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African American Success Factors

Marshall Cannon | Posted 05.28.2015 | Black Voices
Marshall Cannon

The African American community has been damaged to an extent that if Booker T. Washington, Marcus Garvey and Sojourner Truth came back to see what now exists, they wouldn't recognize it.

Birth of a Lion and the Great American Bildungsroman

Mario Tenaglia | Posted 05.27.2015 | Arts
Mario Tenaglia

I was in Philadelphia all day on Saturday. I went to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell in the morning, the Italian Markets, Reading Terminal, the Barnes Foundation, and Chinatown in the afternoon, and saw The Lion King at the Academy of Music in the evening. It was, in short, an absolutely incredible day.

America's 8 Most Overlooked Small Cities

Thrillist | Posted 05.28.2015 | Travel

We took a look at cities with populations between 100k and 300k, and picked out eight that, for one reason or another, just haven't gotten the national love and attention they deserve. Here's where they get that much-deserved love.

An Afternoon With Kishore Mahbubani

Patrick Daniel | Posted 05.27.2015 | World
Patrick Daniel

As part of the Albert H. Gordon lecture series, this year's speakers Kishore Mahbubani, dean and professor at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Poli...

One College Student's Analysis on Representation in the Film American Sniper

Nadia Karizat | Posted 05.26.2015 | College
Nadia Karizat

In this day and age, many people are constantly exposed to all sorts of media texts, television series, films, music videos, social media, news and radio programs, etc., and are surrounded with images that help shape the way they view different groups of people.

American Hope

Sue Shanahan | Posted 05.26.2015 | Good News
Sue Shanahan

I began work on the above illustration in 1999 through the advice of my then agent. It was all over the news at the time, that an immigrant family had named their newborn "America" in hopes of not being deported.

Memorial Day & Veteran Suicides - Simply UNACCEPTABLE!!!

Rabbi Baruch HaLevi | Posted 05.22.2015 | Impact
Rabbi Baruch HaLevi

This year, as you prepare for Memorial Day by buying your burgers, beer and barbecue sauce, maybe throw one more purchase into the mix.

Memorial Day -- But Don't Call It a Sacrifice

Peter Schwartz | Posted 05.22.2015 | Politics
Peter Schwartz

As an Objectivist, I oppose the idea that self-sacrifice is the right way for people to deal with one another. I don't believe you have a moral duty to subordinate yourself to others.

A Letter To My Children on Memorial Day

Bronwyn Lea | Posted 05.20.2015 | Parents
Bronwyn Lea

I grew up in such a different world than yours. I learned about the World Wars in school, and even though I had grandparents who had served in the armed forces in North Africa, they were not the heroes of my World War II and Cold-War heavy curriculum: It was the United States.

The 14 Best Small Beach Towns In America

Thrillist | Posted 05.28.2015 | Travel

Because we already told you about the country's best beaches, and its best small towns, the next logical step seemed obvious: America's best small beach towns (as in, small towns with beaches; not small beaches with towns). Here are 14 of the country's finest.

The 7 Most Underrated American Food Cities In 2015

Thrillist | Posted 05.19.2015 | Taste

We thought it worthwhile to give props to seven more gastronomically obsessed towns.

Notes From a Dive Bar III

Alan Black | Posted 05.18.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Years ago, at night's end, I locked a drunk French tourist in the bar, by mistake. He awakened under a table on the balcony, perfumed with vomit, a fragrance found in bars. Only the bar's ghosts were with him.

Here's What Happens When you Have to Move 1000's of Miles for Love!

Whitney Kay Bacon | Posted 05.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Whitney Kay Bacon

Long distance relationships are incredibly difficult, especially if the distance is between TWO oceans and a massive continent.

For Israeli-Americans, a New Renaissance

Yehudit Feinstein-Mentesh | Posted 05.15.2015 | New York
Yehudit Feinstein-Mentesh

In the four decades that passed since Rabin's first term in office, Israelis have succeeded in creating a vibrant community for themselves anywhere from the banks of the Hudson to the coast of the Pacific.

The 'Most American Thickburger' Is An Entire Backyard BBQ Crammed Into 1 Bun

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.14.2015 | Taste

Eating hotdogs and hamburgers prepped on the grill is one of the most American things one can do. Add some potato chips to your plate and you can expe...

The Moment of Impact

Mackenzie Long | Posted 05.13.2015 | College
Mackenzie Long

We are rioting in the streets, protesting for the same injustices that have plagued our nation for far too long. We are watching on the news, images of our brothers and sisters, friends and countrymen who do not stand alone in their need to be heard, their need to be answered.

WeChatting Toward the End of Climate Change

Jake Levine | Posted 05.17.2015 | Green
Jake Levine

For me at least, WeChat became a central feature of the trade mission. My Chinese contacts immediately found me. They shared their "moments," personal and professional.

Florida Man Punches Shark That Bit Him, Like A True American

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 05.12.2015 | Weird News

He can check that one off his bucket list. Josh Green, a student at the University of Central Florida, was swimming in the ocean last Thursday when...

Corporate Disclosure Benefits Both Businesses and Democracy

Steve Roth | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
Steve Roth

Investors need information about political spending so that they can make informed decisions. Political activity creates risk for companies, as Target discovered in 2010 when it saw boycotts in response to political spending in favor of a gubernatorial candidate who opposed same-sex marriage.

American Craft Beer Week: Celebrating Our Country's Advanced Beer Culture

Julia Herz | Posted 05.11.2015 | Taste
Julia Herz

I love the people who make craft beer, the taste, packaging, variety, how it pairs with food, and the people I connect with.

I Dream America

John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D. | Posted 05.08.2015 | Black Voices
John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D.

If I could remake America, I wouldn't add a thing. She's got it all. Instead, I'd take away some things.

America's 12 Bro-iest Neighborhoods, Ranked

Thrillist | Posted 05.06.2015 | HuffPost Home

Maybe they were in a frat, maybe they weren't. Maybe they work in investment banking, maybe they don't. All we're really certain of is that they don't see graduating from college and having a job as a reason to not be doing shots on a Monday night (probably in one of these bars).

"Are You Jewish?": Judaism and the Future of Faith

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.05.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

On my way to visit my student pulpit in Ohio several years ago, I helped a man dressed in traditional Hasidic garb with his luggage. After thanking me politely, he turned to me and asked, "Are you Jewish?"

Where Is the World... ?

Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D. | Posted 05.01.2015 | Black Voices
Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D.

I love the black men in my life. They are my brothers, my nephews, my cousins, my best friends. When they hurt, I hurt. We hurt. And once again, we find ourselves deeply hurting from a socially-constructed wound of perpetual, centuries-long injustices.

Can Jungian Therapy Solve Our Problems with Iran?

Cyrus M. Copeland | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Cyrus M. Copeland

If we all have a shadow, Iran is America's. It represents everything we fear and have not yet reconciled within our own country.