Trump misses the mark on his gun response, and we deserve better.

February 18, 2018

On Feb. 14, a former student ambled into Parkland, Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where he photographed and killed 17 people. It was the 18th school filming in this year’s first 45 periods. Like a number of other recent shootings, the gunman used a highly customizable AR-1 5 semi-automatic rifle. Like many more, the crap-shooter had a autobiography of domestic violence. In an interview with the Daily Beast, classmates…

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Here are a few common questions about Asians you should never, ever ask.

February 16, 2018

In an era of second- and even third-generation immigrant families in the U.S ., it retains extraordinary me how some people are still stuck in the Middle Ages. If you’re ethnically Asian but were born in Europe or North America and have never lived in Asia, you’ll just knowing that I’m talking about. From illiterate remarks to downright insensitive and racist subjects, we’ve experienced it all. Let’s view which of…

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This Jimmy Kimmel sketch shows how absurd the gay wedding cake drama truly is.

February 14, 2018

To bake or not to cook? That was the question posed by a same-gender wedding cake lawsuit in California. Last year, Cathy Miller, the owner of Tastries Bakery in Bakersfield, refused to roast a nuptial cake for a lesbian duo. The marry, wanting to be treated as human being and all, made question with that. They took Miller to field . On Feb. 6, 2018, nonetheless, Kern County Supreme Court…

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg pours cold water on #MeToo fears.

February 13, 2018

When the “Notorious RBG” goes real about #MeToo, you listen. In recent years, the 84 -year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has become a culture icon and information sources of inspiration — not to mention hilarious “SNL” sketches. When she took on sexism in a conference with CNN on Feb. 11, at Columbia University, her high-spirited observations procreated no scarcity of titters and cheers. Despite growing concerns that the…

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Macy’s becomes first major department store in the U.S. to sell hijabs.

February 12, 2018

Just in time for New York Fashion Week, Macy’s announced it will be partnering with a meagre mode pipeline for Muslim brides. Photo via Macy’s. Starting Feb. 15, the retail being will feature an array of hijabs, cardigans, abayas, and dresses from the Verona Collection on Macys.com. Lisa Vogl, founder of the Verona Collection, is a postgraduate of The Workshop, Macy’s business development program for minority and/ or women inventors….

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People say I shouldn’t teach a class called ‘White Racism.’ Here’s why they’re wrong.

February 12, 2018

Students needed to learn about intolerance in American society long before I started educating a trend on it. I chose to title my track “White Racism” because I thought it was scholarly and condensed, accurate and powerful. Others understood it differently. Many grey Americans( and even some people of color) became upset when they “ve learned” this course . Thousands took to social media and far-right news areas and racist…

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He found out his son had cancer. His coworkers answered with unbelievable kindness.

February 11, 2018

Andreas Graff, a single dad are stationed in Hesse, Germany, fronted one of the most difficult decisions of their own lives when his now-4-year-old lad was diagnosed with leukemia last year. Graff’s paid time off wasn’t nearly enough to accommodate his son’s requirements, and he feared losing his activity — which would employ his small house in an even tougher point. Fortunately, his company’s head of human resources worked with…

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Loneliness is killing millions of American men. Heres why.

February 9, 2018

When I was 7, my best friend’s refer was George. He lived all over the corner from me. George was tall and lanky. His joints ever akimbo, his cowlick stellar in its sheer verticality. He had an aquarium. He had a glow-in-the-dark board game. He had the 45 rpm of “Hang On, Sloopy, ” and he was a Harry Nilsson fan, just like me. I can still recall his house,…

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An internet troll tried to school a lawyer on immigration. She clapped back.

February 8, 2018

Women are tired of mansplaining bullshit. Just ask Rabia Chaudry, a critically acclaimed in-migration attorney, who was live-tweeting( and fact-checking) President Donald Trump’s 2018 State of the Union address on Jan. 30. During his televised address, Trump announced his means to keep the American “nuclear family” by securing down significantly on immigration. He went on to inaccurately assert that the current immigration structure grants a single immigrant to bring in…

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A pediatrician’s viral post will bring you to tears and inspire you to be a better person.

February 3, 2018

Pediatrician Alastair McAlpine contributed some of his terminal patients an work. What they told him can spur us all. “Kids can be so wise, y’know, ” the Cape Town doctor and ultra-marathon fanatic affixed to his Twitter account. He expected the young cases, short-lived on time, about the things that really mattered to them. What followed was a string of life suggestion that’ll impel you want to be a better…

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