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As Protests Continue, The First Family Talk 'Race' in People Magazine

Kimberly Cooper | Posted 12.18.2014 | Media
Kimberly Cooper

This is the first time our generation has spoken so outwardly on race relations and police brutality in the U.S., garnering both national and international press. If the Obamas are now sharing about racism, we need more than "sound-bites" and we shouldn't have to be baited or pay to read them.

LOOK: Black History Photo Of The Day

Posted 12.05.2014 | Black Voices

A picture is certainly worth a thousand words. What better way to celebrate Black History Month than by taking a moment to acknowledge the snapshots o...

The Time Is Now: State by State Referendum on Gun Control

Ru Freeman | Posted 02.16.2013 | Politics
Ru Freeman

We cannot wait for national legislation. We must take our grief to the streets, state by state, neighborhood by neighborhood, door by door, voice by voice, until we create for ourselves, not the nation we bemoan but the culture we are proud to have created. It is time to vote.

David Sands

Mobile Museum Takes Black History To The Streets

HuffingtonPost.com | David Sands | Posted 04.02.2012 | Detroit

Khalid el-Hakim is a teacher with two classrooms. Much of the time he teaches social studies at Detroit Lions Academy on the city's east side, but his...

Occupy the Dream

Michael Carmichael | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

Yesterday was the day the American Civil Rights Movement merged their hopes and dreams with Occupy Wall Street.

D.C.'s Top Rallies, Protests And Events: Using Metro As A Measure

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While the Occupy DC and "Stop the Machine" protests in the nation's capital have received plenty of media attention, they haven't quite ...

The Road to Nowhere: Tracing Farrakhan's Anti-Jewish Paranoia

Rabbi Abraham Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Abraham Cooper

Louis Farrakhan had his chance to reach out to mainstream America at the Million Man March on Washington in 1995, but he has since completely squandered that.

Barack Obama and the American Dream

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lauri Lyons

The past four decades have been a mixture of social growing pains and progress. Even with that said, most people never believed that a Black man would become the President.

The Corporate Lobbyists Behind the Tea Parties

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

Before any media accepts the idea that the "tea parties" are just a grassroots outpouring of populist sentiment, they ought to take a look behind the curtain.