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These Vintage Photos Remind Us How Far We've Come In Breaking Down Barriers That Divide Us

The Huffington Post | Karin Swanson | Posted 03.04.2014 | Impact

The United Nations' World Day of Social Justice is an opportunity to celebrate how far we've come in advancing civil rights. But recognizing the work ...

Why I'm Running for President of the United States!

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Michealene Cristini Risley

Internationally, women have a long history of subjugation. America was always supposed to be the beacon for women's freedom. What has happened to our country?

LGBT Rights Are Civil Rights

John Becker | Posted 05.23.2012 | Gay Voices
John Becker

People on both sides -- pro-LGBT and anti-LGBT -- actively avoid equating gay rights with civil rights. This avoidance is dishonest, insulting, and demeaning to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people of all racial, ethnic, and cultural identities. It must stop immediately.

The School-to-Prison Pipeline

Alan Singer | Posted 03.25.2012 | Education
Alan Singer

"We're foolish if we think we're going to end mass incarceration unless we are willing to deal with the reality that huge percentages of poor people are going to remain jobless, locked out of the mainstream economy, unless and until they have a quality education that prepares them well for the new economy."

Nobel Peace Prize Controversies, Past And Present

Posted 12.07.2011 | World

Congratulations from across the world this morning, as the Nobel Committee announced the laureates of its Peaze Price in Oslo today. The Committee rew...

Obama Featured On Chicago Anti-Abortion Billboards Targeting Black South Siders

Posted 05.28.2011 | Chicago

An anti-abortion group behind a controversial New York billboard targeting African Americans is now taking its message to the South Side of Chicago, i...

Nobel Peace Prize Controversies, Past And Present

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With jailed Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo and his family barred from accepting his Nobel Peace Prize at the Dec. 10 ceremony in Oslo, the Nobel Prize c...