Merely inviting a more diverse audience to enjoy the outdoors is a great start but it seems likely that having more role models for diverse populations would help others accept these kinds of invitations more readily.
The mountain climbing former Republican governor of New Mexico now wants to climb this country's ultimate political Everest. And he wants the voting public to believe that, as a third party candidate, he can succeed.
As a tourist in Lhasa 24 years ago, Blake Kerr witnessed Chinese soldiers and police massacring unarmed Tibetans, inspiring him to begin documenting the underside of China's military occupation of Tibet.
There are big books that you buy for people you don't completely care about -- gift books, coffee table books. And then there are books like Mountain, books that cost you something to look through, books that repay the effort.
In mid-August, Congress signed off on a bill that will steer $10 billion into schools across the nation, a measure aimed at preventing teacher layoffs. And now there's more, this time to support state education reforms.