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New Study Reveals That The Brains of People With Depression Look Different

White Matter Matters<p>A new study published in <i>Scientific Reports</i> has revealed a link between depression and the structure of white matter in the brain, …

Research

100 Eighth Graders Refused To Take A Photo With Paul Ryan

One eighth grader who refused said he didn’t want to be associated with Speaker Ryan.<p>According to a report by ABC News affiliate Eyewitness News 7, …

Middle School

TNT, Barkley tackle race, religion respect with ‘American Race’

Ahead of its final episodes on TNT, we look at the Charles Barkley-hosted series tackling one of the most significant ongoing issues in Western …

TNT's Charles Barkley Battles With Crowd on Racism and Cops

Three Baltimore police officers were acquitted of charges in the death of Freddy Gray in Baltimore last year. Charges against three remaining …

Justice

Charles Barkley Explained Why He Hates ‘Stick To Sports’ Idiots On Social Media

Charles Barkley’s new show <i>American Race</i> on TNT has been met with mixed reviews as Barkley tries to explore the complicated issues of racism and race relations in the United States. Much of the concern expressed about the show has been directed towards Barkley being the choice to host.<p>The outspoken …

Basketball

May’s gimmicky promise to tackle racial inequality is a slap in the face | Faiza Shaheen

I’m fed up having to say it, but if politicians really want to do something about this they have to start with low pay<p>In a busy day, where Theresa May made a grab for working-class votes by announcing a series of proposals to address workers’ rights, did an ITV Facebook Live Q&A and met some …

The Uproar Over ‘Transracialism’

The world of academic philosophy is ordinarily a rather esoteric one. But Rebecca Tuvel’s article “In Defense of Transracialism,” published in the feminist philosophy journal Hypatia this spring, has generated a broad public discussion<p>Dr. Tuvel was prompted to write her article by the controversy …

Race & Ethnicity

When it comes to marriage, race and ethnicity matter less

Intermarriage is on the rise, a report released Thursday shows.<p>In 2015, one in six newlyweds had a spouse of a different race or ethnicity – that’s more than five times the number of intermarried couples in 1967, according to new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.<p>Pew's …

Donald Trump 'circus' sets race relations back, says writer Brit Bennett

The Donald Trump "circus" has overshadowed the Black Lives Matter movement and set race relations back in the US, according to an influential young …

W. Kamau Bell on How to Solve Chicago’s Violence and Why Black Celebrities Host Shows About Race

Comedian W. Kamau Bell gives a lot of credit to Chris Rock for taking a big chance on him in 2012 by executive-producing his first show, <i>Totally</i> …

Charles Barkley

Why Social Stigma Matters

The IAT has come under fire, but that doesn’t show that implicit bias is a hoax.<p>New research sheds light on why it's hard to get rid of bias.<p>Why …

In 'American Race,' Charles Barkley Is A Stubborn Believer In The Power Of Dialogue

That "American Race," the new TNT docu-series about race hosted by Charles Barkley, manages to illuminate some truths about the way Americans talk about race is largely accidental. Over its four episodes, the impolitic former NBA star travels to different parts of the country trying to dig into …

Tomi Lahren: I'm not a 'Trump cheerleader'

Tomi Lahren, who has set the social media world ablaze with her controversial positions on political and social issues, is taking on a new role.<p>The 24-year-old conservative, who was bumped from her show on The Blaze in March after she revealed that she is pro-choice during a guest appearance on …

Hasan Minhaj Can't Cure Racism, But He Can Help Brown Kids Navigate It

Like Hasan Minhaj, I dreaded attending prom at my predominantly-White, well-to-do high school. I was one of only two South Asian-American kids in my …

Marriage

Ex-SC coroner defends officials' right to use racial slurs

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A coroner removed from office after pulling a gun on a neighbor says he and other elected officials are justified in using racial slurs.<p>Video obtained by local media outlets shows former Dorchester County Coroner Chris Nisbet saying he saw nothing wrong with white …

READ: Criminal Defense Attorneys on the Policing of Black Boys

Black men are six times more likely to be incarcerated than their White counterparts. A new op-ed from criminal defense attorneys Angela J. Davis and …

Policing

Brexit is entrenching some dangerous myths about ‘British’ culture | Afua Hirsch

Britain has always had a warped sense of its own history, excluding ethnic minorities. Now a survey suggests this is becoming something more hostile and alarming<p>There is something deeply ironic about the wave of nostalgia sweeping political discourse in modern Britain. On one hand, it harks – …

Round 3: Tomi Lahren vs. Wale

Rapper Wale and Tomi Lahren got into another Twitter spat Thursday after the unemployed TV host asked a question regarding Donald Trump being …

Tomi Lahren

Oxford University to make Black, Asian and non-European history compulsory to improve 'white curriculum'

History students at the University of Oxford will be required to sit at least one exam paper focusing on black, Asian and other non-European history, …

Obama Photographer Shades Trump On Instagram

P<b>ete Souza</b>, a former White House photographer, is using his work to illustrate the differences between former President <b>Barack Obama</b> and President</b> …

Donald Trump

Two Cool: Prince Harry and Obama Meet in London Town

Former President Barack Obama continues his whirlwind post-POTUS tour with his lady, Michelle. The pair are looking relaxed, unbothered and clean as …

Prince Harry

8 Books That Help Parents Explain All the Things We Don’t Know How to Explain

When you become a parent, there’s an expectation that you’ll be able to answer a whole lot of difficult questions for your kids. Which isn’t really …

Internal Combustion Engine

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

Self-help

How to Finally Start Meditating (When You've Tried Before and Failed)

Sitting still and breathing can be way harder than it sounds.<p>Meditation couldn't be hotter these days, so there's no doubt you've heard about its many benefits. But getting these benefits requires you not just to read articles about mindfulness or swear up and down to yourself that you're going to …

Meditation

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

Mindfulness