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I CANT BREATHE
Athletes and Coaches Are the Courageous Ones When It Comes to Politics
John A. Tures
Professor of Political Science, LaGrange College
Players who take liberal stands or conservative positions are often slammed for focusing on something other than sports. But these are not computerized players from my son's Madden NFL game or a baseball video game.
One Woman's Battle to Change the Rhetoric Surrounding Race
NationSwell is a digital media company focused on American inn...
"Diversity only speaks to variety and the kinds of people that are in the room. It doesn't actually speak to power and what
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This Is Why The Rentboy Raid Is About Way More Than Just Sex Work
James Michael Nichols
This issue is, at its core, about our bodies and the agency we should have over them and our actions.
Being An Athlete Isn't Just About Playing Sports, And It Shouldn't Be
Stop thinking athletes should just "stick to sports."
Why Jesus Would Say 'Black Lives Matter'
Author, 'Disarming Scripture'
Continually Jesus drew our attention not to loving people "in general" but to specifically caring for those we would tend to discount or condemn.
Black lives matter
is exactly the kind of thing Jesus would say.
White Reservation: The Justification of Breath and Those Who Take It Away
Ethical Lobbyist & Creative Mercenary
My day ended with news of a Michael Brown memorial tree being chopped down in less than a day of it being planted. Amidst the maelstrom and versions of justice, it's hard to breathe when even the process of photosynthesis is being interrupted.
GOP Racial Woes and 2016
Within the GOP, there's been some ugly rhetoric on issues of race and authority, but that's quite frankly nothing new; what is new, however, is the magnitude of the problem they have been creating for themselves. What is this laundry list, and how will it be affected by the run to 2016?
CULTURE & ARTS
This Is Life
Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Speaker
My point of view in life is perfectly valid, but my aim as a songwriter and communicator is to sing about my reality in a way that resonates with you, because at the end of the day, the human experience is collective.
Occupy, It Is February, 2015. Where Are Your Children?
EVP and Co-Founder of RIP Medical Debt and patient advocate
Occupy's Rolling Jubilee has wrapped up its oh-so-successful campaign to draw attention to debt inequities by raising over
THE WORLD POST
Pussy Riot Releases First English Song, 'I Can't Breathe,' Inspired By Eric Garner
"Those words are his, but we hope they can also stand for us and for many around the world, for all who can’t breathe because
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STYLE & BEAUTY
An Illustrative Identity of Fashion and Style Throughout African-American History and Movements
Founder @itsmodelcitizen. Fashion and retail consultant. Model...
Fashion, throughout history, has created an illustrative identity within African-American history. Fashion is a statement and speaks volumes with little to no words.
8 Athletes Explain Why Their Protest Matters
The former U.S. Olympian, along with Tommie Smith, became synonymous with athlete activism by raising a gloved fist in a
The Heart of the Matter: Amanda Palmer's
The Art of Asking
Author of Crime Rave and American Monsters; contributing write...
Part artist manifesto, part confessional, part feminist memoir: Amanda Palmer's
The Art of Asking, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help
is a thoughtful treatise on the spectrum of giving and receiving help from others, in whatever shape that may take.
Jonathan Richards is a novelist, film critic, actor, and polit...
Foley Square: Our Streets
Since December 3rd, I have returned to the streets because having a voice in the justice system is not sufficient either. In solidarity with my angered peers, I lean on the unofficial fourth branch of government that has the final say: collective civil society.
Runaway Inequality, Runaway Incarceration
Executive Director, The Labor Institute
The vibrant public response to these police killings is heartening. We are taking to the streets, and rightly so. But where are our protests heading? What should we demand that adequately addresses this destruction of life and hope?
Week to Week News Quiz for 12/19/14
Vice President of Media & Editorial, The Commonwealth Club of ...
Here are some random but real hints: I think he thought they were Dutch; Obama said it made a mistake; so much for states
'I Can't Breathe' Super PAC Formed To Honor Eric Garner
By Center for Public Integrity, Center for Public Integrity
Mohamed said he also hopes the super PAC will generate a music festival, conferences and ads that focus on mistrust between
We Can't Breathe: The Chokehold on Democracy and Justice in America
Professor of Psychology, Notre Dame
We will not move forward as a society until we can bring ourselves to listen and respond to the cries of those whose spirits have been crushed by the chokehold of poverty and racism.
Of Course Some Random Person Is Trying To Trademark 'I Can't Breathe'
A voicemail left by The Huffington Post at the phone number provided on Crump's trademark application was not immediately
'I Can't Breathe': Eric Garner's Last Words Symbolize Our Predicament
Grace Ji-Sun Kim
Rev. Jesse Jackson
"I can't breathe" speaks from the grave and describes the circumstances faced by many who are being choked by a system that treats different races and classes of people unequally.
Cop Sells ‘Breathe Easy' Shirt In Response To ‘I Can't Breathe' Protests
In the wake of the death of Eric Garner thousands across the country are showing support and one cop is only offending with his custom T-shirt.
Cop Designs 'Breathe Easy, Don't Break The Law' T-Shirts
"I Can't Breathe" shirts have become a ubiquitous sign of protest against what many feel was an unjust decision not to indict
Samuel L. Jackson Issues A Singing Challenge To Fight Police Violence
It turns out Samuel L. Jackson has a voice as big as his heart. Jackson's not the only actor to issue a challenge against
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