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Frederick Douglass Meets the Queen (a historical fiction)

Van Gosse | Posted 10.02.2014 | Black Voices
Van Gosse

Douglass shook the Prince's hand and looked at him directly, knowing that what interested Albert was his refusal of servility.

WATCH: Reverse No-Look Alley-Oop Dunk

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Meet High Point University sophomore John Brown. He just happened to pull off a reverse no-look alley-oop dunk against UNC-Asheville on Saturday. ...

Don't Mess With Harriet Tubman

Victoria A. Brownworth | Posted 10.20.2013 | Gay Voices
Victoria A. Brownworth

The questions raised by Russell Simmons' "Harriet Tubman sex tape" and also by the "Slap Hillary" video game (which, unlike the sex tape, is still up) are simple and succinct: Why is violence against women a joke to men? Why is disrespecting female historical figures OK?

See the Adirondacks Like Your Grandaddy Did (With Better Food and Bedding)

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.08.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

As you squeeze through walls of rock in an inflatable raft on a chute of whitewater, you might experience the nirvana that tourists did back in the '70s -- the 1870s, that is.

John Took Up A Paleo Lifestyle And Lost 130 Pounds

Posted 07.25.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a success story of your own? Send it to us at success.stories@huffingtonpost.com and you could be featured on the site! Name: John M. Brown Ag...

Garrett Peck, Cocktail Aficionado, Has A New Book About The Potomac River

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Potomac River has shaped history. It's also an awfully nice place to go for a hike. Both these aspects of the river are explored in ...

Gaddafi's Mind: A Political Psychology Perspective

Tijana Milosevic | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tijana Milosevic

Gaddafi's statements are not a mere propaganda attempt and he honestly believes in what he is saying.

Make a Joyful Noise

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

What's Egypt got that America has apparently lost? An authentic yearning to be free. How else to account for obscene genuflecting to Ronald Reagan...

An Open Letter to the Animal Liberation Front and their Supporters

Eric Michael Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Eric Michael Johnson

The terror tactics used against the family of UCLA neuroscientist Dario Ringach has completely undermined the moral authority that your movement hoped to achieve.

John Brown's Body Lies A-Moldering in Upstate New York

Alfred Gingold | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alfred Gingold

150 years after his raid on Harpers Ferry, John Brown looms ever larger in the national psyche, either a great martyr to a just and necessary cause, or our first domestic terrorist.

Pro-Violence Abolitionist John Brown Studied In New York

AP | CHRIS CAROLA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — John Brown, the 19th-century abolitionist who advocated armed violence, is drawing a diverse crowd this week to study how hi...

In Search of Men of Principle

Louise Mirrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Louise Mirrer

Had Eugene and Stanley of Brighton Beach Memoirs been living in New York during the Civil War years, they might not have thought so highly of Abraham Lincoln's principles.