Malcolm X helped lead the Nation of Islam until 1964.
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The civil rights leader Malcolm X was famously part of the Nation of Islam until his break from the group in 1964. What is the history behind this small but influential religious movement?
Loneliness around the world is growing as a result of how our lives are structured.
Public health measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic meant that many people experienced social isolation. But the pandemic didn’t invent loneliness, and its impacts on our health are growing.
Title IX protects students from sex-based discrimination in schools that get funding from the federal government.
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Scholars discuss topics that are related to Title IX, such as sexual misconduct on college campuses and bans on transgender athletes in high school sports.
Scenes like this one are becoming increasingly common in the Arctic.
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Polar bears are increasingly seeking sustenance in human trash because of melting sea ice and a loss of hunting opportunities. The result is a rise in human-bear conflict – and dead bears.
A third of American fathers work 50 or more hours a week, compared with less than 10% of Canadian fathers.
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A fatherhood researcher argues that US work policies, income inequality, gender attitudes and health care all make it harder for dads to be highly engaged at home.
Around 100,000 LGBTQ students study at religious institutions in the US.
Around 100,000 LGBTQ US students study at religious institutions that can legally discriminate against them. A lawsuit seeks to end that religious exemption but faces an uphill struggle.
Boys often mirror the habits, interests and values of their own fathers.
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Fathers whose own dads were highly nurturing tend to have healthier levels of competition and be more emotionally open.
For many, leaving religion does not mean leaving behind religious morals and values.
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Religion affects how people regard qualities like benevolence, kindness, conformity and fairness even after they stop practicing religion.
Definition of harassment is now more narrow.
An analysis of thousands of tweets show the obstacles that hinder people from reporting sexual assault and harassment on campus.
While Canadian moms are still doing the lion’s share of child care and housework, in the early days of the pandemic, Canadian dads stepped up their efforts.
Canadian fathers increased their share of work at home — in housework and in child care — in the early days of the pandemic as work and routines put pressures on the family.
U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions from reporters during a Coronavirus Task Force press briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on March 30, 2020.
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Though political elites complain about what the media covers, and how they cover it, research shows that ideological bias among media outlets is largely nonexistent.
Clark Moss, 12, of Gilbert, Ariz., shows the chips and drink he received after his soccer match, Jan. 18, 2020.
Youth sports are a great way for kids to be active, but a recent study showed that after-sports snacks, on average, had 43 more calories than the amount burned during the activity.
Overcrowding is harder to define than it may appear.
New nonprofits don’t make the same impact everywhere. In most places, there’s enough money to go around to support new ones.
Volunteers assemble food to be distributed to low-income schoolchildren in Pittsburgh through a government-funded program.
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The share of people who give their time to good causes is starting to dip.
Federal workers based in and near Washington, D.C. raised a total of US$46,639,949.63 in 2015 through the Combined Federal Campaign of National Capital Area.
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By some measures, Americans are giving less to charity through their jobs than they used to. But many companies say that increasing this kind of charity is a priority for them.
It’s about more than gender dynamics: Do social institutions get in the way of dads being dads?
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Why is it all about mom? Fathers want to be more involved in their children’s lives, but are limited by public policy and social institutions. This is a bad deal for dads, kids and moms alike.
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt faced a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing called ‘The Power of Google: Serving Consumers or Threatening Competition’ in 2011.
While technology companies have embraced Washington, they haven’t yet embraced political disclosure.
Siblings often turn out to be very different from each other. Ever wondered why?
Parents tend to have greater expectations of their firstborns. But, it’s different when the younger sibling is a girl. What impact does it have on their grades?
US multinationals, through a network of lobby groups, are pushing back against attempts to reform international corporate taxation.
Researchers estimate the US loses more than US$90 billion annually in corporate income tax revenues from tax loopholes and tax havens, also known as base erosion and profit shifting (BEPS). With a growing…