Mistaken for Muslims and attacked for their turbans, the Sikhs are fundamentally a people of peace. For a group of Sikhs in New Jersey, cruising America’s back roads on Harley-Davidsons is not only a way to enjoy a piece of the American Dream, it’s a way to forge brotherhood and reaffirm their commitment to Sikh values.
Conservatives have been moving to Northern Idaho for twenty years, attracted to its inexpensive land, relative safety and sense of autonomy and privacy. The region is 96.2% white. Now a group of ultra-right Idaho Republicans have staged a political battle here, working to remake their own Republican Party into a far more conservative party than it is now, so-called “true Republicans.”
How a school that calls itself “Christian Hogwarts” is upending a small city in California’s Trump country.
“After a lifetime of lying to my parents about the racism I’ve faced in this country and my anxiety disorder, I’m finally being honest with them and with myself.”
How do you keep young people growing blueberries in a small town that many want to leave?
Astrology has been around since before Jesus Christ, but thanks to platforms like Twitter and Snapchat, it’s taking a new form online.
In a poignant personal essay, Kiese Laymon examines black intergenerational wealth and class privilege.
BuzzFeed profiles comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish on the eve of her star-making turn in Girls Trip, an ensemble film about four lifelong friends reuniting for a weekend of fun in New Orleans.
“Dental refugees” from America are crossing the border to Mexico for inexpensive dental care. Buzzfeed travels to “Molar City,” Los Algodones, just across the border from Yuma, Arizona: “The dental Shangri-la of the Mexican desert that’s doing what nobody in Washington has done: keeping American mouths healthy and happy at a fraction of the price.”
BuzzFeed reporter Mike Giglio and photographer Warzer Jaff embedded with the elite Iraqi special forces soldiers on the front lines of the battle against ISIS. Their account tells the story of a seven-month attempt to free the Iraqi city of Mosul, with special attention to the “the men they lost along the way.”