GOOD

Kitintale: Yann Gross's Vision of Skateboarding in Uganda

Last year, we ran a Picture Show of Yann Gross's photographs of Uganda's only skate park. If you liked that, you should check out this trailer...

Last year, we ran a Picture Show of Yann Gross's photographs of Uganda's only skate park. If you liked that, you should check out this trailer (after the jump) for his Uganda Skateboard Union documentary, on how the park enriched the lives of the youth community in Kitintale, and how those kids have rallied to maintain and repair the park.[vimeo][/vimeo]You can see his excellent longer-form documentary video on the subject here. See more of Gross's photos here. Learn how you can support the park here.

Articles
via Jason S Campbell / Twitter

Conservative radio host Dennis Prager defended his use of the word "ki*e," on his show Thursday by insisting that people should be able to use the word ni**er as well.

It all started when a caller asked why he felt comfortable using the term "ki*e" while discussing bigotry while using the term "N-word" when referring to a slur against African-Americans.

Prager used the discussion to make the point that people are allowed to use anti-Jewish slurs but cannot use the N-word because "the Left" controls American culture.

Keep Reading
Politics

Step by step. 8 million steps actually. That is how recent college graduate and 22-year-old Sam Bencheghib approached his historic run across the United States. That is also how he believes we can all individually and together make a big impact on ridding the world of plastic waste.

Keep Reading
The Planet

According to the FBI, the number of sexual assaults reported during commercial flights have increased "at an alarming rate." There was a 66% increase in sexual assault on airplanes between 2014 and 2017. During that period, the number of opened FBI investigations into sexual assault on airplanes jumped from 38 to 63. And flight attendants have it worse. A survey conducted by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA found that 70% of flight attendants had been sexually harassed while on the job, while only 7% reported it.

Keep Reading
Travel