ThinkProgress spoke to the National Symphony Orchestra's two black members about playing with Kendrick Lamar, and achieving the highest level of success in an overwhelmingly white profession. The post Inside The Unlikely Pairing Of The National Symphony Orchestra And A Rap Superstar appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"Nothing will stand in our way. I will finish what you started." The premiere of the latest trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens literally broke the internet the other night. The events of The Force Awakens occur about 30 years after the destruction of the the second Death Star and the Ewok conga line in Return of the Jedi. Show More Summary
An Italian newspaper is standing by its report, despite an unequivocal denial from the Vatican.
Setting fire to black churches is so common in this country that we have a specific law addressing it.
A new commentary video from the National Rifle Association admitted that the odds of needing to use a gun for self-defense are exceedingly small while still promoting the ownership of firearms for self-defense. The admission was made on the NRA's Noir web series, a show hosted by gun blogger turned NRA News commentator Colion Noir. Show More Summary
Kentucky Republican Matt Bevin Leading Off: • KY-Gov: Three weeks ago, the RGA unexpectedly stopped airing ads for Republican Matt Bevin. The group never publicly gave a reason, but it seems national Republicans felt that Bevin was running a weak campaign, and they didn't want to send any more money his way until he shaped up. Show More Summary
"It's about letting unlimited, secret money into Wisconsin campaigns, then dismantling the two main avenues for investigating political corruption." The post Wisconsin Republicans Advance Bills Gutting Ethics And Campaign Finance Laws appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"I think the Clinton administration made a mistake of thinking bin Laden had to be viewed from a law enforcement perspective. Similarly, President Obama's policies seem to be focused on that as well." The post After Claiming His Brother ‘Kept Us Safe,’ Jeb Bush Tries To Blame Bill Clinton For 9/11 appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Oprah Winfrey, Queen of America, just bought a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers and it makes perfect sense. The post Perfect Fit: Why Oprah Is The Right Match For Weight Watchers appeared first on ThinkProgress.
"There's no way to save the game. All your decisions are final." The post The Creators Of This Emotive Video Game Explain What It’s Like To Be A Refugee appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Sonita Alizadeh is just one of a few female rappers from Afghanistan. She wrote her feelings into lyrics when her parents attempted to force her marry a stranger at the age of 16. The post This Afghan Teenager Saved Herself From Child Marriage By Rapping appeared first on ThinkProgress.
This is going to be more useful for pro-equality people than for anyone else.
Companies are making the economic argument for curbing climate change, offering support in the run up to the Paris talks in December. The post 81 Major Companies Make Climate Pledges: ‘Business And Climate Change Can Go Hand In Hand’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Clinton performed the best, Sanders picked up the most support.
On Tuesday night, all (more or Lessig) of the Democratic candidates for president gathered in Las Vegas for their first, highly anticipated debate. After the two-plus hours of nuanced discussion, the pundits and know-it-alls wasted little...Show More Summary
Anti-immigrant attacks are picking up. The post Anti-Immigrant Protester Stabs German Mayoral Candidate Over Her Sympathy For Refugees appeared first on ThinkProgress.
From the October 16 edition of Fox News' The Five: BRIAN KILMEADE: I'm a terrible dancer, and I just give anyone credit, and I just know my limitations, so I won't. And I give [Sen. Bernie Sanders] tremendous credit for doing that, but I want to add one more thing. Show More Summary
"There are thousands of Japjees out there who haven't spoken out yet," the sister of a victim of bullying said. The post How A Sikh Family In Georgia Helped Launch A National Anti-Bullying Campaign appeared first on ThinkProgress.
OK, we made it to Friday again, and we've got a lot of good stories to catch up on. Please, nobody shoot anyone until we're done for the day! Listen LIVE, right here at 9:00 AM ET! Or click this link to listen through your own mediaShow More Summary
This move was all kinds of clueless.