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Omar Victor Diop's Photography Celebrates the African Diaspora and Black Resistance

Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop reframes centuries of black resistance and challenges the depictions of Africans in art with his captivating …

Black History

7 Habits You'll Notice the Happiest People Practicing (but Most of Us Rarely Do)

How many of us can say we live this way?<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement. While combing through my own research and notes on what happy and successful people do, it struck me how intentional they are about <i>choosing</i> the right mindset to become happier and more …

Happiness

They thought this was Trump country. Hell no

In a dim corridor backstage, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders looked down at Kansas congressional hopeful James Thompson’s denim jeans and black boots. “Hey James,” Sanders said without cracking a smile. “Could I borrow your cowboy shoes?”<p>Thompson took just a second to recover from the razzing.<p>“I …

Middle-class

Here's what's coming to (and leaving from) Netflix in August

Air-conditioning season continues at Netflix this August, with the streaming service continuing to stick to the multi-pronged approach that’s been …

Entertainment

Research shows poor white people are decidedly more pessimistic than poor African-Americans

<b>(AP/Seth Wenig)</b><p>Poor whites and African-Americans often live in different worlds. The answer to the disparity may lie in politics<p>Alex Henderson<p>July 17, 2018 11:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet<p>Yesterday afternoon, author/researcher Carol Graham appeared on Charles Ellison’s …

Jesus

'We've Been Through Darker Times': Barack Obama Speaks In South Africa

<b>Updated at 12:05 p.m. ET.</b><p>Former President Barack Obama celebrated Nelson Mandela's life and legacy in South Africa on Tuesday with a speech that focused not only on the freedom Mandela came to symbolize, but the long walk it took to get there.<p>"We have to follow Madiba's example of persistence and …

South Africa

Generation Z predicts the future: America's kids explain love, marriage and gender roles

Boys kissing boys. Girls saying #MeToo. Political debates over bathrooms.<p>Imagine being a kid. Decades of slow cultural change in gay rights and women's rights and a burgeoning internet age seem to be culminating in front of you, just as you’re starting to get your first crush — and trying to pass …

Demographics

Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebook’s Wild Early Days

Everyone who has seen <i>The Social Network</i> knows the story of Facebook’s founding. It was at Harvard in the spring semester of 2004. What people tend to …

Silicon Valley

How to Quit Your Job — 10 Ways to Do It Gracefully

In my experience writing a workplace advice column, people agonize almost as much about <i>how</i> to quit your job as they do about <i>whether</i> or not to resign …

Employment

A Landmark Legal Shift Opens Pandora’s Box for DIY Guns

Five years ago, 25-year-old radical libertarian Cody Wilson stood on a remote central Texas gun range and pulled the trigger on the world’s first …

Guns

Forget the Cat Ladies, Meet the Plant Parents

When Hilton Carter went to Tulum for his honeymoon in April he had to secure a sitter. The person needed to be responsible, demonstrate strong attention to detail and have plants proven to still be alive.<p>The 38-year-old artist living in Baltimore currently has about 180 plants in his home. And …

Plants

Comedy vs. Tragedy: The Legacy of Robin Williams

When Robin Williams died in 2014 at the age of 63, the news landed with a shock for several reasons. Though his final years found him treading water …

Robin Williams

35 Must-See British TV Shows to Add to Your Watch List

The UK has produced so much quality drama, so many incredible documentaries, and so many classic comedies over the years that any "best of" list can only scrape the surface of what British television has to offer. But if you've stumbled across a few British shows on Netflix or Amazon recently, and …

TV

Income Inequality in the U.S. Is Rising Most Rapidly Among Asian Americans. Here’s Why

The richest 10% of Asian Americans in the U.S. saw incomes nearly double from 1970 to 2016.<p>The gap between rich and poor Americans continues to rise, …

New Music Friday For July 13: Seven Albums You Should Hear Now

Happy Friday the 13th! On this week's New Music Friday, <i>All Song Considered</i>'s Robin Hilton speaks with NPR's Ann Powers, Stephen Thompson, Lars Gotrich, and Sidney Madden about the best new releases of the week. Highlights include Wiz Khalifa's long-awaited followup to the 2011 pop-rap breakout</i> …

