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Fierce Conversations - Be Intentional About Developing Poor Communities

Kanu Iheukumere | Posted 06.08.2016 | Chicago
Kanu Iheukumere

Chicagoans weekly brace for news reports with the latest shooting death tally, public school funding crisis or failings on the part of elected officia...

A Turbulent Week On Campus Shows the Need for Real Dialogue On Race

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 09.25.2015 | College
Lindsay Hoffman

This week, a 272-year-old-institution experienced some growing pains. On Monday, September 21, a student group at the University of Delaware hosted a controversial speaker. Students representing the Black Lives Matter movement peacefully protested the event.

What Does Your Courage Look Like?

Trudy Bourgeois | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Trudy Bourgeois

So here we are. Halloween over. Election Day over. Veteran's Day here. And all I can think about is: Courage.

Being Mistaken For Kitchen Help Just Made This Exec More Outspoken

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 05.28.2014 | Black Voices

Eight years ago, aspiring senator Harold Ford called investment firm president Mellody Hobson up to ask for help getting press coverage for the upcomi...

Prince Plays Last-Minute Intimate Late-Night Gig at Chicago's City Winery

Lauren Drell | Posted 09.01.2013 | Chicago
Lauren Drell

Although doors were set to open at midnight, most people -- who were lined up well around the block -- did not actually make it inside until just before Prince appeared, a smidge after 2 a.m.

Meet Peter Soronen, The Designer Behind Mellody Hobson's Dreamy Wedding Gown

Posted 06.25.2013 | Style

Any designer who can dress the first lady for a state dinner as well as a bride on her wedding day has some serious style chops. Peter Soronen is just...

Surprising Ways To Lower Your Wedding Budget

Posted 06.04.2013 | Weddings

With the average wedding now costing more than $28,000, couples may need to get creative to cut their budgets. On Tuesday, CBS MoneyWatch's Mellody...

George Lucas' Wedding Date Revealed!

Posted 04.18.2013 | Weddings

Married this summer, George Lucas will be. The Hollywood Reporter revealed Thursday that the "Star Wars" director will marry his longtime girlfrien...

George Lucas And Mellody Hobson Are Engaged!

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 01.03.2013 | Celebrity

HuffPost Celebrity can report that filmmaker George Lucas and his girlfriend of seven years, businesswoman Mellody Hobson, are engaged. The famed d...

Romney's Empathy Bypass -- and What It Means for Election Day

Maxim Thorne | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Maxim Thorne

Wealthy American households are not simply capitalists who choose not to invest in charity. Instead, there truly is a fundamental social disconnect that prevents wealthy households from exercising the empathy and consideration for other American citizens that middle-class households exhibit.

'Wall Street 2' Cannes Premiere: Shia, Michael, Carey, Salma, Benicio, Brolin & More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps' had its world premiere in Cannes Friday, and the red carpet was overflowing. Below are some of the celebs, includin...