Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Join HuffPost Plus
Man Pulls Gun On Black Students
A man allegedly harassed college students as they waited outside their friend’s apartment building. The older man, who isn’t a resident, even pulled out a gun, refusing to let them in the elevator.
School Principal Jokes About Telling Police Black Special Needs Student Has A Gun
The principal reportedly told staffers, “We will call the police and tell them he has a gun so they can come faster.”
Brian Snyder / Reuters
Hillary Clinton Speaks About Systemic Racism At Historic Black North Carolina Church
“Protecting all of God’s children is America’s calling.”
Fear And Loathing In Cambridge: How Julian Bond Changed My Life And Harvard University
My life changed forever in 1989. I was a second year (2L) at Harvard Law School, and I was very unhappy. I knew that I should appreciate my good fortune in attending one of the nation's most celebrated law schools, but I was not grateful.
Status: It's Complicated
My theory is that perhaps all the violence, state-sanctioned murder and unbelievable minimization of African Americans' reality and suffering requires that our psyches create some defense mechanism to survive the inundated news and media blasts of domestic terrorism.
140 Characters Or Less: The Leaderless Generation
Law Student, Executive Editor, Research Assistant, Perpetual I...
Millennials were raised to believe that America was beyond the incitement of needless hatred, and that the world's leaderships were increasingly less likely to prescribe violence as a remedy to frustration.
When Do We Begin To Truly Live?
Content creator. Digital advertising strategist. Blogger. Phot...
It's been an emotional couple of days for the United States citizens, especially for the black community. Protests are being held in solidarity to black lives and with strong request for justice to be served.
Justin Sullivan via Getty Images
Why People Like Me Must Speak Up On The Black Lives Matter Movement
Student of Political Science at Birmingham-Southern College
By any measure I come from a place of privilege. Now, because this term has become so politicized recently, its “political
Let's Stop Talking About Race In America And Have A Conversation About Racism
I am an American freelance writer and I cover social justice i...
Thousands of protesters from Los Angeles to New York to Phoenix to Atlanta have elevated the fears of white America. As
Prince Williams via Getty Images
Atlanta Police Applauded For 'Exemplary' Behavior During Massive Protest
America, take note.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Protesters Flood Streets Around U.S After Week Of Bloodshed
By Bryn Stole and David Bailey, Reuters
Dozens of arrests were made across cities everywhere.
Larry Busacca/PW via Getty Images
Beyoncé Calls For Calm After Dallas: 'No Violence Will Create Peace'
“To effect change we must show love in the face of hate and peace in the face of violence.”
Don’t Blame Black Lives Matter For The Deaths Of Dallas Cops
“Black Lives Matter advocates equality, justice and freedom. Not Murder.”
ARTS & CULTURE
Poet Aja Monet Confronts Police Brutality In Stunning Spoken Word Performance
"I think being an artist, you are in the business of telling it like it is," Aja Monet says.
Michael Schonlik, Twitter
13 Painful Facts About Alton Sterling's Life (And Death)
Alton Sterling was a black man in America.
3 Things Every Black Man Should Take Away from Jesse Williams' BET Acceptance Speech
Brandon Tyler Patterson
Ferocious it boy of Chicago
As a black man watching Williams' speech, the emotion that I encountered first was that of shamefulness. I began to ask myself: Could I ever be that selfless?
Carlos Barria / Reuters
Officer Testifies Van Driver Left Detainee Freddie Gray Unattended
By Donna Owens, Reuters
One officer testified that the driver of the van was not around after he drove Gray to the police station.
Dear African-American Women: I Want to Be Your National Spokesperson
Dr. Misee Harris
Pediatric Dentist, Sports Dentist, & Blogger
Today, in the age of social media and reality shows, it has fallen unto Basketball Wives, Love & Hip Hop, The Real Housewives
Real Life. Real News. Real Voices.
Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.
Join HuffPost Plus
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit