One Man Hired Former Slaves Because They Knew How To Be ‘Servile.’ They Ended Up Forming A Union.

There once was a job that was critical to the nation’s infrastructure and the spread of ideas and people across the nation, and it was done exclusively by African-American men. It also presented creative ways to work for a better world for everybody. ‘We are born in a Pullman house, fed from

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Sarah Silverman isn’t ashamed to discuss depression. Here’s why.

I recently had the chance to interview Sarah Silverman to chat about her latest film. The movie is called ‘I Smile Back,’ and it’s a dark, powerful, honest story about a woman struggling with addiction and depression. Silverman for those who may not be familiar is an Emmy-winning,

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The idea that more people commit suicide around the holidays is a myth.

‘Tonight, I was ready to take my life.’ Thus began a letter from one fan who wrote to video blogger Chris Thompson. That letter continued to tell his story, which really captures the desperation he has felt at times to a point of attempting suicide. He’s 22, gay, living in Sacramento, had

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A ballet company’s response to one football fan’s sexist insult on Facebook was epic.

When the Philadelphia Eagles’ season came to an unceremonious end last weekend, many fans were, understandably, more than a little pissed. After the final game, one fan allegedly commented on Facebook that the team had ‘played like they were wearing tutus!!!’ …according to the

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Did you finish school before 2002? John Oliver explains how tests got a lot worse since then.

John Oliver devoted an entire segment of ‘Last Week Tonight’ to taking on the idea of standardized testing. Nothing sets off anxiety in the heart of a grade-school child more than the worlds ‘standardized testing.’ It’s the bane of any student’s existence. And recently, students, parents, and

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I’m a black man and I interviewed a former white supremacist. It was a powerful experience.

I’m a black man who just spoke with a former white supremacist. He wasn’t quite what I expected. I have to admit that when my phone rang, I felt an overwhelming sense of anxiety and nervousness that I haven’t experienced in years. Am I really going to conduct this interview? Can a white

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