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Congressional Black Caucus Says 'Enough Is Enough' With Police Shootings

The Huffington Post | Mariah Stewart | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus spoke out Thursday against this week’s fatal police shootings of two black men, saying the nation needs to...

Congressional Black Caucus-Centuries Of Systemic Segregation and Discrimination Disenfranchise Black Communities; Not Proposed Open Primaries!

Gwen E. Samuel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Black Voices
Gwen E. Samuel

As a Black mom, an active voter and for the most part, a supporter of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), I was very disappointed to read that the CBC opposes changes in the Democratic Party platform.

Canadian Judge Finds Radio Star Jian Ghomeshi Not Guilty Of Sexual Assault

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 03.24.2016 | Crime

TORONTO, March 24 (Reuters) - An Ontario judge on Thursday found former Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi not guilty on four sexual assault charges an...

4 Dead, Suspect Caught In Canada School Shooting

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.23.2016 | World

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, and VANCOUVER, Jan 22 (Reuters) - The gunman suspected of killing four people and injuring several others in Canada's worst school...

How The Clash of Civilizations Myth Can Become A Reality

Payam Akhavan | Posted 01.04.2016 | World
Payam Akhavan

Today, as we witness the fragmentation of the post-9/11 world, as we witness the spread of war and violent extremism, as the "clash of civilizations" becomes a widespread belief about our future, what can we surmise about identity and war in the next 50 years?

Dozens Of Democrats Are About To Side With Racist Car Dealers

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Dozens of House Democrats are expected to vote this week in favor of legislation that would open the door to racial discrimination in au...

Barack Obama Pays Tribute To Black Women

Reuters | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics

(Reuters) President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attended the annual Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's awards dinner in Washington...

Laura Barron-Lopez

Hillary Clinton To Meet With Congressional Black Caucus

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton will make a trip to Capitol Hill next week to visit with the Congressional Black Caucus. The Democratic presidential ...

Zach Carter

Democrats Throw A Wrench Into Republicans' Trade Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Key Democratic lawmakers, led by Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), sent a letter on Wednesday to Senate leaders saying they do not support a n...

3 Reasons Why Consumers Don't Like Checkout Donations

Brady Josephson | Posted 05.27.2015 | Impact
Brady Josephson

It's not that surprising to see some survey data showing that people don't like "feeling pressured" to give while buying other items. What is interesting, however, are some of the reasons why people don't like to give at the till and what companies can do to increase the likelihood of donation and overall experience when giving.

Jian Ghomeshi Charged With Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.26.2014 | Media

Former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of "overcome resistance -- choking," CBC News re...

Countering This Darkness With Light: Responding to the Jerusalem Synagogue Massacre

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 01.24.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

I spent too long on Twitter trying to get CBC News to apologize over the "Jerusalem Police fatally shoot 2 after apparent synagogue attack" headline on their website. Looking back, that time could have been spent much more productively.

Zach Carter

How Democrats Are Accidentally Helping The Koch Brothers

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the past two years, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has repeatedly wrestled with factions of his own party as he tries to...

Zach Carter

How The Congressional Black Caucus Went To War With Itself Over Wall Street

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Gwen Moore does not seem like anybody's idea of a corporate stooge. The Milwaukee Democrat, a single mom who once survived on welfare, has sponsored e...

Keep Canada Weird: Host Jian Ghomeshi Brings Q to Portland

Logan Lynn | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

This past week Jian Ghomeshi flew to Portland for a live taping of Q at the historic Aladdin Theater with PDX locals Carrie Brownstein, Cheryl Strayed, Portia Sabin, Camas Davis, Daniel H. Wilson, Colin Meloy and The Thermals as guests, and I was invited to attend.

Where Is Digital Media Going? GlobalPost's Phil Balboni

Heidi Legg | Posted 04.15.2014 | Media
Heidi Legg

Disruption in media is happening at a record rate. One week it's BuzzFeed and then next it's VOX. It's hard to decipher how things will shake out. There is a deluge of content, and we can't keep up. Who is going to finish? Who will win?

Damned Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.06.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

You're damned if you do, and damned if you don't in Egypt. The BBC's Jeremy Bowen was hit in the head and leg by birdshot while covering a demonstrat...

WATCH: Minor Pot Conviction Barred Man From Entering U.S.

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.09.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

There's a "moral turpitude" test in U.S. immigration law that prevents entry if as a foreigner, you've admitted to smoking pot ... and you could be ba...

The Two Freds

David Kleeman | Posted 02.18.2013 | Media
David Kleeman

For someone in my field, merely having my name in the same sentence as Mister Rogers is a heady, humbling experience. I'm too old to have grown up with him as a "television friend," but young enough that his work was seminal to my career choice.

CBC Brings Out the Big Guns This Winter

Denette Wilford | Posted 01.14.2013 | TV
Denette Wilford

Canadians, if you thought CBC's fall TV schedule was huge, things just got a whole lot bigger.

Leigh Owens

Congressional Black Caucus Unveils Plan To Combat Voter Suppression Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Leigh Owens | Posted 09.25.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Black Caucus held a series of events throughout the country on Tuesday to educate communities on voter suppression law...

Annette Bourdeau

Kevin Zegers On 'Titanic: Blood & Steel' And His Jaunty Mustache

HuffingtonPost.com | Annette Bourdeau | Posted 09.19.2012 | TV

Everybody knows the story of how the Titanic came to sink. But ever wonder what went into bringing the Ship of Dreams to fruition in the first place? ...

Canada Reaches Key Step With China

CBC | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

Canada is set to announce it has completed an important step toward closer trade ties with China, CBC News has learned. Prime Minister Ste...

Why New Sports Show Is Offensive To Women

Lori Fradkin | Posted 07.24.2012 | Women
Lori Fradkin

"While The Women Watch" features commentary about sporting events from producer Lena Sutherland and holistic nutritionist Jules Mancuso, which according to their website includes "everything from interpreting the rules of the game to coaches in need of a makeover."

Annette Bourdeau

'Little Mosque On The Prairie': Saying Goodbye

HuffingtonPost.com | Annette Bourdeau | Posted 03.30.2012 | TV

Zaib Shaikh and Sitara Hewitt, better known to "Little Mosque on the Prairie" fans as their alter egos Amaar Rashid and Rayyan Hamoudi, are reminiscin...