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How Encouraging People to Walk Can Help Strengthen Our Cities

I live in L.A., a land of 20-lane interchanges, parking lots the size of football stadiums, and mind-bending, soul-crushing, life-altering traffic. …

Bernie Sanders has a pretty revolutionary idea to change America’s post offices

Americans don't spend nearly as much time at post offices as they used to, but that's not only because postcards are being replaced by Evites. For more than half a century, from 1911 until 1967, the Postal Service also served as a bank. Customers could walk down the street to the post office with …

BuzzFeed To Produce Native Political Advertising

As election season ramps up, BuzzFeed will begin creating and hosting video ads for politicians and political causes.<p><i>BuzzFeed</i>, one of the Internet’s best-trafficked content destinations, is hoping politicians will turn to its site for voter outreach. The media brand just created a new position–vice …

US marks 150th anniversary of American Civil War on day of Robert E Lee’s surrender

Across the US bells will ring to mark the end of the American Civil War, but scars remain from a conflict which claimed the lives of two per cent of the American population<p>Bells across America will peal to mark the 150th anniversary of the surrender of Robert E Lee’s Confederate army on April 9 …

Golin's intern challenge: Alligators, the Amish, and altruism

NEW YORK: Akinbola Richardson, the winner of Golin’s internship contest, will wrestle an alligator, live with the Amish, and build houses for the …

A Quick-Start Guide to Measuring Your Content Marketing Efforts - Copyblogger

Simply put, if you’re not measuring, you’re not marketing.<p>In fact, if you’re whipping up blog posts and infographics without business objectives, …

61 Key Social Media Metrics, Defined

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog.</i><p>Of all the hundreds of social media acronyms and abbreviations out there, I think “KPI” has confounded me the most.<p>I think it’s because the phrase “key performance indicator” always sounds like something you need to be wearing a suit in front of a …

49 Maps That Explain The USA For Dummies

The United States is mind-boggling. Right?!

‘Bloody Sunday’ Unites the Right and the Left

Away from the bickering and partisanship of Washington, Republicans and Democrats joined hands to remember Selma—and may fix the Voting Rights Act as …

50 Years Later, Hiking the “Bloody Sunday” Trail from Selma to Montgomery

Fifty years ago, on March 7, 1965, 600 marchers protesting for voting equality left the Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church in Selma headed for the state capitol in Montgomery. Before they had even left town, the peaceful marchers were met at the Edmund Pettus Bridge with police beatings and tear gas.<p>That …

5 things about the 50th anniversary of the Selma marches

WASHINGTON (AP) — This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," a civil rights march in which protesters were beaten, trampled and …

Black History

The unsung American heroes of Selma | US & Canada

Reverend Clark Olsen can not remember whether it was a pipe or a baseball bat that cracked fellow pastor Jim Reeb’s head on the night of March 9, 1965. But it made "a sound I will never forget," he recounts, sitting by the fire in his Asheville, North Carolina home.<p>Olsen, Reeb and another pastor, …