Despite decades of progress, racism and bigotry are still prevalent in the United States. Often, they even dominate the news in American media, like during the Baltimore riots or the Ferguson shooting.
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Trump’s not the only Republican making dubious claims. He’s just the only one we’ve paid attention to. Michael Grunwald is senior staff writer for Politico Magazine and editor-at-large of the Agenda. five
I am a white person against Trump: White people need to stop laughing and start taking responsibility
Donald Trump (AP/J Pat Carter) December 17, 2015 3:58PM (UTC) I’ll admit it, when I found out Donald Trump was running for president, I laughed heartily and unconcernedly. For a solid two months, actually.
I used to think that it was just me, that it was my problem, my deficiency, my moral defect. It had to be. All those times when I felt like an outsider in this American Jesus thing; the ever-more frequent
true ‘Time flies, even though turkeys don't,’ the president quips. A lighthearted President Barack Obama on Wednesday spared a pair of blubbery birds from becoming Thanksgiving dinner in the annual White
But deGrasse Tyson also has a serious side, which he reveals time and again in his books, shows, Twitter page, and popular science articles. Often, deGrasse Tyson's humor strikes a serious chord that only
"It's unacceptable to give religious privilege only to those who believe in the supernatural": The Satanic Temple challenges
(AP/The Satanic Temple) November 22, 2015 12:00AM (UTC) A small sect called the Satanic Temple has been giving the religious right fits by insisting that religious freedoms granted to Christians should
H.A. Goodman's column "I'm a Bernie Sanders voter who will not support Hillary Clinton: Here are ten reasons why" makes incredibly little sense. He clearly doesn't understand our founding fathers, unfortunately
A bafflingly graded third-grade math quiz caused a firestorm on Reddit last week and has spread across the internet, causing several people to question Common Core math standards and the teacher's implementation
Let’s figure this one out, folks. If you woke up this morning and asked yourself, “Would conservative podcaster Ben Shapiro travel backwards through kill and murder Adolf Hitler when Hitler was a tiny
(CNN) — The "Assassin's Creed" video game franchise has transported players back through time from the Third Crusade to the American Revolution, chronicling the rivalry between the Assassins and the Templars.
Of the 10,000 or so nights I've spent on this planet, I've never seen a completely dark night sky. This doesn't make me unusual. In virtually every city across the United States — and increasingly, around