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Racism is so insidious, even black people underestimate it

There is a tendency to respond to racialized tragedies with a sudden effort at self-reflection – an attempt to quantify our collective attitudes on race for clues as to why, yet again, we must somehow make sense of the senseless killing of a black teenager. Of the numerous recent polls that measure …

Alleged people smuggler loses legal battle

A man wanted on people smuggling charges in Australia over the drowning at sea of 353 asylum seekers has lost his latest legal bid to stop his …

Things That Cops Know, But Most People Don't

<i>What are some things that cops know, but most people don't?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and get insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Tim Dees, Retired Police</i> …

To beat ISIS, focus on young people (Opinion) - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Uhuru Kenyatta is President of the Republic of Kenya. The views expressed are his own.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Earlier this month, Kenyans commemorated the heinous attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi.<p>That dark September day last year claimed the lives of 67 people, hailing from more than a dozen …

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This company is bringing eye exams (and glasses) to people who can't afford healthcare

<i>This video is sponsored by Verizon.</i><p>250 million people around the world suffer from vision loss due to uncorrected refractive errors. Two years ago, Yaopeng Zhou and Marc Albanese of Smart Vision Labs set out to change that. They hope to solve a major global issue: lack of access to quality vision …

The 16 Types of People That You See on Facebook

(<b>Wrong Hands/John Atkinson</b>)<p>Who do you see on Facebook? Mom is there, liking everything you post. She loves you, you know. There's also that exciting …

David Cameron Wants Young People in the UK to Choose Between Poverty and Debt

The prime minister's "earning or learning" plan will mean the choice between either poverty wages or student fees.<p><i>David Cameron photo via Flickr</i><p>As UK Prime Minister David Cameron did the pre-Conservative Party conference media rounds on Sunday, he tried as hard as he could to draw attention away …

People Born Male Allowed in Girls’ Locker Rooms In Kentucky

This is a policy that does not apply only to people who have had surgery or hormonal treatment to modify their bodies. The right to shower with girls …

What People Need to Understand About Growing up With Two Moms

I grew up with two moms. The first time I realized that my family was different was in the fourth grade. I wasn’t popular, but not because of my …

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7 Ways Successful and Fulfilled People Think Differently

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We pay to kill cockroaches and spiders. In Thailand, they pay to eat cockroaches and spiders.<p>As different forms of thinking separate cultures, it’s also the case between those who are happy and successful, and those who aren’t. Great …

5 Habits of Genuinely Happy People

Ever wonder what people do to stay happy? We all want to be happy, it is one of the greatest feelings you can achieve, but maintaining that happiness can be a difficult pursuit. Life is filled with daily stresses and anxieties that can quickly wipe away a smile.<p>But we've all encountered those that …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

How Successful People Deal With Stress

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Bernard Marr, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>A survey by TalentSmart showed that 90 percent of top performers know how to manage their emotions in times of stress so that they remain cool, calm, and able …

‘Every town needs a sanctuary where people in crisis can go for respite’

My hope for the next 50 years is that we look at health and wellbeing holistically. We need to give equal support to mental, emotional and physical health<p>The health and social care sector has undergone radical change over the five decades that Turning Point has been providing services. You could …

Is There Room for Black People in the New Detroit?

On a sunny Tuesday earlier this month, I watched from the picture window of one of Detroit’s new and hip West Village eateries as children whizzed by on scooters, smiling couples walked their designer dogs and tattooed millennials chatted among themselves while smoking both electronic and …

Which One is Real? Powerful Portraits Challenge Stereotypes

Dallas-based photographer and former U.S. Marine Joel Pars' powerful portrait series <i>Judging America</i> embodies the age-old idiom “don't judge a book by its cover.” Through these photos, Pars seeks to challenge any prejudices that viewers may hold against other people based on race, socioeconomic …

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UnCommon Planning

High school teachers Joanna Schimizzi and Rob Leichner formed a teacher-driven professional development community called Uncommon Planning, which …

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$121 Million Awarded in Grants to Help Improve Outcomes of Individuals with Disabilities | U.S. Department of Education

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) today announced more than $121 million in grants …

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UNICEF #ENDviolence

Typically, parents, teachers, students and communities expect schools to provide a safe haven for children to grow, learn, thrive and succeed.<p>Yet for …

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