Malala Yousafzai

18 Facts You May Not Know About Martin Luther King, Jr.

You may be hard-pressed to find a grade-school textbook without the name Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in it, and you probably watched the …

Black History

What to read if you loved Wonder by Leanne Hall

Published to acclaim in 2012 and boosted by a recent movie adaptation, R.J. Palacio’s middle fiction novel, <i>Wonder</i>, has been much-loved by readers for …

Books

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018: 10 Facts About The Non-Violent Activist

Monday, Jan. 15 is a day celebrated and devoted to the civil rights pioneer and one of the most influential personalities of the 20th century …

Black History

Ahed Tamimi: Palestinian heroism in microcosm

There could be no better metaphor for the injustices of the occupation than the case of Ahed Tamimi. This courageous young activist faces the …

Ahed Tamimi

The “Sh*thole Countries” Jokes Are Cancelled

They’re not funny<p>From a bookstore in upstate New York, writer Michele Filgate tweeted a photo of a display, featuring non-American authors, many from developing nations, like Malala Yousafzai and Nelson Mandela, labeled “Writers From S##thole Countries.” While this might be a good-natured attempt …

Nelson Mandela

New Letterman too cosy to be compelling, even with Obama

<b>The Show:</b> <i>My Next Guest Needs No Introduction</i>, Season 1, Episode 1<p><b>The Moment:</b> What he didn’t ask<p>Seated in two chairs on an otherwise empty stage, …

Barack Obama

10 Equality Quotes To Read On Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2018

While we've come a long way in the fight for equal rights for everyone, there's still a <i>lot</i> of work to do. To commemorate a day dedicated to one man …

Black History

Obama's Quote About Leading The Country In Letterman's Netflix Show Might've Been Directed At Trump

Less than two weeks into 2018, it's clear that the president did not make "stop offending people" one of his New Year's resolutions. This year, …

Dating

Princess Mabel’s Girls Not Brides awarded Geuzen Medal

Photo: RVD, Jeroen van der Meyde<p>Photo: RVD, Jeroen van der Meyde<p>Princess Mabel, as patron of Girl Not Brides, is to receive the Geuzen Medal for her …

Royal Family

January Class of KidsPost: Oyster-Adams fourth-graders

Missy Alden and Damarys Rios’s fourth-grade class at Oyster-Adams Bilingual School in Washington, D.C., is the January Class of Kids­Post. These 23 students, who spend part of the day learning in Spanish, often don’t follow the crowd. But they do share a love of soccer, videos and travel …

Lifestyle

Hillary Clinton Ignited a Feminist Movement. By Losing.

Hillary Clinton, the first woman who had a real shot at the presidency, has finally set off a national awakening among women. The only catch? She did it by losing.<p>In the year since a stoic Mrs. Clinton watched as Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president, a fervor has swept the country, …

Feminism

Pakistanis Demand #JusticeForZainab, 7-Year-Old Raped and Murdered in Kasur

Screenshot of some of the photos found under the #JusticeForZainab hashtag on Instagram.The abduction, rape, and murder of a seven-year-old girl has …

Liberal View

Obama rips Fox News viewers: ‘You are living on a different planet’

Former President Barack Obama resurfaced on Friday and took a shot at Fox News viewers, saying they’re “living on a different planet” than people who consume mainstream media.<p>Obama made the remarks on the premiere of the new montly Netflix series “My next guest needs no introduction with David …

Entertainment

A Young Girl's Rape And Murder Have Catalyzed Countrywide Outrage In Pakistan

Two days after a young girl named Zainab was discovered dead in a trash heap in the city of Kasur, strangled after a brutal rape, widespread shock has escalated into protests across Pakistan. Outraged at the perceived inaction of local authorities, demonstrators have amplified the rage and despair …

World News

Start the New Year Right With Books That Inspire

Children are, by nature, optimists. They're hardwired to help. And being small, they are quick to pick up on injustice. Put these traits together and …

