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'Detroit' Is The Most Irresponsible And Dangerous Movie Of The Year

The film is egregious, both in what it includes and what it omits.<p>The church was packed. “Watch accurate justice administered by citizens of the community,” a flier announced. “Review and watch the evidence for yourself.”<p>Nearly two thousand black people and a smattering of whites crammed into …

The Black Person’s Guide to Marijuana

Cannabis

How to Make the Most Out of Your Four Poster Beds

Four poster beds are the most classic and striking statement pieces you can get for your home. If you want to make your bedroom feel like a luxurious …

This Woman Always Thought She Was British. Now, After 30 Years, The Home Office Says She’s Not.

Five generations of Cynsha Best’s family are British, but she was detained by the Home Office after trying to register a marriage. Now she's scared of being deported.<p>Cynsha Best never had a reason to think she was anything other than British.<p>The 31-year-old was born in Hammersmith and has lived in …

Should Sofia Coppola Stay In Her White Lane? Sure. But That Means Acknowledging Her Racism.

Sofia Coppola’s sixth movie, ‘The Beguiled,’ has been making waves recently. An adaptation of a 1966 book and 1971 movie featuring Clint Eastwood, …

12 Great New Books To Bring To The Beach This Summer

We’re all just looking for the right book to read on vacation.<p>A good beach read might be as ubiquitous a summer staple as sunscreen, but what makes a book a beach read is harder to define. Should it be fast-paced? High energy? Physically light? (Never mind emotionally ― tears are just salt water, …

Headspace Special Meditation Session: Your Payment Was Declined

Welcome back to another Headspace session. This is a special session because it is exclusively geared toward you, Stephen Bradley. The name of this lesson is Your Payment Was Declined, Stephen.<p>As always, make sure to find a comfortable spot in which to do this exercise. A nice chair, or even the …

A Noose at the Smithsonian Brings History Back to Life

The person who recently left a noose at the National Museum of African American History and Culture clearly intended to intimidate, by deploying one of the most feared symbols in American racial history. Instead, the vandal unintentionally offered a contemporary reminder of one theme of the black …

A Higher Minimum Wage Is Not Doing The Bad Things Critics Said It Would Do

Data from Seattle is proving that higher wages aren’t reducing the number of jobs and that paying workers fairly could save companies money and the headache of recruiting efforts.<p>The city of Seattle is in the process of gradually phasing in a $15-per-hour minimum wage: It has now reached $13 for …

This 11-Minute Yoga-Inspired Workout Will Blast Your Core Into Serious Shape

What happens when you mix yoga-inspired moves with the intensity of interval training? You get a super-short and powerful workout like this 11-minute …

'Black Panther' Could Change the Black Film Narrative

The film that features an almost all-black cast, a black director, and is set in a world that portrays people of color in a superior light is something black people have never seen before.<p>I've been of two minds sets when it comes to most black films.<p>On one hand, I value films that bring me back to …

Dora Milaje

The Confederate flag largely disappeared after the Civil War. The fight against civil rights brought it back.

Last week, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu oversaw the removal of four Confederate monuments. It was just the latest chapter in the contentious battle over the official display of Confederate symbols.<p>By now, the debate is familiar. People who favor removal say Confederate icons symbolize white …

Rights & Freedoms

Bill Maher's use of 'N-word' is no joke

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bill Maher is Ann Coulter with shorter hair: They both say outrageous and even hateful things to get press in a desperate effort to remain relevant. Maher gave us yet another example when he dropped the "N-word" on his HBO show "Real Time" Friday night.<p>Maher used the racial epithet during …

Bill Maher

Killer Mike “Cool With” Bill Maher After Controversial Remarks

Killer Mike has taken to Twitter to discuss his reaction to Bill Maher’s use of a racist slur during last night’s episode of HBO’s “Real Time With Bill Maher.” Mike (who has appeared several times on the show) explained that he is “cool with” Bill Maher and wrote, “My end goal is true freedom and …

My workout: ‘People are surprised how physical ashtanga yoga is’

Vivien Ryder, 51, on how yoga is good for both the mind and body<p>I took up ashtanga yoga in 2002, just after the death of my dad. My mum bought me a book token for my birthday and had written “love from Mum – and I’m sure Dad too”. I wanted this “parting gift” to be something that would help me …

For the First Time Ever, More Women in Their 30s Are Having Babies Than Younger Women

If you are in your 30s and pregnant, it seems you are in very good company. For the first time, these women are having more babies than women in their 20s.<p>We know more women are waiting until later in life to start families than previous generations. Because, careers. And marrying older, among …

The Funny Parents Of Twitter On The Truth About Mother’s Day

This weekend is Mother’s Day and the tension is already mounting. Will our kids behave? Will we have to wipe any butts? Will we get any gifts we …

15 Fantastic Ways To Teach Mindfulness To Kids

• 101.5KSHARES<p><b>Part of living a full life is to truly experience the world around us and within us.</b> For many who practice yoga, the concept of …

Mindfulness

America has a water crisis no one is talking about

Outdated infrastructure is making water too expensive for millions of families.<p>Access to clean water is a basic human right. Yet for 14 million US households, or 12 percent of homes, water bills are too expensive. And as the cost of water rises, even more Americans are at risk of not being able to …

How to Help a Houseplant Whose Leaves are Turning Yellow

If you've ever been a concerned plant owner, then you probably know that yellowing leaves are one of the first signs that your plant is distressed. …

Plants

Exclusive: Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 U.S. election - documents

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S. officials told Reuters.<p>They described …

The Evolution Of A ‘Mean Mom’

I didn’t set out to be a mean mom. I wanted to be one of those calm as a cucumber, doesn’t need to raise their voice to get the kids to listen, has …

4 Things I Do Differently Than Other Working Moms That Make Life So Much Saner

I think it’s important to think for yourself.<p>All too often we follow the inertia of the crowd. We don’t deviate from the status quo, and before we …

I tried “ganja yoga”—and left my mat with a totally different type of high

The very first cat-cow I did under the influence of cannabis felt uniquely deep, smooth, and satisfying. “Why don’t I <i>always</i> smoke weed before yoga?” …

9 Black women pioneering the holistic health movement

Gone are the days of the fad diets and impossible workout regimes. OK, maybe not entirely, but there’s definitely been an evolution in the way we …

Diversity

Spending blind: Shocking education report shows taxpayers pay millions for subpar charter schools

California’s dismal record serves as a warning to the Trump administration about K-12 privatization<p>A blockbuster report detailing how California’s charter school industry has wasted hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars by opening and building schools in communities that don't need them and …

6 Ways to Stop Worrying About Things You Can't Control

You'll be much more effective when you put your time and energy into the things you can control.<p>There's a brutal truth in life that some people refuse to accept--you have no control over many of the things that happen in life.<p>Some of the people who resist that truth become control freaks. They …

Self-help

Want to be happy and successful? Try compassion

<b>Programming note:</b> CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta introduces us to leaders and volunteers behind inspiring organizations in a one-hour, prime-time special airing Saturday, June 17 at 9 p.m. ET on CNN.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Looking for a way to be happier? Are you seeking deeper connections with …

Mindfulness

Why we Need to Stop Saying, “I’m Sorry For Your Loss.”

There were about 150 people at my father’s memorial service.<p>Standing in the receiving line afterward it seemed like every conversation, whether it …

Self-help

Online Yoga Teacher Training: Get Certified, No Excuses! {Partner}

<i>This is a post written by My Joy Yoga—an elephant partner. We’re honored to work with anyone who is this dedicated to helping us master our yoga</i> …