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Texas City to 'Refuse' Refugee Child Migrants

Texas City to ‘Refuse’ Refugee Child Migrants

by Aura Bogado on July 10 2014, 3:23PM

The xenophobia spreads

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

For Asian-American Men, A New Definition of Sexy

For Asian-American Men, A New Definition of Sexy

by Jamilah King on July 10 2014, 1:54PM

Comedian Kristina Wong had some tips for this year’s college grads.

Topics: Culture

For Everyone Who's Tired of Hearing 'Not to be Racist, But...' Play

For Everyone Who’s Tired of Hearing ‘Not to be Racist, But…’

by Jamilah King on July 10 2014, 1:35PM

From the good folks with the upcoming film “Dear White People” comes this short PSA to anyone who’s ever tried to explain away their racism.

Topics: Culture

O.C. Sheriff's Department Admits to Violating TRUST Act

O.C. Sheriff’s Department Admits to Violating TRUST Act

by Aura Bogado on July 10 2014, 1:31PM

Will Samuel Sixtos-Gomez be deported for driving without a license?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Laverne Cox Makes Emmy History

Laverne Cox Makes Emmy History

by Jamilah King on July 10 2014, 1:29PM

She’s the first transgender actress to be nominated for the award.

Topics: Culture

New Doc Looks at Vietnamese Workers in the Nail Industry

New Doc Looks at Vietnamese Workers in the Nail Industry

by Jamilah King on July 10 2014, 10:48AM

“Nailed it” seeks to uncover the fascinating but little known history of Vietnamese immigrants in America’s hazardous beauty industry.

Topics: Culture

ABC Confuses Palestinians for Israelis, FIFA Bans Nigeria, and Disappearing Salamanders

ABC Confuses Palestinians for Israelis, FIFA Bans Nigeria, and Disappearing Salamanders

by Aura Bogado on July 10 2014, 9:48AM

A list of some this morning’s top stories

Topics: /NOW

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Sentenced to 10 Years

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Sentenced to 10 Years

by Aura Bogado on July 9 2014, 1:42PM

He reports to federal prison in September

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Comedian Aamer Rahman Calls His Australian Home a 'Nazi Beach Resort'

Comedian Aamer Rahman Calls His Australian Home a ‘Nazi Beach Resort’

by Jamilah King on July 9 2014, 12:12PM

You might already be familiar with his work as part of the comedy duo “Fear of a Brown Planet.”

Topics: Culture

Take a Trip Through Nigeria's Breakdancing Scene Play

Take a Trip Through Nigeria’s Breakdancing Scene

by Jamilah King on July 9 2014, 11:52AM

It’s long been said that hip-hop is a global phenomenon, and here’s more proof.

Topics: Culture