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Marc Lamont Hill

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

Marvin Meadors | Posted 10.09.2015 | 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 10.07.2015 | 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. T...

Bishop TD Jakes, Evolved and Evolving on LGBT Issues

Adam Phillips | Posted 08.05.2015 | 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&nb...

#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 Wednesd...

#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 do...

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 ...

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

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.24.2015 | Gay Voices

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

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

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 07.20.2015 | Religion

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

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

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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?

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...