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The one book every student should read in 2018, according to Harvard professors

Harvard University professors constantly read and assign texts to their students. So they know a good book when they see one.<p>With that in mind,</i> …

Books

27 books that can change your life forever

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move …

13 new Halloween reads to chill, amuse, inform and terrify

Halloween is almost here and the days are getting shorter — which means more time to read spooky tales under the cover of night.<p>Seeking the company of vampires, witches or mysterious tarot decks? How about modern hexes or the true story of Lincoln's ghost? Here are 13 new titles to read by …

Southern states rally to remove Confederate monuments

In Tennessee and North Carolina, different reactions to an old debate<p>On August 14, Nashville protesters demanded the bust of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest, the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, be removed from the capitol building. The Tennessee Historical Commission, a state …

Rights & Freedoms
Confederate Monuments

NC panel delays decision on moving Confederate monuments, seeks more input

A North Carolina state panel voted overwhelmingly on Friday to postpone a decision on removing three Confederate statues from the state's old capitol …

Confederate monuments should go to the scrap heap, Baptist seminary professor says

Most monuments to Confederate heroes should be removed and destroyed because they celebrate people who fought against the United States, and keeping …

Confederate Monuments

Sid Miller wasn't equating Auschwitz and Confederate monuments in Facebook post, consultant says

A spokesman for Sid Miller says his Facebook post showing a Nazi concentration camp and the line "never tear down memorials" had nothing to do with …

Confederate Monuments

Academics’ Ignorance Drives Their Antagonism To Confederate Statues

Not to be caught napping while statues were toppling, the College Art Association (CAA) issued a late August query to member academics: “Taking Down …

Rights & Freedoms

A Facebook Flamewar May Have Just Led to a Major Breakthrough on Confederate Monuments in Georgia

Last month, a white Georgia Republican state representative — in the heat of a Facebook argument with a black former colleague — warned her that she …

Do Confederate Monuments Belong in National Parks?

Removing statues of secessionist heroes may not be so easy<p>Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, is a name synonymous with emancipation. In 1859, at the …

War

What, Really, Is A Monument?

<i>Alva Noë is a philosopher at the University of California, Berkeley, where he writes and teaches about perception, consciousness and art.</i> <i>You can find him on</i> Facebook <i>and on Twitter:</i> @alvanoe<p>We value works of art, whether by Leonardo da Vinci, Mark Rothko, or Rosie Lee Tomkins, for both personal and …

Leonardo Da Vinci

This white reporter from Pittsburgh dressed like a black man for 30 days to expose Southern racism

The new book ‘30 Days a Black Man’ looks back at his story<p>In 1948, a white, Pittsburgh-based journalist named Ray Sprigle laid out in the punishing …

Pulitzer Prize

30 Cool And Easy Dinners To Make Every Night In June

It's too damn hot to cook dinner.

No Equipment, No Excuses: Joe Wicks's Best Workouts (and Yes, We Stole His Line)

If you want simple, easy, quick and effective workouts, then there are few better people to turn to on Instagram and YouTube than Joe Wicks. Wicks's …

How to Find Your True Calling

Many people are in search of their purpose, or true calling, in life.<p>And this is certainly a worthy endeavor   — research has shown that knowing your …

Happiness

This Definitive History of Racist Ideas Should Be Required Reading

There are some books that just demand space on your bookshelf—not just because they’re interesting but also because these books break new ground in a …

Fraternities

30 Books You Need to Read to Earn 'Well-Read' Status | Inc.com

<i>What books should one read to feel well-read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cristina Hartmann, writer who abandoned a career in law, on Quora:</b><p>For anyone who wants to attain the vaunted …

Literature