Despite decades of progress, racism and bigotry are still prevalent in the United States. Often, they even dominate the news in American media, like during the Baltimore riots or the Ferguson shooting.
Trump’s not the only Republican making dubious claims. He’s just the only one we’ve paid attention to. After five Republican debates, most Americans know about Donald Trump’s provocative beliefs, like
I am a white person against Trump: White people need to stop laughing and start taking responsibility |
There have been many moments throughout the last two years that have epitomized this new civil rights era we are witnessing. From the jury returning a not-guilty verdict in the George Zimmerman trial,
Since 1995, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) has been serving up daily doses of cosmic beauty through breathtaking photos of our fascinating universe. Maintained by Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry (UMCP),
I am a Christian and an American, but I refuse to settle for this American Christianity any longer or be defined by it. I know that there is something much greater beyond it worth heading toward; something
true ‘Time flies, even though turkeys don't,’ the president quips. A lighthearted President Barack Obama on Wednesday spared a pair of blubbery birds from becoming Thanksgiving dinner in the annual White
But deGrasse Tyson also has a serious side, which he reveals time and again in his books, shows, Twitter page, and popular science articles. Often, deGrasse Tyson's humor strikes a serious chord that only
“It’s unacceptable to give religious privilege only to those who believe in the supernatural”: The Satanic Temple challenges
The list goes on: In Western Washington, Temple members seized an opening created by a Christian coach who was leading football prayers in his public capacity on public school grounds. Members of the temple
There are purists who would "cut off their nose to spite their face." They represent the mistaken idea if you can't find the person who agrees with everything you want you take actions possibly electing
A bafflingly graded third-grade math quiz caused a firestorm on Reddit last week and has spread across the internet, causing several people to question Common Core math standards and the teacher's implementation
On Friday, the New York Times Magazine decided to tweet this for some reason: Given certain assumptions, this isn't a hard question. Assume that going back in time merely eliminates Hitler, and that the
(CNN) — The "Assassin's Creed" video game franchise has transported players back through time from the Third Crusade to the American Revolution, chronicling the rivalry between the Assassins and the Templars.
Of the 10,000 or so nights I've spent on this planet, I've never seen a completely dark night sky. This doesn't make me unusual. In virtually every city across the United States — and increasingly, around