Alyceson Grace

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Is the South More Racist Than Other Parts of the US?

I was born and raised in South Carolina, attended college in Alabama and—except for a few stints in Washington, D.C. (which is technically below the …

Southern States

A very scary number for Republicans heading into 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the best ways to gauge the relative health of a political party's brand is to see how willing people are to say they identify with the party. Which is why new Gallup poll numbers on party identification should worry Republicans heading into an election year.<p>Just 37% of people …

Democratic Party

The Truth About Raising A Highly Sensitive Kid

My daughter was a few days shy of her 2nd birthday when I first heard the term “highly sensitive.” At the time, I didn’t really understand what it …

Parenting

James Damore Was Right: The Inconvenient Truth Behind The Google Memo

Opinion<p>Posted: Aug 12, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p><i>“In my</i> …

Feminism

Science suggests that 'once a cheater, always a cheater' could actually be true

According to some scientific research, there could actually be some fact behind the idiom.<p>A new study, published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior, followed 484 participants in mixed gender romantic relationships. The researchers asked the participants to report their own "extra-dyadic …

Secessionists push for South to break away from US again

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As 21st century activists seek to topple monuments to the 19th century Confederate rebellion, some white Southerners are …

Why staying together ‘for the sake of the kids’ is the worst thing that parents can do

opinion<p>Writer at sexdeathrocknroll.com - passionate advocate of growing older disgracefully. Tweet me: @violetfenn<p><b>When I announced that I was</b> …

Why Black America Isn’t Worried About the Upcoming Nuclear Holocaust

Dear White People:<p>I know your last few days have been fraught with peril as your president has engaged the only world leader as crazy and demented as …

North Korea

Black Conservative Student: Here's What Happened To Me On Campus After I Openly Supported Trump

As has become increasingly impossible to ignore, academia's claim that it champions "diversity" does <i>not</i> include the most important and fundamental …

Mom Farts In Yoga Class, And Her Story Is So Embarrassing You Might Not Finish Reading It

Everyone has an embarrassing moment every once in a while, but this mom… Her moment was so embarrassing it’ll make you cry with laughter!<p>Mum on the …

What Germany owes Namibia

ON OCTOBER 2nd 1904 General Lothar von Trotha issued what is now notorious as “the extermination order” to wipe out the Herero tribe in what was then …

Europe

President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey

<b>Updated at 9:22 p.m. ET</b><p>The president has fired FBI Director James Comey, who was overseeing an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections and possible ties to the Trump campaign and top aides.<p>The White House pointed to Comey's handling of the probe into Democratic presidential …

The hidden sexual assault reaction that still isn’t being talked about

The body has many ways of reacting to the violation of rape, but science can help remove some of the feelings of guilt and confusion survivors feel over the most unexpected of these<p><b>WARNING: This piece contains frank and graphic descriptions of sexual assault and rape that some readers may find</b> …

Charles Barkley Was Speechless As White Supremacist Richard Spencer Gave His Views On White Privilege

Charles Barkley hopes his <i>American Race</i> miniseries starts a conversation about race in America. The problem is he invited Richard Spencer on the program, whose views on white privilege rendered Barkley speechless.<p>Spencer, if you’re unaware, is a neo-nazi who’s become slightly famous for being …

Charles Barkley

James Comey just made a big mistake on Hillary Clinton's emails

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> FBI Director James Comey told a Senate committee last week that "hundreds and thousands" of emails containing classified information had been forwarded from top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin to the home computer she shared with her husband -- and one-time New York congressman …

This Viral Selfie Shows What Living With Depression Is Really Like

Over the weekend, Facebook user Katelyn Marie Todd posted a photo on the social media platform of herself brushing her hair. Sounds simple, but as someone who struggles with depression, Todd had a message to share — and her caption revealed that this seemingly small act of grooming was actually a …

Depression

Helping a first-grader cope with life’s disappointments

<i>Q: I just put my first-grader on the bus. Right before that, I had received a text that said he wouldn’t be able to go to a friend’s house as planned because his friend had become sick. He asked me to see whether he could go to another friend’s house and declared, “I am going to someone’s house.”</i> …

Parenting

Born white, but identifying as black since childhood

Two years ago, I took Rachel Dolezal for a race hustler. Not anymore. Not after interviewing the former NAACP volunteer and reading her memoir.

Donald Trump, Jews and the myth of race: How Jews gradually became “white,” and how that changed America

<b>An anti-semitic cartoon from Judge magazine. (Wikicommons)</b><p>Until the 1940s, Jews in America were considered a separate race. Their journey to whiteness has important lessons<p>Jonathan Zimmerman<p>April 9, 2017 10:00am (UTC)<p>Earlier this year, President Trump denounced the desecration of Jewish cemeteries. …

Israel

The Only Character Questionnaire You Need: 94 Questions For The Characters We Create

<b>Creating Characters – From The Cradle To The Grave</b><p>I read a Facebook post a few days ago. Jane’s mother had died unexpectedly and she wanted her …

The Importance of the Adversarial Ally

Gianfranco Blanco, Flickr’s CCJeanne Cavelos was a senior editor at Bantam Doubleday Dell, where she ran the fantasy, science fiction, and horror …

Why Black Women Struggle More With Domestic Violence

Domestic and intimate partner violence (DV/IPV) is a “family secret” in our Black communities. While I’m not suggesting that all Black people think …

Women of Color

The No-Gym January Challenge

This article originally appeared on Cooking Light<p>Let's face it, the gym is just a hassle this time of year. Everyone who vowed to get healthier in …

4 Yoga Poses with Magical Benefits

1K Shares<p>We all know yoga postures affect our body, but did you ever think about the way they affect your mind, feelings, and psyche?<p>I was thinking …

Kim Burrell's Homophobia Betrays the Message of 'Hidden Figures'

<i>Hidden Figures</i> is more than just a movie. The biopic, based on a true story, stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe as three …

The War on Whitey: How “Education” Is Fanning the Flames of Racial Division

Meanwhile, white kids are herded into separate classrooms and taught to raise their “awareness of the prevalence of Whiteness and privilege,” …

Historically Black Talladega College Marching Band to Perform at Trump Inauguration

“After how black people were treated at Trump’s rallies, you’re going to go and shuck and jive down Pennsylvania Avenue?”<p>For the past several weeks, Donald Trump's team has been scrambling to secure A-list talent to perform at his inauguration on January 20th. As the date nears, the rejections have …

Study: racism and sexism predict support for Trump much more than economic dissatisfaction

The study comes with a chart to prove it.<p>Following Donald Trump’s election, the media tried to identify several indicators for why he won. Was it the opioid painkiller and heroin epidemic? Poor health outcomes? The economy?<p>A new paper by political scientists Brian Schaffner, Matthew MacWilliams, …

Santa Barbara

11 Exercises To Relieve Lower Back Pain

If lower back pain is a constant annoyance in your life, you might be wary of working out in fear of making it worse—and understandably so. However, …