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Surviving Parenting in the 21st Century: Guiding Millennials in a Post-Racial and Anti-Religious Society

Jenny Triplett | Posted 01.29.2016 | Parents
Jenny Triplett

Those are my babies, even though they are 22, 24 & 26, they will forever be my babies. Whenever I hear about a cop shooting an unarmed Black man, my heart goes out to that mother because I feel as if that could have been my baby

How To Talk To Your Kids About Donald Trump

David Lesser | Posted 01.13.2016 | Parents
David Lesser

The question can come in many forms: "Who is Donald Trump? Why is he so popular? What is on his head? Is it alive? For real dad, what is that?" You should answer honestly and directly: "That is Donald Trump's hair. It's weird and gross, but it is actually the least gross thing about him."

‘Refugee’ Is Just Another Word For ‘Human,’ Thanks To A New Font

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 01.08.2016 | Arts

Toward the end of last year, the number of searches for the word "refugee" increased five-fold. Those hoping to educate themselves about the millions...


We Are Not Numbers | Posted 01.06.2016 | World
We Are Not Numbers

By Fatema Dabdoub, Lebanon, What comes to your mind when Hitler and the Nazis are mentioned? Killings, injustice, discriminatio...

White America's Racist Uncle: 3 Reasons People of Color Should Be Thankful for Donald Trump

Gyasi Ross | Posted 01.05.2016 | Media
Gyasi Ross

Donald Trump gives life to some overtly racist positions that white folks would likely deny existed in the mainstream.

14 Tweets That Sum Up The Racist Double Standard Surrounding The Oregon Attack

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 01.04.2016 | Black Voices

On Saturday, a group of men armed with guns took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters in Oregon, in what they described as an a...

Why Slashing Foreign Aid in Europe to Pay for Refugees Won't Help Solve the Long-Term Crisis

Adam Moe Fejerskov | Posted 12.23.2015 | World
Adam Moe Fejerskov

COPENHAGEN -- The same countries that now over-report refugee costs at home are part of an underfinancing of U.N.-managed refugee camps in the regions -- despite many of them publicly acknowledging regional accommodation as the better solution to the refugee crisis.

Dear Activist. Dear Politician. Dear Poet.

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

What is poetry if not the site where the seemingly impossible contradictions -- the exquisite beauty and the devastating horror -- live together as one whole being.

Here's What Happens When People Think Bible Passages Are From The Quran

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.13.2015 | World

How do people perceive Bible verses if they think they're coming from the Quran? Dutch YouTube duo Dit Is Normaal decided to conducted a socia...

My Reality As an American Muslim

Hannah Khan | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics
Hannah Khan

To me, being a Muslim in America is about educating those who may be misled by stereotypes and misinformation in the media. But it's also about being actively engaged in all aspects of society, from politics to sports, the workplace to the hip-hop scene.

CNN Guest: We Should Bomb Even Hospitals, Universities To Fight ISIS

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.23.2015 | Media

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Christians Should Be Terrified

Randy Paul Oetinger | Posted 11.22.2015 | Religion
Randy Paul Oetinger

What is the difference, after all, between taking a sword and hacking the head off of children ... or shutting children out out by means of our governors, knowing they will freeze to death because they have no shelter from the bitter cold of winter?

Attacks in Paris, Lebanon Highlight Need for Education About Religion

Linda K. Wertheimer | Posted 11.20.2015 | Religion
Linda K. Wertheimer

Republican presidential candidates are making bigoted statements about Muslims. Some say they want to be optimistic that education could help achieve respect for Muslims in America, and yet, they worry. They worry about what the next headlines would bring.

Be the Protector

Sheryl Olitzky | Posted 11.18.2015 | Impact
Sheryl Olitzky

No one has the right to make any of us feel afraid because of the incitement of hate and acts of terror. The overwhelming majority of people only want to live in peace. We do not want our children and grandchildren to live in fear.

Je Suis Human: Thoughts About Suffering, Humanity, and Paris

Antione Gray | Posted 11.16.2015 | College
Antione Gray

As we all ‪#‎PrayForParis‬ and apply Facebook filters to our profile pictures, we cannot turn a blind eye to human suffering around the world just because "those people" are not "us."

Our Greatest Weapon Against ISIS Is Compassion, Not Justice

Kenneth Davis | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics
Kenneth Davis

The biggest threat to us now is not further attacks from ISIS, but our leaders giving in to fear and anger by ramping up military and security. Our greatest weapon is not justice, but compassion. Acts of war will get us nowhere. They will only take us further away from a unified world of peace.

His Name Is Ahmed, Not 'Clock Kid'

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 10.21.2015 | Black Voices

It was reported this week that Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old Texas teen who was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school, is recei...

Defeating ISIS Ideology

Amaar Ahmad | Posted 06.03.2015 | Religion
Amaar Ahmad

We live in perilous times. The rise of ISIS offshoots across the world should be a cause of deep worry for Muslims. In their quests, the extremists have left no stone unturned in sullying Islam's image.

Fox News Guest Apologizes After Calling U.K. City 'Totally Muslim'

AP | By SYLVIA HUI | Posted 03.14.2015 | Media

LONDON (AP) — A news commentator who told Fox News that the British city of Birmingham is "totally Muslim" has apologized for the comments, which dr...

Following the Charlie Hebdo Massacre, How Long Will the Solidarity Last?

Kyle G. Brown | Posted 03.10.2015 | World
Kyle G. Brown

Within hours of the mass shooting of artists and journalists, thousands congregated in public squares across France, Western Europe and North America, with placards, press cards and pens thrust into the air, displaying quiet, poetic power.

Kim Bellware

Vigil 4,000 Miles Away Has Idea On How To Keep Charlie Hebdo Terrorists From Winning | Kim Bellware | Posted 01.09.2015 | Religion

While Paris reeled from Wednesday's deadly attack on the office of a satirical newspaper, a crowd of people with links to French and Muslim communitie...

Muslim Cartoonist Speaks Out On Charlie Hebdo Shootings

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 01.08.2015 | Media

As a political cartoonist and a Muslim, Khalid Albaih took the news of Wednesday's shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo especially hard. Albai...

Don Lemon Asks A Muslim Human Rights Lawyer If He Supports ISIS

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.08.2015 | Media

CNN's Don Lemon recently asked an international human rights lawyer if he supports the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria -- a terrorist group that has c...

Australians Use #IllRideWithYou Hashtag In Show Of Solidarity With Muslims

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.16.2014 | Religion

JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press Some Australian social media users sent a message of solidarity to Muslims as the Sydney cafe siege went on for almo...

Religious Persecution: The Tide of the 21st Century?

Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon | Posted 11.30.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Mae Elise Cannon

Religious fanaticism seems to be ruling the day. Could this possibly be true? As Christians, we must speak out against negative assumptions about other religious groups. We must seek to know our neighbors of different religions and nationalities and listen to their perspectives and experiences.