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The roots of Black Lives Matter unveiled

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a special report from the AIM Center for Investigative Journalism.</i><p><b>By James Simpson</b><p>The Black Lives Matter movement (BLM) casts …

State of the Union: Barack Obama sells optimism to nervous nation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Putting aside a sudden crisis with Iran, President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Americans in his final State of the Union address to reject the politics of tribalism and fear that have rocked the campaign to find his successor and to build a "clear-eyed, big-hearted" and …

Unlearning patriarchy

The rabble podcast network offers an alternative take on politics, entertainment, society, stories, community and life in general. All opinions …

Moroccan Women Filmmakers, Actresses Rising Above Conservatism, Patriarchy

In Morocco, the film industry started flourishing 15 years ago, giving birth to a dozen of women filmmakers like Laila Marrakchi (“Rock the Casbah”), …

The 5 stories that will define the next decade

China's heavy pollution has been well documented. Last year, Beijing issued two "red alerts" for pollution, the highest level warning which calls for emergency measures such as closing schools and restricting car use. Poor air quality is also having a significant knock-on effect on the country's …

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How Should College Applicants With ADHD Approach the Admissions Process?

<b>Listen to Episode 4B of Getting In.</b><p>Advertisement<p>Host Julie Lythcott-Haims and expert Amy Young look back on how the seniors at Avenues fared during …

ADHD in the prison population: a second micropost

"<i>The results indicate that 41 % of the prisoners met the diagnostic criteria for ADHD</i> [attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder] <i>in childhood and</i> …

Americans Deserve Excellence in Mental Health Care Reform

This week, Linda Rosenberg, President and CEO of the National Council for Behavioral Health published a Huffington Post article calling for an end to the incarceration of people with serious mental illness and substance abuse disorders. In "Stop Locking up People with Mental Illnesses," Ms. …

Photographers Tell the Stories of America's Most Maligned City

Documenting Detroit is setting the record straight.<p>Everyone knows that Detroit's seen some tough times. But nonetheless, it is and will always be one of America's most culturally significant cities, and while much of what outsiders know of Detroit are tales of woe and economic depression, those …

This Kinetic Sculpture Was Inspired by the Flocking of a Murmuration

Murmurations are large flocks of birds, most notably starlings, that zip through the sky at high speeds without ever breaking formation. And those …

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37 Art Therapy Techniques For De-Stressing This Season

Get creative this holiday season.<p>The holidays are finally here, bringing an onslaught of family, food and, for many of us, stress on stress. Whether you're dreading endless conversations with your great aunt Judith or getting anxious over the prospect of impending New Year's resolutions, may we …