Gods and Monsters Hide Behind Childlike Eyes in Stunning Art

Every artist has a vision, and for Winfred Hawkins, that means envisioning an entire cosmos of twisted mythologies filtered through the unbridled imagination of children. The result is grotesque and sublime. » 12/19/14 1:49am Today 1:49am

Sony Hack Re-ignites Questions about Michael Jackson's Banned Song

As the Black Lives Matter movement grew in reaction to the lack of indictments in the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, Michael Jackson's 1995 song "They Don't Care About Us" was resurrected at the grass roots level in many cities including Ferguson, New York, and California. » 12/18/14 6:43pm Yesterday 6:43pm

My Holiday Sacrifice Update: My Cat Has Asthma and It Sounds Expensive

I live in one bedroom cottage that was built almost one hundred of years ago. Despite it being old, it has been renovated over time, but only has a heater unit that was put into my living room. And because life can be a child at times, my house roasts in the summer and freezes in the winter.
Since the heater only heats… » 12/18/14 4:48pm Yesterday 4:48pm

Please Stop Quoting Gandhi

The widespread protests against the state-sanctioned murders of black men and women by police in the U.S. have got a lot of people talking. The conversations we're having about race as a result of these killings and subsequent protests are both necessary and important, if not utterly infuriating to have at times. The… » 12/18/14 9:26am Yesterday 9:26am

Obama Grants Clemency

President Obama has granted clemency to several non-violent offenders sentenced under drug and other laws. I think the next two years are not going to be about Republicans walking over President Obama as they expect it to be. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/17/oba... » 12/18/14 2:00am Yesterday 2:00am

President Obama Must Pardon Assata Shakur Immediately

The big news to come out of Washington is the U.S's initiative to reignite diplomatic relations with Cuba. Establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba does have it's positives. Relaxing the trade restrictions can allow for Cuban businesses to flourish, thus stimulating the economy and providing jobs for Cuba's… » 12/17/14 10:17pm Wednesday 10:17pm