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The U.S. Loves Football, Brain Injuries Not So Much

Laura Lee Carter | Posted 10.30.2013 | Sports
Laura Lee Carter

After suffering a terrible fall from my bike five years ago, I experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI). From that perspective, I find the present attention on injured NFL players interesting.

What Shocked Me About My Trip To America

Phoebe Dodds | Posted 10.19.2013 | Teen
Phoebe Dodds

New York and London are two of the world's most visited cities, and it's not difficult to see why. The fact off the matter is, both England and America are great countries, and it is their individualities which make both so intriguing to visit/live in.

Black Males and the Nature of Suspicion: Uncovering What Really Killed Trayvon Martin

Roderick Carey | Posted 06.17.2012 | Black Voices
Roderick Carey

What killed Trayvon is more important to discuss, than whom. While justice will hopefully take care of the who, it is up to us as a collective to problematize the what. In some regards, grappling with the problems on an individual is a far easier task than delving deeply into the societal ills informing individual mindsets and actions.

The Hegemony of Pop

The European Magazine | Posted 11.19.2011 | World
The European Magazine

While the U.S.'s cultural prominence is partially related to its political, military and economic power, such power is not the only cause of America's global cultural hegemony. Rather, the U.S. offers a unique convergence of several factors.

Going Where Glenn Beck Wouldn't: Defining White Culture

Mikhail Lyubansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mikhail Lyubansky

Just so I'm clear: I like the people fine. It's their whiteness (or rather the privileges associated with it) that I'd rather do without.

What About The Boys? Male Issues Ignored in U.S. Culture

LiveScience | Rachael Rettner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Growing up is tough. But for boys, it may be even tougher. While both boys and girls face issues -- in school and out -- the problems affecting boys ...

China Snubs US Culture, Media Companies Look To India

New York Times | Tim Arango | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After many years of fervent lobbying and deal-making in China, American media companies have little to show for their efforts there and are increasing...