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Joseph Lowery

From Ferguson to Forest Grove: Keeping Hope Alive for Racial Progress

Rev. Chuck Currie | Posted 11.02.2014 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Currie

This cause is part of America's great unfinished business. We all have a moral obligation to carry on until the dream of equality is reached in full.

Jennifer Bendery

Civil Rights Leaders Considered Public Event To Question John Lewis On Michael Boggs

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Critics of President Barack Obama's judicial pick Michael Boggs breathed a sigh of relief on Monday when Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), a reve...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Sparks All-Out Revolt Over Socially Conservative Judicial Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has now infuriated abortion rights advocates, civil rights leaders and Democratic lawmakers in his push to confir...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Under Fire From His Own Medal Of Freedom Recipients Over Georgia Judicial Picks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will start the new year with a fresh fight over judicial nominees, but this time, it's not Senate Republicans spa...

Joseph E. Lowery, Civil Rights Icon, Celebrates 90th Birthday

AP | ERRIN HAINES | Posted 12.09.2011 | Black Voices

ATLANTA — The Rev. Joseph Lowery was one of the first believers that a black senator from Illinois could become president, and Barack Obama was ...

Living Together as Brothers in a World With Nuclear Weapons

Jonathan Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Merritt

We live in partisan times heightened by this election season. But it is precisely times like these in which Christian statesmen are called to rise above the fray and do what is right.

Medals Of Freedom: Obama Honors Ted Kennedy, Harvey Milk And 14 Others

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 16 people, including political ally Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, ...

An End to Name-Calling?

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Some will say "No Name-Calling Week" is more accurately called "PC Police Week." After all, an offensive term over the dinner table might be applauded in a rap song.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

Some post-Inauguration predictions: Itzhak Perlman and Yo-Yo Ma will refuse all future cold-weather bookings. Aretha Franklin will now be known as "The Queen of Soul...and Funky Hats." Rev. Lowery will be invited to throw out the first pitch at the home openers of the Atlanta Braves and the Cleveland Indians. Jacques Chirac will not be renting Cujo anytime soon. George Bush will not be on Scooter Libby's Christmas card list this year. In the Dick-Cheney-in-a-wheelchair-movie-reference-derby, "Mr. Potter" will beat out "Ernst Stavro Blofeld." The swearing in will not be the last time President Obama and Chief Justice Roberts are not on the same page.

Juan Williams Chokes Up Discussing Obama Speech, Benediction (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News political contributor Juan Williams choked up while discussing Barack Obama's inauguration speech and the benediction delivered by civil righ...

Live From Glamorous Washington DC!

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

The celebrities who have descended on the town provide a sharp contrast to the old, stodgy (and let's face it, overly white) days of being overrun by the helmet heads of the GOP.

Sam Stein

Obama's Talking Points On Rick Warren

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At his press conference on Thursday, Barack Obama for the first time addressed the flurry of protest that has erupted over the choice of Rick Warren t...