Culture

March 17, 2015

'The Color Purple' Is a Cultural Touchstone for Black Female Self-Love
1:49 PM

The Color Purple has remained a cultural touchstone for black women in America.

C-List Celebrities Won't Help Netanyahu in the Israeli Elections
1:07 PM

Bibi's American ties are no more helpful in getting out the vote than Chuck Norris’s name is in selling box office tickets.

Being White Means Never Having to Say You're Sorry
How the Oklahoma frat scandal exposes a racial double standard
12:43 PM

How the Oklahoma fraternity scandal exposes a racial double standard.

Do Humans Still Need to Study the Humanities?

Four former college presidents take on the humanities.

March 16, 2015

How Did Sex Become So Boring?
Once a political act, it's now all about self-discovery

Once a political act, it's now all about self-discovery.

March 14, 2015

Rewriting History Won't Save the NYPD
Wikipedia articles on police brutality were altered from police HQ
8:00 AM

Why someone at NYPD headquarters edited Wikipedia entries detailing their police brutality.

March 13, 2015

SXSW Is Now Too Big to Fail
A reporter chases the future at South by Southwest
4:27 PM

Here's what to expect this year. 

It's Time to Focus on the Other Fergusons in America

And there are untold thousands of them.

March 12, 2015

Conservatives Are No More Biased About Science Than Liberals Are

Both sides fall prey to emotionally motivated reasoning. 

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