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[Video] What 'Ferguson' Means for Black Men, Ages 5 to 50

[Video] What ‘Ferguson’ Means for Black Men, Ages 5 to 50

by Carla Murphy on March 4 2015, 5:19PM

Like today’s DOJ’s Ferguson report, not too many surprises, here

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

'Fresh Off the Boat': Eddie's School Bus Travails

‘Fresh Off the Boat’: Eddie’s School Bus Travails

by Julianne Hing on March 4 2015, 5:13PM

A middle schooler’s valiant attempts to woo a crush.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Eric Holder Blasts Ferguson's 'Disturbing' Pattern of Racial Bias

Eric Holder Blasts Ferguson’s ‘Disturbing’ Pattern of Racial Bias

by Julianne Hing on March 4 2015, 4:08PM

Little surprise here.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Man Charged in Beating Death of Islan Nettles in New York City

Man Charged in Beating Death of Islan Nettles in New York City

by Jamilah King on March 4 2015, 11:56AM

The charges cap an often frustrating 18-month investigation into the beating death of the 21-year-old, black transwoman.

Topics: /NOW

Taraji P. Henson's Big Year Just Keeps Getting Better

Taraji P. Henson’s Big Year Just Keeps Getting Better

by Jamilah King on March 4 2015, 10:40AM

The Oscar-nominated actress got more big news this week.

Topics: Culture

Obamacare at the Supreme Court, Tsarnaev Trial, Zombie Outbreak Study

Obamacare at the Supreme Court, Tsarnaev Trial, Zombie Outbreak Study

by Aura Bogado on March 4 2015, 10:16AM

Some of today’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

Janet Mock to Anna Holmes: 'I Am Completely In Tune With Myself' Play

Janet Mock to Anna Holmes: ‘I Am Completely In Tune With Myself’

by Jamilah King on March 3 2015, 10:58AM

She opens up about her journey since coming out to the world.

Topics: Culture

New Nina Simone Film Will Be Available on Netflix This Summer Play

New Nina Simone Film Will Be Available on Netflix This Summer

by Jamilah King on March 3 2015, 10:47AM

Mark your calendars.

Topics: Culture

Free Pancakes, Netanyahu Speech, Hillary Clinton's Personal Email Account

Free Pancakes, Netanyahu Speech, Hillary Clinton’s Personal Email Account

by Aura Bogado on March 3 2015, 10:00AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Tamir Rice's Family Responds to Cleveland Court Filing

Tamir Rice’s Family Responds to Cleveland Court Filing

by Julianne Hing on March 2 2015, 6:36PM

Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson apologized for the city’s “insensitivity.”

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW