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Scalia and Alito: Have You No Sense of Decency, Sirs?

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Bill Quigley

It is past time for family, friends, lawyers, legal associations and law schools to ask Alito and Scalia to halt and to answer the question "Have you no sense of decency, sirs?"

Point-by-Point Takedown of an Anti-Gay Infomercial

Matt Baume | Posted 04.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

The anti-gay Family Research Council has a new video about how the gays are ruining everything, what with their pesky marrying and buying of cakes and, well, simply existing. And this video isn't just a video -- it's part of a crafty advertising campaign.

David Lohr

The Racist Police E-Mails You Didn't Read

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.09.2015 | Crime

The release of racist and offensive emails by city officials in Ferguson, Missouri, touched off a firestorm of criticism across the country this week,...

WATCH: What Homophobic Politicians' Recent Rhetoric Has in Common With the Ku Klux Klan's

Matt Baume | Posted 05.12.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

Creating rules that hold people down is bigotry no matter how friendly you are about it.

Ku Klux Klan Fliers Promoting Islamophobia Found In Washington State Neighborhood

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

Ku Klux Klan fliers are rattling a city in Washington state, after residents found the anti-Muslim propaganda thrown in their driveways last month. ...

KKK Was Terrorizing America Decades Before Islamic State Appeared

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 02.27.2015 | Politics

When Sen. Angus King (I-Maine) returned home from a trip to the Middle East in October, he offered a reflection on the Islamic State, also known as IS...

'The Birth of a Nation': A Century Later

The Zinn Education Project | Posted 04.17.2015 | Politics
The Zinn Education Project

The first major box office hit charged a staggering $2 admission and reached 50 million people before sound films appeared in 1927. Its millions in profits built Hollywood. Beyond profits, it aimed to educate the public in the values of white supremacy.

Birthers, Then and Now

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 04.10.2015 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

The most virulent haters of President Obama have long been called "Birthers." A major historical anniversary we observe this month suggests that the name is far more appropriate than has been realized.

Religious Freedom and Values

Robert Slayton | Posted 03.14.2015 | Politics
Robert Slayton

What happens when religion violates fundamental American values? Is it possible to use deeply held beliefs in an organized religion to supersede custom or law?

Hey GOP, Please Keep Steve Scalise at the Top of Your Junk Pile

Andy Ostroy | Posted 03.08.2015 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Leave him up there as a glaring symbol of what your party stands for. Let Americans know who you support. Who you defend. Who you reward with power. Who you call a "man of character."

Oklahoma Sen. Don Barrington Criticized After 'Hoodie Ban' Outrage

AP | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican state senator's proposal to make it illegal for people to conceal their identity in public is drawing criticism fr...

Jim Crow-Era Shooting Revisited In New Documentary

AP | Jason Dearen | Posted 01.01.2015 | Black Voices

LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) -- On a sticky hot Sunday in August 1952, a wealthy black woman named Ruby McCollum walked through the "colored entrance" of a doc...

KKK Group To Keep Fighting To Join Highway Cleanup Program

AP | KATE BRUMBACK | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia Ku Klux Klan group says it will move forward with its application for a highway cleanup program after a judge ruled the sta...

Fear and Fair Cannot Coexist...

Greg Asbed | Posted 12.13.2014 | World
Greg Asbed

Last month's horrific massacre of student human rights activists in Guerrero serves as an awful reminder of why there will be no "Fair Food Program" in the foreseeable future of Mexico's tomato industry...

Comedian Jim David on Gotham Comedy Live

Jim David | Posted 10.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim David

One of America's only out married comedians and Huffington Post blogger Jim David's July 31, 2014 appearance on Gotham Comedy Live on AXS-TV.

KKK Anti-Immigration Rally Drowned Out By Counterprotesters

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

A KKK anti-immigration protest in North Carolina was drowned out by several hundred counterprotesters, sending a message that the group's recent foray...

The KKK Is Handing Out Candy To Try And Recruit New Members

AP | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

SENECA, S.C. (AP) — Some residents in northwestern South Carolina say they found bags of candy on their street containing a piece of paper asking th...

Biracial Woman Talks To KKK Members To Confront Racism Face-To-Face

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 05.30.2014 | Black Voices

Most people would be afraid to confront a member of the Ku Klux Klan to talk about racism, but one filmmaker has made it her mission to do just that. ...

Black Cop Chronicles His Experience As Undercover KKK Member

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 05.13.2014 | Black Voices

Despite the Ku Klux Klan's haunting history, one black police sergeant risked his life to go undercover as a "Black Klansman." In 1979, Colorado Sp...

Here's Why A Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Is Handing Out KKK Hoods

AP | By SCOTT BAUER | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democratic candidate for governor Brett Hulsey plans to hand out white Ku Klux Klan-style hoods to Wisconsin Republicans as the...

KKK Neighborhood Watch Proposal Makes Town Uneasy

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

By Jeffrey B. Roth GETTYSBURG, Pa., May 1 (Reuters) - When a Missouri-based Ku Klux Klan affiliate dropped leaflets on residents' lawn...

Nation's Oldest Public University Still Has A Building Named After A KKK Leader

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.01.2014 | College

Students at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill want the school's trustees to rename Saunders Hall, a building on campus currently titled in ...

KKK Forms Neighborhood Watch Group

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

In response to a string of recent break-ins, the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan has given a local Pennsylvania chapter the go-ahe...

Can The KKK Rebrand?

CNN | Posted 04.21.2014 | Black Voices

Pointy hats, white robes, crosses burning, bodies hanging from trees. The images of the Ku Klux Klan are reminders of the nation's ugliest moments ...

Glenn Miller: Now and Then

Frank Islam | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts
Frank Islam

This Glenn Miller's actions have brought great sadness to our nation. His name, however, brings to mind another Glenn Miller. That Glenn Miller's actions have brought great joy to the nation from the 1930s until today.