Calling race a “social construct” does not mean that the biological...– Ta-Nehisi Coates
When the liberal says “race is a social construct,” he is not being...– Ta-Nehisi Coates, on the idea of race.
Employers plan to hire only 2.1 percent more new college graduates this year...– Things Aren’t Looking So Good for the Graduating Class of 2013 (via pacificstand)
I can tell you from experience that when a person you love makes it through that...– Amanda Hess, on double mastectomy surgery. (via Slate)
There were 74 schools that showed a return of $1 million or more on the...– Is college worth it? It depends on where you go. (via pacificstand)
theatlanticvideo: Don’t Blame the Sea: Fishing After the Tsunami A beautiful documentary about one family’s determination to survive on the coast of Sri Lanka.
One could just as easily say that about 70 percent to 75 percent of the people...– Ta-Nehisi Coates on the explicit racism of Stop and Frisk
White Men Wearing Google Glass →
flavorpill: Yep, it about somes it up.
Things can change in an instant, so why not live truthfully?– The NBA’s Jason Collins has now become the first openly gay athlete playing in one of the four major sports in North America. Read more behind the monumental ’Sports Illustrated’ cover story.
The Official White House Tumblr: The White House,... →
whitehouse: We see some great things here at the White House every day, and sharing that stuff with you is one of the best parts of our jobs. That’s why we’re launching a Tumblr. We’ll post things like the best quotes from President Obama, or video of young scientists visiting the White House for the science…