Writer, anthropologist, and life of the party, Zora Neale Hurston, was a key figure of the Harlem Renaissance. Read this “retrobituary” to learn about her life and death.
Homelessness takes many forms and has many causes. It affects over half a million people in the United States alone, and that number is on the rise. Learn about the depth of the problem and what is being done to combat it.
Read about the history of opposition to women’s suffrage and view historical documents and images pertaining to the issue in this resource from the National Women’s History Museum.
Read about the evolution of the concepts of the “self” and “self-care” as it pertains to society and the individual.
Slavery was a brutal institution in the era of the United States’ founding, but many historical sites fail to address the entwined legacy of former presidents and those they enslaved.
Statues of conquistadors are facing many of the same criticisms as Confederate statues. How should we treat these statues? Read the article for commentary on a complicated issue.
Photo IDs are a necessity for many vital services. Unfortunately, the system for obtaining an ID can be difficult for those experiencing homelessness. Read the article to learn how a group of entrepreneurs are using technology to help.
Many factors influence what Americans eat. Look at the infographic about food deserts to learn about one of these factors.
Read how a group of high school students are chipping away at the gender disparity in the drone pilot industry.
A decades-long study shows how children handle conflict early in life affects their health as adults.
Read how the organiation Narrative 4 pairs people around the world to hear each other’s story and then retell them.
One negative effect of social media, at least for many people, is having the feeling that others are living better lives than they are. This article takes a deeper look at this phenomenon, known as the fear of missing out.
If you attend a school with a Student Council, consider getting involved! Here are some ways to make a big impact in student government.
Read about a recent study that links in-depth cross-cultural relationships with higher scores on measures of creative thinking.
If it’s true that those who forget the past are doomed to repeat its mistakes, then young Americans may have a big problem.
Shalini Shankar, a professor of anthropology, dives into the practices of spelling bee winners.
The American Psychological Association states that overcoming life’s obstacles requires resilience. Building up that trait is often a personal journey. This guide offers tips and advice to do so.
In recent years, debate over what is considered free speech on college campus has increased. This Q&A from the American Civil Liberties Union answers what kind of speech is and is not protected by the U.S. Constitution.
This article compares current protests in France to the Swing riots in 19th-centurty England. Both lack a leader and spread by word-of-mouth.
A recent study from McGill University shows that local events, such as a win by a sports team, can effect the overall mood of a city’s citizens. Read how this then increases risk-taking behavior.