Michael K. Fauntroy is associate professor of political science at Howard University and the author of the book Republicans and the Black Vote. His next book, More than Just Partisanship: Conservatism and Black Voter Suppression will be published next year by New York University Press. Donald Trump recently...
"The Presidency should not be used as a platform for proving one's manhood . . ." "Inwardly he is a frightened person who sees himself as weak and threatened by strong virile power around him . . ." "Since his nomination I find myself increasingly thinking of the early 1930s...
This is where I came into the women's movement. And this is where I intend to go out--knowing that my life's mission to advance women to full equality in this world is safe because the women of America have the Equal Rights amendment.
Move over Full Moon Party and Coachella. From fashion to vegetable flinging and music festivals to national holidays, take a sneak peek at how the world parties hard and perhaps you animals may find yourself at one for your next international escapade.
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It may not be natural for some of us to smile, but a smile is one of the most attractive things that someone can display when they're meeting new people.
Moving from the U.S. to another country? Fantastique! Magnífico! You are beginning a great adventure. But of course, first you need to get there with all of your belongings. Whether you are single, or moving a family and pets here are key factors and to-dos to manage when moving abroad.
Rituals are powerful drivers of culture, so they should be thoughtfully designed and nurtured to reinforce the organization's values. Illustration Credit: Liz Fosslien, fosslien.com By Mollie West and Kate McCoubrey Judson Picture this: you're an engineer at Facebook's headquarters in...
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It's still only August, but already the predictions that this would be an exceedingly banal presidential election campaign look like they've already come true. This week's campaign news might be summed up as an elementary school playground shouting match: "You're a bigot!" "No, you're a bigot!" Sigh.
Pollution and waste accumulation is one of the world's biggest problems yet to be resolved. Despite the plethora of information and awareness that has been generated surrounding recycling issues in the past several years, it has not been enough. Few people are conscious of the impact of not recycling, and...
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The word 'cult' is never benign in religious terminology as it is in the world of art, where Johnny Stonenoggin filmster extraordinaire may cult-ivate a cult following for his eccentricity in artistry. Eccentricity in religion, if recent enough, is rarely welcomed with approving nods. And when eccentricity is welcomed by...
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The great sociologist Max Weber postulated that the birth act of modern capitalism was the secession of business from the household and thus the web of moral and ethical obligations that intimate form of human organization entailed. Zygmunt Bauman has called globalization the "'second secession'" in which unleashed capitalism has "'flown away'" from the constraints of the nation-state, in effect the larger household. Now, national households are clawing back their claims, reasserting sovereignty in an anti-globalization backlash that is profoundly realigning politics.(continued)
A smorgasbord this week - interesting basic evolutionary biology news, two separate meditations on the monument to non-science known as the Ark Encounter, a couple of looks back at recent past climate...
I didn't change anything. Donald Trump is consistent in every word he says, okay?
The Los Angeles music scene is bubbling with fresh artists whose brains are overflowing with new sounds for thirsty ears. Hailing from Silverlake, indie rock/pop group Paper Pilots.
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Is it a mockery to have straight men doing gay porn? Or is it an example of how far acceptance and visibility for LGBTQ people have come?
It's time to stop media outlets and internet sites from publishing allegations made in a divorce. People's lives and reputations are being unfairly destroyed.
Many people find themselves in this situation after a breakup or an attempted breakup. Sometimes the road to splitting up permanently isn't clear, and there can be lots of fits and starts before either reaching the final end of a relationship, or deciding to give it another solid try.
My personal belief is that art should reflect the truths of the time it is created in. To me art is an incisive cultural weapon that should be wielded responsibly to raise public awareness and empathy toward marginalized concerns and insufficiently documented glocal realities.
Next time you're thinking about adding a four legged furry friend to your family, think about adoption. There are 1000s of animals in local shelters that need your help.
If you weren't at Pop's Farm in Axton, Virginia, the home of Rooster Walk Music and Arts Festival, under the stars on Saturday, Aug. 20, you missed an incredible high-energy performance by the incomparable Southwest Virginia native Josh Shilling and his band, Mountain Heart.