I'm sure diehard Brad Pitt fans will be flocking to theaters to see his new film, "Ad Astra," a space drama that delves into deep existential questions. Pitt plays middle-aged astronaut Roy McBride, who is on a mission to Neptune to find answers about a 30-year-old voyage during which his astronaut father's crew disappeared.
Of all the films I ...Read more
It was the hug seen around the nation. Brandt Jean walked off the witness stand to embrace Amber Guyger, the former Dallas police officer who shot and killed his older brother Botham. This showing of compassion gently defied courtroom protocol. It angered many and shocked many more. How was it possible that Jean, who is only 18, could look his...Read more
California is known for prepping its residents to be earthquake-ready, and it's been a while since a major one hit the Golden State on the Pacific coast. This week, however, California Gov. Gavin Newsom sent a seismic shift through the NCAA equivalent to a 7 on the Richter scale. Newsom signed the Fair Pay to Play Act, a bill that will allow ...Read more
Trolling on social media, unfortunately, has become a sinister American pastime. It is by far the worst liability of the otherwise great technology that connects, informs and often inspires us. Concealing themselves behind menacing avatars and usernames, trolls wreak havoc on the lives of their targets with vexing words that incite fear and ...Read more
As I have been reflecting on the 400th anniversary of the landing of Africans in Jamestown, Virginia, in August 1619, it has been interesting to read articles from prominent historians like Davison College's Michael Guasco, who have explained that these captives were not the first slaves in the U.S. In a 2017 piece for the African American ...Read more
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A recently released report by Morning Consult titled "Understanding Gen Z" has a lot of people talking about how post-millennials are beginning to influence our nation. The report describes Gen Z as America's "largest, most diverse, best-educated, and most financially-powerful generation." That's a pretty impressive summary for a generational ...Read more