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Animated Short Your Black Friend Is All About the Racism of Silence

In Ben Passmore’s comic <i>Your Black Friend</i>, a black man sits in a cafe and watches as one white person diligently ignores the casual, anti-black racism …

How Racial Data Gets 'Cleaned' in the U.S. Census

The national survey offers more identity choices than ever—until those choices get scrubbed away. An Object Lesson.<p>At a doctor’s visit, on a college-admissions application, or even in a consumer-marketing survey, Americans are regularly asked to classify themselves by race. Some protest this …

Civil Rights

Settling Treaty 8 claim means 'money in the bank' for future of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation

The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation plans to place the majority of a $50-million settlement with the federal government into a trust fund for …

Just Do It: Trump Urges Native American Leaders to Start Drilling for Resources—Despite Federal Hurdles

President Donald Trump reportedly encouraged Native American tribal leaders to extract resources from the land they control—regardless of federal …

‘Spongebob’ Found the Virtue in Happy Stupidity

After 18 years, the show's creator is still committed to what made 'Spongebob' great in the first place.<p>Spongebob, America’s favorite absorbent, …

Ellen DeGeneres fails to get key questions answered in Las Vegas guard interview

The Mandalay Bay security guard who was shot and wounded during the Las Vegas massacre returned to the national spotlight Wednesday for an interview with Ellen DeGeneres — but the talk show host failed to pin him down on the constantly changing timeline of the worst mass shooting in U.S. …

Las Vegas

Best Places to Go Camping in the South

Add some fresh air to your next vacation.<p>While we love to sip a gin and tonic in one of the South’s grand hotels, we’re just as happy with a bottle …

Camping

Isis destroys tetrapylon monument in Palmyra

Syrian antiquities chief says militants have demolished structure and part of Roman theatre after seizing city for second time<p>Islamic State militants have destroyed a tetrapylon and part of a Roman theatre in the ancient city of Palmyra in the group’s latest attack on Syria’s heritage.<p>Related: How …

15 Damn Delicious (and Healthy!) Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate makes everything better, except maybe your waistline when eaten in copious amounts. That's why we present you with lightened-up — yet totally delectable — recipes for truffles, cookie sandwiches, and salted caramels. There's even a healthier recipe for chocolate cream pie! These 15 …

Native Superheroes Battle Old Stereotypes at the First Ever Indigenous Comic Con

The recent event, the first of its kind in the world, represents the growth of the subcultural vanguard of indigenous-created media that is slowly working its way into the multibillion dollar comic industry.<p><i>All photos by Gabriela Campos</i><p>For decades Native Americans have been wholly misrepresented in …

10 Black-Owned Brands to Know

On Small Business Saturday and beyond.<p>Today, when #Blacklivesmatter is more of a battle cry than a hashtag, where you choose to spend your money is more important than ever. Luckily, there are plenty of black-owned businesses to shop from, guaranteeing the value and impact of your dollars.<p>In the …