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This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is (Not) My Land

Merima Trako | Posted 07.11.2016 | HuffPost Home
Merima Trako

My husband tells a story about the moment he realized that racism was still alive and strong in America. It happened on the first day he arrived to Am...

The America The Muslim World Needs

Khurram Dara | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Khurram Dara

When it comes to his rhetoric on Muslims in particular, many have been quick to point out the legitimate danger of Trump's theatrics. Namely, that they play right into the narrative pushed by ISIS and other radical groups.

Fear The Real Terrorist

Sister Jenna | Posted 07.07.2016 | World
Sister Jenna

It's not Islamic fundamentalist, it's the fear in souls. We are called to confront the foundation of our fears and our lack of trust with every thought we have.

The 19 Best Cookies In America

PureWow | Posted 07.07.2016 | Taste

Cupcakes are sooo Sex and the City circa 2002. And even the Cronut line is dying down (sometimes). For our new favorite sweet treats, we’re going t...

What Is The Secret Of America's Success? -- The Good Americans

Neil Ghosh | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics
Neil Ghosh

In its recent survey of attitudes of government performance, the Pew Research Center posed a question to a wide swath of Americans: What is the secret of America's success as a nation?

More Than A Nation: A Celebration Of Americans

Jim Moore | Posted 07.05.2016 | Good News
Jim Moore

On this July 4th weekend, I'd like to take a moment to make clear just what it is I believe I'm celebrating, or, more precisely, who I believe I am ce...

Who Is Helping the Kids Left Behind?

Marc Joseph | Posted 07.05.2016 | Impact
Marc Joseph

America now has 1,571,056 tax exempt organizations of which 1,097,689 are public charities according to Urban Institute. There are another 105,030 tha...

My New Challenge -- Fifty States Of Wigge!

Michael Wigge | Posted 07.05.2016 | Travel
Michael Wigge

Hi everyone, I have started my new travel challenge today: Fifty States of Wigge. Basically I have to travel all 50 U.S. states within a maximum of ...

A Prayer For America

Stephen H. Dinan | Posted 07.04.2016 | Politics
Stephen H. Dinan

On this day dedicated to independence, I pray that we release our celebration of violence, And remember that we are made of nobler virtues.

Celebrate All Of Our Veterans This Independence Day

Matt Zeller | Posted 06.30.2016 | Politics
Matt Zeller

On this Independence Day weekend, as you celebrate our nation's freedom, I ask that you also give thanks for our wartime allies. Many veterans can poi...

6 Eye-Opening Facts About How Differently Black And White People View Race

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 09.22.2016 | Black Voices

A recent Pew Research study released in June shows that black and white America have profoundly different views on race and inequality. The study, wh...

Wake Up America And Meditate The Vote

Sister Jenna | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Sister Jenna

Do you wish for fewer guns to be accessible to all? More justice when it comes to the lost lives of young African American males? Do you want to see people of all life choices to feel accepted and safe?

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Jorn Socquet, Anheuser-Busch InBev

David Shing | Posted 07.28.2016 | Media
David Shing

"Data is very important for a multitude of reasons. It needs to validate, or at least give you some confidence, that what you are doing is the right t...

The Princess and the Poorest Feel the Same Peace

Sister Jenna | Posted 06.23.2016 | Latino Voices
Sister Jenna

Courtesy, Meditation Museum She: The HRH Princess Basmah bint Saud bin Abdulaziz al Saud of Saudi Arabia. They: Disadvantaged youth from the slums ...

Why I Feel More American Living Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.23.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

'Do I feel more or less American living overseas?' I get this question a lot. I've been living outside the States for 18 years, and, to answer the question I'm so often asked, I've never felt more American than I do today.

Pride In Love

Rance Collins | Posted 06.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

The LGBT community suffered one of the most heinous displays of hate our country has ever witnessed. Many would react with anger, and justifiably so. It was love, though, that swept over LA on that cool, cloudy June morning.

The Truth About Asian-American Body Image

Judy Lee | Posted 07.01.2016 | Women
Judy Lee

Isn't it strange that it's second nature to pose yourself and monitor your body every couple of seconds as if you were meant to be a nice object to be looked at approvingly? I've only fairly recently found that these things aren't and shouldn't be second nature.

The Right to Bear Harm

Samuel C. Spitale | Posted 06.21.2016 | Crime
Samuel C. Spitale

In 1999 sociologist Barry Glassner published his national bestseller, The Culture of Fear, about the hidden forces that manipulate us in the name of p...

Jesse Dylan on Reimagining the American Dream with Home Matters

Jesse Dylan | Posted 06.20.2016 | Impact
Jesse Dylan

As a student I got to know a man called Frank. He had lost his home, and his neighborhood, and was living on the streets and shelters. He wanted to go back to a world where he had a family, a community. Yet he had no hope. His story of yearning to return home stayed with me for years.

A Red, White, & Blue Reflection

Justin Curmi | Posted 06.20.2016 | Politics
Justin Curmi

This is not the American dream, but the American reality. A dream is what occurs in the mind of an individual, whereas reality is what everyone experiences physically and mentally.

Redefining Education to Include More Meaningful Critical Thinking

Nichlas Emmons | Posted 06.20.2016 | Education
Nichlas Emmons

In a recent professional development session with a small group of teachers, our conversation evolved into deeply philosophical questions surrounding the purpose of education.

The Orlando Shooting Must Not Divide Us

Areva Martin | Posted 06.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Areva Martin

As the shock of what happened last week in Orlando begins to subside, we are left with many serious questions about what happened, and what the future...

The Orlando Shooter Was American, Not An "Other"

Melody Moezzi | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
Melody Moezzi

For all the innocent people who have lost their lives as a result of what may well have been Mateen's internalized homophobia turned outward, countless others lose their lives every day as a result of internalized homophobia and transphobia turned inward.

I Want a New Normal

Bridget Anshus | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Bridget Anshus

I am in desperate need of a new normal. It has only been four years since I first became acutely aware of the our nation's gun issues. First, it was...

The Toll of Muslim Masculinity: How It Is Pondered, Practiced, Perpetuated - and Poisonous

Zoha Qamar | Posted 06.15.2016 | Religion
Zoha Qamar

There is a stand. Maybe it's marked by a booming black mic, a large maple podium, some tape on the carpet, an etch in the dirt. Perhaps it's nestled u...