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Overcoming a basic psychological barrier could be the difference between earning just enough and getting rich

"The biggest thing holding back most people from striking it big are their thoughts, beliefs and philosophies about money," writes self-made millionaire and author of "How Rich People Think," Steve Siebold.<p>Certified financial planner Douglas Obey echoes this belief in his book, "Money & The Human …

Know your history: Understanding racism in the US | Black History

There will never be an acceptable explanation for what happened between Michael Brown and Darren Wilson in Ferguson but we will never fully grasp <i>why</i> the stage was set for such an encounter unless we know American history.<p>We cannot fully comprehend why Dylan Roof murdered nine parishioners at …

Abolitionist John Riland’s account of the slave ship.

<i>Excerpted from</i> <b>The Slave Ship</b> <i>by Marcus Rediker. Published by Viking Penguin.</i><p><i>This article supplements Episode 2 of The History of American Slavery, our</i> …

The ‘Uncle Buck’ Series Has Officially Been Picked Up By ABC

Even though the families of both John Candy and John Hughes have voiced their disappointment in the project, ABC is moving forward with their <i>Uncle Buck</i> series. Deadline reports the multi-camera sitcom will star Mike Epps and will be set for a midseason premiere:<p>Written by Steven Cragg and Brian …

Do the Right Thing

Leaving the theater after the tumultuous world premiere of <i>Do the Right Thing</i> at Cannes in May of 1989, I found myself too shaken to speak, and I …

History of sociology

Sociology is a discipline with a short history and a very dense and complex tree of topics and methods. So writing its history — even limited to the …

If You Only Read One Book About the Legacy of Slavery: ‘Slaves in the Family’

Ben Affleck tried and failed to hide a slave owner in his family tree. He would have done better to follow Edward Ball’s example—face the ugly past …

How Slavery Gave Capitalism Its Start

Capitalism in the U.S. owes much of its start to slavery, which in turn owed much of its success to government handouts.<p>Perhaps the most durable myth …

Black Lives at the Mall of America: the long shadow of history

By on April 24, 2015 • ( 1 Comment )<p>In the dock are eleven Black Lives Matter activists fingered by police as the “ringleaders” of a peaceful rally …