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When Prayer Changes Things (For Janet)

Biko Mandela Gray | Posted 05.13.2016 | Religion
Biko Mandela Gray

I sat in the Station museum, crying uncontrollably. As Nina Simone sang "Strange Fruit" and "Feeling Good," pictures of a proud mother with her son an...

The Death of Jordan Baker and Why "All Lives Matter" Isn't Enough

Christian Piatt | Posted 04.15.2015 | Black Voices
Christian Piatt

Rather than resisting or trying to change such cries, there is an opportunity for those of us in historically privileged and powerful positions in the culture to listen, learn and better understand the longing behind the words.

Please Stop the Killing

justin adkins | Posted 03.26.2015 | Impact
justin adkins

Writing inmates is an important task for us in the "free world." In the vein of Martin Luther King's letter crying "Why We Cant Wait," Comrade Malik writes us about current conditions in Texas prisons and specifically with the Houston Police Department and why we can't wait as prisoners are dying.

No Indictment For Houston Cop Who Killed Unarmed Man

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 12.24.2014 | Crime

A Texas grand jury has officially cleared an officer of any wrongdoing after he fatally shot an unarmed man back in January. Officer Juventino Cast...

Christopher Rosen

The Breakout Star Of 'The Great Gatsby' | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.17.2013 | Entertainment

Baz Luhrmann populated his blockbuster adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" with some of the biggest stars in the world, but it's newcomer Elizabeth Debic...

The Way We Were

George Heymont | Posted 01.31.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

As we commemorate World AIDS Day, it's timely to notice how three recent documentaries about the AIDS crisis have helped to focus attention on the raging epidemic that should never have happened -- a plague that has now claimed more than 35 million lives around the world.