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James Corden joins Meghan Trainor to perform Like I'm Gonna Lose You

James Corden has proven he can sing in movies and in a car, but on Friday night, he showed off his musical ability live in concert.<p>The late night …

James Cameron Reveals Why He Needed To Make So Many ‘Avatar’ Sequels

James Cameron has some lofty plans for <i>Avatar</i> in the near future. Despite a string of delays to <i>Avatar 2</i> over the past few years, Cameron is still planning to film all of the sequels to the box office leading original at the same time and then release them a year apart once completed. That would make …

James Cameron

The Fire This Time: Anthology Features a New Generation of Authors Speaking Out on Race

In 2011 Jesmyn Ward won the National Book Award for her novel <i>Salvage the Bones</i><i>,</i> an exploration of one black family’s experience during the 12 days …

Books

This Viral Disney Mash-up Video Will Inspire You to Finish Your Weekend To-Do List

"Close your eyes and jump!"<p>As soon as we heard Dick Van Dyke say those magical <i>Mary Poppins</i> lines in this viral Disney mash-up, followed by the unexpected backbeat of snapping fingers and well, whatever happened next, it was obvious that the last push through our weekend chores just got WAY more fun.<p>…

This Guy Is Painting Over Ugly Graffiti To Make It Legible

Graffiti can be beautiful or ugly, but when it comes to tagging - most people would probably agree that it's the most hideous type of street art. And …

Streetwear

Anatomy of a Trump voter: How racism propelled Trump to the Republican nomination

<b>The Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 19, 2016. (Reuters/Brian Snyder)</b><p>Data shows racism is a powerful predictor of Trump support — far more than economic concern<p>Sean McElwee<p>July 23, 2016 10:30am (UTC)<p>This week, Donald Trump formally accepted the Republican nomination, and many …

GOP and Dem Intern Class Photos Show Diversity Differences

Two very different photos of this year's congressional intern class highlight stark differences in each party's racial makeup.<p>In an Instagram photo posted Saturday by House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, a large gathering of congressional interns grinned for the camera. However, folks on social …

Christians should put their faith above their race and culture, the Rev. Tony Evans says

<i>The Rev. Tony Evans is pastor of the 10,000-member Oak Cliff Bible Church in Dallas. He delivered the sermon “A Biblical Response on Race” on Sunday, July 17. By Thursday, July 21, it had been watched 114,000 times. Below are excerpts from the sermon.</i><p>Father, we need you today at a level that is …

Pokemon Go's mental health benefits are real

Dr. John Grohol is an expert in technology's impact on human behavior and mental health, and for the past 20 years he's studied how people operate online. He's the founder of mental health network <i>Psych Central</i>, and he knows all about the latest tools aimed at helping people deal with anxiety, …

The disturbing data on Republicans and racism: Trump backers are the most bigoted within the GOP

<b>Donald Trump (AP/Carolyn Kaster/Reuters/Aaron Josefczyk/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Racists are more likely to be Republicans — and the most extreme among them are Donald Trump supporters<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>July 6, 2016 9:59am (UTC)<p>Presumptive 2016 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is a bigot. …

Is white America blind on racism, or just playing dumb? | Clive Myrie

Milwaukee is the most segregated city in the US. Here I realised how easy it is for the majority to ignore the black minority and live in a bubble of privilege<p>The Washington Highlands area of Milwaukee is the kind of suburb that says you’ve arrived. The lawns are immaculate: manicured green parcels …

Black Students

#LovingDay: How the Lovings' trials paved the way for today's multiracial families

<i>Today marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case that unanimously knocked down state bans on interracial marriage. We are revisiting the stories our readers shared with us last year.</i><p>I like to say that I <i>am</i> because of Loving. Mildred and Richard Loving.<p>In the early 1970s when my …

'Racism from cradle to grave': Texas cemetery sued for 'whites only' policy

Hispanic rights group claims San Domingo cemetery association in Normanna voted against allowing man’s remains to be placed there ‘because he’s a Mexican’<p>At San Domingo cemetery in rural south Texas, there are headstones marking the graves of people with names such as Davis, Baker, Harris and Moore.<p>…

There's a dark side to 'emotional intelligence' even though everybody says it's a good thing

"People skills" are almost always assumed to be a good thing.<p>Search employment ads and you will find them listed as a qualification for a startling array of jobs, including Applebee's host, weight-loss specialist, CEO, shoe salesperson, and (no joke) animal-care coordinator.<p>The notion that people …

From poverty to prodigy: star violinist turns to other musicians in need

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>Next: music with a purpose, a story about a violinist charting her own musical path.<p>Jeffrey Brown tells us exactly how her music is …

Watch: a comedian obliterates the idea of "reverse racism" in 3 minutes

Podcasting

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

What Happened When I Tried to Learn an Instrument As a Grown-Up

Alright, confession time: I like to sing – and not just into a hair brush, behind closed doors. I’m actually pretty good at it. I’ve performed a few times as a kid and even as a teen. But lately I’ve fantasized about getting up on stage and performing something I wrote. There’s only one problem: I …

Of course Rachel Dolezal isn’t black: Her sympathetic comeback media tour proves it

Inescapable white privilege grants Dolezal 2 new sensitive profiles urging us to empathize with her struggles<p>A few months back, Black Twitter created what may go down in history as the single greatest Twitter conversation of the year, with the #AskRachel movement. #ThanksgivingWithBlackFamilies …

White America’s toxic ignorance: Abigail Fisher, Antonin Scalia and the real privilege that goes unspoken

If affirmative action gives unearned opportunities to one racial group, it is whites who have benefited the most<p>Is Justice Antonin Scalia auditioning for a job as Donald Trump’s ghostwriter?<p>His recent comments on Fisher v. the University of Texas, a landmark SCOTUS case about the future of …

Donald Trump’s racism is as American as apple pie

Republicans keep saying Trump’s ban on Muslims goes against our values. Do they know anything of our history?<p>The mainstream political class is aghast at Donald Trump’s bigoted statements about Muslims, Syrian refugees, Hispanics and other people of color.<p>They have proclaimed that Donald Trump is …

Former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw found guilty of rape

<b>(CNN) —</b> A jury found former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw guilty Thursday of some of the most serious charges against him, including sexual battery, forcible oral sodomy and rape.<p>Holtzclaw faced 36 counts. He was found guilty on 18.<p>The former officer cried openly in the courtroom …

Donald Trump is no longer funny, he's dangerous, says Hillary Clinton

Democrat candidate tells NBC’s Late Night host Seth Meyers that the billionaire was ‘shameful and wrong’ with his comments about Muslims<p>Hillary Clinton has condemned Donald Trump, calling him shameful, dangerous and declaring: “I no longer think he’s funny.”<p>Related: Donald Trump strikes chord with …

‘The Daily Show’ Effectively Debunks ‘Good Guy With a Gun’ Theory

Jordan Klepper set out to become a ‘good guy with a gun.’ This is what happened instead.<p>“If there’s one thing I’ve learned in America, there’s only …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: No One at Church Would Date Me, So I Quit Christianity

I was raised Christian. My parents weren’t religious, and they’re still not, but they wanted good things for us, and this included feeling like a part of something bigger. Plus, a requirement for getting into the best schools in the area was immaculate church attendance.<p>Mom was all about us going …