Meg Jay: Essential questions to ask your future self

How much do you think about your future self? If your answer is not much, you’re not alone. It can be difficult to plan for a version of yourself you haven’t met yet, says psychologist Meg Jay.

Luvvie Ajayi Jones: How to be a professional troublemaker

Reclaiming what it means to be a troublemaker, author Luvvie Ajayi Jones shares three questions to ask yourself when tackling fear and standing up for what you believe in — and urges all of us to speak up in ways that honor ourselves and others.

Maria Van Kerkhove: How to end the pandemic– and prepare for the next

We will get out of this pandemic, says Maria Van Kerkhove, the COVID-19 Technical Lead of the World Health Organization (WHO). The question is how fast — and if we’ll take what we’ve learned from the past two years and apply it to the next emerging pathogen.

David Lammy: Climate justice can’t happen without racial justice

Why has there been so little mention of saving Black lives from the climate emergency? For too long, racial justice efforts have been distinguished from climate justice work, says David Lammy, Member of Parliament for Tottenham, England.

City of Angels

On any given night in America, half a million people are homeless. A quarter of them are in California. A startling 55,000 in Los Angeles alone.

The Coach

In this Sunday Night story, we explore the impact of Chicago’s gun violence epidemic by profiling the Orr Academy High School boys basketball team on the city’s west side.

Schools of Thought

In Philadelphia– where fewer than half of black males pursue higher education– Boys’ Latin Charter School sends more than 90% of its majority black graduates to college.

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