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HUD Seeks To Ban Smoking In Public Housing

AP | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 11.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Smoking could soon be banned in the nation's public housing. The Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed a rule ...

Diversity In Picture Books

Melanie Hope Greenberg | Posted 10.29.2015 | Books
Melanie Hope Greenberg

Picture book crafting challenges me to depict life in its simplest forms. At the same time the craft is multi-dimensional. I've always enjoyed paintings which tell several stories captured in a single frame.

Greenwich Is the Place to Be

Lisa Chau | Posted 09.21.2015 | New York
Lisa Chau

Suburban Jungle is an award-winning, first-of-its-kind service that has been featured in major media outlets including The New York Times, The Wall S...

Love & Hip Hop Hollywood: The Miles Effect

Kelsey Minor | Posted 09.15.2015 | Entertainment
Kelsey Minor

There was some chatter on the blogs about two gay cast members joining the cast of Love and Hip Hop all summer long but it wasn't until the premiere and that kiss between Miles and Milan that viewers knew for sure that the season was going to be like no other season, moreover, no other franchise of Love and Hip Hop

Urban American Outdoors TV Show to Host Fishing Derby at National Mall

Michael Sainato | Posted 09.11.2015 | DC
Michael Sainato

On Saturday, September 19th, 2015, a fishing derby is being held at the Constitution Gardens in Washington D.C.'s National Mall, for 250 urban youth.

School And Community Gardens Teach Urban Students To Thrive

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 08.14.2015 | Media

NPR: Healthy Eaters, Strong Minds: What School Gardens Teach Kids People who live in low-income urban areas tend not to have access to the green spac...

The Devolution Revolution

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 06.09.2015 | Politics
Benjamin R. Barber

A governance revolution is underway, founded on the irresistible rise of cities and the ongoing decline of sovereign nation states. That revolution is already evident in countries from Italy and France to China and the United States and opens a chapter in the history of democracy in which public power is localized but not privatized and thus made more, rather than less, democratic.

The 9 Stages Of Dating In New York

Bec Susan Gill | Posted 06.08.2015 | New York
Bec Susan Gill

Welcome to NYC, concrete jungle where dreams are made of. Yes, there's nothing -- and no one -- you can't do. It's time to put on your most badass Zara outfit, paint your face with Sephora contouring pencils -- and go into battle.

Going Back to Indiana: With Two Cheers for Its Gun-Toting Gals!

Peter Schwartz | Posted 05.31.2015 | Politics
Peter Schwartz

If only this beautiful vision were true. Social research survey data from mainstream polling organizations tells us, over and over again, that women represent approximately 10 percent of the nation's gun-owning population.

Why I Teach Feminism at an Urban High School

Sarah Marcus | Posted 05.19.2015 | Women
Sarah Marcus

During one of our discussions about gender expectations, one of my senior girls says, "A master key is a key that can open any lock. That's how we treat boys having sex. But, a lock that can be opened by any key is a bad lock. That's how people look at girls." Brilliant. Devastating.

Saving California Parks -- With New Ideas and Tech

Andrew Lam | Posted 05.04.2015 | Green
Andrew Lam

This year Parks Forward, an independent commission dedicated to assisting California's Department of Parks and Recreation, released a set of recommendations to fix what many parks advocates have called a "major crisis." Among its recommendations are ways to modernize the parks.

An Undying Bicycle Tradition

Mimo Khair | Posted 12.20.2014 | World
Mimo Khair

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The Food Movement Dilemma: Affordable to All

Heidi Legg | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Heidi Legg

When I sat down with Sutton Kiplinger, Greater Boston Regional Director of The Food Project, she narrowed in on the challenge for the food movement.

Helping Children in Hidden Rural Poverty

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

When many people hear child poverty in America, the first stereotype is an inner-city child. But in a nation where over 16 million children, more than one in five, are poor, the truth is that child poverty affects children everywhere, although we know it affects urban, suburban, and rural children in some ways differently.

The Black Wall Project: A Picture Can Express a Million Words

Marc A. Coronel | Posted 11.10.2014 | Los Angeles
Marc A. Coronel

In reality, you can put a filter on an image, you can add 100 layers to make the perfect picture. But for some, through the lens the naked truth lies in the eyes, the poverty, the struggle, the hunger and the truth that is recorded.

Clean Machine

William McDonough | Posted 11.09.2014 | Chicago
William McDonough

Factory. Hold that word in mind for a moment and it is likely to evoke images of a gritty industrial landscape: smokestacks and foul air, railroad freight yards, steaming mills and roaring machinery -- places no family would want in their neighborhood.

Get the Look: Brooklyn Heights Townhouse Meets Urban Chic

Dering Hall | Posted 09.06.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Spruce Interior Design brings urban chic to a Brooklyn Heights townhouse with a balanced blend of tailored furnishings, patterned flooring, striking a...

This Is The Tour Of Barcelona You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel

It is no secret that Barcelona is a vibrant international destination, but the city has never looked livelier -- or lovelier -- than it does in these ...

Top 10 Essentials For Urban Moms

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 08.11.2014 | Parents
Anita Mirchandani

Congrats! You just found out your pregnant... now what?! The feelings of anxiety and angst will likely overcome your mind in matters of minutes. Why? Because you start thinking about your current situation, your job, your lifestyle, your apartment, the social world with which you associate, finances, and the list continues.

An Urban Agenda at the United Nations (VIDEO)

Rana Florida | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Rana Florida

This increase in population growth brings several challenges; cities must plan for increased demand for services: energy, food and water, transportation, housing, land, health, education and much more

Humble Beginnings

Bianca Hayes | Posted 07.20.2014 | Teen
Bianca Hayes

The 10-hour school day and remorseless homework assignments paid off. It was not easy, but what kept me going was the fact that I was a part of a team, I was a part of something that was extraordinary.

May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor, 'American Idol' Contestants

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.18.2014 | TV

Keith Urban's latest comments would probably make the girl on fire burning mad. During a recent interview with Ryan Seacrest for "E! News," Urban c...

Partnering for Action in African American Communities

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 04.21.2014 | Black Voices
Valerie Jarrett

What was clear in this meeting was that many of the goals the president set forth in his State of the Union address< will become reality because of the strong partnerships that he and his administration have forged with leaders from the civil rights community who work hard every day to advocate equality and opportunity for all.

A Photographic Love Letter To Hong Kong That Will Flip Your World Upside Down

Global Yodel | Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel


"An Inconvenient Truth" Producer Lawrence Bender on HuffPost Live: Time to Double Down on Confronting Climate Change

UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability | Posted 12.10.2013 | Green
UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability

Until now, city planners, advisors, leaders and residents have been unable to properly estimate and prepare for anticipated changes in the climate. In response, researchers at UCLA down-scaled over 20 global climate models to better understand the local impacts of a changing climate.