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President Correa, Put Your Shield Over Edward Snowden

Robert Naiman | Posted 08.27.2013 | Home
Robert Naiman

Whistleblowers should be able to expose government wrongdoing without getting the Bradley Manning treatment.

Americans Turn to South Africa for Aid

Danny Glover | Posted 08.04.2013 | Home
Danny Glover

The workers of South Africa have more freedom than the workers of Mississippi. As long as powerful corporations such as Nissan can use fear and threats to keep workers weak and without a voice, we will not be a land of opportunity for all.

Actor Criticized By Conservative Group For Noting Second Amendment's Slavery Ties

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.19.2013 | Home

Actor Danny Glover discussed the roots of the Second Amendment during a recent college appearance, saying the legislation was ratified to protect agai...

Movie Review: LUV

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.20.2013 | Home
Marshall Fine

Sheldon Candis' LUV is a rough coming-of-age tale that establishes Common as a rapper who could easily put his music career behind him and concentrate on acting.

Dennis Haysbert and Writer-Director Sheldon Candis Talk Tough LUV

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 03.18.2013 | Home
Gregory Weinkauf

The heart of America beats hard, fast and true in LUV, the debut feature by Sheldon Candis. Part spiritual autobiography, part crumpled Valentine to Baltimore, all coming-of-age saga, LUV presents a breakout performance by young Michael Rainey, Jr.

Auto Show Protests Fight For Attention

Posted 01.14.2013 | Detroit

Concept cars, glitzy parties and ... political protests? The drama isn't limited to the display stages at this year's North American International...

Save Social Security: Paul Krugman for Treasury Secretary

Robert Naiman | Posted 03.06.2013 | Home
Robert Naiman

Why not Paul Krugman? He has a Nobel prize in Economics. He's proven his ability to communicate economic knowledge to the multitude. And he's a fierce opponent of cuts to Social Security and Medicare benefits, and the austerity dogma more generally.

Harlem Arts Summit 2012: Protecting Harlem's Treasures

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 11.27.2012 | Home
Akoshia Yoba

For six years running, the Harlem Arts Allian is presenting a seven day series of mostly free events, designed to elevate the platform for Harlem's illustrious arts and cultural scene and to renew enthusiasm and support for its great cultural institutions and artists.

Gov. DeVal Patrick:I Will Not Let Obama Be Bullied Out Of Office!

Lonna Saunders | Posted 09.11.2012 | Home
Lonna Saunders

Patrick shared with the audience that he had been written off when he ran for re-election as governor of Massachusetts in 2010. That he had not accomplished all he had wanted to at that juncture. Just as the president has more he wants to accomplish.

'Touch': Arther Says The Numbers Represent Pain For Jake

Posted 03.30.2012 | Home

It was another installment of intersecting stories and lives coming together so that everything works out all right for everyone. And it all started w...

Does Touch Get the Math Right?

Dr. Keith Devlin | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home
Dr. Keith Devlin

It would have been easy to get the math right in Touch. On the other hand, taken literally, the portrayal of the application of mathematics to the world by the young Jake is so way-over-the-top fictitious that inaccuracy in specific details does not adversely affect the storyline.

'I'm Too Old For This Sh**' Mash-Up, In Honor Of 'Lethal Weapon's' 25th Anniversary (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Ben Craw | Posted 05.06.2012 | Home

You're getting too old for this: 25 years ago, on March 6, 1987, "Lethal Weapon" was released. The buddy-cop thriller not only cemented Mel Gibson's s...

'The Black Power Mixtape': Who's Telling You Your Stories?

Naima Ramos-Chapman | Posted 01.07.2012 | Home
Naima Ramos-Chapman

Left neglected in a Swedish TV station's cellar for 30 years, Black Power Mixtape includes "socially conscious" artists and a sweet soundtrack crafted by ?uestlove... what was there not to love? How about everything minus the soundtrack?

Weekend Warriors: Occupy LA Doubling In Numbers (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 12.08.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles expected the Occupy LA movement to continue to grow through the weekend – and that it has. Hundreds more have gone to join protestors, a...

Danny Glover To Occupy LA: 'We Need 24/7 Warriors' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 12.08.2011 | Los Angeles

In the clip above, actor and activist Danny Glover surprised Occupy LA demonstrators on Saturday in front of Downtown's City Hall. In the sweltering h...

Black Power Mixtape -- The Screen Is Burning

Jack Hidary | Posted 12.06.2011 | Home
Jack Hidary

Riveting. This collection of interviews, some never seen before of key figures in the Black Power movement, is a new critical document of our country's history.

Rebecca Carroll

Danny Glover Wants 'Black Power Mixtape' To Encourage Transformation

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Carroll | Posted 11.13.2011 | Home

"The Black Power Mixtape" feels less like a documentary and more like a photo album lovingly pasted together by foreign exchange students who stayed w...

Olsson's The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975: The Revolution Will Be Documented

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.08.2011 | Home
E. Nina Rothe

Swedish filmmaker Göran Hugo Olsson's documentary The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 is one of those once-in-a-lifetime films which seamlessly reaches the full cinematic goal of changing its viewers' world for good.

Bruce Ricker/Jazz Foundation of America -- Keeping the Spirit Alive

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.22.2011 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Jazz lost one of its own last week, with the death of Bruce Ricker. Not a player per se, Ricker, a lawyer with a passion for jazz assembled Jay McShan...

An Anti-War Candidate Announces Run for Presidency

Robert Naiman | Posted 06.25.2011 | Home
Robert Naiman

Gary Johnson wants to end the war in Afghanistan. If you could stop the killing in Afghanistan by temporarily assuming a "Republican" identity, would that not be morally justified?

Finally: A Film From A 'Mooz-Lum' Perspective (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.26.2011 | Home

On one hand, Mooz-Lum has the structure of a standard college movie. Protagonist Tariq (played by Evan Ross) struggles through an identity crisis by d...

A Love Story: Darlene Love, New Inductee to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Holly Cara Price

The 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have been announced and the honorees include, finally (Let me hear you say Hallelujah! - I've been sayin...

For Colored Girls, And For Multiple Stakes

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Wyatt Closs

The film, "For Colored Girls", is gonna have sista girl flair for sure, but there are a number of reasons to peep it and especially watch how it unfol...

One Nation in Los Angeles: From Spectacle to Spark

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Wyatt Closs

A beautiful giant collage art piece. A sea of people of every ethnicity. Danny Glover. Tom Morello. Young Poets. Wait, what's going on? And wasn't tha...

HuffPost Review: Legendary

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marshall Fine

Legendary isn't awful; it's just not particularly memorable. At best, it will wrestle your attention span to a draw.