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Biggie, Nas, Outkast: A Visual Guide to 1994's Best Hip-Hop Albums

Biggie, Nas, Outkast: A Visual Guide to 1994’s Best Hip-Hop Albums

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

Was it one of music’s best years? Easily.

Topics: Culture

Donation Pages for Officer Darren Wilson Suddenly Closed This Weekend

Donation Pages for Officer Darren Wilson Suddenly Closed This Weekend

by Carla Murphy on September 2 2014, 11:03AM

No explanation has been given. More than $400,000 was raised.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

CeeLo Green: It's Not Rape If the Victim Is Unconscious

CeeLo Green: It’s Not Rape If the Victim Is Unconscious

by Jamilah King on September 2 2014, 10:25AM

The singer decided to make a bad situation even worse.

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

U.S. Airstrike in Somalia, Israeli Land Grab, Cantor Takes Wall Street Job

U.S. Airstrike in Somalia, Israeli Land Grab, Cantor Takes Wall Street Job

by Aura Bogado on September 2 2014, 10:00AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Obama Suggests He Won't Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

Obama Suggests He Won’t Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 4:10PM

Immigration enforcement could actually get tougher until then

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

The High Price of Gun Violence

The High Price of Gun Violence

by Carla Murphy on August 29 2014, 3:48PM

Tax payers pay; a relatively few number of communities suffer

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

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

Weekend Read: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Education and Segregation

Weekend Read: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Education and Segregation

by Carla Murphy on August 29 2014, 2:18PM

There was no difference in work ethic, Coates writes, but my classmates had something over me

Topics: /NOW, Society

15 Photos to Remember Hurricane Katrina

15 Photos to Remember Hurricane Katrina

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 1:12PM

It’s been nine years since Katrina struck the Gulf Coast

Topics: /NOW, Society