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Driving through New England on my way home from a recent trip, I glanced down at my navigation screen. Realizing I was only a few miles from Salem, Massachusetts, I abruptly hauled my rental car off of the I-95. The history buff in me was intrigued. I carved through a thicket of trees before finally reaching Salem. Amidst the eerie beauty of scattered church steeples and blood-red buildings, my eyes scanned across a row of Donald Trump campaign signs — “Make America Great Again!” —...
There are a plethora of drinking games in this world that will get you schwasted in very fun ways. TV shows are some of the best methods of learning about new ways to get drunk with your friends and invite some healthy competition while doing it. Here are a few drinking games that have been played on some of our favorite TV shows. The Office: Up Jenkins Directions: This is a team game, which was featured in the season three episode of The Office, "Cocktails." One team will...
Today marks President Obama’s 55th birthday and his last birthday in the White House. Today, he also wrote a piece for Glamour that talks about why he’s a feminist—he speaks about how far we’ve come, how much work still needs to be done, being a feminist father, the extra scrutiny placed on women of color, and even owns up to allowing a disproportionate amount of the housework and child raising to fall on Michelle when he was building his career. He encourages us to continue challenging...
Selma director Ava DuVernay just broke a major glass ceiling. She just became the first black woman to direct a blockbuster with a $100 million budget, and the third woman overall to do so, according to Vulture. Another reason to be excited: the giant blockbuster film that DuVernay will be directing is an adaptation of one of our favorite books ever, A Wrinkle In Time. Written by Madeleine L’Engle in 1963, the sci-fi classic follows the intelligent, awkward and unpopular Meg Murry as she, her genius...
Whether you're enjoying the last few bits of summer heat or simmering down indoors, August is the perfect time to catch up on your reading. We've rounded up three of our favorite books of the summer, and we can't wait for you to dive deep into these. Freedom Is A Constant Struggle By Angela Y. Davis(Haymarket Books)Rating: 4/5 In activist circles, Angela Davis is a household name: she’s been doing anti-oppression work for over 40 years. This latest collection of her writing includes essays, transcripts of speeches, and...