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Isaiah Thomas On His Unlikely Path To NBA Stardom

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.08.2016 | Sports

Isaiah Thomas has been proving people wrong throughout his entire basketball career. The diminutive 5-foot-9-inch point guard comes from the Seattle a...

The Unlikely Rise Of The Boston Celtics

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.22.2016 | Sports

The old adage that winning cures everything may be true, but losing can be an eye-opening experience as well. In the case of the 2013-14 Boston Celtic...

HBCU Launches Effort to Connect & Mobilize Millennial Alumni

Christopher Norris | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

The first degree-granting historically black university in America, once known as the black Princeton, is aiming to harness its millennial alumni in order to generate more activism and create a network of change agents.

Female CEO Provides Communities with Year-Round Culture

Christopher Norris | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

In addition to parents being accountable for exposing their children to meaningful programs, the mother of two says there's a role for the elected official to play in promoting engagement.

Detroit Is for Lovers: Talking Home, Family and Basketball Dreams With Poet Matthew Olzmann

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 07.09.2013 | Books
Stacy Parker Le Melle

Matthew Olzmann is one of a handful of poets I know that can win over those who think they hate poetry. He wins over the haters because he is funny, but also because the poems have doors that open and invite you inside.

Thomas, Townsend, and Sharpton Use Entertainment and Film to Combat Youth Violence

Marcus Bright | Posted 01.20.2013 | Black Voices
Marcus Bright

Isaiah Thomas and filmmaker Robert Townsend have launched a community film initiative that promotes non-violence -- Playin' For Love centers around the relationship between a high school basketball coach and his players.

Literary Treasures: The American Antiquarian Society at 200

Nancy Rubin Stuart | Posted 12.19.2012 | Books
Nancy Rubin Stuart

At a moment when cultural trend-watchers are predicting the imminent demise of the traditional book in lieu of digitization, the American Antiquarian Society is honoring the strength of print as it celebrates its 200th anniversary.

Jordan Schultz

Where Have You Gone, Tyreke Evans? | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.18.2012 | Sports

When Tyreke Evans won the 2010 NBA Rookie of the Year award as point guard of the Sacramento Kings, he did so by averaging a remarkable 20 points, 5 r...

Jordan Schultz

Jimmer Fredette: A Full Examination Of His Rookie Season | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.09.2012 | Sports

Before Jimmer Fredette even stepped on an NBA floor, he entered his rookie season with the media buzz of a No. 1 overall pick. With his impeccable sho...


Posted 08.03.2011 | Sports

Donnie Walsh won't be back as the Knicks general manager next year. The well respected basketball guru retooled an underperforming roster and helpe...

Openly Gay Messiah College Student Leaves School Due To Harassment

Posted 07.11.2011 | College

A student at Messiah College is planning on leaving the school after he was victim to harassment there because he is openly gay. Isaiah Thomas, wh...

Unbelievable Buzzer Beater

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- With the game tied and 19 seconds left, Washington coach Lorenzo Romar was thinking timeout. Isaiah Thomas was thinking: score a basket...

Women Get Respect - Part 1

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

On the evening of May 21st, women in New York City had the opportunity to come out and support two events that proved achievers of the female gender were getting their due.

May 19, 2008: News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

In Israel, Bush suggests Obama would appease US enemies as President. Aren't stupid foreign policy statements the province of the Vice President?