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Minneapolis protesters demand answers in fatal police shooting of black man

An encampment of protesters outside a Minneapolis police station vowed Saturday to maintain their vigil over the death of a black man who was shot by police, saying they won't move until video recordings of the encounter are released and authorities change how they interact with communities they …

Law Enforcement

Anonymous Launches 'Biggest Operation' Against ISIS in Response to Paris Attacks

Responding to the Paris attacks, hacker collective Anonymous has declared war against ISIS by launching what they call their “biggest operation” …

How to Stop Feeling Guilty: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

You did something bad. And now you feel terrible. But the feeling won’t go away. It gnaws at you. Even worse, it makes you feel like you’re a <i>bad</i> …

For Women, Income Inequality Continues Into Retirement

Poverty does not treat men and women equally, especially in old age. Women 65 years old and older who are living in poverty outnumber men in those circumstances by more than 2 to 1. And these women are likely to face the greatest deprivation as they become older and more frail.<p>This pretty much …

Social Security

Books That Changed My Mind This Year: CEO Selections

A good book will make you think; a really good book will change the way you do it. <i>Fortune</i> asked 18 CEOs, luminaries, and rising stars to name the one …

11 iconic hip hop photographs and the stories behind them

One auction is bringing together dozens of iconic hip hop photographs over the decades.<p>Artnet, in collaboration with art director and photograph …

Harvard law students campaign for removal of slavery seal

Isaac Royall, a slave owner who financed the founding of Harvard law school, should be purged from the university, say students behind "Royall Must Fall"<p>A group of Harvard law students are calling for the faculty to drop their official shield, which they say honours a family who made their fortune …

The Rape Trial Everyone in America Should Be Watching

Thirteen women came forward to accuse former police officer Daniel Holtzclaw of misconduct. Why aren't more people outraged?<p>On Monday, Nov. 2, the Daniel Holtzclaw trial commenced in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Charged with 36 offenses including sexual battery, forcible oral sodomy, stalking, and …

Missouri activists vs. the press is still a story about race: This is what happens when black students can’t trust the media

It’s more complex than casting journalists as victims of unreasonable campus protesters<p>Following the stunning resignations of president Tim Wolfe and chancellor R. Bowen Loftin in the wake of Black student activism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, a secondary news story is developing at the …

Using Fear To Become Successful

How to Make Your Relationship Last: 3 Secrets Backed by Research

The beginning of a relationship is amazing. But often, it starts to fizzle out later on…<p>The things you used to love about them start to annoy you. …

5 Types of People to Surround Yourself With for Success | Inc.com

You don't become a success alone, you've got friends who support you and family who listen to your business trials and tribulations. You might even have both friends and family who work side by side with you. And they run the gamut don't they?<p>They're all types of different people you need in your …

Motivation

Watch Toni Morrison Break Down Why Racism Is A White Problem

"Racism is a profound neurosis that nobody examines for what it is."<p>Toni Morrison is without a doubt one of the greatest novelists of all time, and one of the most profound thinkers on race and identity politics in America. Naturally, Morrison gets asked to share her thoughts on race all the time, …

Charlie Rose

The Booty-Eating Renaissance

Anilingus is having a moment.<p>Long considered a taboo in heterosexual circles, oral-anal sex, or anilingus—known colloquially as "tossing salad," …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Defence Minister orders top soldier to make suicide-prevention a priority

Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan has ordered Canada's top military leader to make suicide prevention a priority and examine why an increased number of soldiers have taken their lives in recent years – after the country's long and bloody ensnarement in the Afghanistan war.<p>The minister's call to …

University of Missouri President Resigns After Racism Protests

University of Missouri president Tim Wolfe resigned Monday under intense pressure from students and faculty over the school administration’s handling …

Why some LAUSD teachers are balking at a new approach to discipline problems

In a South Los Angeles classroom, a boy hassles a girl. The teacher moves him to the back of the room, where he scowls, makes a paper airplane and repeatedly throws it against the wall. Two other boys wander around the class and then nearly come to blows.<p>"Don't you talk about my sister," one says …

Middle School

Slavery, the Nazis and the KKK: We can’t face the past, and it’s poisoning our future

Faulkner’s maxim is truer than ever — and while the whole world struggles with history, America’s denial is toxic<p>No quotation from American literature, with the possible exception of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “boats against the current” passage, is repeated as often or carries as much resonance as …

Idiotic BATMAN V SUPERMAN Rumor Shows How Far Some Fanboys Will Go To Avoid The Truth

GHOST IN THE SHELL: THE NEW MOVIE Theatrical Trailer and US Release Date

Absinthe Used to Be Malaria Medicine: The Secret Medical History of Cocktails

Créme de menthe settled rebellious stomachs and absinthe fended off malaria. This is the secret medical history of the speakeasy cocktails we've come to know and love.<p>"We don't create cocktails now to cure venereal diseases or to relieve gout, but there's that history there," says <b>Matthew Rowley</b>, …

Alcohol

Remembering The Forgotten: Benjamin Banneker Known As The First African American Intellectual

Born on November 9, 1731, in Ellicott’s Mills, Maryland, #Benjamin Banneker was the son of an ex-slave named Robert and his wife, Mary Banneky. Mary …

African American Intellectual History before the American Revolution

As a historian of slavery and colonial America, I have to admit I was a bit taken aback when asked to write for the African American Intellectual …

Alabama should honor Claudette Colvin alongside Rosa Parks

<b>By Joseph Rembert,</b> <i>pastor of New Beginnings Christian Center, Montgomery</i><p>"History is a story about an event that never happened, written by somebody …

Little Known Black History Fact: Gwen Jimmere

<b>Gwen Jimmere,</b> the founder and CEO of Naturalicious, is the first Black woman to patent a natural hair care product. In the fast-growing natural hair …