Jaz Hudson

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Ten Books on Slavery You Need to Read

You can’t talk about race until you fully understand America’s past.<p>Without understanding the past, it is difficult to grapple with the present. This became quite clear in the wake of the tragic attack in Charleston, when public dialogue swirled with myths, wishful thinking and deeply ideological …

15 Struggles Of Being The Emotional One In The Relationship

I just like to express myself!

Healing & Spirituality | 13 Buddhist Antidotes to Anger

Home > Healing & Spirituality<p>13 Buddhist Antidotes to Anger<p>Source: http://www.peaceful-traveler.com/Buddhism/life/, April 2, 2015<p>Here is a summary of …

The Civil War’s Dirty Secret: It Was Always About Slavery

The war was never about states’ rights, unless it was the states’ right to permit slavery, and Charles Lamar was its firebreathing poster boy.<p>Seven …

Expert Testimony: The Existence of God, the Problem of Evil, and the Facts on the Bible

One of the respected methods by which truth claims may be verified is by expert testimony. Expert testimony is offered in court cases to assist in …

White supremacy’s gross symbol: What the “the stars and bars” really represent — and why

It didn’t take long before the Confederate flag became a symbol of racism, expert James McPherson tells Salon<p>As my colleague Paul Campos noted earlier this week, the Supreme Court will hand down a ruling later this year on whether a state can stop its citizens from purchasing specialty license …

Black girls’ sexual burden: Why Mo’ne Davis was really called a “slut”

Just as I was harassed at 8 years old, baseball wunderkind Mo’ne Davis is a target of sexual shaming. Here’s why<p>Mo’ne Davis is a Black girl wunderkind. At age 13, she has pitched a shutout at the Little League World Series, becoming the first girl ever to do so, and she has been on the cover of …

Everything You Think You Know about Your Ethnicity (and Your Family) Might Be Wrong

Take this test, and you might find out you're got a cousin living next door<p>Like many men who are quietly trudging into their twilight years (I'm 42), I've wondered about my ancestors. Who were they? What did they do? What complex series of joys, tragedies, romances, and hardships shaped my …

Genealogy

The Privilege of Checking White Privilege

When students are compelled to have “White Privilege 101” classes, we have every right to ask: Why, and for whose benefit?<p>If you’ve been white …

Why Is Albert Einstein’s History With The African American Civil Rights Movement Forgotten?

Although Albert Einstein is widely known for his contributions to the field of physics and his involvement in the American effort to construct a …

The Numbers Add Up To This: Less And Less Opportunity For Poor Kids

In this country, all children are supposed to have a shot at success — a chance to jump "from rags to riches" in one generation.<p>Even if riches remain out of reach, then the belief has been that every hard-working American should be able to go from poverty to the middle class.<p>On Tuesday, a book and …

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World Book Day: Female Authors Who Rock Today's Literary World

To mark the oh-so glorious World Book Day (and ahead of International Women's Day), we've rounded up some of the best female authors making their …

The Civil War is Not Just For Americans

Most Americans think of the Civil War as a series of battles that mattered most to the U.S. A new book shows that it also mattered a great deal …

World Book Day: 15 Books Every Woman Should Read

What was the last book you read that you couldn't stop talking about? Did it have a woman (or indeed, women) at the heart of it?<p>There is a certain …

The Beginner's Guide to Letting Go and Becoming Enlightened Through Non-Attachment

“Racism is a very serious problem in the United States”: Noam Chomsky discusses slavery in the U.S.

The scholar discusses how slavery is “the core of our history” but “but it’s not part of our consciousness”<p>Renowned scholar and political activist Noam Chomsky sat down with Democracy Now and discussed political movements and United States' relationship with its history of slavery.<p>In the video, …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Who Will Lead Black Americans?

It’s either a sad irony or a fitting tribute that the end of Black History Month dribbles right into March Madness. No sooner do we finish …

15 Books For Creative Leaders To Read In Spring 2015

The coming months feature an impressive batch of new books on various aspects of creative leadership. Surveying history, profiling individual leaders, and examining multiple industries, they offer fresh insights and practical guides to action in business and life. For readers looking to become more …

Wizards on Ted Leonsis/Martin Luther King Jr. tribute: 'We may have missed the mark'

The Washington Wizards raised some eyebrows last weekend when they capped their "Inspire" social media campaign — the team's chosen method of …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

Robert Reich: America’s entire political system is rigged

The former secretary of labor on the urgent need for a Democrat to take on the country’s moneyed interests<p>It’s seed time for the 2016 presidential elections, when candidates try to figure out what they stand for and will run on.<p>One thing seems reasonably clear. The Democratic nominee for President, …

Microsoft co-founder says his exploration vessel M/Y Octopus found the battleship off the coast of the Philippines<p>Sunk without trace in what some historians consider the greatest naval battle ever fought, the mightiest battleship ever built has been found off the Philippines by one of the world’s …

Military

3 Simple But Effective Tricks For Sticking To Good Habits (Even When You Don't Feel Like It)

Despite the best of intentions, our motivation to create healthier habits tends to steadily decline with time. New Year’s resolutions fade away by February, diets don’t stick after a few weeks, and budgets tend to get blown within a month or two of creating them. Resorting back to our old habits …

5 Ways to Get Your Unwanted Emotions Under Control

Emotions are a vital part of our everyday lives. Whether you’re having a good laugh over a text message or feeling frustrated in rush hour traffic, …

A Simple Self-Esteem Boost That Improves Emotional Strength

Our self-esteem is far from stable. It fluctuates day to day and sometimes hour to hour. Getting praise from our boss, completing our first 5K run, or acing an exam will make our self-esteem go up, while failing to stick to our new diet, getting turned down for a promotion, or getting snubbed by …