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TV's Diversity Report Card: More Than a Goal, Less Than an Achievement

David Hinckley | Posted 08.02.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Television is making some strides toward looking like its viewership, but a panel of industry professionals told television writers Monday that it's s...

Confronting the Whitewashing Of Disability: Interview with #DisabilityTooWhite Creator Vilissa Thompson

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 06.28.2016 | Black Voices
Sarah Blahovec

A new hashtag campaign has been making waves in the disability community and facilitating dialogue about how we see disability. #DisabilityTooWhite

Speakeasies Worth Traveling For

Erin Block | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel
Erin Block

The best part of traveling is finding adventure in unexpected places. This is probably why the speakeasy craze has become so popular. The speakeasy dates back to the 1920s and the Prohibition Era when the sale of alcohol was illegal in the United States. Soon, hidden saloons began to pop-up where patrons could drink in secret. Now, the trend is reborn.

Black Women Creators Are Giving the Angry Black Woman Life

Joy Moses | Posted 05.25.2016 | Black Voices
Joy Moses

A legacy of being devalued and forced to endure horrible injustices is continuing to morph into a story of radical survival, empowerment, and healing. In the words of Lemonade, "So we're going to heal. We're going to start again . . . The audience applauds but we can't hear them."

Kick-start Your Commute!

Nesrin Everett | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Nesrin Everett

It's so easy to take the same route to work day after day and fall into a routine. Of course there's nothing wrong with routine, as long as it's serving you well. Routine can help give us structure and stability.

WGN America Renews 'Underground' For Second Season

Variety | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices

“Underground,” the critically acclaimed first-year drama about the Underground Railroad and the most-watched original scripted series ever for WGN...

If You Can Keep Breathing: On Watching UNDERGROUND and Surviving

Stacy Parker Le Melle | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices
Stacy Parker Le Melle

Where would we be without the survivors? Even if we forget the ancestors, they are always with us. They can't be outrun. They live in us. Their traumas are ours. Art like Underground helps us read them, and ourselves.

Jurnee Smollett-Bell On The Challenges Of Filming New Slave Series 'Underground'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.18.2016 | Black Voices

"Underground" tells the story of brave slaves who risk everything to flee captivity. Jurnee Smollett-Bell's role as Rosalee, one of the house slaves p...

Jurnee Smollett-Bell: We Must Address Systemic Issues That Stem From Slavery

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.16.2016 | Black Voices

Actress Jurnee Smollett-Bell plays a house slave who takes a gamble with her life to reach freedom in WGN America's new show "Underground," a series s...

Aldis Hodge Talks Acting Career and New Series "Underground"

Patrice Tartt | Posted 03.09.2016 | Entertainment
Patrice Tartt

I had an opportunity to catch up with Aldis Hodge to discuss his acting career, to laugh a little with him in between our chat, because he is quite the comedian, and to discuss what's next for him in his upcoming roles.

WATCH LIVE: Actor Chris Meloni Dishes On 'Underground'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 03.07.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Chris Meloni, the star of WGN America's new period drama "Underground," stops by HuffPost Live to preview his new show....

PREMIERE: Haezer x Proxy - 'God Mode'

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 03.01.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

It's not every day that you get two underground champions working together on the same track, especially when they hail from different continents. Sur...

I Sat Down With RJD2 to Talk Remixes, Staying Current and Artistry

Shawn Russell Johnson | Posted 01.19.2016 | Entertainment
Shawn Russell Johnson

I've been a fan of RJD2 for some time now thanks to my roots just outside of Philadelphia. If you're from anywhere near Philly and you're a fan of hip-hop, you know who Ramble Jon (RJD2) Krohn is. I had a couple questions I wanted to discuss and he had graciously allowed me an audience.

14 American Cities With Crazy Underground Tunnel Systems

Thrillist | Posted 01.14.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Erik Christensen Credit: Evan Thompson Old American cities hide many old secrets, and if you believe National Treasure (yes), then you know the...

More Fictional Days of Rage

Jonah Raskin | Posted 12.09.2015 | Books
Jonah Raskin

Author and activist Diana Block calls her narrative, "Clandestine Occupations," "an imaginary history," though she might have simply described it as a novel, or perhaps as a roman a clef, to borrow the French phrase for a tale in which fictional characters are based on real people.

The Underground of YouTube: Jack

Kaavya Raman | Posted 09.02.2016 | Entertainment
Kaavya Raman

Although fans and followers flock to the channels of popular vloggers, there are some smaller creators just starting out on YouTube that have a spectacular amount of potential (not to mention a solid fanbase already). These filmmakers and creators who are just starting out have a lot to offer the Internet -- a lot more than we expected.

5 Houses Built Into Hills That'll Convince You To Move Underground

Supercompressor | Posted 06.15.2015 | HuffPost Home
Supercompressor

There are good reasons to move underground that aren't escaping nuclear annihilation or keeping a small cult of mole women from making a run for it. Here are five sprawling modern homes that have been so expertly hidden into hillsides that you may seriously consider a subterranean move.

7 Questions for CineKink Founder Lisa Vandever

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 04.22.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

This Tuesday on February 24, 2015, "the kinky film festival" CineKink NYC opens its 12th season. On occasion of my own film being in this year's lineup, I asked CineKink founder Lisa Vandever these 7 questions.

The Lowline: Bright Lights (Video)

Crane.tv | Posted 03.25.2015 | Arts
Crane.tv

In the modern city, space, as any over zealous estate agent will gleefully tell you, is at a premium.

Midnight Tea Party in Los Angeles on 12/20

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

On Saturday, December 20th, Hold:Space presented a Midnight Tea Party with musical acts Pumpkin, Tara Brooks, Cameron St. Denis, LampShady, Leorosa, Coyoti and many more.

We're Going Underground (And Loving It)

Vayable | Posted 12.24.2014 | Travel
Vayable

Here, a few of our favorite, off-the-beaten path experiences. One-of-a-kind insight into the cities and places we love, from the locals who know them best.

All That Moola: The History of 'Bucks' and Other Words We Use to Mean Money

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 12.18.2014 | Money
William B. Bradshaw

This covers many words used for money, although there are many more used less often. The exact history of "bucks" used for "money" is uncertain, but the leading theory, which seems likely, is that "bucks" came about as a substitute for money in the 1700s, when deerskins were a common medium of exchange for other items of value.

Silent Noir, Holy Noir

George Heymont | Posted 11.14.2014 | Arts
George Heymont

The 2014 San Francisco Silent Film Festival has finished and some moments of reflection are in order. In recent years, the musical elements of the festival have become almost as important as the films being screened.

The Faithful Shopper: Sounds of Summer

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.27.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Maybe it's the memories of summers gone by, with barbecues and our trusty stereos at our side - or the fact I know a lot of people sorting their album...

Bill Nye on Climate Change: Hurricane Sandy Is Just The Beginning

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.13.2013 | Science
Shira Lazar

Everyone's favorite multi-platform professor, Bill Nye the Science Guy, streams into What's Trending via Google+ Hangout to discuss evolution, climate change, online learning and much more.