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Wearing A Hoodie In Oklahoma Could Soon Cost You A $500 Fine

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

Oklahoma residents are concerned that a proposed bill would make it a crime to wear a hooded sweatshirt, or hoodie, in public on many occasions, accor...

I Am Woman

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 10.19.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I am not fashion conscious. I can honestly say that I've never spent a cent on Vogue, Allure, Cosmopolitan, or any fashion magazine, for that matter. If you ask me the brand name of the blouse or slacks I'm wearing, I would have no idea.

LOOK: Polly Wants A Hoodie!

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.18.2013 | Weird News

Some birds don't parrot all about fashion. But this parrot is different — it has a hoodie! The picture of this feathered fashionista has g...

Son of 'Random Notes and Fripperies'

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Tom Alderman

Something you won't see in the Alcoholics Anonymous handbook: while staying at the White House during WWII, legendary British Prime Minister Churchil...

This 'Love Trumpet' Kills Racism

Jennifer Nix | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jennifer Nix

Five months before the tragic verdict in State of Florida vs. George Zimmerman, my personal paradigm on race shifted in a Brooklyn bar as I encountered the poems and performance of Roger Bonair-Agard. 

iJustine Cosplays "Hardwired" With Google Glass and Fangirls Over Stan Lee at Comic-Con 2013

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.20.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

YouTube superstar and all-around tech geek iJustine stopped by the Nerd HQ stage at San Diego Comic-Con 2013 to chat about designing her "Hardwired"...

Hoodie Two-Shoes

Jerry Adler | Posted 09.17.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Adler

Listen up, you teenaged nudniks Here's advice worth knowin' Don't go out looking like those hoodniks. Dress like Richard Cohen.

WATCH: Pat Robertson Defends George Zimmerman

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.16.2013 | Religion

Conservative televangelist Pat Robertson defended George Zimmerman in Monday's broadcast of the Christian Broadcasting Network's "The 700 Club." Re...

Trayvon Martin: More Than a #HoodiesUp Hashtag

Sandip Roy | Posted 09.14.2013 | Black Voices
Sandip Roy

They were all trying to get home -- Oscar Grant in Oakland, Trayvon Martin in Florida, or the woman who was raped in a bus in New Delhi. They didn't want to spark off great protests. They didn't want to become symbols, placards or posters.

Victim Blaming Has Achieved a New Low Watermark

Lori Day | Posted 08.03.2013 | Media
Lori Day

When you consider that animals bring on their own assaults, it is not hard to understand this same mentality when applied to all sorts of people by other people.

Wall Street Should Wear Hoodies for Mark Zuckerberg

Ron Galloway | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business
Ron Galloway

Investors are clamoring to get in on the Facebook IPO, and Mark Zuckerberg doesn't really need Wall Street to do it.

Are Hoodies Hazardous to Your Health?

Mary S. Harris, Ph.D | Posted 06.13.2012 | Black Voices
Mary S. Harris, Ph.D

When it comes to young black men, apparently hoodies are a health hazard. I know it sounds crazy, but unfortunately too many young Black males are ta...

Trayvon Martin Dominates Media Coverage, But Some Wish It Didn't

Akilah Bolden-Monifa | Posted 06.13.2012 | Black Voices
Akilah Bolden-Monifa

News and information about Trayvon Martin's death dominates the media.  It wasn't always that way,  the shooting occurred on February 26th but the n...

To Honor Trayvon, Don't Wear a Hoodie, Buy a Book

Eric Copage | Posted 06.12.2012 | Black Voices
Eric Copage

Wearing a hoodie with our heads bowed, or even staring defiantly into the camera lens, is not empowering in any substantive way. If the problem was how we dressed, as a people we'd be in a much different situation than we are in today.

The Risk Management Industry Teaches Us to See a Hoodie As a Potential Threat

Adam Kissel | Posted 06.10.2012 | College
Adam Kissel

I am dismayed that the risk management industry is training law enforcement and college officials to see a hoodie or "harmful debate" as a potential threat.

Scalia Thomas Hoodies

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.03.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Under My Hoodie

Steve Berlack | Posted 06.03.2012 | Black Voices
Steve Berlack

Under my hoodie lies the mind of a man that has absorbed knowledge and self-awareness like a sponge. Under my hoodie beats the heart of a champion.

Questlove Opens 'The Hoodie Shop'

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.30.2012 | Small Business

Between 12 albums keeping the beat for The Roots and leading the house band for "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," you’d think Ahmir “Questlove” Th...

WATCH: Hoodie Panic Solutions

Posted 03.30.2012 | Comedy

Politicians this week have been attending hearings a little more dressed-down than usual, wearing hooded sweatshirts in support of Trayvon Martin, a F...

Clothes Break the Man

D.L. Hughley | Posted 05.29.2012 | Black Voices
D.L. Hughley

Last week, Geraldo Rivera got into it with his comments on the Trayvon Martin killing. What Rivera said was insidious -- but like most insidious comments, there is an element of truth to them.

75 Hoodie Wearers Who Are Up To No Good | Posted 05.28.2012 | Comedy

eraldo Rivera has continued his habit of doing stupid things when he said last week, "I think the hoodie is as much responsible for Trayvon Martin's d...

Gangsta Saint? St. Francis, Trayvon Martin And Hoodies

Jamie Arpin-Ricci | Posted 05.27.2012 | Religion
Jamie Arpin-Ricci

While St. Francis was not trying to stylize himself as a "gangsta wannabe," his intention for choosing the hooded tunic for his habit are not far off the counter-cultural mark.

Hoodies, Racism and Newt Gingrich

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Geraldo Rivera is one of those public figures who, to those of us who do not pay too much attention to aging former celebrities, seems to pop back up ...

Students Rally Nationwide For Trayvon Martin

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.26.2012 | College

College students across the country are gathering for rallies and marches demanding justice for Trayvon Martin. Martin was an unarmed 17-year-old w...

How To Talk To Your Child About Trayvon Martin's Death

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 05.26.2012 | Black Voices
Te-Erika Patterson

Our children are hearing about this incident at school, they are watching our reactions and will internalize what this means to them and how they view and interact with the world.