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Literacy for All, Yes! The New Literacy

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 11.12.2014 | Education
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

The more we ask of children, the more they can do; the higher the standards we set for those who teach children, the farther they will reach.

Find Out How These 10 Women Run the World

Posted 11.07.2014 | Women

Unless you live under a rock and have never heard the answer to Beyonce’s infamous, “Who run the world?!” question, we’ll tip you off to a lit...

The Morality of the College Football Playoff -- Our Insatiable Need to Find Who's #1, But at What Cost?

Steve Matoren | Posted 10.28.2014 | Sports
Steve Matoren

What if the committee said to FSU... at least for this one week, "No you won't be our top team, or even our bottom team. We are going to leave you out of the rankings all together."

The Audacity of Political Women: Why Is Ambition a Bad Thing?

Barbara Lee | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics
Barbara Lee

What does it signal to society when a person as accomplished as a former secretary of state, U.S. senator, and first lady is described as having "extraordinary, irrational, overwhelming ambition"? What is the message to a young woman who gets stellar results but is labeled "too assertive" or "abrasive"? Nothing good.

The 'Good' Iraq War? 5 Things to Consider Before We March Into Another Mideast Quagmire

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

Here are five things to consider as we discuss this latest insertion of US military personnel, money, and weaponry into, potentially, another Mideast quagmire -- this one being pitched as the "good" or "justified" Iraq War.

Kirsten Gillibrand: Condoleezza Rice Would Be An 'Extraordinary' NFL Commissioner

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says Condoleezza Rice would be an "extraordinary choice" for NFL commissioner if the controversy surrounding Ray Rice proves t...

'The Golden Hour' - A Talk with Todd Moss

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.07.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Todd Moss was Deputy Assistant Secretary of State under Condeleeza Rice. He oversaw diplomatic relations with 16 West African countries. After penning four non-fiction books, he has turned to fiction.

The Israel-Egypt-Saudi Arabia Axis: Come the Counter-Revolution

Leon T. Hadar | Posted 10.16.2014 | World
Leon T. Hadar

American vision of reforming and democratizing the Middle East lies in tatters. The ousting of Iraq's Saddam Hussein have unleashed a bloody sectarian and ethnic wars in Iraq and in neighboring Syria and Lebanon.

The Crisis With Russia and the Unspoken Link

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 10.10.2014 | World
Raymond J. Learsy

With a clearer perception of the rightful concerns as promulgated in both the American and Russian experience given their proper weight, a more rational and constructive dialogue could emerge.

60 Celebs And Other Things Turning The Big 6-0 In 2014

Elinor Robin, PhD | Posted 10.09.2014 | Fifty
Elinor Robin, PhD

This September I turn 60. As I enter The Final Third, I find myself dumbfounded about where the last 60 years have gone, and driven to take stock and sort it all out. In addition, I want to hedge my bets for the next 30. With nothing really big calling my name, I don't have much of a bucket-list. All I know is that I want to keep going and keep learning.

John Kerry Laments 'Toxic' Partisanship In Washington

AP | By MATTHEW LEE | Posted 08.18.2014 | 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 08.17.2014 | 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 08.05.2014 | 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 08.04.2014 | 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 07.30.2014 | 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 07.29.2014 | 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...