Even the most successful people in life get discouraged, experience rejection, make mistakes and doubt themselves. In fact, adversity is inevitable, and it is those challenges that make us stronger.
Dear Civitas Institute, Thanks for including me in your Moral Monday Protesters database. I'm sure I speak for many of those arrested for civil disobedience protesting North Carolina's Tea Party legislature who are happy to find our name, residence, and employer are usefully listed on the Internet.
By the time he reached his 20s, Nathan knew he had a choice to make. He could either live a closeted life within the church, or come out. There was no doubt in his mind that he would be rejected for the latter.
Barbecue has evolved along disparate paths around the nation, led down these trails by the racial and ethnic immigrants. Indeed, barbecue sauce is a purely American cultural phenomenon.
If the Republican-dominated legislature votes as expected, scientists will be prohibited from factoring in the anticipated impact of climate change on Carolina's low-lying coastal communities. Why are these politicos forcing the hand of the scientists?
North Carolina Congresswoman Renee Ellmers, who is running against Clay Aiken this November, urged the Republican Party, especially men in the party, to bring policy discussion "down to a woman's level."
So why is the NRA allowing its leadership, membership, and special guests to be forced to undergo the indignity of being stripped of their guns with little more than a whimper? Well, because to do otherwise would frankly be nuts.
The state of North Carolina is hoping that The Hunger Games will show the world its diverse beauty. They're making sure the odds are forever in their favor.
Republicans and private telecoms maintain that cities lack the capacity to build and manage broadband networks. They're empirically wrong. Of the 160 municipally owned broadband networks, the successes vastly outnumber the failures.
In order to serve black men in the most effective, efficient, and just ways, we need all colleges and universities to examine their practices that keep black men out and that work against black student male success.
An unlikely alliance of trial lawyers and Christian fundamentalists continues to defend the prerogative of jilted spouse to turn love triangles into quadrangles--with the state judicial system as a fourth wheel.
Ignorance requires no evidence and no research. It can be endlessly repeated and rapidly spread. It inflames passions. Its pervasiveness wears down those who attempt to combat it. Which brings me to North Carolina Governor Patrick McCrory.
In North Carolina this week, we were distracted yet again by the 'marriage' issue from the real matter at hand: equality. Which we can achieve by demanding the legality of civil unions.
We have two significant problems with the job market in the current recovery -- a labor surplus and a labor shortage. High unemployment and a lack of ...
Barbecue has evolved along disparate paths around the nation, led down these trails by the racial and ethnic immigrants who settled there. Indeed, barbecue sauce is a cultural phenomenon.
State capitals may be hotbeds of partisan madness, but they are also the hubs around which local economies, cultures and sentiments spin.