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Ethnic Holidays

Persecuting Muslims Has A History, Mr. President

Netanel Miles-Yepez | Posted 03.02.2017 | Politics
Netanel Miles-Yepez

The president of the United States loves Muslims. We know this because he said so—“I love the Muslims. I think they’re great people.” He was e...

Where Lent Comes From And What It Has To Do With Religious Freedom

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.02.2017 | Religion

Lent, the 40-day Christian season of fasting and repentance leading up to Easter, began on Wednesday. It’s a tradition that harkens back to Jesus’...

5 Culture Tips: Honoring Black History As American History

Sharon Schweitzer | Posted 02.09.2017 | Business
Sharon Schweitzer

Originally named Negro Week in 1926, and founded by Carter G. Woodson, Black History Month is a time to recognize and acknowledge the numerous contrib...

Meanwhile In Mexico, Celebrating Trans Women

The Huffington Post | Samantha Storey | Posted 01.30.2017 | Queer Voices

In December, while then President-elect Trump was planning out his cabinet and a dreaming up a slew of executive orders he’d sign in his first week ...

The Lunar New Year Isn't Only For Chinese People

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.27.2017 | Good News

Most people think that honoring the Lunar New Year is just a Chinese tradition, but it’s an event that’s celebrated in many countries in Asia. And...

The 6 Rules Of Islamophobia In America

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics

After the 2015 terror attack in Paris, when Donald Trump and other GOP presidential candidates were ratcheting up their anti-Muslim political speech, ...

The Real History Of Hanukkah Is More Complicated Than You Thought

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 12.24.2016 | Politics

This article was originally published on Dec. 9, 2015. This year, Hanukkah begins Saturday, Dec. 24, and ends Sunday, Jan. 1. Americans who know anyth...

Hanukkah 2016: Dates, Rituals And History Of The Festival Of Lights

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 12.24.2016 | Politics

This article, originally published on Dec. 3, 2015, has been updated to reflect 2016 dates. Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, is celebrated for...

Jason Linkins

Lou Dobbs Complains About 'Ethnic Holidays' Like St. Patrick's Day (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lou Dobbs has a lot of time to fill on his radio show, and no one much wants to talk about NAFTA Highways or the coming Invasion of the Mexican Lepers...