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Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  
Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo is President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, the official international humanitarian agency of the
Today, some 160 million children under five years of age don't get the food and nutrients that their bodies need for optimal
I am an unabashed supporter of Bernie Sanders. This is not something I hide. That being said, the issue facing the Democrats that will be an even larger issue in November is low voter turn out.
I recommend we stop using the term "contributions" to describe the campaign spending of oligarchs and start using the term they themselves often use: "investments". The very rich invest to change the rules in their favor.
In 2012, Raif Badawi, a blogger in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) who is now 31, was arrested in his native land and charged with offenses ranging from parental disobedience to cyber-crime and apostasy from Islam.
Against all odds filmmakers continue to make fine works, adapting or creating stories not from comics or video games but exploring the human experience on our own planet.
A veteran actor with more than 40 film and TV roles to his credit, Denmark native Nikolaj Coster-Waldau finally hit paydirt as the nefarious, yet complicated, Jamie Lannister on HBO's hit series Game of Thrones.
Author Bob Herbert found an America in which jobs have disappeared, infrastructure is falling apart and the "virtuous cycle" of well-paid workers spending their wages to power the economy has been broken by greed and the gap between the very rich and everyone else.
The belief that money is a reliable measurement of a person's value is not true and causes deep suffering. Money is a wildly inaccurate gauge of character.
The company will also release a software development kit so that programmers can create apps to expand the robot's capabilities
When the unnamed man paid the couple’s bill at the bar and added the humungous tip, Summitt couldn’t believe her eyes. “I
Economist and author Thomas Piketty breaks down his latest opus on inequality, 'Capital In The 21st Century.'
A new report shows that top CEOs were paid 331 times more than the average U.S. worker in 2013. At the same time, the poorest fifth of Americans paid an average tax rate of 11 percent while the richest one percent contributed half that rate at state and local levels.
They educate us on how to make changes on a personal level, through eating more wild foods, and on an institutional level, through developing knowledge and awareness of agricultural sustainability.
In an ideal State Of The Union speech Obama would have appeared with his face covered in camo paint like Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now glowering silently at the gaggle of impaired miscreants otherwise known as Republicans.
God's rules on economics, as articulated both by the prophets and Jesus of Nazareth, are strikingly clear.
The harrowing benchmark is a new record for poaching in the African nation. It represents more than a 50 percent increase
The Guardian uncovered an internal ALEC document that proposed a "loyalty oath" that ALEC state chairs must take that states: "I will act with care and loyalty and put the interests of the organization first." That's right. They aren't supposed to put the interests of the taxpayers who elected them first.
Noam Chomsky sits down with HuffPost Live and discusses the secretive trade deal known as the Trans Pacific Partnership.