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Goodbye, Secure Communities. Hello, Priority Enforcement Program

Goodbye, Secure Communities. Hello, Priority Enforcement Program

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 8:57PM

S-Comm has long been blasted as reaching too far. Will PEP-Comm be better?

Topics: /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

Kristina Wong: Asian Vaginas Have the Power to End Racism (NSFW) Play

Kristina Wong: Asian Vaginas Have the Power to End Racism (NSFW)

by Jamilah King on November 21 2014, 4:28PM

Or not?

Topics: Culture

DOJ Releases Holder Video Statement Ahead of Wilson Indictment Decision

DOJ Releases Holder Video Statement Ahead of Wilson Indictment Decision

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 3:34PM

One area district closes schools next week ahead of an anticipated decision.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Toni Morrison to Colbert: 'There's No Such Thing As Race' Play

Toni Morrison to Colbert: ‘There’s No Such Thing As Race’

by Jamilah King on November 21 2014, 11:43AM

The Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author broke it down.

Topics: Culture

Obama Introduces Deferred Action for Parents, or DAP

Obama Introduces Deferred Action for Parents, or DAP

by Aura Bogado on November 21 2014, 10:57AM

Parents of U.S. citizen children or legal permanent resident children are eligible.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

Big K.R.I.T.'s 'Cadillactica' is Rightfully the No.1 Hip-Hop Album in America

Big K.R.I.T.’s ‘Cadillactica’ is Rightfully the No.1 Hip-Hop Album in America

by Jamilah King on November 21 2014, 10:46AM

Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the album.

Topics: Culture

Obama's Immigration Order, Bill Cosby, Facebook and Unions

Obama’s Immigration Order, Bill Cosby, Facebook and Unions

by Jamilah King on November 21 2014, 10:03AM

This is what I’m reading up on.

Topics: /NOW

Ferguson's 'Lost Voices' Speak [VIDEO] Play

Ferguson’s ‘Lost Voices’ Speak [VIDEO]

by Akiba Solomon on November 21 2014, 9:01AM

As the world awaits a grand jury decision in Ferguson, the accidental activists who have camped in the streets since August describe their feelings and preparations to Colorlines.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

A Sobering Infographic for Transgender Day of Remembrance

A Sobering Infographic for Transgender Day of Remembrance

by Jamilah King on November 20 2014, 3:27PM

Statistics show that trans women of color were the victims of 67 percent of all hate-motivated homicides of LGBT people in 2013.

Topics: /NOW

The Obama Years, in Two Budget Charts

The Obama Years, in Two Budget Charts

by Kai Wright on November 20 2014, 2:32PM

States have relied largely on the feds to serve their residents and avoid fiscal collapse.

Topics: Economy, /NOW