Global Affairs

More than 1,000 Black Activists Sign Statement of Support for Palestine

by Kenrya Rankin Naasel on Aug 18, 2015 4:20PM

And they call for the U.S. government to cut diplomatic and economic aid to Israel.

Topics: /NOW, Police Violence, History, Politics, Global Affairs

ICYMI: This 2-Year-Old DJ Could Crush at Your Local Club

by Sameer Rao on Jul 28, 2015 4:11PM

Check out this video of the 2-year-old DJ you should keep your eye on. 

Topics: /NOW, Arts & Culture, Global Affairs

VIDEO: Check Out President Obama's Final 'Daily Show' Conversation with Jon Stewart

by Sameer Rao on Jul 22, 2015 5:24PM

Obama's episode-long chat, his last with Stewart helming the "Daily Show" desk, touched on climate change, the Iran deal, partisan media, and executive orders against Stewart's departure. 

Topics: /NOW, Society, Media, Politics, Global Affairs, Environment

Edwidge Danticat and Junot Díaz Protest Dominican Republic Expulsions

by on Jun 25, 2015 4:25PM

Danticat, who is from Haiti, and Diaz, who is from the Dominican Republic, joined forces to condemn the D.R.'s ongoing expulsion of natives and residents who can't prove that they have at least one parent with "Dominican blood."

Topics: /NOW, Arts & Culture, Immigration, Politics, Global Affairs

How to Fight a Deadly Caste System

by Asam S. Ahmad on Apr 21, 2015 9:30AM

As the first annual Dalit History Month winds down, Dalit-American organizer Thenmozhi Soundarajan talks about the twin evils of caste and rape, anti-black racism among South Asians, and how young women are powering the anti-caste movement.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Global Affairs, History

'Black Lives Matter' Goes International

by Julianne Hing on Jan 30, 2015 11:00AM

Black Lives Matter and other U.S. groups fighting racist police and vigilante violence are taking their message around the globe. Their latest stop: the United Kingdom

Topics: Criminal Justice, Global Affairs

Video: Black Lives Matter Delegation Visits Palestine

by Julianne Hing on Jan 16, 2015 1:45PM

And stages a solidarity demonstration in Nazareth.

Topics: /NOW, Global Affairs, Police Violence

What The World Sees In Ferguson; U.N. Secretary General Urges Restraint

by Carla Murphy on Aug 19, 2014 11:26AM

Timing of Ferguson protests coincides with international review in Geneva of U.S. progress on eliminating racism

Topics: /NOW, Global Affairs, Police Violence

Why I Skipped the White House's Ramadan Dinner

by Asraa Mustufa on Jul 23, 2014 7:00AM

Samer Khalaf, president of the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, details why he called for a boycott of the high-profie iftar at the White House.

Topics: Global Affairs

Where Slavery Still Exists

by Carla Murphy on Feb 24, 2014 10:31AM

An around-the-world look.

Topics: /NOW, Global Affairs