A turning point took place 30 years ago, when Black Appalachian culture experienced a renaissance centered around a single word: “Affrilachia.”
Out driving, I like to come up behind trucks
with mudflaps, chalky, slate-colored ones
hanging onto their hard jobs
The standard, often unreliable reporting on police killings dehumanizes victims — a fact my own family knows too well.
Janette agreed to share these details publicly to help allay the stigma, shame, and secrecy inherent with being a sex abuse survivor.
To protect the planet, we need to protect farmed animals.
Have I not reason to lament
What man has made of man?
Can Guantánamo ever be shut down?
Thaddeus L. Johnson, Natasha N. Johnson: American cities have long struggled to reform their police – but isolated success stories suggest community and officer buy-in might be key
Getting police and community on board with reforms is crucial for success.
so many feet that did not run away,
so many mouths that did not speak,
so many inheritors of what can’t be described
The murders by cop go on – the latest, Lymond Moses, was asleep in his car – prompting furious calls for police reform from many weary of the carnage.
Today, Europe has 5,400 turbines rising from the ocean with a capacity of 25 gigawatts, of energy – enough to power more than 8 million homes.
My dear friends, I am here to tell you that men do indeed talk in bathrooms and in changerooms.
A feminist comes to terms with the Men’s Rights movement.
From San Diego up to Maine,
In every mine and mill,
Where working-men defend their rights,
It’s there you find Joe Hill