iOS app Android app More

All The News

Citizens Stand For Economic Equality With #BlackWorkMatters And The #FightFor15

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | April 15, 2015 | Black Voices
Police brutality is not the only issue concerning black lives in America. #BlackLivesMatters is a hashtag that has taken the Internet by storm and symbolizes a movement around the validation and protection of black lives around the globe. However, while the campaign includes the fight against...

Gisele Bundchen Shares Photo From First Runway Show At 14 To Celebrate Her Last

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | April 15, 2015 | Style
Twenty years ago, Gisele Bundchen walked her first runway show. On Wednesday, she will walk her last. Bundchen shared a photo of her 14-year-old self on Instagram Wednesday to commemorate her final strut down the catwalk. The photo is from her debut show during New...

Fighting For The Rights Of Colombia's Acid Attack Victims

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | April 15, 2015 | World
A little over a year ago, 33-year-old Natalia Ponce de León was attacked with sulfuric acid in the Colombian capital of Bogota. The brutal acid attack sparked a national outcry and left activists demanding the government to take action. Al Jazeera contributor Flora Charner reports in

Natalie Westling Presents Every Tomboy's Guide To Being A Modern Lady

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | April 15, 2015 | Women
One badass chick has resurfaced The Ladies' Book Of Etiquette And Manual Of Politeness to show women how to nail the whole ladylike thing. In a new video for i-D Magazine, 17-year-old model Natalie Westling reads from a 1950s etiquette book that describes...

8 Women Share What Happened When Antidepressants Killed Their Sex Drive

Nina Bahadur | April 15, 2015 | Women
Women are two and a half times more likely than men to take an antidepressant medication -- and for many, it's affecting their sex lives. According to a Johns Hopkins health alert, 30 to 70 percent of people on an antidepressant will experience...

Fox News Host Wonders If Clinton's Chipotle Stop Was 'Hispanic Outreach'

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | April 15, 2015 | Latino Voices
Fox News host Andrea Tantaros wondered Tuesday whether Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton recently stopped at a Chipotle outside Toledo, Ohio, in order to make inroads with Latino voters. During a segment of “Outnumbered,” Tantaros and co-host Lisa Kennedy Montgomery debated the meaning of Clinton's low-profile appearance...

'Orange Is The New Black' Releases Season 3 Clip As Show Gets Renewed For Fourth Season

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | April 15, 2015 | Entertainment
Wednesday brings "Orange Is the New Black" fans some good news, and some much-debated news. Netflix renewed the comedy-drama for a fourth season, but also released a new clip from the upcoming third season about a character's fate. The Season 2 finale of the show left fans with...

Akilah Hughes Explains Intersectional Feminism With The Perfect (Pizza) Metaphor

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | April 15, 2015 | Women
Instead of a man's word, it's a burger's world -- and ladies are pizza. That's how UCB comedian and Fusion writer Akilah Hughes begins her explainer of intersectionality in her new video "On Intersectionality in Feminism and Pizza." Hughes uses a pizza metaphor to describe the...

The Greek Orthodox Church In Latin America Is Not Very Greek

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | April 15, 2015 | Religion
Thousands of Orthodox Christians attended Holy Week services in Greek Orthodox churches in Central and South America this year -- but most were not of Greek descent. It was the last thing that church leader, Metropolitan Athenagoras, was expecting. Patriarch Bartholomew I, archbishop of Constantinople and spiritual leader of the...

Cubans Hail Removal From U.S. List Of State Terrorism Sponsors

AP | Charlotte Alfred | April 15, 2015 | World
HAVANA (AP) — The U.S. and Cuba will open talks about two of America's most-wanted fugitives as part of a new dialogue about law-enforcement cooperation made possible by President Barack Obama's decision to remove Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terror, the State Department announced Wednesday. Cuban officials...

Jon Stewart Watches The Media Freak Out Over Hillary's Burrito Order

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | April 15, 2015 | Comedy
There was an "important Latino political story" making news on Tuesday, but as Jon Stewart pointed out on "The Daily Show," it wasn't the one the media covered. While Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) was announcing his decision to run for the GOP nomination, Hillary Clinton was eating at...

9 Types Of People Who Simply Aren't Marriage Material

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | April 15, 2015 | Divorce
He's perfect for you... but he has an excuse every time you invite him to meet your friends and family. She's everything you've ever wanted in a partner... but she's hyper-critical of all the decisions you make. It's easy to disregard your reservations when you've found someone who seems perfect...

Support And Opposition Pour In For Teacher Who Had Students Write Letters To Mumia Abu-Jamal

Rebecca Klein | April 14, 2015 | Black Voices
A third-grade teacher who was suspended without pay last week after asking her students to write letters to a man in prison has received both support and criticism from parents and activists. Marylin Zuniga of Orange Public Schools in New Jersey was suspended after asking her...

1,500 Rikers Island Inmates Have Been Behind Bars More Than A Year Without Being Convicted

Christopher Mathias | April 14, 2015 | Politics
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a sweeping plan Tuesday to modernize the city’s criminal justice system and improve conditions in the Rikers Island jail complex, which for years has been plagued by violence and corruption. The plan, which the mayor’s office calls “Justice...

Iberian Holy Days: Celebrations Both Saintly And Wild

Associated Press | Antonia Blumberg | April 14, 2015 | Religion
PORTO, Portugal (AP) - Smoke hung heavily over this hilly city, broken by flickering flames, when I mustered my courage, plunged into the crowd and brought down my bright-green hammer on a stranger's head. "Bom Sao Joao!" - "Happy St. John!" - the gray-haired man beamed as he hit me...

Mothers Launch A Second Hunger Strike At Karnes City Family Detention Center

Roque Planas | April 14, 2015 | Latino Voices
A group of 10 mothers locked in a Texas detention center with their children vowed Tuesday to launch a hunger strike to demand the release of dozens of women pursuing asylum claims, advocates say. The strike marks the second such protest this month at the family immigrant...

Obama To Remove Cuba From List Of State Sponsors Of Terrorism

Sam Levine | April 15, 2015 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama notified Congress on Tuesday that he intends to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. Obama submitted a statutorily required report to Congress on Tuesday saying that he intends to rescind Cuba's designation. Obama was required to submit the report to Congress...

Why ‘OITNB' Star Diane Guerrero Is ‘Really Glad' She Shared Her Emotional Immigration Story

Carolina Moreno | April 14, 2015 | Latino Voices
Diana Guerrero currently stars in two highly acclaimed award-winning series, but back in November it was her family’s harrowing immigration story that took the spotlight. In a Los Angeles Times op-ed, the actress made an emotional plea for immigration reform by describing how she lost her parents...

10 Things We Need To Do To Close The Wage Gap

Alanna Vagianos | April 14, 2015 | Women
It costs more to be a woman, but you likely get paid less. The gender pay gap isn't dying out anytime soon (not for about 85 years to be exact). On average, working women earn about 78 percent as men, according to the...

Read This And Then Imagine Marco Rubio Jamming To A Song Like 'Anaconda'

Paige Lavender | April 14, 2015 | Politics
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who announced his presidential campaign on Monday, opened up about his taste in music during an interview with MSNBC that aired Tuesday on "Morning Joe." Rubio declined to indulge reporter Kasie Hunt's request for him to "spit rap lyrics," a talent of...
All posts from 04.15.2015 < 04.14.2015