UNICEF

25 Facts You Didn't Know About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

You may think that you know a lot about the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr… and that may be true. However, there were so many …

Black History

Netflix Lands Barack Obama for Letterman Show

Streaming pioneer <b>Netflix, Inc.</b> (NASDAQ: NFLX) has long believed that original content is the key to its continued success. In its 2017 third quarter investor letter, the company stated, "Our future largely lies in exclusive original content that drives both excitement around Netflix and enormous …

Stocks

Every Single Celebrity That Tahani Has Name-Dropped on The Good Place

You don’t have to watch <i>The Good Place</i> for long to realize that Tahani Al-Jamil is more than, as Eleanor Shellstrop says, “a hot, rich fraud with legs …

Entertainment

Here's What to Stream the Weekend of Jan. 12

Spending the weekend indoors and not sure what to watch? TV Guide's Editor-in-Chief Mickey O'Connor has a few suggestions. Here's what you should …

TV

Usher, Nelson Mandela’s grandson to be guests of honor at Davos dinner

Usher and Nelson Mandela’s grandson, Kweku, will be guests of honor at a dinner at Davos hosted by Hugh Evans of Global Citizen, Page Six is told …

Nelson Mandela

21 Books That Every High School Needs To Teach Their Students

There's been a lot of debate in recent years over what books should be included in students' English curricula, but I think we can all agree that …

Literature

Everything You Need to Watch on TV This Winter

If you happen to live on the East Coast, then you know this feeling: cold. It's genuinely, bone-chillingly, brutally cold out there right now. No one …

TV

Data Sheet—What Apple Should Do About Kids Addicted to iPhones

NEWSWORTHY<p><b>Bad look.</b> As the entire tech industry scrambled to deal with the fallout from the Spectre and Meltdown security holes discovered in most …

Tech Industry

Theatre Royal Stratford East to host Stronger than Fear festival in Gerry's

<i>I am stronger than fear’ – Malala Yousafzai<br>‘When they go low, we go high’ – Michelle Obama</i> <b></b><p>This February, <b>Theatre Royal Stratford East</b>’s <b>Gerry</b>’s hosts a …

Michelle Obama

Last month, teenage Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi was arrested by the Israeli Defense Forces in a night raid in illegally occupied Palestine. The circumstances of her arrest and the human rights abuse she faces are horrifying, but liberal feminists from the West are mysteriously silent about her cause. Tamimi was taken into Israeli custody ...

Last month, teenage Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi was arrested by the Israeli Defense Forces in a night raid in illegally occupied Palestine. The …

Liberal View

Is Poverty Sexist?

News<p>Connie Briton has started quite the debate...we're finishing it.<p>Last weekend’s Golden Globes saw a whole host of political statements thanks to …

Tarana Burke

Booking Barack Obama for David Letterman’s new show might be Netflix’s biggest coup yet

In a sentence that would not have made any sense a decade ago, former US president Barack Obama will make his first TV talk show appearance since leaving office on David Letterman’s new monthly Netflix series.<p>The streaming giant announced last week that Obama will be the first guest on <i>My Next Guest</i> …

Barack Obama

Want to Be More Like Elon Musk and Beyoncé? Here Is Who They Follow on Twitter.

For many of the biggest personalities, they take the less-is-more approach.<p>Social media can be all-consuming, the constant scroll and need to see what everyone is doing at all times. But there is something to be said for quality over quantity. Many of the most famous people have millions of …

Conan O'Brien

'I suffered a devastating stroke live on air... listeners probably thought I was inebriated' - father (58) on this date five years ago

Martin Quinn's life changed forever on this very date five years ago.

News (Ireland)

Barak Obama And David Letterman Will Reunite On New Netflix Show

David Letterman retired from TV on May 2015 to spend more time with his family. 33 years of hosting talk shows was enough – or it seemed that way at …

Comedy