Category : Lifestyle

Lifestyle / Culture - 3 days ago

Democracy’s Critics

jacobinmag.com - At the intersection of Buchanan’s market fundamentalism and his embrace of Jim Crow lies a fundamental reservation — nakedly evident on today’s radical right — about equal political citizenship and m…Tweeted by @UsamaKhawar https://t...

Lifestyle / Culture - 3 days ago

Obama Shares 2019 Summer Reading Recs

bookriot.com - It’s that time of year again, when our very well-read former President Barack Obama shares his summer reading list. This list is a little heavier on novels than past lists, but it has the same level …Tweeted by @isabellasbooks https://...

by Staff - 3 days ago

5 Detangling Tips You Should Incorporate Now

  Just the thought of wash day can be exhausting because you know that the next few hours will be dedicated solely to caring for your hair; it’s almost a job in itself! One thing that can make wash day seem like it’s dragging on forever is the d...

Lifestyle / Culture - 3 days ago

How slavery doomed limited government in America

washingtonexaminer.com - The New York Times' “1619 Project,” which aims to chronicle the history, legacy, and modern ramifications of slavery on the 400th aniversary of the first African slaves being brought to the colonies,…Tweeted by @AnnaRosaRegal...

by Staff - 4 days ago

In Memoriam: Paule Marshall, 1929-2019

Paule Marshall, an educator and acclaimed author, passed away on August 12, 2019, in Richmond, Virginia. She was 90 years old and had suffered from dementia. Born Valenza Pauline Burke in Brooklyn, New York, Paule Marshall began her professional care...

Lifestyle / Culture - 4 days ago

Civil Rights - Ayni Institute

ayni.institute - Among the most iconic images of the Civil Rights movement is that of police officers unleashing fire hoses and dogs on black children in the streets of Birmingham, Alabama. That spring, in 1963, fami…Tweeted by @c0nc0rdance https://t...

Lifestyle / Culture - 4 days ago

The Illiberal Right Throws a Tantrum

theatlantic.com - Trump is the symptom of the Republican Party’s turn toward illiberalism, not its cause; even before Trump ran for president, some Republican elites were plotting to diminish the political power of mi…Tweeted by @johnastoehr https://...