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America created Whitney Houston and then it destroyed her. Her family created Nippy, then did the same.

A new Whitney Houston documentary makes tragedy seem more inevitable than avoidable<p>Of all the telling moments in the new Whitney Houston documentary</i> …

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Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

Perfect your plank: The move to banish back pain

One Small Thing<p>Planks are God's gift to people with low back pain, but if you don't do them right they can actually hurt. Here's a better way.<p>Planks are God’s gift to people with low back pain, which is the third most expensive medical condition in the United States. More than $57 billion a year is …

The smartphone is eventually going to die, and then things are going to get really crazy

Make no mistake: We're still probably at least a decade away from any kind of meaningful shift away from the smartphone. (And if we're all cyborgs by 2027, I'll happily eat my words. Assuming we're still eating at all, I guess.)<p>Yet, piece by piece, the groundwork for the eventual demise of the …

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The poorest quarter

MOST measures of poverty just focus on income. About 1 billion people live on less than $1.25 a day. But a new report from Oxford University looks at …

New phase in federal effort to combat human trafficking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is announcing a new phase in efforts to combat human trafficking.<p>Attorney General Loretta Lynch says federal …

Farrakhan: American Flag Stands for US History of Racial Violence

"I don’t know what the hell the fight is about over the Confederate flag. We need to put the American flag down. Because we've caught as much hell …

This Haunting Animation Maps the Journeys of 15,790 Slave Ships in Two Minutes

For the full interactive version, use a larger device. Interactive by Andrew Kahn. Background image by Tim Jones.<p>Usually, when we say “American …

The Assault on Blackness: Charleston, Rachel Dolezal, and the Privileges of Whiteness

<b>In a matter of days, many of us went from conjecturing over Rachel Dolezal’s racial performance, to grieving over the nine African Americans murdered</b> …

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Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics issued its numbers for inflation and for real wage movements. The numbers reflected the weak numbers …

A New Project Is Digitizing 1.5 Million African American History Records From the Civil War

A new initiative is making legions of Civil-War-era documents about freed slaves available to the public. In the aftermath of the Civil War, …

Sabrina Ramnanan’s debut novel, Nothing Like Love, is a whole lot of memorable fun

<i>Romeo and Juliet</i> has provided inspiration for a multitude of writers ever since Shakespeare set the lovers on their star-crossed path back in the late 16th century. Sabrina Ramnanan, who was born in Toronto to Trinidadian parents, adds laughter, light and spice to her version of the story by …

Struggles of HBCUs Are Bigger Signs of Racism Than Confederate Flag

Which is a greater sign of racism, separatism and disdain for black people in South Carolina? The flying of the confederate flag, or the gutting of the state's flagship historically black college, South Carolina State University?<p>The confederate flag is a symbol of oppression, cutting funds to SCSU …

Obama’s previous public statements on race

Barack Obama has seldom addressed race directly during his two terms in office, but his eulogy on Friday for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, one of nine people murdered in Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, was highly anticipated as an integral part of his public record on race.<p><b>March</b> …

Beautiful Questioning for Social Change

<i>“A beautiful question is an ambitious yet actionable question that can begin to shift the way we perceive or think about something – and that might</i> …

Tool lets users promote charities through the content that inspire them

Add / Remove Earlier this week, we wrote about Ideal Impact, an app which aims to raise support for charitable organizations by mobilizing readers …

Supreme Court justices stop playing nice

As the Roberts court leans left, growing acrimony from Scalia and Alito.<p>As the Supreme Court winds down a term marked by momentous decisions, two things stand out from the historic session.<p>One, the court’s reputation for conservatism under Chief Justice John Roberts has eroded — at least to a …

Obama Gives Impassioned Eulogy At Clementa Pinckney's Funeral With Comments On Confederate Flag, Racism

President Barack Obama delivered a stirring eulogy at the funeral for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, a South Carolina state senator and pastor who was one of nine people shot and killed at Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church last week.<p>"The Bible calls us to hope. To persevere, and …