part, to climate change.
In school, the lines were clearly drawn -- it was black and white. With what I wore, what I looked like and the fact that I had more white friends than black ones, I was straying too far from what it meant to "act black."