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6 Ways to Be an LGBTQ Ally

Being an ally to an LGBTQ friend, family member, co-worker, acquaintance, or the population as a whole goes beyond acceptance.


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The IRS Is Warning About These Upcoming Tax Scams

For the second year in a row, COVID-19 is postponing Tax Day. While this is helpful for taxpayers, it unfortunately...


What Exactly Is White Privilege?

Understanding the inherent privileges of being White in America isn't about guilt or fingerpointing. Rather it's the essential work that...


Anti-Asian Racism: How Language Fueled Hate Crimes and Xenophobia

With people calling COVID-19 the "China virus" and "Kung flu," is it any surprise that anti-Asian hate crimes have been...


Meet Amanda Gorman: The History-Making Poet the World Is Still Talking About

The youngest-ever inaugural poet exploded onto the national stage when she spoke at President Joe Biden's inauguration. Here are some...


Latino, Hispanic, and Latinx: What the Terms Mean and How to Use Them

You may have heard the terms Latino and Hispanic. What about Latinx? Here's what these terms mean and how to...


What Derek Chauvin’s Guilty Verdict Really Means for the Black Community

The jury’s decision was a step in the right direction, but it is far from true justice.


How the Clenched Fist Became a Black Power Symbol

The clenched fist has been closely tied to social tumult throughout history, yet the gesture's representation of strength and hope...

How Sandy Hook Parents Proved That Gunmakers Can Be Held Accountable

Could the settlement be a turning point in America's gun violence epidemic?


Why Is It So Hard to Stop Gun Violence in America?

It's clear that gun violence in America is a serious problem. So what's keeping our country from addressing it effectively?


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What Does the Second Amendment Really Mean?

The answer to that question is as old as the country itself, and it continues to evolve as Americans debate...


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What Would It Take to Amend the Constitution?

It’s not easy to change the Constitution—and that’s exactly what the Framers intended.


What Happens to Survivors of Mass Shootings? Their Untold Story

In the aftermath of a mass shooting, the attention often goes to those who lost their lives, and rightly so....


“I Tried a Bidet and I’ll Never Use Toilet Paper Again”

A bidet has been a pleasant alternative to using toilet paper, which has been in low supply everywhere due to...



I Grew Up Thinking Guns Were a God-Given Right: Here’s Why I’ve Changed My Mind

Sometimes the ideas you're taught as a child just aren't true.

Italy Has a Gun Culture but No Mass Shootings—Here’s Why

Italians own an estimated 8.6 million guns, but we've never had a single school shooting. Not one.


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8 People on What It’s Really Like to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

People have a wide variety of feelings before and after getting the COVID-19 vaccine—from anticipation and relief to fear and...


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5 Coronavirus Scams That Are Still Out There

We're a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, and while there have been plenty of helpful people (thank you, frontline and...


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What Life After COVID Could Look Like

Life certainly looks a lot different than it once did. Here’s how our new normal might continue to evolve in...


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If You’ve Had COVID-19, Do You Still Need the Vaccine?

If you had COVID-19 and recovered, should you still get vaccinated? Here's what to know about your post-infection immunity to...

50 Asian-Owned Companies You Can Support Right Now

The rise of anti-Asian sentiment during the pandemic has taken a psychological and financial toll on the Asian American community....


How to Be an Ally to the Asian American Community

Are you outraged by the recent surge of anti-Asian hate crimes throughout the country? Here's what you can do to...


In the Wake of Hate Crimes, Who Will Stand Up for Asian Americans?

Too often, others see Asian Americans as unworthy of concern or allyship. It's time that changed.


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How to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine at Kroger

The distribution of COVID-19 vaccines is ramping up. Here's how the process works and what you need to do to...


This Doggie Daycare Cared for Essential Workers’ Dogs During the Pandemic. Now the Community I...

An act of kindness by a local business owner is being repaid tenfold by the community he serves.


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How to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine at CVS

The distribution of COVID-19 vaccines is ramping up. Look for shots at local retailers, including CVS pharmacies. Here's how to...