Reclaiming black history means taking back its pieces, from Ferguson to Selma. Fifty years after the legendary Selma-to-Montgomery marches that led to the passage of the Voting Rights Act, a group of students and civil rights activists are doing just that.
John Oliver and the Last Week Tonight team are quite skilled at making what seem like dull problems fascinating.
Honesty is the best policy, right? That's the oft-repeated line, and it's one of the qualities everyone from experts to your mother tell you is most important in a relationship.
A video has been posted to Facebook depicting officers from the Los Angeles Police Department shooting and killing a homeless man around 11:30 a.m.
On Friday, the city of Cleveland released court documents revealing how it would be defending itself against a massive federal lawsuit filed by the family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old black child who was shot to death within two seconds after Cleveland police pulled up to investigate a report of an armed person in the area on Nov.
After former deputy prime minister and opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was mysteriously shot to death in the streets of Moscow outside the Kremlin last week, thousands of Russians have taken to the streets in protests to declare that they are not afraid and will not be silenced.
Leonard Nimoy, the actor who endeared himself to millions with his portrayal of Spock, the ultra-logical half-human, half-Vulcan first mate in the Star Trek franchise, died on Friday morning at his home in Bel Air, California.
Jessie discovered it accidentally. "It was on the popular page," he told me. "I thought it was just a hot guy with his shirt off." Jessie, a 20-something male in New York, had clicked on what he thought was an innocuous selfie on Instagram, the kind of photo we've come to expect from a generation which thinks the best way to prove your worth is to purse your lips while staring into a water-stained bathroom mirror.
Forget political debates or sports rivalries. Nothing, apparently, can pit people against each other like the color of a dress.
Bikers. Sailors. Convicts. Tattoos have long been associated with the rebellious and the reckless, the irresponsible and the unprofessional.
Something strange has been detected deep in our solar system's asteroid belt, shining on a tiny piece of rock where no manmade spacecraft has ever been before.
I am proud to count myself among the godless. Until I was about 16, I considered myself a Muslim. But I was a guilty Muslim, because throughout my life I could not feel close to God, despite a fair amount of effort and worry.
First, there was My Best Friend's Wedding; then came Sex and the City and, of course, Will & Grace. Jump ahead a few years, and it's even cropped up in Lena Dunham's Girls.
Almost everyone feels insecure about their body now and then. But negative body image has started to erode the well-being of far too many women, and it's doing so at increasingly younger ages.
Just days ago, we got our first look at a "fucking dark" remake of Power Rangers featuring James Van Der Beek.
As of 12:01 AM on Thursday, it's legal to possess marijuana within the borders of the nation's capital.
If you don't know who Cookie Lyon is, you should. As the breakout character from the critically acclaimed hip-hop drama Empire, perhaps the biggest hit of this television season, she's quickly become an American icon. There's no denying that Cookie is the glue that holds Empire together.
Whether it's the G-spot (is it real? is it all a myth?), a perceived lack of sexual desire (do they need their own Viagra?
Stevie Wonder never considered his blindness a "disadvantage," and he's proved his point for more than 50 years.
Larry Sanders, a 26-year-old NBA center who spent the past two years dealing with substance abuse and off-the-court legal troubles, is leaving basketball to focus on his mental health.