Elishia Durrett

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Anxiety in Kids: Why Tough Parenting Is Important

<b>Anne Marie Albano, Ph.D., director of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders, explains the best way parents can deal with</b> …

Al Gore: NSA Phone Records Collecting 'Obscenely Outrageous'

Al Gore had some harsh words for the Obama administration in response to the news, first reported by The Guardian on Wednesday, that the National Security Agency had been secretly collecting millions of Verizon customers' phone records for the past few months.<p>The former vice president slammed the …

Remembering struggle and sacrifice of Medgar Evers

Fifty years since his assassination, civil rights pioneer Medgar Evers was honored at a memorial service by his widow, Myrlie, and others including former President Bill Clinton.

Black History

Student loan fight set in Senate

The Senate is set to vote on two separate bills to keep low the interest rates on student loans, but the issue is far from settled.<p>Senators will vote on Thursday on dueling proposals that aim to stop interest rates from doubling on July 1. Without any congressional action, interest rates on …

Sideshow: Tea Party leader says GOP doesn’t want black people to vote

Stephen Colbert says goodbye to Michele Bachmann, one Tea Party leader is in hot water after saying the GOP doesn’t want black people to vote, and Steven Seagal is getting involved in foreign affairs.

Steven Seagal

Democrats embrace Obamacare

Congressman Keith Ellison joins to explain how he’s hearing from constituents and Americans across the country that the president’s health reform law is helping them in measurable ways.

Heckler prompts right-wing to attack first lady

First lady Michelle Obama is under attack from the likes of Rush Limbaugh again for her assertive response to a heckler who interrupted her at a fundraiser.

Obama Should Admit Defeat on Morning-After Pill

President Obama should really stop fighting against the idea of making the morning-after pill available to anyone who needs to buy it. He really should instruct Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Attorney General Eric Holder to admit defeat on the issue, and to just move on. …


Obama appoints ‘Driving While Black’ judge to federal court

Chris Hayes talks about Judge Wilkins with New York City Council Member Jumaane Williams, Peter Moskos, a former Baltimore police officer, and Michael Eric Dyson.

For Lunch Tomorrow, Make More Today

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>Sometimes, when I'm busy, like this week (er, every week), I turn to one of the world's best cooking methods: boiling. If I have a bunch of …


Birdman & Rick Ross Enlist Mack Maine, Gudda Gudda, Kevin Rudolf on ‘The H’ (Tracklisting)

Before Birdman and Rick Ross release <i>The H: The Lost Album Vol. 1</i> later today, here’s a look at what we can expect from the collaborative project. …

The Man - The-Dream - Part 1/3

Joseph Gordon-Levitt is just your average guy with a porn addiction trying to romance a Jersey girl, played by Scarlett Johansson, in "Don Jon." Watch the trailer now: http://aol.it/12ZegZV What's your first impression?