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OZY Genius Awards Offer $10,000 Scholarships. Apply Now

In the latest installment of the OZY Genius Awards, 10 college students will be selected to receive grants of up to $10,000 to help them pursue their dreams.

OZY NEWSLETTER

Born through (quick) compromise

Much of the court’s power is not in the U.S. Constitution, and no government in the world had a third branch before the American experiment. The framers were mostly worried about...

Then John Marshall took control

John Marshall, the first Supreme Court justice of consequence, is more responsible for the court’s power than any other American. In 1803’s Marbury v. Madison, he gave the court...

That time the court started a war

In 1857, the court held in Dred Scott v. Sandford that persons of African descent could not be citizens. This decision destroyed any remaining chance of bringing slavery to an end...

Green light for Jim Crow

The court didn’t reform after Scott. In 1896’s Plessy v. Ferguson, it gave a green light to generations of segregation laws by ruling that separate facilities for people of...

Off the Record

Meet a fresh wave of musical influencers making moves onto your new playlist.

Economies of the Future

A decade after the Lehman Brothers collapse, long- accepted principles of free trade are facing populist challenges, and transformative new ideas are emerging.

Breaking Big: How Ruth Zukerman Created a Fitness Empire

The co-founder of SoulCycle and Flywheel is credited with the meteoric rise of indoor cycling.

How Christian Siriano Launched the Body Positivity Movement

’Breaking Big’ this week highlights a fashion pioneer at the forefront of the movement to celebrate body positivity in an industry often slow to change.

OZY TV

The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.

Dirty South

Explore Atlanta's changing subcultures and how the city's creatives are trying to preserve them.

Breaking Big: How Lee Daniels Uses His Trauma to Tell Authentic Stories

The director survived childhood trauma and the AIDS crisis to conquer both independent and mainstream Hollywood.

Breaking Big: How Michael Strahan Learned American Football in Germany

The American media and NFL star spent much of his youth in Mannheim, Germany, where he first played organized football.

How Jason Aldean Became Country Music's Biggest Star

He skyrocketed to fame, but Jason Aldean is still the same small-town Georgia boy he’s always been.

Watch Now: How Eddie Huang Launched the 'Supreme of Restaurants'

OZY’s new TV show ‘Breaking Big’ reveals how this chef practiced (and broke) the law before cooking up success.

OZY PODCAST

The Food That Built America

The Food that Built America tells the unbelievable true stories behind the industry titans like Henry Heinz, Milton Hershey, the Kellogg brothers and Ray Kroc, who revolutionized food, and transformed American life and culture forever in the process.

Danai Gurira Reflects on Africa's Astounding Potential

Gurira had an “idyllic childhood” in what was then not a failed state, but an African country with great promise.

Mom Thought I Was Selling Drugs: Trevor Noah on OZY's 'Breaking Big'

The South African host of ‘The Daily Show’ tells Carlos Watson about the hardships he endured on his way to success.

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