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Outspeak

How Do We Make Goodness Attractive?

Outspeak | August 29, 2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Life is complicated. As time passes and we grow older, we develop coping mechanisms in order to see the world in a particular way. We use tools like social media to shield ourselves from truly feeling or engaging with others because we're afraid of what we might feel. We're...
William Danvers

Sturm und Drang and the Clinton Foundation

William Danvers | August 29, 2016 | World
The views expressed are strictly those of the author. The irrational antagonism aimed at the Clinton Foundation and Secretary Clinton is enough to make one wonder where the priorities are of those who have made this into an issue of such supposed significance. A few facts are in order: •...
Craig Kielburger

United America: How Young People Are Putting the Country Back Together

Craig Kielburger | August 29, 2016 | Impact
We want WE Day to be an equal playing field, so you don't buy a ticket you earn it through service. Students take action on the issues they care about through a free, yearlong service-learning program that teaches them to lead.
Dr. Darcy Sterling

11 Beliefs That Will Kill Your Relationship

Dr. Darcy Sterling | August 29, 2016 | Queer Voices
This less-than-scientific process of cobbling together relationship theory then creates our belief system of what good relationships look like and what we should expect from our partners. It's not exactly an ideal breeding ground for relationship success.
Ken Reed

Kaepernick's a Patriot and His Critics Are Way Off Base

Ken Reed | August 29, 2016 | Sports
Colin Kaepernick's decision to not stand up for the playing of the national anthem is more courageous and patriotic than anything 99% of his critics have ever done. Kaepernick, a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, chose not to stand during the playing of the national anthem before a preseason...
Miriam Leiva

Fidel Castro Turns 90

Miriam Leiva | August 29, 2016 | Latino Voices
On his 90th birthday, the economic, political and social destruction of Cuba is Fidel Castro's great legacy.
Mike Weisser

For Trump And The NRA, The 'Race Card' Is Always On The Table

Mike Weisser | August 29, 2016 | Politics
To her immense credit Hillary has raised the issue of race in a direct and immediate way. The Republicans, after all, have been playing the race card ever since Saint Reagan joked about the ‘welfare queen’ during the 1980 campaign, and...
Megan Dalla-Camina

What's Your Gender Mindset?

Megan Dalla-Camina | August 29, 2016 | Women
Mindsets are not black-and-white truths about the world. They are based on evidence, but they are also stances we choose to take toward life.
Dr. Karen Becker

8 Things Your Pet Wants You to Know

Dr. Karen Becker | August 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
1. "I'm sick" or "I'm in pain" Our animal companions can't tell us when they're hurt or feel sick, and many types of pets, such as cats, are wired to actually hide discomfort and therefore, vulnerability. Fortunately, there are many subtle and not-so-subtle hints our pets give us that...
Nish Gera

From Damascus To Amsterdam: Borders, Hope And A Small Rubber Boat

Nish Gera | August 29, 2016 | Queer Voices
When I met Amr for the first time in Amsterdam, it was almost two years to the day, after that fateful morning on the boat. He was on a different boat this time -- a friend's houseboat in Amsterdam. And it was pride weekend.
Andrew Lam

Candidates Shouldn't Overlook Asian American Voters This November

Andrew Lam | August 29, 2016 | Politics
Asian American voters are moving steadily toward the Democratic party, in part due to anti-immigrant rhetoric and policy proposals from one Republic candidate after another.
Bernard-Henri Lévy

The Real Stakes in the Burkini Mess

Bernard-Henri Lévy | August 29, 2016 | World
PARIS -- The burkini ban made authorities and the republic they represent look ridiculous. Yet at the same time, the matter is complex.
The Establishment

When I Told My Wife I Was Transgender, Our Whole Marriage Had To Change

The Establishment | August 29, 2016 | Queer Voices
Every good story begins with a dream. Rocky wanted to be a boxer, Luke wanted to be a Jedi, Dorothy wanted to get back to Kansas. And me? I wanted to be a girl. But every good story also includes a conflict. To achieve their dream, the protagonist must rise...
Louis Bolling

