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Website Removes Racist 'Save A Dog, Eat A Chinese' T-Shirts

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.07.2017 | Style

For some weird reason, ironic graphic T-shirts are a persistent part of fashion. Sometimes they’re adorable (here’s a pickle with a smiley face). ...

Fat Shaming Can Literally Break Your Heart

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 02.21.2017 | Healthy Living

When it comes to the way people stigmatize different body shapes and sizes, words can hurt more than just your feelings. New research suggests they ma...

Growing Up Smith: Q&A With Anjul Nigam

Jim Luce | Posted 01.31.2017 | Entertainment
Jim Luce

"No explosions, no violence, no profanity!" is the mantra behind every production backed by Brittany House Pictures, and the company's latest project,...

Why Simon Sinek's Video on Millennials Was Wrong

Jared Buckley | Posted 01.20.2017 | Business
Jared Buckley

I love your books Mr. Sinek, but with all due respect, your answer on millennials in the workplace was wrong. Unless you've been without internet fo...

Tell A Different Story About Santa This Holiday Season

The Conversation US | Posted 12.23.2016 | Religion
The Conversation US

Peggy Albers, Georgia State University It is that time of year again: People are dusting off their holiday decorations in order to make their homes ...

Hollywood Needs More Brown Superheroes

Rohil Aniruth | Posted 12.15.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Rohil Aniruth

The color of your skin, and your cultural background is never a hindrance.

There is no such thing as Tom Boys!

Rubiena Duarte | Posted 11.23.2016 | Parents
Rubiena Duarte

know you Supermoms are already doing all of this with your own littles ones so please take a minute and think about is there anything else you can be doing in the outside world so we can move away from hearing the absurdity of girls proving whether or not they are Tom Boys in 2016 and our kids can be whoever they choose to be!

Trump: Ben Carson Perfect For HUD Because 'It Has The Word Urban In It'

James Schlarmann | Posted 11.23.2016 | Comedy
James Schlarmann

Find more satirical news stories like this one on The Political Garbage Chute. NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- President-Elect Donald J. Trump has already been...

Trying Out Unusual Things: A Challenge to Oneself or an Act of Showing Off?

Marianna Glynska | Posted 11.17.2016 | Impact
Marianna Glynska

We all want to be different, we all want to be unique. That's one of the reasons we try various things for self-expression. We choose special clothes,...

Jordan’s Female Taxi Drivers Crash Through Stereotypes

Women & Girls Hub | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 11.08.2016 | Home

A group of women in Jordan are defying gender roles for a career on the road. While it’s not easy working in a male-dominated sector, the country’...

(Re)Frame of Reference

KidSpirit | Posted 10.27.2016 | Religion
KidSpirit

By contributing writer Lizsandra Montiel for KidSpirit's The Stranger issue. I wasn't doing great in school. My parents always talked about switch...

Devaluing Colleagues: We Do It Everyday.

Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D. | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
Christine M. Riordan, Ph.D.

"He's overweight. If he doesn't care about himself, he doesn't care about his work." "She doesn't sound like she is from around here, how will she fit...

The Secret I Learned From a Homeless Woman in San Francisco’s Worst Neighborhood

John Weirick | Posted 10.07.2016 | Impact
John Weirick

A few years ago, I took a trip to San Francisco that changed my life. It wasn’t a cushy vacation with sightseeing and luxurious hotels and fancy res...

How to Avoid Picking Up Prejudice from the Media

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.27.2016 | Entertainment
Greater Good Science Center

By Amanda Sharples, Elizabeth Page-Gould In 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, killing more than a thousand people and leaving tens of th...

How 'Parks and Rec' Embraced Diversity and Shattered Stereotypes

Charlene Haparimwi | Posted 09.01.2016 | Entertainment
Charlene Haparimwi

'Parks and Rec' had Amy Poehler's golden touch all over it. It was smart and hilarious without ever going in the dirt for jokes. It even had a diverse and vibrant cast that brought the plot to the next level and gave it a life of its own.

Short People (and Other Labels)

Ryan Phipps | Posted 08.21.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

A PICTURE My spouse and I took our kids to the library at Bryant Park last week. You may not know this, but it was Winnie the Pooh's 95th birthday,...

The Stereotypical Reactions South Asian Women Traveling Solo Are Subjected To

Brown Girl Magazine | Posted 08.16.2016 | Women
Brown Girl Magazine

Female solo traveling is a phenomenon which is still quite new to the world at large, but the idea of traveling solo in a nation that is obsessed with saas-bahu dramas is needless to say, extraordinarily unusual.

Pokemon GO And The Video Game Stereotypes You Missed Growing Up

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 08.11.2016 | Comedy
Sajeel Qureshi

Suddenly, thanks to Pokemon Go, retro video games are all the rage and Nintendo is back! Kids and parents are having deep conversations about video game lore past and present.

Mom And Dad Are Better With Technology Than You Think, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.12.2016 | Fifty

Forget the stereotype of older people fumbling around with smartphones and not being able to find the power button on a computer. A new study says tha...

This Entrepreneur Shows Why It's So Important To Have Dolls For Boys Of Color

The Huffington Post | Felicia Kelley | Posted 08.08.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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What Khizr Khan Teaches Us About America

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 08.04.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Greenblatt

Humayun Khan was an American hero, but his story is not an exception to a rule. His family's story is far more representative of Muslim American aspirations than the phantasmagorical stereotypes so often used to portray Muslims.

How To Stop The Racist In You

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 08.05.2016 | Science
Greater Good Science Center

There are many fronts in the campaign against bias, both implicit and explicit, but they all have one thing in common: us. We are all potentially part of the problem--and we can all become a part of the solution.

Black Women Are Reclaiming The 'Loud' Stereotype With A Powerful Hashtag

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.15.2016 | Black Voices

When Erica Garner walked into ABC News’ Presidential Townhall on race on Thursday, she expected to be productive. She expected to be respected. She ...

Is It Racism Or Unconscious Bias?

Caroline Turner | Posted 07.15.2016 | Crime
Caroline Turner

To create a culture of inclusiveness requires that we all look at and acknowledge our unconscious biases - so we can do something about the ones that are unfair or cause harm to others.

Why Healthy Inspo Could Make You Unhealthy

Lisa Cox | Posted 07.12.2016 | Women
Lisa Cox

When you think of women's health and wellness, you might think of those stereotypical images. You know the ones. It's hard to miss them, especially...