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Love Makes A Comeback

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 07.22.2016 | Religion
Joan E. Dowlin

As a gay person growing up in America, I know the shame and fear of coming out. I was raised in the 1950s and I never could have imagined we would ever achieve gay marriage or be able to openly serve in the military or adopt children.

Olympic Gold Isn't What It Used To Be

Rhett Grametbauer | Posted 07.22.2016 | Sports
Rhett Grametbauer

While the value of the precious metals contained within an Olympic medal is perhaps disappointing, Olympic medals have the potential to realize higher prices on the secondary market.

Not All Patriots Are Flag-Wavers

David Moore | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics
David Moore

National offense can be a heavy burden and yet hard to release, especially if it's informed with long and tortuous histories.

What Is The Secret Of America's Success? -- The Good Americans

Neil Ghosh | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics
Neil Ghosh

In its recent survey of attitudes of government performance, the Pew Research Center posed a question to a wide swath of Americans: What is the secret of America's success as a nation?

Norman Giller's July 30, 1966: Football's Longest Day Book Brilliantly Transports Us Back Inside England's Extraordinary Day

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 06.30.2016 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

It would be like leaving Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady off your Super Bowl gameday squad. And, oh boy, was I bummed. I was at our home in Newport, South Wales, sitting with my family, wearing my World Cup Willie mascot badge.

Toni Morrison, Sonia Sanchez, Ta-Nehisi Coates Discuss Art And Social Justice

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 06.28.2016 | Black Voices

Prolific poet Sonia Sanchez invited two literary greats -- iconic author Toni Morrison and acclaimed journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates -- to have a conversa...

This Is Muhammad Ali's Louisville

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 06.23.2016 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- They flocked to Louisville from all over the world to pay last respects to Muhammad Ali a week after The Champ had died. A Nigerian...

Still Honoring Muhammad Ali -- And Why That Matters

Rabbi Michael Lerner | Posted 06.22.2016 | Sports
Rabbi Michael Lerner

Ali, I was told, had decided some seven years before that I would be the person he would want to represent the Jewish world and speak at his memorial. I felt honored and humbled by the invite.

A Better-Late-Than-Never Appreciation Of The Greatest

Brad Spirrison | Posted 06.20.2016 | Sports
Brad Spirrison

While it is true that we can never compare the on-the-field accomplishments between athletes from one era to another, we can - and must - measure the impact that elite athletes carry over into other aspects of their lives.

Lessons From My Father, And Muhammad Ali

Kevin Hines | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Kevin Hines

I am thankful to have the dad that I have. I will always live in gratitude for the statue of Muhammad Ali that he gave to me. As I finish this piece, it Is father's day, I am going to spend time with and film more of my Dad for my forthcoming documentary.

A Reporter Remembers Muhammad Ali And The 'Thrilla In Manila' | Posted 06.18.2016 | Fifty

Frazier was serious and determined. Ali was in a world of his own creation, basking in the joy of being Muhammad Ali. Nothing could illustrate this more clearly than a reception held at Malacanang Palace by President Ferdinand Marcos and his wife Imelda, she of the many mukluks.

The Orlando Shooter Was American, Not An "Other"

Melody Moezzi | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
Melody Moezzi

For all the innocent people who have lost their lives as a result of what may well have been Mateen's internalized homophobia turned outward, countless others lose their lives every day as a result of internalized homophobia and transphobia turned inward.

Muhammad Ali: They Look Like They're Happy Together"

Thomas Hauser | Posted 06.17.2016 | Politics
Thomas Hauser

In 1996, Muhammad Ali and I co-authored a short book about bigotry and prejudice that was keyed to religious and racial divisions.

A Champion In And Out Of The Ring - Ali Meant More Than Boxing

Julio Pabon | Posted 06.20.2016 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

Ali was the first 3-time world heavyweight champion, but was more than a boxing champ. He was also a champion out of the ring, standing up for causes that very few would dare talk about.

Meeting for a moment the champ the world will always know

Byron Williams | Posted 06.17.2016 | Sports
Byron Williams

It was 1992. My grandmother and I stood patiently in the extremely long line at Cody's Books in Berkeley, Calif., that wrapped around the corner and d...

Will Ali Unite a Divided Community?

Manzoor Cheema | Posted 06.16.2016 | Politics
Manzoor Cheema

Few people have received as much love around the world as Muhammad Ali did during his lifetime. It was about more than his athletic ability; he was loved for sacrificing his career for the sake of social justice.

How Does America Break Its Obsession With Hatred And Guns?

Orson Aguilar | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Orson Aguilar

Although America does not necessarily own hate and division (those things have many shareholders around the world), we do own way too many guns. Combine hate and guns with mentally disturbed individuals and you get mass shootings.

10 Life Lessons Muhammad Ali Taught Black Boys

Terri Linton | Posted 06.17.2016 | Black Voices
Terri Linton

Muhammad Ali will always live in our hearts for being the great man that he was. Because of how he lived his life, he left an indelible legacy that survives his death. Live your life in such a way that you leave a rich legacy for your family, friends, and community.

Fighting Parkinson's In The Lab

McLean Hospital | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
McLean Hospital

I have always been interested in the human brain and have dedicated my career to investigating this complex organ to better understand neurodegenerative diseases, and to use our research findings to develop treatments, and one day, cures.

Love in Islam & the Unifying Message of Muhammad Ali

Najma Khorrami | Posted 06.14.2016 | HuffPost Home
Najma Khorrami

I watched Mohammad Ali's funeral last Friday and admired his deep faith and courage in life. I found a deep respect for him and his family. Most imp...

Economic Lessons from Muhammad Ali

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
Steve H. Hanke

Since the passing of Muhammad Ali, the establishment has been working in overdrive to convince us that the great boxer was a member of their club. In ...

"I Am the Greatest"

John Graham | Posted 06.13.2016 | Black Voices
John Graham

I've been uneasy that the praise heaped on Muhammad Ali over the last week has been so uncritical, simplifying the story of a much more complicated ma...

Muhammad Ali's "Greatest" Lesson that the Founding Fathers Knew

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 06.13.2016 | Impact
Mark Goulston, M.D.

These are not words Ali would use, but how he lived his life causes me to believe that he intuitively knew and understood that you can't solve a trans...

Lessons On Greatness From The Greatest

Avis Jones-DeWeever | Posted 06.13.2016 | Black Voices
Avis Jones-DeWeever

His was a life extraordinarily well-lived. A life that provides critical clues on how we can all navigate challenges as a champion. Do you aspire to undisputed greatness? If so, take to heart these life lessons gleaned from the Greatest of all time.

Louisville In The Age Of Ali

Keith Runyon | Posted 06.13.2016 | Sports
Keith Runyon

In the tributes following Muhammad Ali's death on June 3, we're reminded that this man was The Greatest for people around the world. For those of us in Louisville, it has been a special privilege to grow up and grow old along with him, in his own hometown.