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Highlights from The Huffington Post's Interview With Reverend Bernice King

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a man whose words and actions touched the lives of countless men and women for many generations. His courage and resilience made him a hero of the Civil Rights Movement, inspiring others and giving voice to millions. Read More »

Octavia Spencer Honors Mother By Treating Low-Income Families to "Hidden Figures" Screening On MLK Weekend

"Hidden Figures" star Octavia Spencer generously bought out the Friday 8pm showing of her film at a Baldwin Hills movie theatre in Los Angeles for low-income families, People Read More »

The Trailer for This Upcoming LGBTQ TV Mini-Series Will Make You Want to Rise Up

In an upcoming television mini-series called "When We Rise," set to air on ABC on February 27, writer and producer Dustin Lance Black h Read More »

Kristen Gillibrand Stresses Importance of Affordable Care Act Before Republicans Vote to Dismantle It

New York Democratic Senator and MAKER Kristen Gillibrand defended women's health coverage and protection under Obamacare's Affordable Care Act on Thursday. Read More »

What "Feminine" Things Would Men Do If They Weren't Judged?

While gender equality is often associated with women fighting for equal rights as men, people often forget that th Read More »

Rosie Perez Prepares You for Saturday's Women's March With Special Video

With the Women's March approaching in Washington D.C. on Saturday, the day after Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president, actress and activist Rosie Perez is taking to the Internet to tell you everything you'll need to know about the rally. Read More »

5 MAKERS Share Stories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy is a powerful and far-reaching one, extending way beyond his short life. His leadership moved a generation to do something bigger than themselves, including five MAKERS who transformed the world as groundbreakers in their own right. From seeing him on television to meeting him face-to-face, see how King impacted these five MAKERS' determination to make change.      Read More »

Number of Women Who've Won a Golden Globe for Directing: 1

In the Golden Globe's 74-year history, Barbra Streisand is the only woman who has ever been honored for directing — taking home two Globes in 1984 for her film "Yentl." Read More »

This 4 Year Old Knows a Thing Or Two About Literature

Preschooler Daliyah Marie Arana of Gainesville, Ga., has read more than 1,000 books. At the age of just 2 years and 11 months, she read her first book on her own. Read More »

In Her New Book, Sallie Krawcheck Asks, 'Why Do We Have to Play a Man's Game?'

Sallie Krawcheck is a well-known Wall Street powerhouse and her new book pays tribute to women striving for her same successes i Read More »