Jennifer Lawrence hasn’t forgotten about Catt Sadler. Neither should we.

March 15, 2018

Jennifer Lawrence just made it abundantly clear she hasn’t been too happy with E! Network lately. Chatting with Howard Stern about her new film, “Red Sparrow,” and the Academy Awards coming up March 4, Lawrence dug into the entertainment network’s handling of pay inequity and the negative effects of one of its most notable shows, “Fashion Police.” Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for The Win. Last year, former E! News…


What stopped this man from nearly becoming a school shooter.

March 12, 2018

Sometimes, a shared moment of deeply personal honesty does more good than pointing fingers. When Aaron Stark was a teenage high-schooler in the mid-1990s, he was depressed and a victim of bullying. He collected weapons and fantasized about becoming a school shooter. Instead, compassion from others helped him turn his life around. Stark recently shared his experience in a powerful new essay published by Denver NBC affiliant 9News called “I…


Trump misses the mark on his gun response, and we deserve better.

March 7, 2018

On Feb. 14, a former student walked into Parkland, Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where he shot and killed 17 people. It was the 18th school shooting in this year’s first 45 days. Like a number of other recent shootings, the gunman used a highly customizable AR-15 semi-automatic rifle. Like many more, the shooter had a history of domestic violence. In an interview with the Daily Beast, classmates of…


It’s official: Jimmy Fallon will be at the March for Our Lives.

March 2, 2018

In “The Tonight Show’s” first full episode since the Parkland high school shooting, Jimmy Fallon praised the student survivors and explained how he plans to help: After expressing sympathies for the students and teachers who lost their lives when a 19-year-old gunman tore through the school on Feb. 14, Fallon explained why he’s been so in awe of the student survivors. “I think what the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas…


30 years ago this university gave Trump a degree. Now the faculty voted to take it away.

March 1, 2018

30 years ago, Lehigh University gave Donald Trump an honorary degree. Students at the university chose the New York real estate tycoon to be their commencement speaker. It may sound strange to some in 2018, but in 1988, Trump was far less controversial and more of an aspirational figure. Lehigh spokesperson Lori Friedman noted it was customary for a commencement speaker to receive an honorary degree from the university. Decades…


Chuck Todd nailed why Trump’s SOTU just didn’t cut it for so many Americans.

February 28, 2018

NBC’s Chuck Todd has an issue with President Trump’s first State of the Union address. It’s not that it was a bad speech, necessarily. It’s just that the Donald we all know didn’t give it. Speaking on MSNBC after the State of the Union, Todd dove into why Trump’s inauthentic speech failed to deliver. Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for SiriusXM. “It is hard to judge these speeches because we…


Sarah Silverman got slammed for supporting a Palestinian teen and she stayed strong.

February 27, 2018

Photos by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for Turner, Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images. Sarah Silverman has never exactly shied away from the outrageous, whether in her comedy or on Twitter. But when she stood up for a teen activist last week, the backlash was intense, even for her. On Feb. 15, Silverman tweeted out a link to an Amnesty International petition to free 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi accompanied with the following message: “Jews have…


32 images that highlight the kind of movement the Parkland teens are building.

February 23, 2018

It’s been just over a week since the horrific massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, but survivors have already been busy pushing for gun reform. Within a day of the shooting, Douglas students became cable news fixtures, many calling on Congress to restrict access to semi-automatic weapons like the AR-15 used to kill 17 of their teachers and classmates. On Feb. 17, students gathered outside the…


Florida shooting survivors now have Hollywood heavyweights in their corner: the Clooneys.

February 22, 2018

George and Amal Clooney are literally walking the walk when it comes to preventing senseless gun violence. The humanitarian power couple confirmed they’ll be marching in Washington, D.C., next month in support of the mass shooting survivors of Florida’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. The incredible students, the Clooneys noted in a statement, had a lot to do with their decision. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images. In the wake of…


He found out his son had cancer. His coworkers answered with unbelievable kindness.

February 18, 2018

Andreas Graff, a single dad based in Hesse, Germany, faced one of the most difficult decisions of his life when his now-4-year-old son was diagnosed with leukemia last year. Graff’s paid time off wasn’t nearly enough to accommodate his son’s needs, and he feared losing his job — which would put his small family in an even tougher position. Fortunately, his company’s head of human resources worked with senior management…


Macy’s becomes first major department store in the U.S. to sell hijabs.

February 17, 2018

Just in time for New York Fashion Week, Macy’s announced it will be partnering with a modest fashion line for Muslim women. Photo via Macy’s. Starting Feb. 15, the retail giant will feature an assortment of hijabs, cardigans, abayas, and dresses from the Verona Collection on Lisa Vogl, founder of the Verona Collection, is a graduate of The Workshop, Macy’s business development program for minority and/or women entrepreneurs. After…