Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented.
"She should have listened to her teacher." True -- but irrelevant. When I first saw the video of Ben Fields hooking an arm around a black girl's neck, flipping her over in her seat, dragging and throwing
Coby Burren was reading his textbook, sitting in geography class at Pearland High School near Houston, when he noticed a troubling caption. The 15-year-old quickly took a picture with his phone and sent
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Leslye Evans-Lane left her teaching job in New Mexico at the age of 58 to move to Oregon with her husband, she never imagined that it would be difficult to find work. A man and
The typical African American reality was far different than the Cosby dream. With the Cosby show's meteoric rise Americans of all hues slowly forgot this truth hidden behind the decadent veil of their
Relatives and random strangers have attempted to use those innocuous features to define me. To those relatives I am just a Black girl, not multiethnic. To everyone else, I am everything but. In my eyes,
"The only way these men on the Internet know how to express themselves is by threatening rape." In one two-minute clip, "Scandal" exposed the levels of intense online abuse women in the public eye face.
"Lucky, sassy, ambitious, well-spoken, shrill, calculating, urban." Even as a badass professional fixer and Washington, D.C. power-broker, Olivia Pope still experiences the subtle sexism so many women
To the editor: In professor Harry G. Frankfurt's Op-Ed article asserting that it is mistaken — even detrimental — to see income equality as a moral ideal, he seems to even question the morality of fairness.
The extension works by analyzing data points on the public profile, such as the year you graduated college and the dates of your work experience, and gives an estimated age range. When I tested it on and
Dr. Ben Carson seems to be almost inoculated from these racial problems. He speaks softly, sometimes indistinctly. He has an incredibly warm smile. It may be that the fact he is a brain surgeon, especially
By now, you’ve likely heard about the essay Jennifer Lawrence wrote for the Lenny newsletter discussing the gender pay gap earlier this week. If not, here’s a quick synopsis: JLaw explained that after
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. If you have millennial-age children, watch out. They may be turning you into a helicopter boss at home. But, watch out for another reason:
When life gives us an opportunity to choose, remember to make the choices that your future self would thank you for today. Business decisions, options to weigh, leadership principles to stand by--in every
My neighbor is an eye doctor. She sees patients every day. The vast majority of her patients suffer from a handful of common conditions, many a natural byproduct of old age. She helps people every day
A special City Council meeting to address the tasing and arrest of an African American councilman in the same Texas city where Sandra Bland was arrested has been canceled — but some outraged residents
Now a New York school that teaches amateur coders the skills to land high-paying professional jobs is trying an interesting solution. Fullstack Academy won't charge tuition at all for its brand new all-women
About two weeks later, I stood at the foot of Jim’s bed at Duke Hospital. Along with another first-year medical student, I was shadowing Dr. Wilson, a faculty neurologist, as part of a weekly seminar introduced