With dreams of being a chef and looking for a way to pay for culinary school, Shoshana Johnson enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1998. Then, while serving as a cook in a support unit during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Johnson’s life changed completely.
Millennials have earned a reputation for reshaping industries and institutions — shaking up the workplace, transforming dating culture, and rethinking parenthood. They’ve also had a dramatic impact on American religious life.
Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux and Daniel Cox A few weeks ago, the Democratic National Committee formally acknowledged what has been evident for quite some time: Nonreligious voters are a critical part of the party’s base. In a one-page resolution passed at its annual summer meeting, the DNC called on Democratic politicians to recognize and celebrate the
The Rev. Robert Bowser, a U.S. Navy veteran, was among those applauding during the unveiling of a purple signpost on the side of Northwest Eighth Avenue in Gainesville for Veterans’ Day.
South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi took home the Miss Universe crown over the weekend, making her the first black woman to do so since 2011.
By Mae Johnson Traditionally women of color were taught that they must appeal to the European standards of beauty. However, a cultural shift is emerging and those once highly regarded, yet antiquated standards are losing their potency. Today, women of
(above photo) Benny Tso, the former chair of the Las Vegas Paiutes, stand inside Nuwu Cannabis Marketplace. The dispensary is owned by the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe. Photograph: Jeff Scheid A couple seated at a high-top table smoked a joint, while six tourists in a circular booth nearby drank THC-infused beer and reviewed the flower Read More…
Across the United States, a renewed grassroots movement is fighting to fundamentally change the rules of healthcare. We have the opportunity to achieve universal healthcare and defend the right of all people to be healthy. But we will