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Murder Suspect Planned To Kill 'As Many Black Men' As He Could

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 03.23.2017 | Black Voices

A white Army veteran accused of fatally stabbing a black man in New York City was charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime in a Manhattan cri...

'Get Out' Star Daniel Kaluuya: I'm 'Too Black' For Britain, 'Not Black Enough' For America

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.14.2017 | Black Voices

Actor Daniel Kaluuya doesn’t think he should have to prove his blackness. In a new interview with GQ magazine, the “Get Out” star shared his tho...

Attorneys: Dreamer Who Spoke Out About Deportation Efforts Released From Detention

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Immigration authorities on Friday released a 22-year-old undocumented immigrant who had spent more than a week in detention, her attorn...

New Film Features Multiracial Cast Of Actors Reading Powerful Transcripts From Former Slaves

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 02.27.2017 | Black Voices

Michelle Jackson wanted to make another film about slavery. But the Los Angeles-based filmmaker faced some opposition from those around her who say po...

"Do the Ride Thing"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.19.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima As a geezer who has learned that life has its ups and downs, as well as its twists and turns, especially with small children who aren...

Jack Lew Nears Decision To Keep Hamilton On Front Of $10 Bill, Put A Woman On The $20

CNN | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.16.2016 | Politics

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is expected to announce this week that Alexander Hamilton's face will remain on the front of the $10 bill and a woman will...

Councilman Screws Up Important Message By Telling People To Throw Rocks At Cops

The Huffington Post | Tyler Tynes | Posted 01.09.2017 | Politics

A Mississippi councilman rightly drew criticism last week when he suggested that his constituents should "throw rocks and bricks and bottles" at polic...

Who Do Cities and Towns Exist for?

Stacy Bare | Posted 12.02.2016 | New York
Stacy Bare

Who do cities and towns exist for? Is it the people who live there or those who come to visit? Over the last few years this has been a central question in two very different locales for at least some of the residents in both Jackson, WY and New York City, NY.

Honoring Veterans

Mark Steber | Posted 11.11.2016 | Business
Mark Steber

In the past, companies thanked military veterans with meals or discounts on Veterans Day and now, in part because of Social Media, we are all aware of...

These 8 Cities Are About To Become Better Places To Live

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.05.2015 | Impact

WASHINGTON - Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday announced the first eight cities it has selected to participate in a new program to improve life in...

What to Do If Your Tax Documents Went Missing

Mark Steber | Posted 04.26.2015 | Business
Mark Steber

In any case, if you do not have paperwork you expected, and you are still patiently waiting -- diligently waiting, checking the mailbox each day -- KNOW THIS, it probably isn't in the mail, so you should get the information from other methods.

Millions of Americans Miss One of the LARGEST Tax Benefits Every Year - Are You One?

Mark Steber | Posted 03.25.2015 | Business
Mark Steber

According to the IRS one in every four eligible taxpayers do not claim their Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). This often overlooked tax credit is also one of the largest credits available to taxpayers. This year, the maximum EITC is $6,143 and that is a LOT of money to leave on the table.

Top 10 Scariest Things About Income Taxes

Mark Steber | Posted 12.30.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Even though many people feel taxes are scarier than speaking in public, for the majority of people, tax-time is the single largest cash windfall of the year. More than 75 percent of all taxpayers get an average tax refund of $3,000 -- nothing scary about that.

Mississippi Authorities Searching For 4 Missing Girls

Associated Press | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 09.18.2014 | Crime

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi authorities are searching for four girls last seen with their mother and stepfather who are charged with mistreati...

Mine! Mine! Mine! Keeping Your Business Monies Straight

Mark Steber | Posted 11.08.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Ever feel like you are part of that scene from a movie where the seagulls are fighting over a crab only it's your money and you are trying to keep a scrap of it? Here are some strategies to help you keep what is yours and ensure what you have collected for others is handled properly.

From Freedom Summer to Freedom Schools

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

I moved to Mississippi at an extraordinary moment -- just in time to witness firsthand and assist the unfolding of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer Project.

Jay Leno Shows His Union Solidarity

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Last night, when he didn't have to do so, he demonstrated which side he is on.

The Top 10 Marijuana Developments in 2013

Rob Kampia | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics
Rob Kampia

Public support for making marijuana legal reached a record high in 2013. A Pew Research Center poll released in April showed 52 percent support, and a Gallup poll in October showed 58 percent support. It's now safe to say most Americans are fed up with marijuana prohibition.

GOP Candidate Walks Back Yoga-Satanism Connection

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

E.W. Jackson, Virginia's Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, clarified Wednesday that he did not believe yoga leads to Satanism, after excerpt...

Ben Adler, Rockabilly Hall of Fame Member, Lives a Country Song

Jerry Nelson | Posted 07.21.2013 | Entertainment
Jerry Nelson

It's a cliche to say that sometimes life is like a country song, but there still is some truth in it. Following the career 'upswing', Adler's home burned down. Recovering from that setback, he put together a new band called Cross Country -- only to be stopped by a heart attack.

Jermaine Jackson Speaks About Musical Theater Debut

Charles Thomson | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts
Charles Thomson

Probably somewhere near the top of your list of 'things you didn't expect to see in 2013' was Jermaine Jackson staging a touring one-man comedy musical in French. Nonetheless, this week the Jackson Five star launched his touring production, 'You Are Not Alone: The Musical', in Bordeaux.

Coast-To-Coast By Greyhound Bus

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.02.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Why would you ride on Greyhound instead of driving -- or grabbing a train or plane?

Will The Help's Oscar Revive Interest in The Long Walk Home?

Peter Dreier | Posted 04.28.2012 | Home
Peter Dreier

In contrast to The Help, The Long Walk Home shows African-American maids as active participants in the civil rights struggle -- and remains a much more uplifting and hard-hitting movie about the plight and pluck of black domestic servants confronting racism.

HuffPost Guides: Wachusett Mountain Ski Area

The Huffington Post | Sara Ipatenco | Posted 01.06.2012 | Travel

Wachusett Mountain Ski Area in Massachusetts is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post...

HuffPost Guides: Snow King Resort

The Huffington Post | Sara Ipatenco | Posted 01.05.2012 | Travel

Snow King Resort in Wyoming is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders. As part of a series on ski resorts, Huffington Post Travel offers ou...