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Emmett Till Biographer, Who Spoke to White Woman Who Lied on Teen, Turned His Interviews Over to the FBI [Updated]

<b>Updated, Saturday, July 14, 2018, 12:23 p.m. EST:</b> The author of the explosive Emmett Till biography that revealed that a key witness in the case …

Scarlett Johansson Quit That Film Where She Was Set To Play A Trans Man After LGBT Outrage

"I’ve learned a lot from the community since making my first statement about my casting and realize it was insensitive."<p>"While I would have loved the opportunity to bring Dante’s story and transition to life, I understand why many feel he should be portrayed by a transgender person, and I am …

How to Quit Your Job — 10 Ways to Do It Gracefully

In my experience writing a workplace advice column, people agonize almost as much about <i>how</i> to quit your job as they do about <i>whether</i> or not to resign …

Employment

Aim to Get to $10,000

It can feel daunting to start from zero when you’re a newbie saver or investor. You have financial professionals advising you to put away 20 percent …

5 fonts that are better for your resume than Times New Roman

If your resume is meant to represent <i>you,</i> then you want to look your best, right? Well, apparently using Times New Roman on a resume is the font …

Typography

Officials admit they may have separated family – who might be US citizens – for up to a year

The Department of Justice (DoJ) told a federal judge Tuesday that it may have mistakenly separated a father and toddler who could both be US citizens for as long as a year, in the process of enforcing the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union …

Immigration

The Great Lipstick Cycle

It's the circle of (beauty) life.<p>One of the many unofficial edicts of womanhood is that a great shade of lipstick must be shared with others. I’m not …

The Summer Trends Our Readers Are Wearing to Work

<i>Welcome to</i> <b>#WhoWhatWearing</b><i>, a series where we highlight you, our stylish community of readers. Each of the following looks came straight from the</i> …

11 money apps to help you budget, save and make extra cash

<b>As the Apple App Store celebrates its 10th birthday, we take a look at some of the most popular apps to help you budget, save and invest your …

Apps

A journalist’s conscience leads her to reveal her source to the FBI. Here’s why.

It’s pretty much an inviolable rule of journalism: Protect your sources.<p>Reporters have gone to jail to keep that covenant.<p>But Marcy Wheeler, who writes a well-regarded national security blog, not only revealed a source — she did so to the FBI, eventually becoming a witness in special counsel Robert …

Donald Trump

A Black Woman in Handcuffs For Climbing The Statue of Liberty on Independence Day is a Perfect Metaphor For America

The Statue of Liberty is a metaphor.<p>One cannot carve a statue out of liberty any more than one can take a photograph of freedom or hold a jarful of …

Gillian Flynn Isn’t Going to Write the Kind of Women You Want

In a conversation with fellow novelist Megan Abbott, the Sharp Objects writer discusses the female rage that powered her 2006 debut novel—and has since taken over Hollywood.<p>“The gate is open,” read <b>Gillian Flynn’s</b> e-mail with instructions on entering her Chicago home. “You’ll see a little door …

‘Nothing to worry about. The water is fine’: how Flint poisoned its people

When the people of Flint, Michigan, complained that their tap water smelled bad and made children sick, it took officials 18 months to accept there was a problem. By Anna Clark<p>On a hot day in the summer of 2014, in the Civic Park neighbourhood where Pastor R Sherman McCathern preached in Flint, …

Water

Op-Ed: Choose civil rights over civility

“The Greensboro Four”: Four men began a 1960 protest in a Greensboro Woolworth’s over racial segregation.<p>Much has been made over a Virginia …

America’s nonviolent civil rights movement was considered uncivil by critics at the time

A 17-year-old civil rights demonstrator, defying an anti-parade ordinance of Birmingham, Ala., is attacked by a police dog on May 3, 1963. (AP Photo/Bill Hudson)<p>professor, University of Texas at Austin<p>American history is rooted in the political brawls, fistfights, and debates that culminated in a …

Civil Rights

Black Wall Street: The African American Haven That Burned and Then Rose From the Ashes

“Don’t you realize that Greenwood was Wakanda before Wakanda?”<p>It’s a sweltering May evening in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, and a local poet named …

Black History

Becoming My Own Half-Asian Man

Zachary Schwartz details his experience grappling with masculinity and race as a young man with a white father and an Asian mother.<p>Until I was 12, I had no idea that I looked Asian.<p>I knew my identities: Taiwanese, Jewish, Cleveland-Ohioan who spent weekends visiting grandparents in Youngstown and …

Donald Trump, the Chinese Exclusion Act, and the Danger of Not Learning From America’s Anti-Immigrant Past

For about two hours at Oakland Technical High School last winter, Jah-Yee Woo worked with her 11th grade honors US history students to assemble a …

"Day Zero" Is Call-to-Action for Sustainable Investing

Could you get by with a single toilet flush every day? Or a 90-second shower? What do you think of getting by on less than a gallon of water a day …

15 Pink Summer Outfits You Can Wear on Repeat

It's time to channel your inner Elle Woods and think pink this summer because the candy-colored hue is making quite a splash on the street style …

How to Master European Street Style According to the Founder of INDIE Magazine

Shop the 15 pieces Kira Stachowitsch always has in her closet.<p>With her collection of luxurious coats, designer sunnies, and an effortless …

Fashion Bombshell of the Day: Kethlene from Connecticut

The post Fashion Bombshell of the Day: Kethlene from Connecticut appeared first on Fashion Bomb Daily Style Magazine: Celebrity Fashion, Fashion …

A Year Ago, She Worked At Bar. Yesterday, She Ousted A 10-Term New York Democrat.

"This is the start of a movement."<p>Despite the odds, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated 10-term incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley in New York's …

The Violence Central American Migrants Are Fleeing Was Stoked by the US

We're still dealing with the aftermath of atrocities committed by US allies in Central America during the Cold War.<p>As courts, law enforcement, and the Trump administration continue to sort out what to do with the steady stream of migrants either crossing the southern border illegally or seeking …

7 NYC Style Rules You Should Never Break

How do you define when you become a New Yorker? Different people say different things—like a decade to some and three years for others. But there's …

The unromantic, untold story of the great US divorce spree of 1946

The end of World War II marked the beginning of beautiful love stories for thousands of US couples, as sweethearts who’d deferred marriage during the war rushed to wed in peacetime.<p>But 1946 is also the year of a demographic blip often overlooked in the history of postwar America: an unprecedented …

Great Depression

20 New Ways to Style Your Crop Top

Especially during the hot summer months, we’re constantly on the hunt for those outfit additions that look chic while keeping us cool during the most …

Due Process for Undocumented Immigrants, Explained

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Twitter this weekend that undocumented immigrants were invaders who “must immediately, with no Judges or Court Cases,” be sent home. Mr. Trump’s comments prompted criticism that he wanted the United States to strip immigrants and asylum seekers of due-process …

Immigration

Harvard Is Wrong That Asians Have Terrible Personalities

There’s a moving passage contained in a deposition taken in the major class-action lawsuit accusing Harvard University of racial bias against Asian-Americans. An attorney for Students for Fair Admissions, the nonprofit group representing a dozen Asian-Americans denied admission by Harvard, …

College & University

Time magazine’s major mistake on the crying-girl cover

There are examples of children separated from parents who immigrated illegally playing out nationwide. And well-meaning people across the political spectrum have taken a stand and forced change.<p>Unfortunately, they made their most iconic image something that wasn't a family being separated — and …

Immigration