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Queer and Trans Latinos Reclaim Their History for Hispanic Heritage Month Play

Queer and Trans Latinos Reclaim Their History for Hispanic Heritage Month

by Jamilah King on September 18 2014, 12:33PM

Honor 41’s video series wants to right the wrongs of the past.

Topics: Culture

Watch Imara Jones on 'Caffeine TV' Debut Play

Watch Imara Jones on ‘Caffeine TV’ Debut

by Jamilah King on September 18 2014, 10:45AM

If you like his take on race and economic justice on Colorlines, tune in!

Topics: Culture, Economic Justice

NYPD Officer Suspended After Video Shows Him Kicking Street Vendor Play

NYPD Officer Suspended After Video Shows Him Kicking Street Vendor

by Jamilah King on September 18 2014, 10:15AM

The officer’s name hasn’t been made public.

Topics: /NOW

High School Teachers Remake Chris Brown Song, Make it Awesome [VIDEO] Play

High School Teachers Remake Chris Brown Song, Make it Awesome [VIDEO]

by Jamilah King on September 17 2014, 11:36AM

Meet the teachers of San Francisco’s Leadership High School.

Topics: Culture

Ai-jen Poo, Terrance Hayes and Khaled Mattawa Among MacArthur Geniuses

Ai-jen Poo, Terrance Hayes and Khaled Mattawa Among MacArthur Geniuses

by Jamilah King on September 17 2014, 10:15AM

Here’s more about the winners of color.

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

L'Orange's Video With Rapper Blu for 'Need You' is Gorgeous

L’Orange’s Video With Rapper Blu for ‘Need You’ is Gorgeous

by Jamilah King on September 12 2014, 2:50PM

It’s a perfect for a song about love.

Topics: Culture

Watch: Thundercat's New Video for 'Tron Song' Play

Watch: Thundercat’s New Video for ‘Tron Song’

by Jamilah King on September 12 2014, 10:13AM

The experimental bassist strikes again.

Topics: Culture

Watch Janelle Monáe Perform 'The Power of Yet' on Sesame Street [VIDEO] Play

Watch Janelle Monáe Perform ‘The Power of Yet’ on Sesame Street [VIDEO]

by Jamilah King on September 11 2014, 11:03AM

Everyone’s in tuxedos!

Topics: Culture

The Hip-Hop Hustle, Then and Now [VIDEO] Play

The Hip-Hop Hustle, Then and Now [VIDEO]

by Jay Smooth on September 10 2014, 7:00AM

Jay Smooth talks with the pioneering artists who first sold mix tapes on the streets of New York City, and with a young crew that’s trying to recreate that success today.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Life Cycles of Inequity

Here's 11-Year-Old Serena Williams Playing Tennis With Sister Venus Play

Here’s 11-Year-Old Serena Williams Playing Tennis With Sister Venus

by Jamilah King on September 8 2014, 11:08AM

She’s put in a lifetime of work.

Topics: Culture

Watch Jay Z's 33-Second Video to Celebrate Beyoncé's 33rd Bithday Play

Watch Jay Z’s 33-Second Video to Celebrate Beyoncé’s 33rd Bithday

by Jamilah King on September 5 2014, 10:48AM

And she twerks!

Topics: Culture

Kinda Racist? Try Diet Racism [Video]

Kinda Racist? Try Diet Racism [Video]

by Jamilah King on September 2 2014, 10:06AM

Bigotry never tasted so good.

Topics: Culture

The DJ Behind L.A.'s Low End Theory Talks Avant-Garde Hip-Hop Play

The DJ Behind L.A.’s Low End Theory Talks Avant-Garde Hip-Hop

by Jamilah King on August 29 2014, 2:31PM

The party is a weekly that served a proving ground for acts like Flying Lotus.

Topics: Culture

Watch Rebel Diaz Talk to Ana Tijoux About Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing' Play

Watch Rebel Diaz Talk to Ana Tijoux About Spike Lee’s ‘Do the Right Thing’

by Jamilah King on August 14 2014, 12:44PM

It blew her mind when she was 12.

Topics: Culture

Star of Oscar-Winning Short Doc Shares Immigration News Play

Star of Oscar-Winning Short Doc Shares Immigration News

by Jamilah King on August 11 2014, 2:12PM

She’ll now be able to travel to Mexico to see family she hasn’t seen in more than 15 years. Here’s how.

Topics: Culture

La Santa Cecilia's 'Strawberry Fields Forever' Looks at Migrant Work

La Santa Cecilia’s ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ Looks at Migrant Work

by Jamilah King on August 8 2014, 11:03AM

The Grammy-winning band took it way back.

Topics: Culture

Azealia Banks' First Post-Label Music Video is Dope Play

Azealia Banks’ First Post-Label Music Video is Dope

by Jamilah King on August 8 2014, 10:52AM

The video was directed by by Rob Soucy and Nick Ace.

Topics: Culture

Brittney Griner Talks About Living in China Play

Brittney Griner Talks About Living in China

by Jamilah King on August 6 2014, 11:02AM

The WNBA star spent the off-season playing professionally for the Zhejiang Golden Bulls.

Topics: Culture

Venus X, Álvaro Díaz Talk Music, 'Latino Double Consciousness' Play

Venus X, Álvaro Díaz Talk Music, ‘Latino Double Consciousness’

by Jamilah King on August 6 2014, 10:18AM

Countless DJs and emcees have sampled sounds from across the globe thanks to the accessibility of online beats.

Topics: Culture

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