Andres Santana

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Black politics 2.0: The post-Obama generation is so done with the Democratic Party’s old ways

<b>On a Friday afternoon</b> in late September, dozens of young black political hopefuls gathered at a restaurant in Northwest Washington to talk strategy and shore one another up. Nearby at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative …

Government

The People Issue 2017

If you let people talk long enough without interrupting them, they’ll probably tell you something interesting. During a normal week at <i>Washington City</i> …

8 Differences Between Strong And Weak Managers, Told Through Cartoons

A great boss makes all the difference in the world. Hopefully you’ve had my experience, where a great manager has elevated your work to the next level. Of course, not everyone is so lucky. As a manager, it’s important to remember your influence in the workplace. Are you making everyone better? Or …

Team Building
Soccer

“You can’t coddle white brothers and sisters”: The fiery racial gospel of Michael Eric Dyson

In the age of Trump, preacher Michael Eric Dyson challenges white America: “Stop being white, and just be human”<p>Eloquence is essential to the cultivation of constructive citizenship and the emergence of productive leadership. It is not coincidental that the window dressing of America’s current …

Bernie Sanders

Puerto Rico’s Superman is a Super-Woman from Brooklyn

'La Borinqueña' is a climate-defending, genre-defying superhero.<p>Since Superman’s debut in 1938, the world has become accustomed to watching white men with a self-proclaimed sense of moral superiority repeatedly save the world, while sporting fluorescent-colored tights. In the face of public …

Comic Books

The genius of DC’s African-American museum

Christmas is a time when Washingtonians welcome visiting friends and family, and that’s when we do the tourist stuff. The museums are wonderful, but …

Donald Trump denied visit to civil rights museum after campaign “bullied” staff with “special requests”

How Donald Trump was barred from a civil rights museum<p>A civil rights museum in North Carolina rejected a request to visit from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump after the businessman's campaign was "aggressive and rude" to museum staff. <br>Greensboro's WFMY first reported on The …

Donald Trump

We're in the middle of a cancer-treatment revolution — here's what's keeping us from beating the disease

With success stories like President Jimmy Carter, who declared he was cancer-free only a few months after sharing that he'd been diagnosed with metastatic melanoma, new immunotherapy treatments like the one he used are creating a sea change in the way cancer is treated.<p>While success stories abound, …

Cancer

Guess Why the GOP Hates Our Black Attorney General?

Her wait to become AG was unprecedented and vile, but she’s sure making the most of the job, from transgender rights to busting FIFA.<p>It’s something I …

How close we are to slavery: America’s horrible legacy still deeply runs through the nation’s veins

For Lula Williams, America’s worst period isn’t ancient history — her grandmother was a slave<p>As a child growing up in South Carolina, I was keenly aware of how close I was to the history of slavery. It was all around me — in the fact of my ancestors owning slaves and fighting for the Confederacy, …

Black History

These Stray Cats Remind Us of the Simple Joy of Being Alive

In the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Japanese photographer Masaaki Ito found warmth and comfort in some unlikely friends: the stray cats …

Coding snobs are not helping our children prepare for the future

Earlier this week, Carmen Fariña, the chancellor of America’s largest school system, announced that the ambitious plan to bring computer science education to New York City’s 1.1 million public school students would expand in September to include elementary schools. The goal is to give all the …

Computer Science

Why The 8-Hour Workday Doesn't Work

The eight-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and find a new approach.<p>The eight-hour workday was created during the industrial revolution as an effort to cut down on the number of hours of manual …

Time Management

Muhammad Ali, Who Riveted the World as 'The Greatest,' Dies

<i>(Photo by R. McPhedran/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)</i><p>He was fast of fist and foot — lip, too — a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world …

The Controversial Business of Hustling Recyclables in West Oakland

A documentary profiles residents who scavenge for metals and plastics.<p>The documentary <i>Dogtown Redemption</i> profiles a recycling center in West Oakland, California, where homeless survive by scavenging metals and plastics for very little money. Filmed over the course of seven years, the film follows …

These 17 life hacks will change the way you use Gmail

But that doesn't mean it can't be better.<p>A bunch of apps and plug-ins floating around the internet can make your experience using Gmail so much more enjoyable. With these amazing add-ons, you can see when people are tracking your emails, automatically know everything about people who email you, and …

Apps

12 self-sabotaging behaviors exceptional leaders avoid

It starts with making choices based on "bone-deep, intuitive goodness," according to Tim Eskew.<p>Setting authentic goals and working hard are also critically important. Robin Camarote says, "Rarely do reliable go-getters stumble into exceptional circumstance."<p>Living the life you've imagined is …

Success

Michael Ratner, 1943–2016

Several years ago, I asked the civil-rights lawyer Michael Ratner, who died on May 11 at age 72, whether he thought he had any chance of prevailing …

Human Rights

Bangladesh professor: Daughter's fury over slaughtered father

<b>Rajshahi, Bangladesh (CNN) —</b> "Remember the day -- 23rd April," reads graffiti on the roads of Bangladesh's Rajshahi University.<p>It's the day prominent English professor Rezaul Karim Siddique was hacked to death in broad daylight in the city of Rajshahi, in the country's north-west.<p>Siddique was …

Pakistan

6 golden rules to learn anything in record time

The speed at which we learn anything can determine the quality of our lives.<p>Imagine if you could pick up that skill you’ve always wanted to learn, in a matter of months versus years. How would that affect your life?<p>Countless learning experts and researchers have shown us that it is possible to …

A man who spent 5 years studying millionaires found one of their most important wealth-building habits starts first thing in the morning

They also wake up really early.<p>Take Richard Branson, self-made billionaire and founder of the Virgin Group, who wakes up at 5:45 a.m. to exercise before starting his work day. Or Square CEO Jack Dorsey, who wakes up at 5:30 a.m. to meditate and go for a 6-mile jog.<p>Branson and Dorsey aren't the only …

Self-improvement

How To Take Professional Photos With Your iPhone – iPhoneography

Professional iPhone photography tips abound on the internet, not a week goes by that I don’t see an article with “5 ways to improve...

iPhoneography

Sorry, but you can’t blame your children’s genes

From intelligence to mental health, nurture is the crucial influence on human development<p>Are poor people poor because of inferior genes? This notion is especially popular with members of the ruling elite, who like to think their position is the result of genetic superiority rather than the fact …

Mental Health