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An Ad You Would Never See Today

Today, all fifty states in the U.S. have passed some form of anti-bullying legislation, and many school districts and colleges have extensive campaigns attempting to reduce it. Bullying is an unfortunate rite of passage that many of us have been...

Readers Explain What Trump’s Win Means for America

A week ago, Americans awoke to find that Donald Trump would be the next president of the United States. We asked our readers to share their insights on what Trump’s surprising means and how it would impact Western Civilization in the coming years...

20 of Shakespeare’s Most Blistering Insults

“No longer from head to foot than from hip to hip: she is spherical, like a globe.” Dromio of Syracuse referring to the great girth of the future wife of his lost brother in The Comedy of Errors “Thou art a Castilian King urinal!” – The Host to...

The First Known Depiction of a Witch on a Broomstick

Via Hyperallergic.com: The visual of the witch on a broomstick is so ubiquitous as to be benign. Before the Wicked Witch of the West or Harry Potter took flight on the spindly cleaning tool, the image first...

Man Wearing Trump Hat Beaten By Mob in California

A video has surfaced showing a Trump supporter beaten at a rally in El Cajon, Calif. The man, who was wearing a "Make American Great Again" hat, was cornered, beaten, and chased by a mob. Watch the video for yourself. (WARNING: Graphic Content...

15 Frederick Douglass Quotes Worth Reading

1. “Right is of no sex, Truth is of no color, God is the Father of us all, and we are all Brethren.” - Douglass' motto in weekly publication The North Star. 2. “Slaves sing most when they are most unhappy. The songs of the slave represent the...

Man Goes on Racist Tirade after Receiving Parking Ticket

A YouTube video has surfaced showing what appears to be a government employee berating police officers after he was cited for illegally parking in a handicap zone. The unidentified man, who claims in the video that he is an employee of the city...

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