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Louisville - Beyond KFC, Muhammad Ali and Bourbon: Welcome to the Humana Festival!

Tinatin Japaridze | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment
Tinatin Japaridze

One doesn't automatically associate the northernmost Southern city of Louisville, situated along the border between Kentucky and Indiana, with an innovative, highly imaginative theatrical experience.

Did Rand Paul Just Accuse Barack Obama of Being 'Not Black Enough?'

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Barack Obama has a lot to answer for when it comes to the NSA. However, the president certainly does not have to answer to Rand Paul when it comes to whether he is black enough.

Religious Freedom in Balance

Tom Krattenmaker | Posted 03.07.2014 | Religion
Tom Krattenmaker

Can a Christian merchant legally refuse service to gay people? Should a Christian business owner be exempt from providing employees with health insurance that includes contraceptives he deems immoral? It's instructive to recall a famous religious freedom drama from the past.

Float Like a Butterfly

Michael A. Hardy | Posted 03.03.2014 | Black Voices
Michael A. Hardy

For young men and women, who may not have had a two parent home or money in the bank, those that they looked up to, gave them reason to pursue success and confidence that they could make it in the world.

Oscar Facts That Might Surprise You

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 03.01.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

The first Oscars ceremony was held in the Blossom Room at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel on May 16, 1929. Back then, the awards were presented before 270 people who paid $5 each for tickets. There was no suspense factor, because the winners had been announced three months before.

WATCH: The Fight That Made Muhammad Ali A Champion

Posted 02.25.2014 | Black Voices

Fifty years ago today, on February 25th, 1964, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston becoming the heavyweight boxing champion of the world. Although ...

De Blasio v. Cuomo I: The Altercation in Albany

Alan Singer | Posted 04.15.2014 | New York
Alan Singer

We could use Ali's talents now to describe the battle brewing between New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Seattle Seahawks: Is Richard Sherman a Thug?

Dexter Rogers | Posted 03.30.2014 | Sports
Dexter Rogers

The Seattle Seahawks' outspoken cornerback Richard Sherman ignited a firestorm of controversy when he gave what appeared to be a thuggish rant of the ...

Muhammed Ali's Ex-Wife Opens Up About Their Marriage

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

Muhammad Ali's ex-wife recently opened up about what it was like being married to the boxing champ during his most trying years. Khalilah Camacho A...

First Nighter: Three Overly Similar Entries From Manhattan's January Festivals

David Finkle | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

If it's true that great minds think alike, it may be equally true that minds a notch or two below great also think alike.

Where Did All The Activist Athletes Go? | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

On a stage in the heart of the University of Wisconsin campus, Aaron Rodgers had a crowd of 2,000 Badger students rocking. The reason, this time, wasn...

WATCH: Muhammad Ali Dodges 21 Punches, Does Victory Dance

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.12.2013 | Sports

The next time someone argues youthful energy trumps experience and wisdom, show them this GIF. In it, a 35-year-old Muhammad Ali dodges 21 punches ...

The World's Next Mandela Is Rotting in Jail Somewhere

Will Bunch | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics
Will Bunch

The Nelson Mandela of the 21st century is right here, right now. We just can't see it. We're too busy spitting on him and calling him a terrorist.

Tribute to Nelson Mandela

Muhammad Ali | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Muhammad Ali

Few men in the history of mankind have had more impact on a nation and inspired the world.

From Muhammad Ali to Charles Barkley, How the Use of 'Ni**a' in the Media Shows How Black America Lost Its Way

Antonio Moore | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Antonio Moore

Revisionism will not fix our issues as we face an American history that has left open wounds that clearly have failed to close and begin healing.

American Promise

Michael A. Hardy | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
Michael A. Hardy

As President Kennedy suggested 50 years ago, we know that this will not be easy, but will be hard. America can and will win on this issue of providing its citizens quality and affordable health care.

Kim Bellware

WATCH: New Muhammad Ali Documentary Spotlights His Chicago Past | Kim Bellware | Posted 11.10.2013 | Chicago

Much is known about Muhammad Ali's triumphs as a boxer -- "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee," The Heavyweight Champion of the World, "The Grea...

Bill Siegel Talks 'The Trials of Muhammad Ali' on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Mark Bazer

Documentary filmmaker Bill Siegel stopped by The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer, to talk about The Trials of Muhammad Ali. The movie, from Karte...

Is a Failed Goal Better Than No Goal at All?

Laura Brady Saade | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Brady Saade

For me, probably the biggest motivator to go for it is regret. I don't want to look back and regret not trying something. I don't want to be "alone with my dreams of yesteryear," thinking coulda, woulda, shoulda. While I may never be juggling fire or swords, at least I gave it a shot.

Siegel's The Trials of Muhammad Ali Is Simply Brilliant

Rick Ayers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Rick Ayers

Not only does Siegel capture Ali's state of mind then and his reflections now, but he captures an astounding range of interviews with principle participants and brilliant raconteurs.

Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight: Rumble in the High Court

Andrew Fish | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Fish

Though I'm a bit embarrassed to admit I had never heard of Clay V. United States, I suspect I'm one of the millions-strong target audience that Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight is aiming to educate.

George Foreman on Mayweather Jr. and Pacquiao, Wanting to Kill His Opponents in the Ring, and His Close Relationship With Muhammad Ali

Graham Bensinger | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Graham Bensinger

I recently sat down with Former heavyweight champion, George Foreman, at his 40-acre property in the outskirts of Houston, Texas. The interview is for...

Muhammad Ali Gives Out First-Ever Humanitarian Award

AP | BRUCE SCHREINER | Posted 10.04.2013 | Impact

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Muhammad Ali was back home Thursday night to honor an ex-president, Grammy winners and young adults for th...

Stepin Fetchit: The Weird and Wonderful Conduit Between Jack Johnson and Muhammad Ali

Myra Chanin | Posted 09.22.2013 | Entertainment
Myra Chanin

Jack Johnson and Muhammad Ali -- two extraordinary 20th century they-were-called-Negroes-then World Heavyweight Boxing Champions, were both KO-ed by t...

Muhammad Ali: Trials of a Hero

Marlon Regis | Posted 11.18.2013 | Entertainment
Marlon Regis

As you thought there couldn't be any more footage of live clips, scenes, photo exhibits, other artistic reinterpretations or the highly bestowed awards of honor related to Muhammad Ali, here comes a powerful new documentary titled, The Trials of Muhammad Ali.