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Reflecting On The Next Generation's Lessons Learned From Our Presidential Leadership Journey

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 07.22.2016 | World
Joshua W. Walker

@ Grant Miller Photography It sounded like a train rolling through a station or a powerful earthquake shaking the historic Central High School of Lit...

New Yorkers for Hillary -- Her Experience, Success, Passion, and Compassion, Make Us Proud

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

On April 19th New Yorkers' have the chance to make Hillary Rodham Clinton the nominee of the Democratic Party. All of us New Yorkers, no matter where we live, whose hearts will always belong to New York, know they will do this resoundingly.

Help Build a Home for Homeless LGBTQ Youth in Arkansas!

Penelope Poppers | Posted 02.17.2016 | Impact
Penelope Poppers

You're probably familiar with the plight of LGBTQ youth homeless in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, but this problem exists in small to mid-sized cities and towns across the country. LGBTQ youth and young adults are sleeping on the streets in every city in America. Every single city. Even in Little Rock, a city you may have never heard of.

I Thought Students Had No Reason to Drop Out. I Was Wrong.

America's Promise Alliance | Posted 12.11.2015 | Education
America's Promise Alliance

It was my first day as a tutor at McClellan High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. I walked into the front office to sign in when, to my left, I saw a young student holding a newborn baby. She couldn't have been older than 15.

Witness to a "Crisis:" 1950s Black Youth Activism That Propels Many Today

Ravi K. Perry | Posted 05.14.2016 | Politics
Ravi K. Perry

As we approach the anniversary of the landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education, on May 17th, the story of struggle and progress in Little Rock reminds us of the roots of Black youth activism in American racial history.

Body Of Missing Real Estate Agent Found In Shallow Grave

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.30.2014 | Crime

The body of missing Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter was found buried in a shallow grave overnight. According to the Pulaski County Sherif...

CityLove: Meet Little Rock, Arkansas

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Grant Stevens The skyline of Little Rock, Ark., at night. Recently we gave you a small taste of Little Rock, Ark., with an Instagram tour, and t...

CityLove: Tour Little Rock via Instagram

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 05.20.2014 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Our research and conversations have convinced us that the only "little" part of Little Rock is its name. This community is embracing its history, incredible cultural resources, and it's natural surroundings in a big way, all of which we'll explore in our future CityLove posts.

Notes From the Road: Little Rock

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 05.05.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Delita Martin's sharp relief prints bring together history, memory and imagination to create images of African-American women that serve as icons of strength and community.

Kiva CEO to speak at Little Rock social entrepreneurship conference

Kiva Zip | Posted 11.25.2013 | Impact
Kiva Zip

On Tuesday October 8th, Kiva co-founder Matt Flannery will be in Little Rock, Arkansas, to speak at the joint Winthrop Rockefeller Institute-Clinton S...

Fixing Obesity, Between Little Rock and Hard Places

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I was privileged to be in rooms full of people passionate about the obesity challenges in Arkansas and prepared to work hard. Everyone around me seemed realistic about the challenges and was lacing up his or her hiking boots accordingly.

Hillary Clinton Honored In Little Rock

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton read The Very Hungry Caterpillar at a ceremony Monday, celebrating the dedication of the Hillary Rodham Clin...

What Nancy Pelosi Is Praying For

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would be the most qualified potential nomin...

Why So Many Think Hillary Clinton Is Right for 2016

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

To all of us, a Hillary Clinton presidency will be the fulfillment of something in our lives not yet accomplished. Her election would complete so many of our hopes and dreams and finally move our nation another step closer to that "more perfect union."

Volume Three: Hillary, the Presidential Years

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Hillary deserves to sit back, maybe even grab a quick nap, and have time to reflect on a life thus far well spent. She announced she will write a memoir of her time as Sec. of State. Friends who have written books tell me that isn't really a vacation. But for Hillary maybe it is.

Dad, Do You Know Ruby Bridges?

Harold Ross | Posted 03.24.2013 | Black Voices
Harold Ross

I would have preferred my beautiful boy ask me a different question. Something like, "How did I get inside mommy's stomach when I was a baby?" As parent-child discussions go, Reproductive Biology is easier than race relations and the Civil Rights Movement.

Recycle Bikes For Kids

Bus 52 | Posted 08.21.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

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Obama Presidency Lures Out Dormant Racism

Nicole Glass | Posted 07.03.2012 | Politics
Nicole Glass

The end of a racist nation cannot just come from an integration of races in schools, the workplace and politics. It must come from a very personal change in perception. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 changed the law, but it's the people that change a culture.

'Riding The Dog': Coast-To-Coast By Greyhound Bus

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.16.2012 | Travel
Peter Mandel

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

Connecting the Dots

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Aubrey Sarvis

Ending DADT can be traced directly back to those extraordinary civil rights leaders who bravely fought discrimination and second-class citizenship. It's important to keep drawing these dots and making these connections. Let us not forget to remember.

J. L. Greene

Car Service Cartels Use Regulation to Crush Competitors

HuffingtonPost.com | J. L. Greene | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- In June 2010 the Nashville Metropolitan City Council passed legislation raising the city's minimum fee for limo and sedan rentals, ...

Exploring Bentonville, Arkansas, America's Unlikely New Arts Mecca

Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel

The opening of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art on Friday put Bentonville, Arkansas on the map in a very new way. The town was previously no...

TV Weatherman Found With Naked Dead Man Quits His Job

Posted 11.13.2011 | Weird News

A TV weatherman quit his job in LIttle Rock, Ark., because he couldn't take the heat from a scandal in which he was found in a hot tub with a dead man...

Doing It On The Cheap In Little Rock

Pam Grout | Posted 11.09.2011 | Travel
Pam Grout

"Little Rock is showcase for what's possible, a platform for turning injustice into justice."

Weatherman Wakes Up In Hot Tub With Naked Corpse

Posted 11.07.2011 | Weird News

Arkansas police are investigating the death of a man found naked in a hot tub next to a sleeping TV weatherman. A friend woke meteorologist Brett C...