Women suffer shockingly high rates of violence. A survivor of violence has the right to reparations and justice. You can stand with survivors and demand justice and accountability.
by Alex Balk Today being the centenary of jazz patron Kathleen Annie Pannonica de Koenigswarter's birth, let's listen to one of the Thelonious Monk songs she inspired. And if you are so inclined, here are some other songs she inspired 0 Comments The post Pannonica appeared first on The Awl.
Always wanted to get someone on your list into anime – or dive into it yourself – but not sure where to start? Here's a guide to where to look depending on what they already like.
This guy is a mack! Timesfreepress.com Reports: Cleveland, Tenn., police Chief Wes Snyder and MainStreet Cleveland Executive Director Sharon Marr each apologized publicly at today’s Cleveland City Council meeting after a video surfaced showing them meeting in a rental storage
People whose human rights have been undermined by business operations should not have to wait 30 years without justice.
Duke Forum for Scholars & Publics In October 2013, Duke Performances brought the Fisk Jubilee Singers to Duke and Durham for a four-day residency to share the tradition of Negro spirituals. Dr. Paul T. Kwami, musical director of the Jubilee Singers, worked with over 500 singers from the Durham School of the Arts and Duke University. Show More Summary
Some lessons change a life. Some lessons change as many as they can. Jeff Bogle shares the moment that changed his...
Urge the Iranian authorities to provide immediate medical care to two desperately ill prisoners of conscience: Hossein Ronaghi Maleki and Ayatollah Hossein Kazemeyni Boroujerdi.
Forensic scientist Nicholas Petraco, who analyzed ashes in our podcast "The Troubled Cremation of Stevie the Cat," is currently embroiled in a debate about a Jackson Pollock painting. From The New York Times: On one side stands Francis V. Show More Summary
Yes, it's an actual thing.
The New York Film Academy has put together this informative infographic demonstrating the gender inequality endemic in film-making. But there’s some hope. Check it out below the jump. Courtesy of: New York Film Academy
"I did not feel like I was imprisoned. I did not feel alone, I knew that people believed in me."
In 2012, there were only 223 cases of polio in the world, as compared to 350,000 in 1988. An excellent, thoroughly reported new article in Wired, by the Kabul-based Matthieu Aikins, explores what it will take to completely eradicate...Show More Summary
Saturday Night Live is really running with their jokes about how they’re aware of the criticism that their cast is super white and male. They think it’s hilarious and edgy to joke about that while not actually recruiting women of color to join the cast. Their latest not remotely funny bit of hipster racism came [...]
We Are All Familiar With "THEIR" Version As To Why (Large Portions Of) The Black Community Remain "Unequal" My Goal Is To DOCUMENT The Truth:THEY DON'T CARE IF THE BLACK COMMUNITY IS "DEVELOPED", ABLE TO BUILD ITSELF UP THROUGH COMPETENT...Show More Summary
It is women to whom the task of collecting the bodies has fallen. Only they can venture out.
For shame! Steal from God and you’re gonna get smote. (Or at least get your daily dose of vitamin C and sulforaphane.)
An HBO biopic will tell the story of the Broadway and Hollywood legend read more
Fashion's leading man-on-the-street, the NYT icon Bill Cunningham, says that men are leading women when it comes to futurism and high tech in fashion. Find out all about the look from the always-entertaining guru, AFTER THE JUMP...
Just sing the damn song and STFU, please. R. Kelly Claims Chris Brown Is Similar To Jesus, Muhammad Ali, And Martin Luther King Via Guardian When he watched Chris Brown become the centre of his own scandals – which began