Emily Schrad Brannon

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A Timeline of Everything We Know Happened After Return of the Jedi, Up to The Last Jedi

Two years ago, the “Journey to <i>The Force Awakens</i>” gave us our first tentative steps into fertile new ground for Disney’s <i>Star Wars</i> canon: the …

Why girls can be boyish but boys can't be girlish

<b>(CNN) —</b> For his birthday this year, my 5-year-old son asked for a My Little Pony sweatshirt. He didn't know that it was categorized as girls' clothing, only that, like his beloved Rainbow Dash, it was polychromatic, glittery, winged and perfect.<p>He has spent his early years in Oakland, California, …

Feminism

Why ‘He Should Have Just Complied’ Does Not Apply to Stephon Clark

Since reporting Tuesday night on the shooting death of Stephon Clark at the hands of the Sacramento Police Department, I have gotten many of the same …

Law Enforcement

As America Changes, Some Anxious Whites Feel Left Behind

Demographic shifts rippling across the nation are fueling fears that their culture and standing are under threat.<p>Even after the coal mines closed and the factory jobs disappeared and the businesses began taking down their signs on Broad Street, even after the population started its steady decline …

Demographics

Remembering Tom Petty, American icon and eternal rock 'n' roll underdog

What an awful 24 hours for rock ‘n’ roll.<p>As if the death of more than 50 people at a concert in Las Vegas wasn’t too much heartbreak for music fans to bear, Tom Petty died Monday evening after going into cardiac arrest.<p>"We are devastated to announce the untimely death of our father, husband, …

Antifa? White nationalist? A glossary for today's political climate

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're not sure how heated our current political climate is, just look at the top searches on Merriam-Webster:<p>"Top lookups right now: fascism, bigot, racism, complicit, neo-Nazi, nationalism," it tweeted.<p>But much of today's rhetoric uses words that aren't even in the dictionary. …

Where are you 'really' from? Try another question

<b>(CNN) —</b> For many Americans, making small talk usually means avoiding any discussion about politics, religion or money. But asking about a person's race or ethnicity, it seems, is still fair game.<p>"Where are you from?" asked a taxi driver recently as we crawled through snarled traffic in …

Southern Poverty Law Center

Why Cassette Tapes Are Making a Comeback

How Justin Bieber, The Weeknd and other artists are sending the humble cassette tape on a comeback tour. Plus: Mix tapes in the movies<p>LIKE DEBBIE GIBSON, “Howard the Duck” and other pillars of the 1980s, the once-ubiquitous cassette tape doesn’t get a lot of respect today. If your entire tape …

The Weeknd

37 Free Online Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills

Where can you go for the best, most useful marketing information? Check out these free resources.<p>25 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>When I first started out with digital marketing, I was blown away by the sheer amount of online marketing resources and social media classes.<p>I read …

Marketing

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