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I Am Not a Paid Hillary Troll

Clementine Amidon | Posted 05.24.2016 | Politics
Clementine Amidon

The internet is a bizarre, highly-curated universe. Deception abounds -- from false OKCupid profiles, to the Instagram accounts of fake-buttocked, dead-eyed "models" who desperately shill detox teas. Trolling is a sport. Misinformation and lies are a universal truth. Anyone trying to participate online should accept this.

Black Lives Matter Activist Has Twitter Account Suspended After Exchange With CNN

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 11.05.2015 | Media

When CNN editorial producer Andrea Lewis reached out to New York Daily News writer Shaun King on Wednesday, asking him to appear on the network, King ...

Check Out the Emerging Coalition Unifying Black Lives Matter, LGBT Equality, and the Fight for a Living Wage

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Three of the progressive movements that are most active right now are Black Lives Matter, the push for LGBT rights, and the push for a minimum/living wage. Each of these movements is powerful on its own. Working together, they can achieve much more. And they are coming together.

The Goal Is to Get Cops to Change. That's Why Comey Spoke About Racism and Policing the Way He Did.

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 04.19.2015 | Black Voices
Ian Reifowitz

I believe that Comey had a very specific goal in mind for his speech, and that goal is to change the behavior of police officers. What is the most effective way Comey could get cops to really hear his message? Before we go there, let's start by discussing a way that would not work.

The New Nonprofit Is Transparent, Open, And Engaged

Rachael Chong | Posted 02.16.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Beth Kanter, whose blog is a clearinghouse for information on how organizations can use new technology for good, is rethinking how a nonprofit acts in the digital world.

How Social Media Has Changed How We Give

Rachael Chong | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Shaun King, the founder of HopeMob, says that new avenues for generosity are changing how and when people donate time and money, moving away from giving to anonymous charities and toward giving directly to people in need.

The 10 Most Generous Social Media Mavens

Rachael Chong | Posted 01.16.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

Why are some people seemingly hard-wired for compassion, while others hardly notice suffering? Is generosity the by-product of a virtuous upbringing, a quality we learn primarily through early observation?

Social Good Stars: HopeMob's Shaun King

Amy Neumann | Posted 10.13.2012 | Impact
Amy Neumann

The unique model focuses on only one story at a time, until the fundraising goal is met. The money is distributed not to the person in the story directly, but to the end payee.

Why @Hope Is Needed to Get Homeless Mom @CareyFuller a Job Interview

Mark Horvath | Posted 06.27.2012 | Impact
Mark Horvath

Let's face it. The economy still sucks. Finding employment is far from easy, and finding employment that offers a living wage for a homeless mom to pa...