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Premiere: Alsarah & The Nubatones on 'Songs of Return' Play

Premiere: Alsarah & The Nubatones on ‘Songs of Return’

by Jamilah King on October 20 2014, 1:02PM

The band’s re-release of “Habibi Taal” is worth a listen.

Topics: Culture

Misty Upham's Family Says Cops Taunted Actress About Mental Illness

Misty Upham’s Family Says Cops Taunted Actress About Mental Illness

by Jamilah King on October 20 2014, 12:52PM

Her body was found late last week.

Topics: Culture

'Dear White People' Courts Younger Audience, Has Big Box Office Weekend

‘Dear White People’ Courts Younger Audience, Has Big Box Office Weekend

by Jamilah King on October 20 2014, 10:26AM

The film expands to 350 theaters in the top 75 markets on October 24th

Topics: Culture

Nazis Collect Social Security, U.S. Weapons to Kurdish Fighters, Ferguson Arrests Continue

Nazis Collect Social Security, U.S. Weapons to Kurdish Fighters, Ferguson Arrests Continue

by Aura Bogado on October 20 2014, 9:56AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Kris Kobach, in for Political Comeuppance?

Kris Kobach, in for Political Comeuppance?

by Julianne Hing on October 17 2014, 6:03PM

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, with his penchant for hardline anti-immigration policy and reputation for picking, and winning, fights against the invented bogeyman of voter fraud, is in an unexpectedly heated race for re-election against Democratic challenger and former state Sen. Jean Schodorf.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Rikers Island Jail Spends About $100K Per Inmate Annually

Rikers Island Jail Spends About $100K Per Inmate Annually

by Carla Murphy on October 17 2014, 5:51PM

Costs rose as inmate population declined 18 percent.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

2013 Was the Deadliest Year of LGBT Intimate Partner Violence On Record

2013 Was the Deadliest Year of LGBT Intimate Partner Violence On Record

by Jamilah King on October 17 2014, 12:17PM

A new report sheds more light on the problem.

Topics: /NOW

The Underlying Racism of Ebola Coverage

The Underlying Racism of Ebola Coverage

by Jamilah King on October 17 2014, 11:52AM

It’s impossible to ignore how the disease has become a stand-in for blackness.

Topics: /NOW

Ebola and Race, 40K Missing Voter Registrations, a Guide to Better Sleep

Ebola and Race, 40K Missing Voter Registrations, a Guide to Better Sleep

by Jamilah King on October 17 2014, 9:52AM

Here’s what I’m reading up on today.

Topics: /NOW

Despite Obamacare Advances, Racial Health Disparities for Women of Color Abound

Despite Obamacare Advances, Racial Health Disparities for Women of Color Abound

by Julianne Hing on October 16 2014, 4:25PM

How does your state fare?

Topics: Health, /NOW