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The Oppression of White America

White people are oppressed.<p>Stop laughing. It’s true.<p>In recent years, a narrative has formed and spread among the masses that asserts that white …

Civil Rights

Viral Video Shows Teen Giving Cops Dust (No, Not the Drugs) and It Is a Sight to Behold

Sign this kid up for the NFL, or at least for Parkour, because baby, he’s got the moves like<p>JaggerPayton!<p>In a video that has racked up more than …

African-American News

15 Favorite Interview Questions to Completely Disarm Job Candidates (in a Really Good Way)

We asked readers for their favorite interview questions -- and we weren't disappointed.<p>Maybe your favorite interview question is one of the most common interview questions. Maybe it's one of the most common behavioral interview questions. Or maybe you have a less conventional interview question you …

Here's What Introverts Find So Annoying About What Extroverts Think | Inc.com

Anywhere from a third to half of the population fits the definition of being introverted, meaning these people are at their best in quieter environments compared with the extroverts who do well with a lot of stimulation. And if you're someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the …

Psychology

Police officer shoots at actor mistaken for robber after 911 call

Police bodycam footage shows the moment an officer opened fire on an actor filming a robbery scene for a low-budget movie after a 911 call.<p>It shows Sgt. Matt Schroeter discharging his weapon in the direction of a masked man outside a pub in Crawfordsville, Indiana.<p>Police responded to a 911 call …

How America has silently accepted the rage of white men

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the wake of one of the worst massacres in modern American history, our government's highest leaders will be silent about why things like this keep happening. "Warmest condolences" will be tweeted to families of those who lost their lives, minutes of mourning will pass and murmurs of …

Mass Shootings

Academic arguments backing white supremacy and colonialism are making an ominous comeback

<i>Ek tarz-e-taghaful hai so vo unko mubarak;</i><i><br>Ek ‘arz-e-tamanna hai so ham karte-rahenge.</i>[There is a style of indifference to which they are welcome;<br>But our wishes, we will continue to list.]— Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Dast-e-Saba, 1952<p>In 1950, Aimé Césaire, one of the clearest voices of the 20th century, …

17 Note-Taking Tips That'll Make Everyone In Class Want To Copy You

Yes, this means you have to go to class.<p><i>Some responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

Want to understand white privilege? Look at college golf teams like mine

<b>(AP/Keith Srakocic/Charles Rex Arbogast)</b><p>It’s time we talked about how colleges let affluent white students be supported by African-American student labor<p>Anya Alvarez<p>August 13, 2017 11:30pm (UTC)<p>More and more discussion has become centered around what white privilege is. But very little dialogue has …

Man dies after beating by sheriff's deputy's husband

HOUSTON — A 24-year-old father reportedly beaten by the husband of a Texas sheriff's deputy died after being taken off life support Wednesday night, the family lawyer confirmed Thursday.<p>Johnny Hernandez had been in the intensive care unit of a Houston hospital where he was declared brain dead.<p>Late …

How to take a screenshot on a Mac — and 15 other useful keyboard shortcuts

There are a ton of hidden keyboard shortcuts in MacBooks and Mac computers. Here are the best and most useful ones that only power users know about.<p><b>Volume:</b><p>1. Turn up or down the volume in 1/4 increments: press and hold "Option," "Shift," and either "Volume Control" key.<p><b>In the "Finder" …

White Women, Black Men Aren't Hurting You

It's after midnight and I'm standing on the Q train platform waiting for my train to arrive. I've just gotten off of work and I am tired. Dead tired. I just want to go home and get into bed. I have my headphones in and I'm playing TwoDots on my iPhone. I look up as the train is approaching and …

EA Apologizes to Muslim Fighter Who Has Christian Celebration in UFC 2

Electronic Arts has apologized to a Muslim UFC fighter after it came to light that his in-game EA Sports UFC 2 win celebration animation featured him gesturing the sign of the cross, a Christian tradition. When the fighter, Khabib Nurmagomedov, discovered this, he spoke up on Twitter and …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by our governments. This story is so deeply ingrained in our minds that we take it for granted. It seems obvious. It …

Drug Addiction

Here's What It Really Means When There's Turbulence During A Flight

<i>[Editorial note: This is an updated version of an earlier post. Turbulence is once again the news, after a Singapore Airlines flight encountered rough conditions while landing ion Mumbai.]</i><p>Turbulence is far and away the No. 1 concern of nervous flyers.<p>If you're among those seeking reassurance, …