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Cities United : How Mayors Are Tackling Gun Violence

Launched in 2011, Cities United is a national movement focused on eliminating the violence in American

Characters to Avoid While Online Dating

Oh to the new age of dating, it’s unlikely to find anyone now days who hasn’t

Viral Teen YouTube Star Renounces Conservatism

SOURCE:CNN The 13-year-old Internet phenom who gained national attention criticizing President Barack Obama and briefly was

The Audacity of Scandal’s Abortion Scene

SOURCE:THE ATLANTIC Around this time of year, “Silent Night” typically evokes nativity scenes: a mother and

“He Named Me Malala”

  Global Education advocate, Malala Yousafzai appears on The Daily Show to talk about the new

Snoop Dogg: Ronald Reagan to Blame For L.A. Gang Violence

via The Daily Beast    Nearly a quarter century after the heyday of West Coast hip-hop,

The Next Assault on Civil Rights

via Slate Last Thursday the Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments in the case of Texas

Why the Taliban Fears Teenage Girls

On Friday, the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 was awarded to Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child’s

Why Experts Reject Creativity

via The Atlantic In 2007, Steve Ballmer, then-CEO of Microsoft, emphatically predicted that Apple’s new phone

Don’t Go Broke For the Movement

What is this movement we speak of? Well ending world hunger, mitigating climate change, working to

Are You Suffering from “Negrophobia”?

Below is another installment of our featured series, #EducatedShade from the Co-Founders of GenYnot, Jordan +

10 Reasons Why I Don’t Need To Follow You on Twitter

My newsfeed should be concentrated information that I want to see. Unlike facebook (Yes shade to

John Stewart Responds To Fox News Ferguson Coverage

John Stewart is back from vacation so it's only right that he puts Fox News in

Even When Police Do Wear Cameras, Don’t Count on Seeing the Footage

At the heart of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, is a case of he

How To Not Tarnish Relationships

The following examples featured in this post are fictional. Any resemblance to any real people, living