Cynthia P. Hunter

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At an Arkansas Mosque, a Vandal Spreads Hate and Finds Mercy

Abraham never fit in. Hisham finally felt at home. Then their worlds collided in western Arkansas.

'White supremacists by default': How ordinary people made Charlottesville possible

<b>(CNN) —</b> Blame President Trump for his tepid moral response. Call the neo-Nazis and white nationalists thugs. Fill your Facebook and Twitter accounts with moral outrage.<p>But the tragedy that took place in Charlottesville this month could not have occurred without the tacit acceptance of millions of …

Rights & Freedoms

Making Affirmative Action White Again

Jeff Sessions told the Senate Judiciary Committee 20 years ago that affirmative action irritated people (he meant white people) because it could cause them to lose opportunities “simply because of their race.” This sense of grievance lies behind the Justice Department’s recent memo seeking lawyers …

I’m a White Man. Hear Me Out.

I’m a white man, so you should listen to absolutely nothing I say, at least on matters of social justice. I have no standing. No way to relate. My color and gender nullify me, and it gets worse: I grew up in the suburbs. Dad made six figures. We had a backyard pool. From the 10th through 12th …

The Policies of White Resentment

White resentment put Donald Trump in the White House. And there is every indication that it will keep him there, especially as he continues to transform that seething, irrational fear about an increasingly diverse America into policies that feed his supporters’ worst racial anxieties.<p>If there is …

The Long, Lonely Road of Chelsea Manning

On a gray morning this spring, Chelsea Manning climbed into the back seat of a black S.U.V. and directed her security guard to drive her to the nearest Starbucks. A storm was settling over Manhattan, and Manning was prepared for the weather, in chunky black Doc Martens with an umbrella and a …

Turkey Acquits 2 Men in Berlin ‘Honor Killing’ of Their Sister

ISTANBUL — Two Kurdish German men accused of helping to kill their sister in 2005 because of her Western lifestyle were acquitted Tuesday in a Turkish court, in the latest failed attempt to prosecute them in a case that became a benchmark for cultural tensions between Turkey and Germany.<p>The sister, …

How to Avoid End-of-Life Regret: Stop Giving Your Life Away

<b>“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” ~Unknown</b><p>Do you ever wonder what life is all about? You may wake up …

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Unraveling a Nazi Mystery: Are Franz Kafka’s Missing Love Letters in Berlin?

The Nazis confiscated Franz Kafka’s love letters to Dora Diamant, and one woman has made the search for them—and other missing documents—a full-time …

Here's the Full Transcript Of Angela Davis's Women's March Speech

"History cannot be deleted like web pages."<p>Civil rights activist Angela Davis spoke at the Women's March on Washington on Saturday in front of a crowd of hundreds of thousands who gathered in the nation's capital to protest the Trump administration. Davis, who is known for writing such books as</i> …

How To Ditch The Bad Habits That Will Hold You Back This Year

You can’t hope to make progress on your goals if you keep practicing these common bad habits.<p>Before you can have any hope of following through on your New Year Resolutions, you need to get rid of the bad habits that are holding you back at work.<p>Here are eight beliefs and actions you should cleanse …

7 Practical Tips for Digital and Social Marketing Success in 2017

As the New Year begins, I want to wish you and your families a joyous holiday and a happy, healthy, peaceful and prosperous 2017!<p>In the spirit of …

Marketing

How To Use Mindfulness To Create A Healthier Mindset For 2017

Just as the body is influenced by what you eat, your mind is also influenced by your thoughts, your mindset and your life experiences. With mindfulness, you can train your mind to be in the present moment and spend less time preoccupied with unhelpful, unproductive thoughts. Recognizing that I am …

Mindfulness

Forget “dialogue” with Donald Trump and his supporters: They have empowered hatred and harm

<b>(Reuters/Rick Wilking)</b><p>Those who elected Trump want to undo progress and harm black and brown people. Who cares what’s in their hearts?<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>December 6, 2016 12:00am (UTC)<p>One of my best friends teaches English at a community college located in one of the Rust Belt-like towns along the …

Donald Trump

Baltimore vs. Marilyn Mosby

A little before 7 the other night, the prosecutor Marilyn Mosby stopped by my house in Baltimore for dinner. She was coming straight from work in one of her customary gray pantsuits, and because I was already nursing a beer, she took off her jacket with a sigh and poured herself a glass of white …

Poynter’s Writing Process and Resources for Writers

Looking to become a better writer? Poynter's Roy Peter Clark offers some steps for writing to help you on your journey. Here are our 10 favorite …