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Troops to West Africa to Battle Ebola, U2 New Album Already on Your iPhone, Space Taxis

Troops to West Africa to Battle Ebola, U2 New Album Already on Your iPhone, Space Taxis

by Aura Bogado on September 16 2014, 9:54AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Michel Martin Gets Her Own Live Show With NPR

Michel Martin Gets Her Own Live Show With NPR

by Jamilah King on September 15 2014, 3:36PM

She’s coming to a city near you.

Topics: Culture

Watch: Sherman Alexie Wants His Books Banned -- Here's Why

Watch: Sherman Alexie Wants His Books Banned — Here’s Why

by Jamilah King on September 15 2014, 2:09PM

On censorship in America

Topics: Culture

There's a New Literary Journal for Queer Poets of Color

There’s a New Literary Journal for Queer Poets of Color

by Jamilah King on September 15 2014, 1:00PM

And it’s not trying to be apolitical.

Topics: Culture

Richard Rodriguez Talks About the American Dream for Immigrants

Richard Rodriguez Talks About the American Dream for Immigrants

by Jamilah King on September 15 2014, 11:05AM

It wasn’t a native-born idea, he says.

Topics: Culture

Scots Prepare for Referendum, Obamacare's New Obstacles, 'Swatting' Rival Gamers

Scots Prepare for Referendum, Obamacare’s New Obstacles, ‘Swatting’ Rival Gamers

by Aura Bogado on September 15 2014, 10:00AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Viola Davis Talks Colorism and the Mammy Roles in Hollywood

Viola Davis Talks Colorism and the Mammy Roles in Hollywood

by Jamilah King on September 15 2014, 10:00AM

The actress talked at length with the New York Times about her new starring role on “How to Get Away With Murder.”

Topics: Culture

Everything You Need to Know About Michael Brown's Juvie Record

Everything You Need to Know About Michael Brown’s Juvie Record

by Aura Bogado on September 12 2014, 4:43PM

It’s all in this open lette.r

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Policing the Police: A Brief History

Policing the Police: A Brief History

by Carla Murphy on September 12 2014, 3:51PM

A look back at police reforms in three cities shows mixed results

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

'Orange is the New Black' Adds Another Black Corrections Officer

‘Orange is the New Black’ Adds Another Black Corrections Officer

by Jamilah King on September 12 2014, 2:51PM

Get ready for season three.

Topics: Culture