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New York City Council Wants To Tackle City's Intense School Segregation

New York City Council Wants To Tackle City’s Intense School Segregation

by Carla Murphy on October 23 2014, 4:27PM

Country’s largest school district is among its most racially segregated

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Racial Diversity Among America's Working Artists Virtually Non-Existent

Racial Diversity Among America’s Working Artists Virtually Non-Existent

by Jamilah King on October 23 2014, 2:28PM

It’s hard to make a living off of your art, but that’s especially true for artists of color.

Topics: Culture

Expert Who Analyzed Leaked Mike Brown Autopsy Report Says She Was Taken Out of Context

Expert Who Analyzed Leaked Mike Brown Autopsy Report Says She Was Taken Out of Context

by Carla Murphy on October 23 2014, 1:00PM

“You cannot interpret autopsy reports in a vacuum,” says forensic pathologist

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Smart People Listen to Radiohead, Dumb People Listen to Beyoncé, Says Racist Study

Smart People Listen to Radiohead, Dumb People Listen to Beyoncé, Says Racist Study

by Jamilah King on October 23 2014, 11:27AM

Virgil Griffith, please stop.

Topics: Culture

Watch FKA twigs Battle in a New Google Glass Video

Watch FKA twigs Battle in a New Google Glass Video

by Aura Bogado on October 23 2014, 10:28AM

‘Was she the girl that’s from the video?’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Did 'Dear White People' Miss the Mark on Casual Racism?

Did ‘Dear White People’ Miss the Mark on Casual Racism?

by Jamilah King on October 23 2014, 10:08AM

The focus on egregious racist acts may have hidden more common micoaggressions.

Topics: Culture

One Gunman in Attack in Canada, UNC Cheating Scandal, Partial Solar Eclipse

One Gunman in Attack in Canada, UNC Cheating Scandal, Partial Solar Eclipse

by Aura Bogado on October 23 2014, 10:00AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Google's Latino-Targeted Domain, .SOY, Inspires Frustration, Confusion

Google’s Latino-Targeted Domain, .SOY, Inspires Frustration, Confusion

by Aura Bogado on October 22 2014, 3:40PM

Can the corporation do right by marketing a new top-level domain?

Topics: Media, /NOW

Study: Where Stop-and-Frisk Goes, Trauma Follows

Study: Where Stop-and-Frisk Goes, Trauma Follows

by Julianne Hing on October 22 2014, 2:14PM

In the first survey of young men on stop-and-frisk’s impact on their mental health.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Health, /NOW

Jersey School District Apologizes for Elementary School Ebola Panic

Jersey School District Apologizes for Elementary School Ebola Panic

by Aura Bogado on October 22 2014, 2:03PM

Two children from Rwanda—which is Ebola-free—have yet to start the school year.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth