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Spike Lee Stars at #AOLBuild Speaker Series

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

Director, producer, writer and actor Spike Lee headlined at AOL's BUILD Speaker Series yesterday, showing AOLers two new films he directed and answeri...

WATCH: 410 Days In Solitary Confinement: 'I Completely Lost My Sanity'

HuffPost Live | Gina Carey | Posted 04.28.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

The new PBS Frontline documentary "Solitary Nation" delves into the stark realities and consequences of solitary confinement in the U.S. prison system...

Why Easter Is A Revolutionary Holiday For African Americans And Freedom Fighters

Ebony | Marc Lamont Hill | Posted 04.21.2014 | Religion

When I was growing up, Easter was a big deal. Even if you didn’t believe in Jesus, the holiday still brought plenty of good news. Though public sch...

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Now He Tells Us: McCutcheon Attorney Admits Money Is Not Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

Dan Backer, the lead lawyer behind a landmark case that further opened the campaign finance floodgates, conceded in an interview with HuffPost Live th...

WATCH: I Went From A Salary Of $100K To $225 In Unemployment Per Week

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

When Carla Shutak's husband lost his job in February 2009, her life changed forever. Her family's income went from over $100,000 per year to an unempl...

WATCH: Phylicia Rashad On 'The Cosby Show' Kids Today

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

As one of the most recognizable TV moms during the '80s and '90s, Phylicia Rashad developed a very tight-knit bond with the actors who played her chil...

'If She Runs, She Will Win'

The Huffington Post | Byron Kittle | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

The Rev. Jesse Jackson shared his views Monday on a potential presidential run by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and whether Vice Presiden...

WATCH: Larry King's Biggest Regret

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 01.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

News legend Larry King joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday to talk about his departure from CNN after 25 years as the host of Larry King Live, and the c...

WATCH: Marc Lamont Hill Spars With Right-Wingers Over Knockout Game

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.02.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The so-called "Knockout Game'" is when a group of friends pick an unsuspecting victim and attempt a one-punch knock out. These random street assaults ...

WATCH: My 12-Year-Old Son Was Accidentally Shot And Killed By His Friend

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 11.14.2013 | Politics

On Christmas Eve almost 16 years ago, Ann Marie Crowell's 12-year-old son Brian was playing at a friend's house. The boys found a gun, and Brian was a...

WATCH: Sherri Shepherd: Elisabeth Hasselbeck And I Prayed Together

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 11.01.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The View host Sherri Shepherd can appreciate her new co-host Jenny McCarthy's raunchy sense of humor, but there's one thing she misses about recently ...

Ann Coulter Bashes Republicans 'Attacking Their Own'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.28.2013 | Media

Ann Coulter had strong words for certain Republicans when she visited HuffPost Live on Monday. The conservative political commentator spoke about i...

Chris Noth Unloads On GOP

Posted 10.31.2013 | Entertainment

Chris Noth isn't just political on "The Good Wife." The actor stopped by HuffPost Live Wednesday to discuss his work around hunger relief, and shar...

WATCH: Dennis Rodman: About 50% Of WNBA Players Are Lesbians

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.29.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Dennis Rodman doesn't have a problem with gay athletes, but he does suspect they're particularly plentiful in the WNBA. During an interview about ...

Connecting the Dots: From Chelsea Manning to Cece McDonald; From NSA to Stop and Frisk

Dr. David J. Leonard | Posted 10.29.2013 | Black Voices
Dr. David J. Leonard

Ironically, in the same way that trickle-down economics did not correct high levels of unemployment during the 1970s, we see how trickle-down civil rights do not function to expand the rights of the most marginalized.

WATCH: HuffPost Live Celebrates First Anniversary

Posted 10.13.2013 | Media

HuffPost Live launched one year ago, on August 13, 2012. On its first anniversary, HuffPost Live president and co-creator Roy Sekoff joined the netwo...

Dear CNN, This Is Not OK

Posted 07.08.2013 | Comedy

Deon Cole, star of "Deon Cole's Black Box" and "Conan," can barely wrap his head around CNN's debate over the N-word. For starters: Why does LeVar Bur...

What the 'N-Word' Means to Me

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 09.01.2013 | Media
Molly Alexander Darden

As I watched Don Lemon's program, "The N-Word," Monday evening, I was tremendously moved, and so glad I watched.

WATCH: Janet Mock Discusses Struggles Trans People Face On A Daily Basis

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Writer and transgender advocate Janet Mock recently joined HuffPost Live to chat with Marc Lamont Hill about barriers that transgender people face in ...

NFL Player: 'Definitely' Already Gays In NFL

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 08.26.2013 | Sports

NFL player and straight LGBT ally Chris Kluwe said Tuesday that "there are definitely gay NFL players" and predicted that "someone is going to come ou...

'I Know That We the New Slaves': Race, Slavery and Artistic License in Hip-Hop

News Genius | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices
News Genius

Both Kanye and J. Cole's albums were met with immense hype, huge sales, and passionate discussions amongst the artists' fans and detractors about each album's merits. But if you look just below the surface, another important similarity, beyond release date and mentions of Jay-Z, appears.

Activists Rally In Support Of NSA Whisteblower

Posted 08.10.2013 | Media

A small but passionate group of activists rallied in New York's Union Square Monday in support of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Andy Stapanian,...

Fox News Chief Is Unbelievably Paranoid

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media

Bloomberg View columnist and NBC News contributor Jonathan Alter joined HuffPost Live Tuesday to discuss his new book, The Center Holds: Obama And His...

Sofia Vergara Opens Up About Cancer

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 08.04.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Sofia Vergara joined HuffPost Live Tuesday and opened up about her battle with thyroid cancer, which left her without a thyroid and inspired her to be...

Bill O'Reilly: 'I'm The Fairest Guy On The Planet'

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 05.27.2013 | Media

Bill O'Reilly described himself as "the fairest guy on the planet" in a heated exchange Thursday with HuffPost Live host and Columbia University profe...