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For Daniel Holt, Honesty Is More Than a Virtue -- It's a Lifestyle

Alexandra Villarreal | Posted 03.20.2015 | Arts
Alexandra Villarreal

The music stopped. Hearts stopped. Holt paused but didn't stop because he had to bow and prove that it was only a performance, that he would wake up tomorrow and rehearse the same solo for his next gig. But really that's a lie, because it wasn't only a performance.

Thousands March On Selma Bridge To Mark 'Bloody Sunday'

Reuters | Tami Chappelle | Posted 03.09.2015 | Black Voices

SELMA, Ala., March 8 (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people paraded across a Selma, Alabama bridge on Sunday to commemorate the 1965 "Bloody Sunday" ...

President Obama, First Family Lead The Way In March Across Selma Bridge

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.07.2015 | Black Voices

President Barack Obama and the First Family led the way across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on Saturday as they reenacted the iconic ma...

President Barack Obama Earns High Praise For His Powerful Selma Speech

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.08.2015 | Black Voices

President Barack Obama delivered a speech on Saturday honoring the 50th anniversary of the historic march in Selma, Alabama, which many are describing...

Selma Anniversary: This Is How Much Black Life Has Really Changed In 50 Years

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh & Alissa Scheller | Posted 03.09.2015 | Black Voices

On March 7, 1965, protesters marched along Alabama's Edmund Pettus Bridge on a mission led by Martin Luther King Jr. and guided by his goal to achieve...

People Get Ready, There's a March in March

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 05.03.2015 | Impact
Nancy Cohen-koan

The month of March is very busy and includes the important March for Gender Equality and Women's Rights on International Women's Day, March 8, 2015. Everyone is invited to join the march and to spread the word far and wide.

Bringing Back What Works in Education

Katherine Damkohler | Posted 04.27.2015 | Education
Katherine Damkohler

Why is music important? We hear from Education Through Music partner schools that students are more engaged, attendance rates increase, and academic achievement rises. Numerous other research and data have confirmed the positive impact of music education in schools.

Marching for Congressional Action on Police Brutality

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 02.07.2015 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

Do not be silent. Do not be complacent. Do not continue to live with police misconduct and violence as somehow acceptable. We are not anti-police; we are anti-police-brutality. And today we challenge Congress to follow in the president's footsteps and take legislative action to protect us, the citizens.

Climate Change Hits Close to Home for Small Family Farmers

John W. Boyd Jr. | Posted 12.06.2014 | Green
John W. Boyd Jr.

For many years on my Virginia farm I had my corn crop in the ground by the end of March. But that has not been the case for the last 10 years. Spring planting season has become more and more delayed because of changes in our weather patterns. Nowadays, I find myself planting corn in May.

Why We Should Stop Climate Change, According To Kids

The Huffington Post | Sam Wilkes | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green

More than 400,000 people showed up on Sunday for the People's Climate March in New York City, rallying in solidarity with a planet that's facing an on...

What You Can Do to Honor Robin Williams' Life and Legacy

Betsy Rosenberg | Posted 11.10.2014 | Impact
Betsy Rosenberg

As we take a moment to contemplate what we've already lost -- whether it's the precious innocence and innocence lost on September 11, 2001 or the rare genius of a life lost August 11, 2014 -- shouldn't the takeaway message be to cherish what we DO have in our lives?

March Against Monsanto Takes Action in Hollywood

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 07.24.2014 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

A few hundred people marched through Hollywood on Saturday to protest genetically modified organisms (GMO's) and the corporate giant Monsanto.

March Is LGBT Health Month

Nathan M. Schaefer | Posted 05.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan M. Schaefer

The findings we've discovered so far show a bleak landscape when it comes to some of the health issues we face in much higher numbers than our heterosexual counterparts.

This Will Encourage You To 'March On' Through This Month

Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Bending The Arc

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The true lesson Martin Luther King teaches is the exact opposite of what many take away from hearing the words "the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice." Because that arc doesn't bend on its own. It takes effort. It takes action.

Beyond Trayvon

Sam Slovick | Posted 07.17.2013 | Los Angeles
Sam Slovick

Salon.com post from July 16th, New Trayvon lie: Media, LAPD falsely report "rowdy" protests reports that "Despite reporting to the contrary from both ...

How Children Transformed America

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

On this 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Children's Crusade it is a time to remember, honor, and follow the example of the children who were frontline soldiers and transforming catalysts in America's greatest moral movement of the 20th century.

Women's History Month Spotlight: Advice From the 19th Century, on Loneliness and Doubt, Horses, Vacuum Cleaners and the Nature of Time

Carole DeSanti | Posted 05.28.2013 | Books
Carole DeSanti

In honor of women's history month and to celebrate the paperback publication of The Unruly Passions of Eugénie R., I arranged an interview with Eugénie R. herself (heretofore known only as my fictional character) to find out how this 19th century woman feels about our 21st century world.

Songs Crush: March

Maureen Elinzano | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment
Maureen Elinzano

Oh March. This month is about Easter and it being almost spring. It's about discovering new songs and listening to old ones too, right?

March for Rights, Respect and Fair Food

Greg Asbed | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics
Greg Asbed

We will march so that those growers who refuse to meet the new standards no longer get solace, and sales, from retailers like Publix who remain willing to purchase tomatoes produced the old way -- "no questions asked."

Occupy Oakland March On Anniversary Of Violent Raid

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.26.2012 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Youth Radio Protesters march through downtown Oakland one year after the Occupy Oakland camp was raided by police. By Chaz Hubbard an...

In Charlotte, Not The Usual Protestor Problems

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
John Wellington Ennis

The political conventions have become a reliable playing field for protesters from all walks of life to gather outside the conventions where their voi...

Southern California Immigration Coalition Immigrant Rights March (PHOTOS)

Karen Curley | Posted 07.03.2012 | Los Angeles
Karen Curley

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Thousands to March in Denver Saturday

Nancy Cronk | Posted 06.26.2012 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

On April 28th, 2012, thousands of Colorado women and their family members will gather at Civic Center Park's Greek Amphitheater for a rally to protect women's access to health care and for their right to make their own decisions.

10 Industries Where People Are Getting Fired

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.13.2012 | Business

Many Americans working at call centers were down on their luck last month. Telecommunications firms experienced the most planned job cuts in March...