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NYPD Disbands Muslim-Spying Unit

NYPD Disbands Muslim-Spying Unit

by Carla Murphy on April 15 2014, 5:15PM

Does this mean the end of post-9/11 dragnet tactics?

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Vijay Seshadri Becomes First South Asian to Win the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

Vijay Seshadri Becomes First South Asian to Win the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry

by Jamilah King on April 15 2014, 5:14PM

Seshadri said in an interview in 2004 that he began writing poetry at 16.

Topics: Culture

'Chávez,' Brought to You by Budweiser

‘Chávez,’ Brought to You by Budweiser

by Aura Bogado on April 15 2014, 2:11PM

This struggle’s for you?

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Drops Transphobic Segment

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Drops Transphobic Segment

by Jamilah King on April 15 2014, 12:45PM

The show recently found itself in lots of trouble.

Topics: Culture

NBA Players Get a Portlandia-Style Pep Talk

NBA Players Get a Portlandia-Style Pep Talk

by Jamilah King on April 15 2014, 12:14PM

And it fails. Miserably.

Topics: Culture

Gun Violence Spikes in Chicago, Again

Gun Violence Spikes in Chicago, Again

by Carla Murphy on April 15 2014, 12:05PM

What’s to be done about it?

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Pharrell Is So Happy That You're Happy, He Cried Tears of Joy! Play

Pharrell Is So Happy That You’re Happy, He Cried Tears of Joy!

by Jamilah King on April 15 2014, 11:31AM

Has ‘happiness’ now become a global movement?

Topics: Culture

RZA: Gentrification Is 'Just the Natural Process in America'

RZA: Gentrification Is ‘Just the Natural Process in America’

by Jamilah King on April 15 2014, 10:56AM

But we have more control over America’s fair housing crisis than we think.

Topics: Culture

In Memory of Musician and Activist Fred Ho, Here's 'West Afrika! Boogaloo'

In Memory of Musician and Activist Fred Ho, Here’s ‘West Afrika! Boogaloo’

by Jamilah King on April 15 2014, 10:26AM

He leaves behind a pioneering legacy in Afro-Asian culture.

Topics: Culture

Tax Day Freebies, Pharrell Cries on Oprah and Google Drones

Tax Day Freebies, Pharrell Cries on Oprah and Google Drones

by Aura Bogado on April 15 2014, 9:59AM

Here’s what I’m catching up on this rainy morning.

Topics: /NOW