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Black Viewers Pushing 'Empire' to Historic Highs

Black Viewers Pushing ‘Empire’ to Historic Highs

by Jamilah King on January 29 2015, 4:17PM

It’s had four consecutive weeks of growing viewership.

Topics: Culture

One Tweet Explains the Racial Wealth Gap

One Tweet Explains the Racial Wealth Gap

by Carla Murphy on January 29 2015, 2:21PM

Pass it on.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Marshawn Lynch: 'You All Shove Cameras and Microphones Down My Throat'

Marshawn Lynch: ‘You All Shove Cameras and Microphones Down My Throat’

by Aura Bogado on January 29 2015, 1:57PM

Lynch turns the table on the media’s obsession with him.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Watch Kanye West Serenade His Daughter in New Video Play

Watch Kanye West Serenade His Daughter in New Video

by Jamilah King on January 29 2015, 11:43AM

The rapper debuted the new video on “Ellen.”

Topics: Culture

WNBA Stars Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson Appear on 'Say Yes to the Dress'

WNBA Stars Brittney Griner, Glory Johnson Appear on ‘Say Yes to the Dress’

by Jamilah King on January 29 2015, 11:07AM

You can catch the episode this Friday, January 30 at 10 p.m. ET.

Topics: Culture

Monica Jones Wins Appeal of 'Walking While Trans' Conviction

Monica Jones Wins Appeal of ‘Walking While Trans’ Conviction

by Miriam Zoila Pérez on January 29 2015, 10:33AM

“My conviction being vacated is important but it is a small win in our larger fight for justice,” says Monica Jones, a black trans activist and ASU student.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Gender & Sexuality

Flight MH370: Accident, Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial, Bill Gates on Reddit

Flight MH370: Accident, Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial, Bill Gates on Reddit

by Aura Bogado on January 29 2015, 9:46AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

At Loretta Lynch's Confirmation Hearing, Senators Air Holder Grievances

At Loretta Lynch’s Confirmation Hearing, Senators Air Holder Grievances

by Julianne Hing on January 28 2015, 5:09PM

“You’re not Eric Holder, are you?” Sen. John Cornyn asked.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, /NOW, Politics

J. Cole Turns Childhood Home into Free Housing for Single Moms

J. Cole Turns Childhood Home into Free Housing for Single Moms

by Jamilah King on January 28 2015, 3:51PM

The rapper wants the magic to continue at 2014 Forest Hills Drive.

Topics: Culture

Marissa Alexander Released; Now on House Arrest

Marissa Alexander Released; Now on House Arrest

by Carla Murphy on January 28 2015, 11:19AM

After serving three years, Alexander will be monitored by ankle bracelet for an additional two.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW