Race Affected Loretta Lynch's Confirmation, Says Her Father

by Julianne Hing on Apr 24, 2015 3:06PM

The father of the new U.S. Attorney General speaks.

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Jada Pinkett Smith Wants Hillary Clinton to Directly Address the Concerns of Black Women

by Qimmah Saafir on Apr 24, 2015 2:48PM

The actress will vote for Clinton if she can reconcile the exclusionary legacy of white feminists. 

Topics: /NOW, Environment, Politics

Native American Actors Leave Set of Adam Sandler's 'Satire'

by Qimmah Saafir on Apr 24, 2015 11:35AM

Not everyone finds racism funny. 

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Armenian Genocide, Westerners Killed in U.S. Drone Strike, Comcast Nixes Deal

by Aura Bogado on Apr 24, 2015 9:52AM

Some of Friday's big stories

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What Happens for Troubled Cop Agencies After the Federal Government Leaves Town?

by Julianne Hing on Apr 23, 2015 4:54PM

A story of limited political will and limited federal power.

Topics: /NOW, Criminal Justice

Confirmed: Loretta Lynch, Attorney General

by Aura Bogado on Apr 23, 2015 2:20PM

Lynch will be the first black woman to hold the position

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Cornel West: Dyson Committed 'Character Assassination' in Essay

by Akiba Solomon on Apr 23, 2015 1:10PM

The Union Theological Seminary professor took to Facebook to address "The Ghost of Cornel West," a scathing essay by Georgetown's Michael Eric Dyson. 

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7-Year-Old Wins $16K for Comic About Magic Afro Puffs

by Qimmah Saafir on Apr 23, 2015 11:51AM

A mother-daughter duo combat low self-esteem by creating a comic book.

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Chris Rock Goes in on Major League Baseball in New TV Segment

by Qimmah Saafir on Apr 23, 2015 11:19AM

Rock, who has closed out a new episode of "Real Sports With Bryant Gumble," says MLB should be very afraid about its small number of black players and fans. 

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What Ava DuVernay Told Q-Tip at Their Tribeca Film Fest Event

by Qimmah Saafir on Apr 23, 2015 11:01AM

The hip-hop legend and the indie filmmaker covered prime-time TV, filmmaking with a big studio and making dark skin look beautiful onscreen. 

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