Lenwood Hayman

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Haiti's Unstoppable Outbreak

The nation has been battling a cholera epidemic since 2010—and it's still killing people. Why has no one been able to stop the spread of the disease?<p>In early February, when Jenniflore Abelard arrived at her parents’ house high in the hills of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, her father Johnson was home. …

Environmental Health

The 10 Qualities of Exceptional People

Composure allows them to maintain a certain stillness in the face of life’s changes.<p>4. Fearless.<p>Exceptional people are willing to dare greatly in life. They know it takes courage to love fully, to change themselves when necessary, to feel deeply, to take risks even when it’s scary and to chase …

Self-improvement

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

Time Management

The History of 'Thug'

The surprisingly ancient and global etymology of a racially charged epithet<p>Last night, as Baltimore erupted with riots and violence and anger, the city's mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, took to Twitter to share her thoughts on the events sweeping the city. The mayor talked about "the evil we see …

Mark Twain

How a baseball game played for no one symbolizes what's wrong with America

The Baltimore Orioles played against the Chicago White Sox in an empty stadium today. The Orioles won, but no one was there to cheer.<p>The head of Major League Baseball Robert D. Manfred decided this week that it would be safer for fans that the game proceed without spectators in the stands, and the …

Justice

7 remarkably cruel instances of class warfare in America

Since the Great Recession, it has been open season on the country’s poor. Here are just a few of the lowlights<p>There's a scene in the 1935 film adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel <i>A Tale of Two Cities</i> in which a horse-drawn carriage transporting a hated aristocrat runs over and kills a peasant …

Fort Lauderdale

White America’s racial illiteracy: Why our national conversation is poisoned from the start

The author of “What Does It Mean to Be White?” examines the ways white people implode when they talk about race<p>I am white. I have spent years studying what it means to be white in a society that proclaims race meaningless, yet is deeply divided by race. This is what I have learned: Any white person …

Race & Ethnicity

America’s white fragility complex: Why white people get so defensive about their privilege

The author of “What Does It Mean to Be White?” on Black Lives Matter and our biggest misconceptions about racism<p>Stop me if you’ve heard this one.<p>Last year, a white male Princeton undergraduate was asked by a classmate to “check his privilege.” Offended by this suggestion, he shot off a 1,300-word …

Race & Ethnicity