Stop Violence Against Women Now

Fifty-three years ago on this day, Patria, Maria, and Antonia Mirabal were beaten to death by henchmen of the dictator Rafael Trujillo, leader of the Dominican Republic at that time. The Mirabal sisters were known dissidents of Trujillo's tyrannical regime. Trujillo's reign over the peninsula was brutal marked by a suspension of civil liberties and …

I’m Over Over-Analyzing Coffee

"Five or six cups of coffee a day linked to metabolic syndrome, weight gain..." "Coffee drinking tied to lower risk for rare liver disease..." "Research suggests coffee may increase diabetes risk..." "The vast majority of those studies have shown a benefit of coffee on the prevention of diabetes..." Is it any wonder that people are …

No. 100: For Everyone Who Ever Accused Me of “Acting White”: Thank You.

"I believe you need to figure out where that negativity came from. What is the root of it? That's where you start," she said. "I'm not sure I've thought of it that way before. I always think of the 'why' but not from that angle." I said. "Exactly my point," was her response. I took …