Recover from the Holiday Season Physically and Financially With Sale Items from $1 at The Body Shop

The holidays can be stressful, and you totally deserve to pamper yourself after we cross the finish line. If that sounds nice, but your bank account is still recovering from Christmas shopping, The Body Shop can help. They have a bunch of sale items starting at just $1, and everything ships for free.

Original 90210 Cast Reportedly Returning With Brandon, Kelly, Donna, David, Steve, and Andrea

As an original Beverly Hills, 90210 fan—the cast, the drama, the FASHION—I found the 2008 reboot difficult to watch, not just because who the hell is AnnaLynne McCord, but because watching a television show about rich and bratty teens is not exactly the most appealing thing in the same year as a pretty serious…

It's the Best (and Most Wonderful) Time of the Year to Revisit Home Alone 2

Roughly two months after my 9th birthday, in 1992, Home Alone 2: Lost In New York opened in theaters, with Macaulay Culkin reprising the role that made him a kid star. In this classic tale of child abandonment reframed as a family-friendly holiday classic, Culkin plays Kevin McAllister, a resourceful 8-year-old who’s…

How a Network of Moms Is Posting Bail for Immigrants in Detention and Reuniting Families

In June, a New York woman named Julie Schwietert Collazo heard a news story about Yeni Gonzalez-Garcia, a woman from Guatemala detained at the Eloy Detention Center in Arizona, while her three children were detained at the East Harlem Cayuga Center in New York as a result of the Trump administration’s brutal policy…

Kirstjen Nielsen Will Have to Get Back to You About How Many People Have Died on Her Watch 

On Thursday, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen appeared before the House Judiciary Committee to offer testimony about why, and how, a 7-year-old child under her agency’s custody died. But Nielsen, who maintains that the Trump administration never had a policy of separating families at the…

Who Gets to Decide Who I Am? On Native Identity, Tribal Enrollment, and Federal Recognition

“You’re Lumbee because your daddy’s Lumbee,” my grandma said to me last week. We were talking about my recent re-enrollment in the Lumbee tribe of North Carolina, the largest Native American tribe east of the Mississippi. “Now, your momma’s white,” she explained in a drawl particular to the southern tip of North…

The Promise and Peril of Criminal Justice Reform Under Trump

On Tuesday, the Senate overwhelmingly passed the First Step Act, legislation that has been described in the mainstream press as “the most far-reaching overhaul of the criminal justice system in a generation” and “a testament to how far the country has moved on criminal justice in the past two decades.” On Thursday,…

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