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Rosa Parks Was My Aunt. Here's What You Don't Know About Her.

This week would've marked her 105th birthday — it's time to move beyond the quiet seamstress narrative.<p>This is how you know her: She was the tired …

15 Sad Reasons People Give Up On Their Dreams | Inc.com

It's a sad truth in life that the vast majority of people give up on their dreams.<p>Sometimes it happens early. A kid is told by his or her parents that whatever they're aiming for is impossible to reach.<p>Sometimes it happens later. You get older, tired, and instead of trying to pivot once more, you …

Motivation

The Climate Report President Trump Thinks You're Too Stupid to Read

The report refines our understanding of key issues that have huge implications for how we live today and in the future<p>To President Trump, science is …

Michelle Alexander on the War on Drugs: The Color of Drug Users Got Whiter, the Nation Got Nicer

The Drug Policy Alliance opened its 2017 International Drug Policy Reform Conference on Thursday with acclaimed scholar Michelle Alexander, author of</i> …

Human Rights

White American men are a bigger domestic terrorist threat than Muslim foreigners

Since Trump took office, more Americans have been killed by white American men with no connection to Islam than by Muslim terrorists or foreigners.<p>When President Donald Trump signed his since-revised executive order banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United …

Extremism

If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing | Inc.com

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can last months. Yet, once you get yourself to finally do it, it's over before you know it. The excitement …

Motivation

Sometimes you need a pulsing red circle of data to understand how abnormally hot Earth is getting

Earth is constantly breaking heat records. The latest international State of the Climate report noted that 2016 was the hottest year on record, and NASA just announced that July 2017 tied with July 2016 as the hottest July on record. We’ve heard a variation on this theme, well, a few times: 16 of …

Global Warming

2 White Cops Steal Weed From Evidence Locker, Sell It and Get Off With Probation Because Their Families Had ‘Already Suffered’

Imagine being a sheriff’s deputy and being so white that after you and your fellow deputy confess to stealing weed from the sheriff’s office’s …

Crime
Climate Change

Betty Shelby’s New Job Is Why Cops Won’t Stop Killing Black People

Sometimes, being black is like living inside a terrible movie where the world is so racist that it’s damn near impossible to believe. For example, …

Justice

A Georgetown professor explains how Martin Luther King Jr. 'has been severely whitewashed'

Michael Eric Dyson, professor of sociology at Georgetown University, and author of "Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America," reveals what a lot of people get wrong about Martin Luther King Jr. Towards the end of King's life, he became more radical and eager to challenge the notion that …

Black History

White Savior Syndrome: Even In Fight Against Racism, Black People Are Falling Victim to It

During a 2011 interview, funnyman, author and civil rights activist Dick Gregory vehemently rejected a comparison between John Brown and Nat Turner, …

Black History

Trump Plans to Slash Renewable Energy Budget by 70%

By Andrea Germanos<p>The Trump administration is planning to put the U.S. Department of Energy's budget for its renewable energy and energy efficiency …

U.S. Department of Energy

Trump's Climate Change Policies Keep Getting Worse

Even if the president doesn't pull out of the Paris Agreement, he's doing a lot of damage.<p>During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump's position on climate change was clear: He didn't want the US to do anything about it. Instead, he took the right-wing line that efforts to fight climate …

Clean Technology

Four climate change myths, debunked | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 21.04.2017

Some people are skeptical that human activity is driving global warming. We take a look at the most common arguments used by climate deniers, and set …

Climate Change

The 5 Golden Rules of Goal-Setting

It's called hard work because it is hard. If it were easy, everyone would do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs, we dream of being our own boss, breaking away from corporate restrictions and pursuing our passion as a business venture. We work long …

Goal Setting

New poll shows what Americans really think about taxes: the rich should pay more

Democrats are unified, the GOP divided on the issue.<p>Americans’ top concern about the tax code is that they want corporations and wealthy individuals to pay more taxes. Even among rank-and-file Republicans, soaking the rich is at least moderately popular.<p>That’s according to a new report out from the …

Income Inequality

4 Former EPA Chiefs Speak Out Against Trump Administration

It's simple. Clear air, drinkable water and a livable climate should not be partisan issues.<p>Four former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) …

Scott Pruitt

Listen To This Catholic Priest Poke Holes In Trump's 'America First' Climate Plan

For a man who promised to defend America’s “Christian heritage,” President Donald Trump has issued an executive order on the environment that seems alarmingly un-Christian.<p>Trump’s executive order, issued this Tuesday, rolls back Obama-era commitments to clean energy and makes it no longer …

Christianity

California is getting so much power from solar that wholesale electricity prices are turning negative

The extraordinary success of solar power in some pockets of the world that combine sunshine with high investment in the technology mean that governments and energy companies are having radically to rethink the way they manage—and charge for—electricity.<p>California is one such a place.<p>On March 11, it …

Renewable Energy

Yes, You Can Measure White Privilege

Whenever anyone slips the words “white privilege” into a conversation, it immediately builds an impenetrable wall. For some white people, the words …

Black Students