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Harry Belafonte Taps Influencers For Powerful Police Brutality PSA

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 10.14.2016 | Black Voices

Harry Belafonte is continuing his pursuit for civil rights in America by addressing police brutality in a new short film titled, “Against The Wall....

Marc Lamont Hill On Covering The Lighter Side Of News On 'VH1 Live'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 08.01.2016 | Black Voices

Multi-hyphenate author-scholar-host Marc Lamont Hill’s latest show is all about his knack for pop culture. “VH1 Live,” which premiered earlier ...

Marc Lamont Hill On The Common Threads 'From Ferguson To Flint'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 07.31.2016 | Black Voices

From violence at the hands of police to the Flint water crisis, public visibility of the issues plaguing America’s most vulnerable communities has f...

CNN Analyst Suggests Black People Are 'Prone To Criminality'

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 07.12.2016 | Media

A CNN analyst argued on air Monday that it’s unfair to call out racism in law enforcement because black people are prone to committing crimes, spark...

What Too Many Black Americans And Veterans Of War Have In Common: PTSD

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 07.11.2016 | Politics
Joseph Bobrow

Veterans from Iraq, Afghanistan and from all wars, know well two kinds of PTSD.

VH1 Orders Live Late-Night Talk Show Hosted By Marc Lamont Hill

The Hollywood Reporter | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.29.2016 | Black Voices

VH1 is throwing its hat in the late-night space. The Viacom-owned cable network has handed out a series order for a live weekly late-night talk show h...

What Was Piers Morgan Thinking When Celebrating His "Whiteness"?

Marvin Meadors | Posted 10.09.2016 | Black Voices
Marvin Meadors

Equating some imaginary white struggle with the contemporary black experience in America just shows a superficiality, a banality that while, perhaps not racist in itself, is certainly unserious and unworthy of someone who considers himself an opinion maker.

Stop Saying N***a If You're Not Black

Malcolm-Aime Musoni | Posted 09.26.2016 | Black Voices
Malcolm-Aime Musoni

If you're not black you shouldn't be saying "Nigga". It doesn't matter how many black dudes or girls you've slept with or that your best friends are black or that your best friend's dog is black or even that you live in the "ghetto"; if you're not black that word should not leave your mouth.

WWE Star Chris Jericho On Hulk Hogan's Racist Rant: 'Hulk's Not Like That'

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.25.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

In late July, WWE terminated its contract with Hall of Fame wrestler Hulk Hogan after an inflammatory, racist tirade surfaced online. The comments sho...

Bishop TD Jakes, Evolved and Evolving on LGBT Issues

Adam Phillips | Posted 08.05.2016 | Religion
Adam Phillips

Bishop ,  we might totally disagree on this. I'm decisively pro-inclusion. That said, we are still brothers in Christ. And, I have to be honest, my white elders -- evangelical men and fellow travelers in your generation -- remain silent or straight up antagonistic about these matters.

Watch Jay Pharoah Imitate Eddie Murphy, Kevin Hart And Stewie Griffin

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.31.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

After his gut-busting Denzel Washington and Barack Obama impressions on HuffPost Live in May, "Saturday Night Live" star Jay Pharoah returned to HuffP...

#BlackLivesMatter Co-Founder Mourns 'Senseless Murder' Of Sam DuBose

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.30.2015 | Black Voices

Warning: The video above contains graphic content. A University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted on murder charges Wednesday after fatall...

#BlackLivesMatters Co-Founder ‘Mortified' By O'Reilly's 'Anarchistic' Comment

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 07.29.2015 | Black Voices

Fox News Host Bill O'Reilly on Tuesday described the #BlackLivesMatter movement as an "anarchistic group" that wants "to tear down the country." O'Rei...

The Complicated Problem Of Race And Special Education

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.28.2015 | Black Voices

A study released last month by the American Educational Research Association found that minority students are underrepresented in special education se...

Is It Ever Acceptable For The Media To 'Out' Someone?

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Gawker is still reeling from the controversy surrounding a post, which has since been removed from the site, that revealed a male Condé Nast executiv...

Muslim Prisoners Say They Are Forced To Compromise Beliefs In Miami-Dade Prisons

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.20.2015 | Religion

Muslim inmates in facilities within the Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department say they've been forced to eat food prohibited by ...

From 'Release Valve' To 'Political Animals': The Evolution Of Parole Boards

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.15.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

President Barack Obama's decision this week to commute the sentences of 46 nonviolent offenders is an important step, but there's still plenty work to...

Experts Say De Blasio's Bail Reform Plan Is Not Enough

HuffPost Live | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.13.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced last week his plan for the allocation of $17.8 million to reduce unwarranted jail time for defendants awaiting trial. T...

How America's War On Drugs Unintentionally Aids Mexican Drug Cartels

HuffPost Live | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.02.2015 | Latino Voices

As the United States government and vigilante groups continue to fight Mexican drug cartels with little direction, experts say there are unintentional...

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?