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Marc Lamont Hill

One Tweet Highlights America's Hypocrisy When It Comes To The N-Word

The Huffington Post | Taryn FInley | Posted 06.24.2015 | Black Voices

President Barack Obama’s interview with comedian Marc Maron has garnered widespread attention -- and criticism. Some have publicly condemned the pre...

Don Lemon Asks CNN Panel If Being Gay Is A Choice

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.05.2015 | Media

"Can you choose to be gay?" CNN's Don Lemon posed the question to his guests, Ben Ferguson, Sally Kohn and HuffPost Live host Marc Lamont Hill, over a...

Is It Time To Change The NBA Playoffs?

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.06.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Long has the NBA playoff structure — in which the top eight teams from both the Western and Eastern conferences, respectively, make the postseason ...

Jimmy Carter On #BlackLivesMatter: We Need 'Absolute Equality'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 01.13.2015 | Black Voices

Jimmy Carter has lived in Plains, Georgia for all of his 90 years. The small-town peanut farmer who rose to the presidency in 1977 says people in the ...

EBONY To Honor Top 100 Black Influencers Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 11.20.2014 | Black Voices

Ebony Magazine has a history of celebrating influential African Americans. As usual, the magazine's annual 'Power 100' list of standout figures in...

5.85 Million People Who Can't Vote But Can They Still Complain?

Marlon Peterson | Posted 01.08.2015 | Politics
Marlon Peterson

In 2014, where Blacks and Latinos are overwhelmingly subjugated to carceral punishments, is it sensible to make the claim that if you don't vote you can't complain?

WATCH: HuffPost Live Breaks Down The 2014 Midterm Elections

HuffPost Live | Posted 11.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

HuffPost Live's Marc Lamont Hill and Alyona Minkovski are taking a deep dive into the 2014 midterm elections. Join us live from 6 p.m. to midnight as ...

Marc Lamont Hill Reports From Ferguson: National Guard 'Feels Like More Repression'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics

The imminent arrival of the National Guard is no comfort to the people of Ferguson, according to HuffPost Live's Marc Lamont Hill. Speaking with Hu...

#AOLBUILD Receives Ziggy Marley Moderated by @MARCLAMONTHILL

AOL BUILD | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Watch the AOL BUILD below with Ziggy Marley of the Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, moderated by the Huffington Post Li...

Spike Lee Stars at #AOLBUILD

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment

Director, producer, writer and actor Spike Lee headlined at AOL's BUILD Speaker Series yesterday, showing AOLers two new films he directed and answeri...

WATCH: 410 Days In Solitary Confinement: 'I Completely Lost My Sanity'

HuffPost Live | Gina Carey | Posted 04.28.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The new PBS Frontline documentary "Solitary Nation" delves into the stark realities and consequences of solitary confinement in the U.S. prison system...

Why Easter Is A Revolutionary Holiday For African Americans And Freedom Fighters

Ebony | Marc Lamont Hill | Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion

When I was growing up, Easter was a big deal. Even if you didn’t believe in Jesus, the holiday still brought plenty of good news. Though public sch...

Ryan Grim

Now He Tells Us: McCutcheon Attorney Admits Money Is Not Speech | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

Dan Backer, the lead lawyer behind a landmark case that further opened the campaign finance floodgates, conceded in an interview with HuffPost Live th...

WATCH: I Went From A Salary Of $100K To $225 In Unemployment Per Week

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

When Carla Shutak's husband lost his job in February 2009, her life changed forever. Her family's income went from over $100,000 per year to an unempl...

WATCH: Phylicia Rashad On 'The Cosby Show' Kids Today

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

As one of the most recognizable TV moms during the '80s and '90s, Phylicia Rashad developed a very tight-knit bond with the actors who played her chil...

'If She Runs, She Will Win'

The Huffington Post | Byron Kittle | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

The Rev. Jesse Jackson shared his views Monday on a potential presidential run by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and whether Vice Presiden...

WATCH: Larry King's Biggest Regret

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 01.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

News legend Larry King joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday to talk about his departure from CNN after 25 years as the host of Larry King Live, and the c...

WATCH: Marc Lamont Hill Spars With Right-Wingers Over Knockout Game

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.02.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The so-called "Knockout Game'" is when a group of friends pick an unsuspecting victim and attempt a one-punch knock out. These random street assaults ...

WATCH: My 12-Year-Old Son Was Accidentally Shot And Killed By His Friend

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

On Christmas Eve almost 16 years ago, Ann Marie Crowell's 12-year-old son Brian was playing at a friend's house. The boys found a gun, and Brian was a...

WATCH: Sherri Shepherd: Elisabeth Hasselbeck And I Prayed Together

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 11.01.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The View host Sherri Shepherd can appreciate her new co-host Jenny McCarthy's raunchy sense of humor, but there's one thing she misses about recently ...

Ann Coulter Bashes Republicans 'Attacking Their Own'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.28.2013 | Media

Ann Coulter had strong words for certain Republicans when she visited HuffPost Live on Monday. The conservative political commentator spoke about i...

Chris Noth Unloads On GOP

Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment

Chris Noth isn't just political on "The Good Wife." The actor stopped by HuffPost Live Wednesday to discuss his work around hunger relief, and shar...

WATCH: Dennis Rodman: About 50% Of WNBA Players Are Lesbians

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.29.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Dennis Rodman doesn't have a problem with gay athletes, but he does suspect they're particularly plentiful in the WNBA. During an interview about ...

Connecting the Dots: From Chelsea Manning to Cece McDonald; From NSA to Stop and Frisk

Dr. David J. Leonard | Posted 10.29.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. David J. Leonard

Ironically, in the same way that trickle-down economics did not correct high levels of unemployment during the 1970s, we see how trickle-down civil rights do not function to expand the rights of the most marginalized.

WATCH: HuffPost Live Celebrates First Anniversary

Posted 10.13.2013 | Media

HuffPost Live launched one year ago, on August 13, 2012. On its first anniversary, HuffPost Live president and co-creator Roy Sekoff joined the netwo...