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Black, 17, and Shot Dead in Florida: Why Isn't Jordan Davis Getting the Attention Travyon Martin Is?

It's disturbing how similar the two murders are. But one is a household name while the other remains in the dark.
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George Zimmerman Verdict: The System Works — Unfortunately

Two massive news stories have shaken America to its core this weekend: The George Zimmerman case, and the Texas abortion bill. Both played out exactly like they should have.

The Value Placed On Virginity is One Of History's Biggest Travesties

The perpetuation of the virginity myth, which is that saving oneself for marriage is the way to go, stands as one of the greatest atrocities of our day.
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Trayvon Martin Protests Sweep Times Square, and Spread Across the Nation

Hoodies Up! Protests swelled as thousands took to the streets across the country on Sunday.

Cory Monteith Death: Lea Michele Issues Statement On Boyfriend's Passing

"We ask that everyone kindly respect Lea’s privacy during this devastating time," the actress' rep said in a statement.

Phish Concert in Long Island and New Jersey Prove They're Still Awesome

There was nothing ground-breaking about these performances, but the band reiterated why I have spent so much time listening to them and seeing their shows.

Cory Monteith Death: Should 'Glee' Go On Without Him?

Will "Glee" be the same again following the 31-year-old's tragic, untimely passing?
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5 Politically Charged Terms That Need to Die

If you are using these terms, it doesn't matter what angle you're taking and on what subject, you aren't changing anyone’s mind.
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5 Ways to Be More Financially Responsible

These five tips will keep you out of financial trouble.
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"J'Accuse" George Zimmerman

It is time that we stop being so polite and point out some harsh truths about the social context surrounding the George Zimmerman trial.

Cory Monteith Dead: 'Glee' Actor Found Dead At Pacific Rim Hotel

The "Glee" leading man was found dead at Vancouver's Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel Saturday.
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George Zimmerman Verdict: Even Obama Weighs In On the Controversial Decision

A look at President Obama compelling reaction to the George Zimmerman verdict, says the death of Trayvon Martin is a national tragedy felt in each community.
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7 Things You Didn't Know About Ramadan

The holy month of Ramadan has only recently begun, and there's much more to it than fasting.
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Zimmerman Not Guilty: Manslaughter Charge Fails

George Zimmerman walks free after shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin to death in a controversial case that captivated the nation.
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Trayvon Martin Trial: Why George Zimmerman Won

After 15 hours of jury deliberation, Zimmerman walks free — and gets the gun back that he used to kill Trayvon Martin.
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Why We Still Need "Stand Your Ground" Laws

Stand Your Ground laws defend the innocent. Although George Zimmerman unjustly exploited this law, we cannot compromise other people's right to defend themselves, especially in public.

25 Most Disturbing Foods You Eat Every Day

You should think twice about consuming these common delights.

This Gamer Is Bigger Than Miley Cyrus and One Direction

PewDiePie, a.k.a. 23-year-old Swedish gamer Felix Kjellberg, has racked up over 50 million views and 10 million subscribers on YouTube.

Andrew Wiggins and 3 Other Reasons to Be Very Excited About Canadian Basketball

America's basketball supremacy could soon be challenged by Canada.

Journalism is Deteriorating, and Americans Notice

The honored American tradition of responsible journalism is deteriorating, and the public can tell.
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George Zimmernman Verdict: Why Are We Talking About Him?

By focusing attention on Zimmerman, American elites have successfully diverted scrutiny from a real discussion of race and class in America.

Remembering Tanner Seebaum, the Boy Who Lived His Dream Despite Cancer

The late Tanner Seebaum was a 16-year-old DJ who was granted the opportunity to perform in Las Vegas, the Mecca of dance music, and he serves as a massive inspiration to all.
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Elizabeth Warren: Glass-Steagall Initiative With McCain a Good Thing?

The progressive icon has teamed up with the former GOP presidential nominee to get the Glass Steagall Act back, but should we support what they're fighting for?

Men and Women Cheat, So Don't Freak Out When It Happens in Politics

Dwelling on sexcapades won't make the American political system any better.
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President Ford Turns 100, and a Grateful Nation Should Celebrate

Despite an unpopular pardon to begin his presidency, Gerald Ford should be remembered for his character, integrity, and leadership on his 100th birthday and beyond.
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You Won't Believe How Much the Clintons Make Off Speeches

The Clintons are not the only ones profiting big time from speeches, and if the money is offered, why not take it?

5 Things to Thank France For On Bastille Day

We celebrate French independence day this Sunday, and we have plenty of props to send across the Atlantic.

'Does Someone Have to Go?' TV Show: Workplace Drama At Another Level

Fox's new reality show "Does Someone Have to Go?" is about problems in the workplace. Are gossip and unfair pay new problems, or have employees endured them all along?

Why All NYC Women Should Attend the Women Center Stage Festival This Month

The festival offers a space to showcase stuff written, directed, and produced by women (don’t worry boys, you are allowed to watch), and NYC ladies don't want to miss it.
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Should We Care That Spitzer Didn't Vote in the 2012 Presidential Elections?

Sex scandals aside, Spitzer’s failure to vote should not be the cause of strong public disapproval.