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#BlackLivesMatter saw tremendous growth in social media. Now what?

Across the country and across the globe, a phrase boomeranged from the streets to social media and back again, over and over: Black Lives Matter.  For...

Going camping? Here’s where to buy a sleeping bag on the sale.

Getting a good night's sleep is important no matter where you decide to rest your head, but especially when you're outside camping. Enter: the humble sleeping bag. It'll keep you toasty...

Watch this one video to see just how broken voting in America has become

Voting rights activists worried this would happen.  They feared that people would be blocked from voting in Kentucky as the state reduced polling locations due to the coronavirus. Its...

How to take action on Juneteenth to celebrate Freedom Day

Juneteenth carries some extra weight this year.  The annual holiday, celebrated on June 19, marks the day in 1865 when Major General Gordon Granger arrived in...

The ‘Black Lives Matter Foundation’ isn’t the real BLM, but it’s raised millions in...

The Black Lives Matter Foundation raised millions of dollars in donations. But it is not associated with the Black Lives Matter movement that sparked worldwide protests against police brutality.

Mourning Sushant Singh Rajput And The Death Of Journalism

The entire nation felt the jolt when the news of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s untimely death made the news yesterday. We all felt the pangs of despair when...

How to organize a protest clean-up, wherever you live

A few days after protests started in Washington D.C. against systemic racism and the police killing of George Floyd, Diego Garces joined in.  But after seeing empty water bottles,...

Nextdoor is next: Why the social network of systemic racism is ripe for change

It took two weeks of explosive, transformative national upheaval on race and policing before the head of America's hyperlocal social network finally took a stand. "Let...

It’s OK to post on social media even though you haven’t replied to texts

I don't know who needs to hear this, but it's perfectly OK for someone to post on social media even though they haven't replied to your text messages yet.

Jeff Bezos blasts racist customer email about BLM banner on Amazon’s site

The CEO's response shows how Amazon, and many in corporate America, have decided to take a vocal position on Black Lives Matter. Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder, and CEO...

This Netflix hidden gem is the must-watch comedy for our dark times

At times like these, politics can make it feel impossible (if not downright irresponsible) to laugh. Ironically, these are also times when we most need the release and common...

‘What A Day’ host Akilah Hughes on civil rights activist Constance Baker Motley

This article has been published to coincide with an episode of Mashable's new podcast, History Becomes Her. Listen here. Podcasting has a representation problem. There are more...

The Iraqi man who threw his shoes at George W. Bush is a Twitter...

"Hope you know you're an actual icon and we love you," wrote Twitter user @StreaamLightsup to Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi. "This video is my daily dose of serotonin." 

Curfews have a disturbing racist history

The curfews that rolled out across the country this week in reaction to police brutality protests mark a tragic milestone: Not since the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr....

How to be an effective ally online, at protests, and moving forward

If you’re a white person or non-black person of color, it’s high time to step up your game as an ally to black activists demanding an end to police...

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Galaxy Fold vs. Motorola Razr: Foldable phone specs compared

Samsung could have a serious foldable competitor that packs innovation into a tiny nostalgic package. Motorola is making a foldable phone that will be out...

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