This week marked a turning part in the Black Lives Matter movement. Since bursting onto the national scene after the shooting death of Mike Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, last year, the movement's leaders have called for a systemic overhaul of America's criminal justice system.
A few weeks ago, weary from the working world and sick of New York City's sweltering heat, I took a vacation.
The University of Maryland University College will abandon textbooks for all students for the upcoming year, the Associated Press reported Thursday.
She may be hosting the MTV Video Music Awards this Sunday, but Miley Cyrus isn't waiting two more days to make headlines.
If there's anything this summer has proved, it's that we know nothing about Game of Thrones' Jon Snow.
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Even from the balcony, you can recognize Mike Brown's beard. Not "Mike-Mike's" — the 18-year-old shot and killed by Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri, in August 2014 — but his father, Mike Brown Sr., the one who was left to grieve.
Plenty of industry experts, psychologists and body-positive activists have criticized the big, bad magazine industry for its undying love of Photoshop.
In the age of the antiheroine, great friendships between women on TV are few and far between. Even on fairly sunny shows like Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, the characters primarily use each other for personal gain.
When Miley Cyrus takes center stage as host of the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, so too could her notoriously wild antics, and producers say they're OK with that. "We're giving her pretty free rein," VMAs executive producer Garrett English told Entertainment Weekly.
Over the course of the last month alone, more than 400 United States veterans have been found sleeping on the street and in the woods of central Florida, the Orlando Sentinel reported Aug 21. The discoveries come amid renewed efforts by state officials to house all homeless veterans by the end of this year, the deadline for the Department of Veterans Affairs' End Veteran Homelessness initiative.
It's not hard to find racism in American sports. Just took at team names: football's Washington Redskins and Kansas City Chiefs, baseball's Cleveland Indians and at the college level, the Florida State Seminoles, complete with an on-field "tomahawk chop" to get fans riled up.
Hawaii's government gave itself 30 years to get on a 100% renewable energy plan, and this brand-new facility could be the way to reach its goal.
"I am that queer man — I was that queer boy who had no problem opting into clothing that seemingly wasn't marketed to me, but resonated with me." As a designer, Charles Elliot Harbison is fascinated with gender play and manipulation.
Real estate magnate and presidential hopeful Donald Trump continues to hold the title of top contender for his party's nomination.
There is no shortage of stereotypes plaguing media portrayals of Asian-Americans. Regardless of their platform, the stories we do or don't tell about Asian people in the United States have not only enshrined harmful misconceptions, but have made a diverse network of cultures in this country invisible. To untangle how these myths affect Asian-American communities — and what needs to be done to reclaim them — Mic spoke with Jennifer Fang, creator of the race and culture blog Reappropriate, and Lauren Jow, a journalist and communications professional based in Los Angeles.
With the fatal shooting on live television of Virginia's WDBJ journalist Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward on Wednesday, the nation was once again drawn into the latest installment of a very old debate: gun control.
A night at the theater is a special experience. While there are ways to see good theater from the comfort of your own home, getting out of the house gives a theater experience a new vibe.
The open bar, an American wedding staple, just got a hell of a lot more boring thanks to one Oregon couple who decided to treat their wedding guests to a straight-up weed smorgasbord.
The family of Virginia shooter and former TV reporter Vester Flanagan, also known by his on-air name Bryce Williams, have spoken out about the fatal shootings of 24-year-old reporter Alison Parker and 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward on live television Wednesday morning. "It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we express our deepest condolences to the families of Alison Parker and Adam Ward," a representative for the family said in a statement to the press, WTVR reports.