How Can America Recover From Donald Trump? – New York Times

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Why are people still defending slavery in America? 5 common excuses, debunked – Vox

Why are people still defending slavery in America? 5 common excuses, debunked – Vox

This year’s Republican and Democratic National Conventions yielded an unexpected takeaway: Most Americans don’t know much about slavery. On the latest episode of her MTV web series Decoded, comedian and activist Franchesca Ramsey highlighted the unfortunate tendency many Americans have to ignore or erase the role slavery played in the country’s past. “We […]

WWII vet finishes run across America with toes in Atlantic – Fox News

ST. SIMON’S ISLAND, Ga. –  After two years and 10 months, 93-year-old Ernie Andrus has made it across America. The World War II veteran dipped his toes in the Atlantic Ocean Saturday morning, ending a cross-country run that started in San Diego. Local media reported that Andrus was surrounded by hundreds of people […]

Salon: GOP Must Dump Jesus in ‘Post-Christian America’ – Breitbart News

Salon Magazine has accused the Republican Party of being out of touch with “post-Christian America,” warning the GOP that if it doesn’t renege on its alliance with Christianity, it will soon become irrelevant. Ted Cruz’s failure to get the GOP nomination, Matthew Sheffield proclaims in Salon, “is a perfect window into trends that will set […]

Musings Of An Average Joe: Finally, Someone Is Addressing … – Fox News

Musings Of An Average Joe: Finally, Someone Is Addressing … – Fox News

AP By Joe Bilello – Fox News Once again, the federal government has set its sights and your money on solving a problem that doesn’t exist. Apparently, the rich, white man has dominated America’s farmland for too long and the federal government is seeking to remedy this abomination of justice. If Americans only knew how […]

Obama Criticizes the ‘Free Riders’ Among America’s Allies – New York Times

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Captain America: Civil War – what to expect – The Week UK

Anticipation is building for today’s “world trailer premiere” of Captain America: Civil War, with just eight weeks to go until the film is released. Marvel fans are facing the painful choice between two of their favourite superheroes: Captain America or Iron Man… What’s the film about? A year after the events of Avengers: Age of […]

This Is Our Islam: To Be Young, Devout And Muslim In America Today – NPR

This Is Our Islam: To Be Young, Devout And Muslim In America Today – NPR

i A group of young Muslim friends in Washington, D.C., meets occasionally to support each other in their work and discuss the struggles their community faces. Brandon Chew/NPR hide caption toggle caption Brandon Chew/NPR A group of young Muslim friends in Washington, D.C., meets occasionally to support each other in their work and discuss the […]

How Trump and Sanders tapped America’s economic rage – CNN

“Michigan has been stripped. You look at those empty factories all over the place, and nobody hits that message better than me,” Trump told CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Wednesday. READ: Why Americans are so angry in 2016 The two men are not just playing on pre-occupations of those who see themselves as victims of the […]

Bernie Sanders Won America’s Largest Arab Community by Being Open to Them – The Intercept

Bernie Sanders Won America’s Largest Arab Community by Being Open to Them – The Intercept

Bernie Sanders’ upset in the Michigan primary Tuesday can be attributed, in part, to a strong showing in Dearborn, Michigan, which has the largest concentration of Arab Americans in the nation. Sanders won almost 60 percent of the vote there, besting rival Hillary Clinton. Apparently, something about Sanders resonated with residents. “Believing in something unpopular […]