Watch this stirring speech by Asean Johnson in support of Chicago schools. Asean attends Marcus Garvey Elementary, which he calls "an exceptional school."
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Carolyn Castiglia is a New York-based comedian/writer wowing audiences with her stand-up and freestyle rap. You may recognize her hip-hop alter ego Miss CKC from Comedy Central, VH1 and MTV2. Carolyn’s web vids have been nominated for an ECNY Award and featured in two issues of EW magazine. She’s appeared in TONY, The NY Post, The Idiot’s Guide to Jokes and Life & Style. You can find Carolyn’s writing elsewhere online at MarieClaire.com and The Huffington Post.
A superhero wedding, a carnival, a trip to Oz and more! These stunning photos from theme weddings around the country will leave you enchanted and inspired.
Dame Helen Mirren posed as Queen Elizabeth and had tea with a 10-year-old boy with terminal cancer, making his dying wish come true.
Ladies, are you on the dating scene? I bet you think you are since you haven't deleted your online dating profile yet even though you keep threatening to! Well, I saw a really classy lady the other day who seemed like the kind of broad men would just go ga-ga for, so I thought I'd share with you what I learned from observing her refined use of the liquid "u" sound.
There are a million things women with children can be judged for and subsequently (not to mention lamely) find themselves labeled a “bad mother.” If you’re always with your kids you’re overprotective. If you give your kids some freedom, you’re irresponsible. If you push them to study you’re a Tiger Mom. If you don’t believe MORE »
I just read the most amazing opinion piece in The Guardian by Laurie Penny about “post-patriarchal masculinity” and the role of men in a time of growing civil unrest thanks to a slow economy. This idea of “men in crisis” is nothing new: Hanna Rosin’s The End of Men (2010) is all about men’s role in an MORE »
There was a mass shooting in New Orleans on Mother’s Day, and no one is talking about it. In fact, I just found out about it today via one lone posting on Facebook. What? 19 people were shot, and the national media is not talking about it. Why? Because it happened in New Orleans. In MORE »
In case you missed it, H&M debuted their new swimsuit line this Spring using a “plus-size” model without making any mention of the fact that she was a “plus-size” model. The model, Jennie Runk, is a gorgeous 23-year-old woman who (according to her Facebook page) lives in New York City “with a fabulous one-eyed cat.” MORE »
When the public talks about Angelina Jolie’s body, it’s usually to celebrate how hot her figure is, but not this week. This week we are all up in Angelina’s lady bits, thanks to the news of her preventive double mastectomy. On the heels of that bombshell comes the report that the actress will also have MORE »
Angelina Jolie has been a controversial figure throughout her life. As a young woman, she took drugs and wore blood around her neck. She married and divorced an older man. She had a strange relationship with her brother and is estranged from her father. Not only do people gawk at the amount of children she MORE »