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 Eric Holder Doesn't Like the Leaks Coming From Ferguson

Eric Holder Doesn’t Like the Leaks Coming From Ferguson

by Julianne Hing on October 24 2014, 12:40PM

He’s “exasperated.”

Topics: Criminal Justice

Native Appropriations Reminds You: Don't Dress up Like an Indian on Halloween

Native Appropriations Reminds You: Don’t Dress up Like an Indian on Halloween

by Aura Bogado on October 24 2014, 12:03PM

This collection of eight posts should resolve any confusion you may still have about this.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Native Affairs, /NOW

Lupe Fiasco Releases New Track 'Haile Selassie' Feat. Nikki Jean

Lupe Fiasco Releases New Track ‘Haile Selassie’ Feat. Nikki Jean

by Jamilah King on October 24 2014, 12:02PM

He’s gearing up for a new mixtape.

Topics: Culture

Roxane Gay: White Men Don't Get Same Level of Online Harassment as People of Color

Roxane Gay: White Men Don’t Get Same Level of Online Harassment as People of Color

by Jamilah King on October 24 2014, 10:37AM

The author talks about the whirlwind of a year she’s had since publishing her first collection of essays.

Topics: Culture

NYC Ebola Case, Border Deaths Drop, Amazon's Stock Plunge

NYC Ebola Case, Border Deaths Drop, Amazon’s Stock Plunge

by Aura Bogado on October 24 2014, 10:03AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

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