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John Kerry Laments 'Toxic' Partisanship In Washington

AP | By MATTHEW LEE | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a rare display of bipartisan civility, Democrats and Republicans came together on Wednesday to honor former Secretary of State ...

Women in Business: Q&A with Gillian Maffeo, Director of Marketing at Wayback Burgers

Laura Dunn | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

In 2010, Gillian established the marketing department at Jake's Franchising, which at the time had 12 locations, and over three years, grew to over 80...

Washington Watch: "Summertime and Condoleezza for President?"

Linnie Frank Bailey | Posted 06.05.2014 | Black Voices
Linnie Frank Bailey

After a relatively quiet Spring, things are heating up in Washington even though it's not officially summer yet. As we move toward the 2014 mid-term e...

Collaboration Facilitates Moments, Movements and Miracles

Suna Senman | Posted 06.04.2014 | Women
Suna Senman

In today's world, boardrooms lack women, medicine is male-centered and girls are prevented from getting an education. Swimming against historical perspectives, experts in fields such as business, education and psychology create new collaborations for change.

New Report: The Push Against Campus Speakers Is Getting More Intense

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.30.2014 | College
Greg Lukianoff

The term "disinvitation season" has been something of a dark joke for years, but as every year passed, it got less funny. The intensity of demands that speakers be disinvited seemed to swell over time, and increasingly, we saw speakers bow out in the face of protest.

I'd've Loved to Hear Her Speak, Yet Well I Know That Eric Has a Far More Pleasing Sound

Justine Valinotti | Posted 05.29.2014 | College
Justine Valinotti

I am going to write something that may shock and offend some of you. Perhaps you will never want to read or hear anything I have to say, ever again, ...

Stop Arguing and Listen: Commencement 2014, a Teachable Moment

Margaret Richardson | Posted 07.27.2014 | College
Margaret Richardson

We protest thinking we are standing on principle but we are forgetting an essential piece of this confused controversy: dialogue.

Students at Four Colleges Have Shut Down Their Commencement Speakers. It's a Victory for Free Speech

Josh Joy Kamensky | Posted 07.22.2014 | College
Josh Joy Kamensky

Students have every right to object to the day they worked for being used to conduct ideological warfare. They have every right to add silly accessories to their caps or subtract underthings from their gowns rather than gird themselves for rebuttal.

In Defense of Student Commencement Protests

Leonard Steinhorn | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Leonard Steinhorn

These students are being told to swallow their concerns, sit on their hands, and silence their protests all in the name of free speech. Perhaps if they had money, their voice would be welcome.

Rice Determined Not to Strike in NJ

Marty Kaplan | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

When Wake Forest University invited Jill Abramson to speak at today's graduation, they didn't know they'd tacitly be taking sides in her punching match with New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger, Jr. But I bet Rutgers' powers-that-be knew what they were doing when they invited Rice to commencement.

GOP Senate Candidate Compares Civil War To Abusive Relationship

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

South Carolina state Sen. Lee Bright, one of six candidates challenging Sen. Lindsey Graham in the state's GOP Senate primary, compared the Civil War ...

Condoleezza Rice On Benghazi: 'There Are Still Unanswered Questions'

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice gave her stamp of approval in an interview posted Thursday for House Republicans' new select committee on B...

What Our Condoleezza Rice Commencement Protests Were Really All About

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh | Posted 07.15.2014 | College
Amani Al-Khatahtbeh

These protests are not about the individual speakers themselves. And they're most certainly not just about commencement speeches. This is our generation of young people sending a clear and strong message that racism, bigotry, civil and human rights violations receive no honor from us.

Darrell Issa and the Canary in the Coal Mine

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

In 2014, we have an (unfortunately not lone wolf) Congressmen attempting to use the death of a distinguished ambassador to bring down a former Secretary of State who may or may not be a political opponent in 2016.

This Is What Black Twitter Would Have Been Like 9 Years Ago

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 05.09.2014 | Black Voices

HuffPost turns 9 years old today! As we scratched our heads, thinking about what the world was like nine years ago, we were shocked when we realiz...

All College Commencement Speakers to Be Replaced by Unfinished Wooden Blocks

Spencer Green | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"We don't want to take the chance of upsetting the delicate sensibilities of any students, faculty members, or future automatons," says Horace P. Ollhurst, President of Wossamatta University.

Condoleezza Rice Pulls Out Of Commencement After Protests

AP | Posted 07.03.2014 | College

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has backed out of delivering the commencement address at Rutgers University fo...

NATO 3 Sentencing Raises Questions About Police Spying in Chicago

Mark Cassello | Posted 06.29.2014 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

On Friday, April 25, 2014, the three young men dubbed the NATO 3 -- Brent Betterly, Jared Chase and Brian Jacob Church -- received sentences for the offenses of "mob action" and "possession of an incendiary device with intent to commit arson."

Rutgers Should Rescind Their Invitation to Dr. Rice

Sami H. Elmansoury | Posted 06.29.2014 | College
Sami H. Elmansoury

I find it concerning that Rutgers University would choose to utilize an occasion that is intended to set its students forward on a path of both honesty and integrity to celebrate an individual with such a disturbing track record.

Students Stage Sit-In To Protest Condoleezza Rice Commencement Speech

AP | Posted 04.28.2014 | College

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Roughly 50 Rutgers University students are staging a sit-in at a school administration building in New Brunswick to prote...

Three Points You Must Not Overlook in Discussing the Brandeis/Hirsi Ali Controversy

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 06.14.2014 | College
Greg Lukianoff

The fact that Louis Brandeis' namesake college is being used by students at other campuses to rationalize the exclusion of speakers on the basis of their beliefs is dizzyingly ironic, and terribly sad.

Introducing Dropbox's Newest Board Member

The Wire | Posted 04.11.2014 | Technology

The big story out of Silicon Valley on Wednesday was that Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, was joining the ...

Challenging Condi Rice's Revision of History

Coleen Rowley | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Some of us predicted when Condi Rice left office that she would become intent on revising history. Faustian bargains don't end that quickly!

Only Stanford Could Make This All-Star Selfie Happen

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.27.2014 | Sports

Watch out, Ellen! There is a new all-star selfie on Twitter and it features a pair at least as impressive as that record-setting Oscars crew. This...

Condi Rice: The U.S. Can't Step Back And Let Others Lead

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 03.19.2014 | World

Condoleezza Rice is a former U.S. secretary of state. She spoke with The WorldPost editor Nathan Gardels on March 18. The WorldPost: Since leaving ...