We now know that many boys who descend on people with guns are motivated by fears that they are perceived as homosexual and that attacking suspected or known homosexuals is a way for boys to demonstrate heterosexuality to their peers.
A researcher clears up misconceptions about gun ownership and the effectiveness of background checks.
At one point, "Americas First" attracted hundreds of thousands of members.
According to Dr. Daniel Ashton, the media landscape we live with today is an opportunity to examine the heightened visibility and increasingly intimate relationship between the public and celebrities like Muhammad Ali, David Bowie and Prince.
“Even when I was working,” the former Wal-Mart employee says, “I couldn’t afford to pay for my apartment. When my son got hurt and couldn’t work any more, I was evicted. There were three homeless workers at my Wal-Mart.”
Why is there still a debate about it? We’re talking about who gets to have a life away from the home.
While looking through old British newspapers, I was astonished to read an 1893 announcement in The Daily Telegraph proclaiming Sarah E. Farro to be “the first negro novelist” with the publication of her novel “True Love.” I wondered: who was this woman? The Daily Telegraph didn’t get it exactly right: We know now that Farro wasn’t the first African-American novelist. But after doing more research, I soon realized that Farro had made her mark writing about white people — and that this may also be the reason her work was forgotten.
Beekeepers expect some of their bees to die off from season to season. But in recent years, losses have been more than twice as high.
Historians have known about and written about runaway advertisements before, of course, but they’ve never all been gathered in one easily accessible place.
Discussions of racism in superhero comics is a long – albeit often troubled – tradition.