A brief history, including evergreen trees, presents, and Santa Claus.
If you are wondering whether a political movement is effective, follow the music.
Years of “tough-on-crime” policies have resulted in growing numbers of elderly people remaining in prison for decades. It’s past time to enact policies that help them come home.
Melina Abdullah of Black Lives Matter explains how the 3 core tenets of the Black Xmas campaign are building Black, buying Black, and banking Black.
Learning from other languages and cultures of gratitude, perhaps Americans can make “thank you” less casual and more heartfelt.
“India’s rightwing Hindu supremacists want to control how we celebrate Diwali, a Hindu-origin tradition that is widely embraced and signifies the universal idea that good will triumph over evil.”
How would you describe 2020? Alarming, chaotic, enraging, or all of the above? Here are some brilliant books to help you make sense of it all and get ready for a new year.
Businesses owned by people of color are particularly vulnerable to the economic impacts of COVID-19. So this year, consider ditching the big corporations and opt for patronizing these small businesses instead.
An epidemiologist shares her family’s plan for safer holiday gatherings during the pandemic.
I didn’t know Christians could be Democrats until I got to college. Though affiliated with the relatively conservative Christian Reformed Church, my school had a small but vocal minority of
This holiday season, Kristin Eriko Posner has her San Francisco home prepared for a cocktail-style Hanukkah celebration: a seasonal winter crudité platter and spiced nuts sit on the table, local
For years, when I would go home for Christmas, I would have the exact same conversation with my grandmother. “Have you lost weight?” she would ask, jubilantly. I almost never
Get your warm fuzzies with a side of righteousness.
There are better ways to find connection.
Ditch the big companies for your last-minute holiday shopping and support these small businesses instead.
You’re not alone. Here’s how to prepare for those encounters.
Five ways to celebrate without feeling financially and emotionally overwhelmed.
The point isn’t to win. It’s to ignite understanding.
Here’s how to use your holiday shopping to support cooperatives.
Tired of the spending that goes along with the holidays? The gifting frenzy? The stress? Maybe this is the year to blend a few new ideas into your holiday routine.
When Christmas Dinner Gets Uncomfortably Political, These Cues From “House of Cards” and Other Shows Can Help You Out
This year’s most popular movies and TV series can be a tool to work your way out of a particularly bad conversation.