Historically Black Colleges & Universities Alum Impact the World of Tennis

Louis Bolling | August 29, 2016 | Education
Read More: #1, Althea Gibson, American Tennis Association, Ann Koger, Arthur Carrington, Carl Benjamin, Carlos Flemming, Casaja Allen Qualls, Central State College, Chris Evert, Colored Intercollegiate Athletic Association, Delise O'Meally Morgan State University Dr. Herman Neilsen, Dr. Holly Mullan, Dr. Hubert A. Eaton, Dr. R. Walter Johnson, Dr. Richard “Dick” Cohen, Dr. Robert M. Screen, Ernest McCampbell, Florida A&M University, Gerald Norman, Grand Slam Championships, Haskell Indian Junior College, Historically Black Colleges And Universities, Howard University, International Tennis Federation, Johnson C. Smith University, Lincoln University, Meharry Medical College, Morgan State University, NCAA Division II, NCAA Dvision I, Native American, North Carolina Central, Open Era, Oracene Price, Penn Center For Minority Serving Institutions, Prize Money, Richard Williams, Serena Jameka Williams, Sr., Tennessee A & I University, Title IX, Tuskegee University, U.S. Open, U.S. Open Tennis Championships, United States Tennis Association, Women's Tennis Association, Xavier University Of Louisiana, African American, All-Time, Australian, Black, Ciaa, Coaching, College Athletes, College Athletics, College Sports, Colored, Education, First, Guidance, Hampton University, Hbcu, Higher Education, Img, Impact, Indian, Influence, Learning, Margaret Court, Meac, Meeka, Mentoring, Most, Msi, Naia, Ncaa, Ncaa Division Iii, Singles, Steffi Graf, Swac, Tennis, Texas Southern University, Titles, Tournament, Venus Williams, Women's Tennis, Womens Tennis Association, World Ranking, Wta,   Beverly Coleman,  Benny Sims,  Bessie Stockard, Education News
Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  
Larry Harris Jr.

A Documentary Focusing On The Perfection In Japanese Denim

Larry Harris Jr. | August 29, 2016 | Style
Denim has truly lived a long life and has become more acceptable as time has passed. Masayohi Kobayashi of The Flat Head put it well when he said "I don't think there are any other clothing items that have stories like jeans."
Maria Molfino

How To Recognize When You're Being Too Nice

Maria Molfino | August 29, 2016 | Women
I get it. It's easier to be nice than to have boundaries. It's easier to give up your own needs than have to deal with the drama of someone else's anger. Or worse, their sadness. You definitely don't want to make others feel sad or bad about themselves in any way.
Adeyemi Adetilewa

How to Cast a Love Spell in 5 Simple Steps

Adeyemi Adetilewa | August 29, 2016 | Arts
Love spells is a subject which has been in literature and arts for many centuries whose origin can be traced to the Greco-Roman world and the Middle Ages in Europe.
Randy Pennington

5 Things to Know Before Abolishing Your Performance Review

Randy Pennington | August 29, 2016 | Business
Considering all the problems with the annual performance review, it is no wonder that the ground swell for scrapping it is gaining traction. So throw it out, but before you do there are five things you need to know if you are going to make this work.
Migdalia Rivera

Let's Build a School Environment That Will Better Support Learning and Our Children's Health

Migdalia Rivera | August 29, 2016 | Education
Schools are offering healthier meals, with more whole grains, fruits and vegetables, as well as meals and snacks with less salt and sugar, and no trans-fats. Can they do better? Sure! And local school wellness policies can help.
Brad Spirrison

5 Ways Teachers Can Participate in Their Own Professional Development

Brad Spirrison | August 29, 2016 | Education
You don't need to be a Dickens scholar to understand that for many teachers it is both the best of times and the worst of times.