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This Man Set Fire to a Houston Mosque. Islamic Leaders Forgave Him

This Man Set Fire to a Houston Mosque. Islamic Leaders Forgave Him

by Aura Bogado on February 27 2015, 3:38PM

‘Our Lord is one that forgives’

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Oakland's Answer to Hipster Fixies: Scraper Bikes Play

Oakland’s Answer to Hipster Fixies: Scraper Bikes

by Jamilah King on February 27 2015, 12:06PM

Take a look at some more homegrown Oakland culture.

Topics: Culture

Senate Committee Clears Path for Loretta Lynch

Senate Committee Clears Path for Loretta Lynch

by Carla Murphy on February 27 2015, 10:43AM

Lynch is expected to become the first African-American female attorney general of the United States.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

New Study Debunks Myths of NYC's LGBT Youth Who Trade Sex For Survival

New Study Debunks Myths of NYC’s LGBT Youth Who Trade Sex For Survival

by Jamilah King on February 27 2015, 10:25AM

It’s the first in a series of reports that take an in-depth look at who’s living on New York City’s streets and how they’re surviving.

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Black and Blue Dress, What's Next for Net Neutrality, House of Cards is Back

Black and Blue Dress, What’s Next for Net Neutrality, House of Cards is Back

by Aura Bogado on February 27 2015, 9:58AM

Some of the morning’s big stories

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Prison Rape: One Black 20-Year-Old Shares His Devastating Story

Prison Rape: One Black 20-Year-Old Shares His Devastating Story

by Carla Murphy on February 26 2015, 12:01PM

A look at what happens to very young men serving time in adult prisons.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Actions Planned Nationwide on Third Anniversary of Trayvon Martin's Death

Actions Planned Nationwide on Third Anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s Death

by Jamilah King on February 26 2015, 11:16AM

It’s been a particularly difficult week to mark to the occasion.

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FCC Net Neutrality Vote, Jobless Claims Climb, Ceres's Bright Spot

FCC Net Neutrality Vote, Jobless Claims Climb, Ceres’s Bright Spot

by Aura Bogado on February 26 2015, 9:59AM

Some of the big headlines this morning

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Supreme Court Hears Muslim Woman's Challenge to Abercrombie & Fitch

Supreme Court Hears Muslim Woman’s Challenge to Abercrombie & Fitch

by Julianne Hing on February 25 2015, 4:46PM

The company denied then-17-year-old Samantha Elauf a job because of her headscarf.

Topics: Economy, Labor, /NOW

Doc Film Wants Trans Women to Shout: 'I'm Still Here!' Play

Doc Film Wants Trans Women to Shout: ‘I’m Still Here!’

by Jamilah King on February 25 2015, 3:20PM

Miss Major Griffin-Gracy is a the subject of a forthcoming documentary film.

Topics: Culture