Music

Recipe: Light & Fresh Slow Cooker Corn Chowder — Recipes from The Kitchn

I have a keen eye for slow cooker meals that satisfy in every season, and for summer, corn chowder is my go-to. You'll find me cozied up on the couch …

Slow Cookers

Someone Was Producing Tons of a Ozone-Destroying Chemical That Was Banned in 1987. Now We Know Who

A couple months back, scientists from around the world revealed a new mystery: somebody in East Asia was again producing banned chlorofluorocarbons …

New Study Confirms That American Workers Are Getting Ripped Off

America’s unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been since 1969. There are now more job openings than unemployed workers in the United States for the …

Meet The Woman Revolutionizing Renewable Energy In The Caribbean

<b>Energy Personality: Hannah Olmberg-Soesman</b><p>Today I interview Hannah Olmberg-Soesman, winner of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Energy Personality Award. Olmberg-Soesman received the inaugural award for her exceptional contribution to a sustainable energy future in the region. A dynamic …

Renewable Energy

16 Black Landmarks Will Be Given New Life With $1M In Funding From The National Trust For Historic Preservation

It’s been nearly a year since hate reared its ugly head on the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia. In the aftermath of what would become a defining …

9 High-Protein Vegetarian Recipes So Good There Won't Be Leftovers

No matter your reason for eating vegetarian, there's no doubt you want to make sure you're getting the right nutrients. Experts believe that protein …

You Won't Believe These 25 Netflix Documentaries Are Real

Once you're done binge-watching <b>Queer Eye</b> season two (and bawling your eyes out), you might be in the mood for an addictive, fascinating look at other true events. With so many amazing documentaries on Netflix, covering everything from true crime to sushi chefs, there's no shortage of entertainment …

Entertainment

Black Women Are People. Expecting Them to Be Our Saviors and Superheroes Is Killing Them

Of the myriad factors contributing to my mom’s death, the one I have the least concrete proof for is the one to which I attribute the most blame.<p>I …

Science Says The Opposite of Greed Is What Truly Leads to Happiness (Like Doing Any of These 6 Things)

The motto 'greed is good' is the antithesis of what research is suggesting will make you happier.<p>We've all heard this cliché growing up -- how "it's better to give than to receive." Whether you're gainfully employed, looking for work, retired, or living off an inheritance from your rich uncle, …

Happiness

Black Resistance to Segregation in the Nineteenth Century

In 1852, the Third Avenue Railroad Company was founded. It ran between City Hall and 62nd Street in Manhattan. Its horse-drawn streetcars quickly …

Donald Trump Is a Bad Negotiator

We have now had several opportunities to see just what the president, practitioner of the art of the deal, can do when given an opportunity to …

Out of the shadows: Rohingya rape survivors’ babies arrive

UKHIYA, Bangladesh — Tucked away in the shadows of her family’s bamboo shelter, the girl hid from the world.<p>She was 13, and she was petrified. Two months earlier, soldiers had broken into her home back in Myanmar and raped her, an attack that drove her and her terrified family over the border to …

Maxine Waters and the trope of the “angry black woman”

Black women have always been accused of “incivility” when expressing political critique.<p>“Congratulations to Maxine Waters, whose crazy rants have made her, together with Nancy Pelosi, the unhinged FACE of the Democrat Party,” tweeted Trump yesterday. “Together, they will Make America Weak …

Purple mountain majesty: Beautiful views of Colorado's Pikes Peak

Katharine Lee Bates, a Wellesley College professor, traveled to Colorado Springs in 1893 to teach summer school. While there, she visited Pikes Peak, the highest summit of the southern Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The view inspired her to write the poem that would one day become the song …

Lemon Cheesecake Bars Recipe

"These creamy lemon cheesecake bars have a smoother texture than the usual custard texture of a boxed lemon bar mix. I just about died when I had …