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Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, 1927-2014

Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, 1927-2014

by Julianne Hing on April 17 2014, 4:47PM

The literary icon had been hospitalized after falling ill.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Grandmother of Girl Who Covered Edward Sharpe's 'Home' Faces Deportation Play

Grandmother of Girl Who Covered Edward Sharpe’s ‘Home’ Faces Deportation

by Jamilah King on April 17 2014, 2:51PM

They’re trying to keep their family together.

Topics: Culture

Nas Premieres 'Time is Illmatic' With Live Performance at Tribeca Play

Nas Premieres ‘Time is Illmatic’ With Live Performance at Tribeca

by Jamilah King on April 17 2014, 2:12PM

The film, written by Erik Parker and directed by One9, chronicles the making of Nas’s historic debut album just in time for its 20th anniversary.

Topics: Culture

Major Investigation Looks at Nation's Re-Segregating Schools

Major Investigation Looks at Nation’s Re-Segregating Schools

by Carla Murphy on April 17 2014, 10:30AM

Almost everywhere in the country, the gains of integration have been eroded.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Kanye West, Common Team Up With Chicago Urban League to Create Youth Jobs

Kanye West, Common Team Up With Chicago Urban League to Create Youth Jobs

by Jamilah King on April 17 2014, 10:02AM

It’s an initiative that they say will create 20,000 jobs for young people in the city.

Topics: Culture

South Korea Ferry Update, Low Jobless Claims and the Problem with 'Liking' Cheerios

South Korea Ferry Update, Low Jobless Claims and the Problem with ‘Liking’ Cheerios

by Aura Bogado on April 17 2014, 10:01AM

Here’s what I’m reading about while not eating Cheerios this morning.

Topics: /NOW

Los Rakas Shows Horrors of U.S. Immigration Policy in New Video Play

Los Rakas Shows Horrors of U.S. Immigration Policy in New Video

by Jamilah King on April 16 2014, 12:02PM

The group’s new album dropped this week.

Topics: Culture

Watch British Muslims Dance to Pharrell's 'Happy' Play

Watch British Muslims Dance to Pharrell’s ‘Happy’

by Jamilah King on April 16 2014, 11:47AM

Happiness has now gone viral thanks to Pharrell’s hit song.

Topics: Culture

Cleveland Business Mag Admits Diversity Problem

Cleveland Business Mag Admits Diversity Problem

by Carla Murphy on April 16 2014, 11:02AM

Out of 32 community leaders, one person of color chosen to represent Cleveland

Topics: Media, /NOW

Meet the Preacher Behind

Meet the Preacher Behind “Moral Mondays” in NC

by Carla Murphy on April 16 2014, 10:01AM

Rev William Barber is inspiring a lot of people

Topics: /NOW, Politics