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Ten Years After Katrina, Low-Income Communities Are Still Vulnerable to Disaster: Here's Why

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 08.31.2015 | Green
Center for Community Change Action

It's been 10 years since my mother lost the only house she's ever owned. A factory worker in Jackson, Mississippi, one of the poorest American cities, my mother lost her house to the flood waters of Hurricane Katrina that uprooted families, killed thousands and laid waste to entire neighborhoods throughout the Gulf States.

This Is What 25 Years -- And Counting! -- Of Marriage Looks Like

Brad Harrington | Posted 08.30.2015 | Weddings
Brad Harrington

Today is my anniversary. At exactly this time 25 years ago, I was in my condo with my best man getting ready for the most momentous occasion of my life -- my wedding. I was about to enter into a lifelong pact with my best friend, Annie. So much has transpired and changed for us since that day.

5 Things 'Bring It On' Taught Us About Intersectional Feminism

Tyree Rush | Posted 08.25.2015 | Women
Tyree Rush

Bring It On satirically addresses social injustices while comically delving into a popular subculture. As it turns out, the Toros of Rancho Carne High were tackling issues of feminism, race, and gender roles well before Rowan Blanchard was a plus sign on a pregnancy test.

100-Year-Olds Married 75 Years Share Secrets To Wedded Bliss

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.20.2015 | Fifty

Seventy-five years after saying their "I dos," Lisette and Walter Kimmel celebrated their platinum anniversary by cutting a cake at the same time they...

My 39th Anniversary Gift To Phillip (You Know Him As Dr. Phil)

Robin McGraw | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 08.14.2015 | Dr. Phil

Phillip, we married 39 years ago … and still I fall in love with you every single day. Happy anniversary! Like Dr. Phil on...

My One-Of-A-Kind Anniversary Gift For Robin

Dr. Phil | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 08.14.2015 | Dr. Phil

In honor of our 39th wedding anniversary, I’ve created a “mixtape” for Robin. Check out some of our favorite songs, and what they me...

The Unanniversary: Milestones Post-Divorce

Beth Cone Kramer | Posted 08.04.2015 | Divorce
Beth Cone Kramer

What happens to the wedding anniversary once the divorce papers have been signed?

What 10 Years Of Marriage Looks Like

Eileen O'Connor | Posted 08.03.2015 | Weddings
Eileen O'Connor

Thinking about what life was like 10 years ago makes my heart melt. It was such an awesome time. So young and in love. Two years without kids. I want to go to there. Things were so different back then. I love thinking of the old us 10 years ago. So many dreams for the future. And hope. So much damn hope.

Here's What MTV Was Really Like In The '80s

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 07.29.2015 | OWN

(function(){var src_url="https://spshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList=518974228&height=381&width=570&sid=577&origin=undefined&vid...

What Happens To Your Wedding Anniversary After Divorce?

Pamela L. Smith | Posted 07.22.2015 | Divorce
Pamela L. Smith

It's been almost four years since we separated -- two since we divorced -- yet every year the anniversary of our wedding day rolls around, I am overwhelmed by a mixture of anticipation and dread.

Hooray for ADA! 25 Years of Disability Rights

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 07.22.2015 | Impact
Lydia L. Callis

Young people today might not remember that there was a time when disabled children were quietly forgotten in schools, and disabled adults only dreamed of basic access to jobs, medical care, and popular culture. One piece of landmark legislation changed all that.

Ageless Couple Recreates Wedding Photos, 40 Years On

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.21.2015 | Fifty

To celebrate their anniversary, a Texas couple decided to commemorate the special day by recreating the magical moments that were captured 40 years ag...

Home Alone

Jerry Zezima | Posted 07.08.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If Hollywood wants to make another "Home Alone" movie, this time with the Macaulay Culkin character all grown up but no more mature than he was as an 8-year-old in the 1990 original, I would be happy to take the role.

1.21 Gigawatts Of 'Back To The Future' Trivia

The Huffington Post | Madeline Kaplan | Posted 07.15.2015 | Entertainment

"Back to the Future," the ultimate action-comedy-romance-sci-fi flick, turns 30 on July 3. The classic film invented its own form of time-travel (if y...

Happy Noniversary

Jessica Kahan | Posted 07.01.2015 | Divorce
Jessica Kahan

Today would have been fifteen years married. Twenty years since we started dating; that's half of my life. Half of his too. We checked the right boxes. Wedding, house, dog, kid, another kid, cat, new house, another dog, picket fence.

The Real Reason I Didn't Wish My Wife a Happy Anniversary on Facebook

David Lesser | Posted 06.22.2015 | Women
David Lesser

The real reason I didn't wish my wife a happy anniversary on Facebook is simple, BECAUSE I F*CKING SAID IT IN PERSON!!! My wife and I are not in a ...

7 Major Advances In The Science Of Sleep

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.25.2015 | Science

It's no secret that here at The Huffington Post, we love sleep -- and for good reason. Sleep has been called the "third pillar" of health, along w...

Celebrating 50 Years of Head Start

Sylvia Mathews Burwell | Posted 05.18.2015 | Impact
Sylvia Mathews Burwell

In a rural town like Hinton, Head Start was one of the only early educational opportunities available. It meant a lot to the families there, and still does today. I know, because it meant a lot to my family. That's right; I'm a Head Start kid.

On Finding My Priceless Treasure

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 06.14.2015 | Weddings
Seth Adam Smith

We're tempted to believe that the great and valuable things of life are somewhere "out there." But more often than not, the priceless pearls of our lives are hidden in the open -- the greatest treasures of our lives are things like home, family and dear friends. With that in mind, I made this video for my wife to celebrate our anniversary.

Speech: 40th Year Anniversary of the End of the Vietnam War

Andrew Lam | Posted 06.06.2015 | Impact
Andrew Lam

This is a speech I gave last year at a high school where students raised funds to help flood victims in central Vietnam. As the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War is coming up this April 30, 2015, I am posting it to commemorate the date. It will also mark my 40th year in America, having fled Vietnam as a child two days before the war ended.

50 Years of A Love Supreme and 50 More

Judah Joseph | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Judah Joseph

John Coltrane is worth much more than the sum of his parts. His work permeated the collective conscience of those concerned with disrupting the norm, with challenging their own mastery of their crafts.

#Boston2Selma, Selma 50th Anniversary Jubilee

Adebukola Ajao | Posted 05.10.2015 | Black Voices
Adebukola Ajao

The list of issues in the black community can fill an entire book. Of course, progress has been made. Even so, complacency and satisfaction with our condition in the new Jim Crow Era cannot exist, or further progress will not be made.

Fukushima: Opportunity of Global Proportions?

Jacob Devaney | Posted 05.07.2015 | Green
Jacob Devaney

On March 11 let's take time to honor those who are suffering from the effects of the Fukushima disaster. Let us honor them by coming together as one people to address water issues globally.

President Barack Obama Earns High Praise For His Powerful Selma Speech

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.08.2015 | Black Voices

President Barack Obama delivered a speech on Saturday honoring the 50th anniversary of the historic march in Selma, Alabama, which many are describing...

The Evolution of an Anniversary

Abby King | Posted 04.01.2015 | Divorce
Abby King

For all of the pomp and circumstance a wedding ushers in at the beginning of married life, the conclusion of that same marriage comes completely unadorned. There is no ceremony, no witnesses, no one holding your hand to escort you to your new life.