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Sun Dancing on Snow: Shining a Bright Light on Social Justice

Peter Samuelson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Samuelson

Young filmmakers and their audiences are leading the march to a better world. An unstoppable wave of social justice is coming, long-overdue but now spread through the robust digital anthill of the millennial Web. Its films engender empathy that moves hearts and opens minds.

Lifting the Veil: Obama Has Compromised My Notion of Hope -- Which Has Led to Greater Faith... And Not in O

Loren-Paul Caplin | Posted 09.09.2013 | Religion
Loren-Paul Caplin

My loss of hope in the vision of change that Obama inspired -- and it's subsequent morph or collapse into my individual Faith -- is not a binary phenomena. It's not an either/or, all or nothing, in or out thing.

The New Scandal at the Black Cable Networks: No LGBT Characters

Earnest Winborne | Posted 05.15.2013 | Gay Voices
Earnest Winborne

Times are changing. And thanks to President Obama's support for LGBT rights, black Americans attitudes towards LGBT people are slowly changing too, but we still have a long way to go to end the bigotry and religious homophobia that still exists.

Making A Difference: The World of Giving - National Day of Courage on Rosa Parks' Birthday

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 04.01.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

The first Day of Courage is taking place on Monday, Feb. 4, which would have been Rosa Parks' 100th birthday. Rosa had courage in excess although she probably didn't realize it until the support for her rose up from multitudes of individuals.

The Top 10 Things Successful People Do To Reach Their Dreams

Elite Daily | Posted 11.11.2012 | College
Elite Daily

Success is something we all aspire towards. Unfortunately, it doesn't come easy and it won't just happen over night. It takes hard work, time and pers...

Charter Schools and Kudzu

David Morris | Posted 10.08.2012 | Education
David Morris

What we know after 20 years is that overall charter schools are no better than public schools. A great deal of evidence exists that, on average, they are worse.

Shame on You, Magic Johnson

Dion Rabouin | Posted 09.09.2012 | Black Voices
Dion Rabouin

Black folks are wasting hundreds of dollars of their hard-earned money on prepaid checking cards and check cashing establishments. The latest profiteer in this industry is a man I've come to expect better from, Magic Johnson.

Two Authors Talk About Virtual Book Tours

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

Unlike a traditional book tour, Virtual Book Tours happen in the comfort of your home. Essentially, you spend the day in your bathrobe while interacting with your readers and fans.