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African Americans and the American Flag

Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith | Posted 09.26.2016 | HuffPost Home
Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith

n spite of the fact that America has not been good or fair to black people, African Americans have always remained loyal to this nation. African Americans have fought to show their love for America and to hopefully "earn" their way to full citizenship.

The Victory In Bringing Our Best Selves Together For Social Change

Mary Davis | Posted 06.13.2016 | Impact
Mary Davis

There are many challenges and problems in the world today that can also be met with great innovation and solution through collaborative efforts for true social change.

I Was Pranked By Muhammed Ali

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 06.15.2016 | Sports
Jon Hotchkiss

In 1993, I was a page at NBC in New York. Most of the job was to give tours of the building and seat audiences at TV shows. A small part of the job wa...

14 Celebrities Who Changed Their Names (and Why)

Mallory Moss | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment
Mallory Moss

There are several reasons why celebrities -- and lay folk -- change their names. Norma Jean Baker became Marilyn Monroe, now synonymous with bombshell beauty. I present 14 celebrities who changed their names, and seven reasons why they may have done so.

RIP Albert Maysles, Pioneer Documentarian Dead at 88

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

This is a boom time for Albert Maysles: his iconic Grey Gardens (1975) in a restored print is screening at Film Forum, and available from Criterion. A new documentary, Iris, about style legend Iris Apfel, a hit at the 2014 New York Film Festival will be released in late April.

The American Legend Who Inspired Prince Not To Swear In His Music

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

Muhammad Ali has long been known as an American inspiration, and it turns out Prince looks to the boxing legend for an unlikely motivation: to stop sw...

Obama Triumphus: The Ten Real Reasons Why the Republicans Lost the Presidency

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics
Geoffrey Dunn

The outcome of the 2012 presidential was not a fait accompli, as many are now arguing -- not by a long shot. This election could have gone either way. Anyone who thinks the Obama victory was inevitable or predetermined is in a worse state of denial than the hucksters at Fox News.

Domestic and Foreign Extremists Behind the Cairo and Libya Attacks

John L. Esposito | Posted 11.17.2012 | Home
John L. Esposito

Once again extremists -- both the U.S.-based creators of the video, "Innocence of Muslims" and extremists in Cairo and Benghazi, and subsequently from the Arab world to Southeast Asia -- are the agents behind the latest flash point in a tragic death and destruction.

Most Memorable Moments In Olympics History

Posted 07.27.2012 | TV

The London Olympics 2012 is officially underway and we're sure that during this year's events, we'll be watching many triumphant and emotional moments...

Superman vs. Lex Luthor: Riding the Line of Ethics and Success in Business

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business
Shane Paul Neil

As it turns out, Superman's willingness to take a good old-fashioned butt whooping is as strong an asset as anything else he has in his arsenal. Superman's ethos and Lex's ruthlessness is the business equivalent of long-term sustainability and the short-term money grab.

Float Like A Butterfly, Sting Like Ali

Jim Worth | Posted 11.05.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

Obama's efforts are reminiscent of Ali's rope-a-dope strategy he employed in The Rumble In the Jungle in 1974 against George Foreman.

Words Of Advice From Ricky Gervais: Stop The Flow, Start The Flow, But Don't Go With It

Ricky Gervais | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home
Ricky Gervais

I don't know what happiness is but it's definitely NOT just going with the flow. Stop the flow, start the flow, but don't under any circumstance just go with the flow. It may ruffle a few feathers, but some people's feathers need a little ruffling.

Mayweather Smacks Mosley, Must Now Take Pacquiao Fight

Ryan Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ryan Phillips

Mayweather and Pacquiao have a duty to put this fight together, not just for the fans, but for the health of a sport that has given them so much.

It's Been Happening Since Mickey Mouse Was Born: The Business of Licensing

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ellen Sterling

The world of licensing is a fiercely competitive one, with almost every brand you can think of involved in licensing as a method of increasing brand recognition.

My Trip to the Congo

Khaliah Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Khaliah Ali

I was thrilled to be the first member of my family to return to the Congo since my father's historic "Rumble in the Jungle" boxing match in 1974 against George Foreman.

He Roped the Dopes

Bill Cunningham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Cunningham

Tonight, we saw a leader, unafraid to stand and deliver...not a political document, but a platform that all who care about real reform, can support and amend and work for.

Annie Leibovitz: Still One of the Greatest Artists Ever

George Alexander | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
George Alexander

Annie Leibovitz and the description "struggling artist" can't even be mentioned in the same hemisphere. So I thought.

HBO Still the Undisputed Documentary Champ: Thrilla in Manila a Hit

Michael Shrage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Shrage

Thrilla in Manila looks at the famous Muhammad Ali/Joe Frazier rivalry from Frazier's perspective in a transparent representation of the fighter's tumultuous relationship with his better known rival.

Is Obama the Most Famous Living Person Ever?

Dee Dee Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dee Dee Myers

Who else could it be? Muhammad Ali? Bill Clinton? Surely both are global brands with enormous reach and broad appeal. But all fall short of the man-meets-the-moment frenzy unleashed by Obama.

Only in America!: An Interview with Don King

Greg Hanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Hanlon

I spoke with Don King on the election, the rise and fall of Mike Tyson, how his famous hairstyle came to be, and who really is the greatest fighter of all time.

OK Rahm, Never Mind!

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Klein

Rahm would have been a historic Speaker, but I can understand why he wouldn't want to wait the ten years it might take for the job to open up.

Obama Bomaye!

AJ Rossmiller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
AJ Rossmiller

When pundits make hyperventilating claims about Obama's alleged campaign appeasement, it is vital to note that Obama has played this game before. Those who are calling for an all-out assault against McCain have short memories.