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Kristina Wong Takes on Asian Fetishes in 'I'm Asian-American And...' Play

Kristina Wong Takes on Asian Fetishes in ‘I’m Asian-American And…’

by Jamilah King on April 24 2014, 4:58PM

The new series looks hilarious.

Topics: Culture

Watch a Bunch of News Anchors Butcher Lupita Nyong'o's Name

Watch a Bunch of News Anchors Butcher Lupita Nyong’o’s Name

by Jamilah King on April 24 2014, 2:17PM

At this point, it’s just sad.

Topics: Culture

When Police Kill, Should They Judge Themselves?

When Police Kill, Should They Judge Themselves?

by Carla Murphy on April 24 2014, 12:15PM

Wisc. first in the nation to say, no

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Beyoncé, Jason Collins Land Covers for Time's Most Influential People

Beyoncé, Jason Collins Land Covers for Time’s Most Influential People

by Jamilah King on April 24 2014, 10:36AM

Steve McQueen, Pharrell and Kerry Washington also made the list.

Topics: Culture

Regulating E-cigarettes, Avril Lavigne's Racist Music Video, New Migraine Drugs

Regulating E-cigarettes, Avril Lavigne’s Racist Music Video, New Migraine Drugs

by Aura Bogado on April 24 2014, 9:37AM

Here’s what I’m reading up on this morning.

Topics: /NOW

The FCC May Change How the Internet Works, Which Sucks For You

The FCC May Change How the Internet Works, Which Sucks For You

by Jamilah King on April 24 2014, 9:13AM

And people of color stand to lose big.

Topics: Culture

Pharrell Puts a Dark-Skinned Woman on New Single Cover

Pharrell Puts a Dark-Skinned Woman on New Single Cover

by Jamilah King on April 24 2014, 9:12AM

See? He listens to his critics.

Topics: Culture

HBE's 'City Living' Video is Here and it's Beautiful

HBE’s ‘City Living’ Video is Here and it’s Beautiful

by Aura Bogado on April 23 2014, 2:13PM

The eight Cohran brothers known as the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble do this video exceptionally well.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Justice Sotomayor's Beautiful Schuette Dissent: 'Race Matters'

Justice Sotomayor’s Beautiful Schuette Dissent: ‘Race Matters’

by Julianne Hing on April 23 2014, 12:23PM

As if you didn’t already have enough reason to love this wise Latina.

Topics: Affirmative Action, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Lupita Nyong'o Named to People Magazine's 'Most Beautiful'

Lupita Nyong’o Named to People Magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful’

by Jamilah King on April 23 2014, 11:08AM

Things just keep getting better for the year’s breakout star.

Topics: Culture