A young generation of artists is winning prizes, acclaim, and legions of readers while exploring identity in new ways. The poetry world would hardly seem a likely place for a “race row,” the phrase The
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If you've ever owned a Billy shelf unit or a Lack table or a Malm dresser, please bow your head for a moment of silence. Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad, who was worth $40 billion by some estimates, has died.
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Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes
On the Tranquility of Mind: Seneca on Resilience, the Trap of Power and Prestige, and How to Calibrate Our Ambitions for
“That man lives badly who does not know how to die well.” “Wherever life can grow, it will. It will sprout out, and do the best it can,” the poet Gwendolyn Brooks wrote in her abiding ode to perseverance.
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lithub.com - Reni Eddo-LodgeReni Eddo-Lodge is a London-based, award-winning journalist. She has written for the New York Times, the Voice, Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Independent, Stylist, Inside Housing, the Pool, Dazed and Confused, and the New Humanist. She is the winner of an MHP 30 to Watch Award and was chosen as one of the Top 30 Young People in Digital Media by the Guardian in 2014. She has also been listed in Elle's 100 Inspirational Women list, and The Root's 30 Black Viral Voices Under 30. She contributed to The Good Immigrant. Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race is her first book.
My oldest son, wrestling with a 4-year-old’s happy struggles, is trying to clarify how many people can be his best friend. “My best friends are you and Mama and my brother and …” But even a child’s joy
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Battered by the tabloids—to the point where her boyfriend, Prince Harry, issued a statement defending her—actress and activist Meghan Markle has largely ignored the media storm. And as Markle tells Vanity
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Letting your mind wander can actually be very productive. Author not pictured. muratart/Shutterstock Some of the most famous intellectuals and scientists spent time doing nothing but thinking. The author