Madison Whiteman

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The Art of Error: 12 Cool and Creative 404 Pages

Making your 404 page fun is only half the battle — there’s still a lot of practical factors to keep in mind. In closing, let’s review some general tips to remember when covering your mistakes:<p><b>Link to Popular Posts —</b> Take advantage of the fact that your user may not know where to go next. Recommend …

Rodriguez v. United States: A huge win against police overreach at the Supreme Court.

Dennys Rodriguez knew his rights—and he planned to use them. Just after midnight in March of 2012, a police officer pulled Rodriguez over for briefly …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

L.A.'s 15 Coolest Tattoos — & The Man Behind Them All

In Los Angeles, the only thing harder than scoring a table at just-opened Jon & Vinny's Pizza on Fairfax is getting on the books with tattoo artist …

Los Angeles

29 Awesome Books With Strong Female Protagonists

Celebrate National Women's History Month with these 29 great books.

I am racist, and so are you.

And the sooner we both acknowledge this, the sooner we can begin to address the problem. So let’s talk.<p>“Wait just a minute here, Rachel. You’re like, …

Deadly Force, In Black And White

Young black males in recent years were at a far greater risk of being shot dead by police than their white counterparts – 21 times greater i, according to a ProPublica analysis of federally collected data on fatal police shootings.<p>The 1,217 deadly police shootings from 2010 to 2012 captured in the …

Putting Implicit Racial Bias to the Test

There have been too many police shootings this summer that have left black men dead or injured and our nation questioning the state of race relations.<p>There was Michael Brown, the teen killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, in August. That same month, John Crawford III was fatally shot by …

Southern Poverty Law Center

Bill Maher and Sam Harris’ proof is wrong: Their argument is based on an untrustworthy poll

Maher, Harris back their Islam arguments up with a Pew Research poll, but those respondents couldn’t answer freely<p>A recent TV showdown between talk show host Bill Maher, author Sam Harris, comedian Ben Affleck and columnist Nicholas Kristof has spurred a tsunami of passionate reactions. At stake, …

Cornel West was right all along: Why America needs a moment of clarity now

It’s sad that it’s come to this. But social justice in America is officially stunted — and there’s only one answer<p>This past weekend, protestors and activists, including students, clergy, and concerned citizens descended on Ferguson, Missouri, for a weekend of marches, protests, sit-ins, and civil …