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A Concise History of U.S. Divestment in Black Men [VIDEO]

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Google's Latino-Targeted Domain, .SOY, Inspires Frustration, Confusion

Google’s Latino-Targeted Domain, .SOY, Inspires Frustration, Confusion

by Aura Bogado on October 22 2014, 3:40PM

Can the corporation do right by marketing a new top-level domain?

Topics: /NOW, Media

Study: Where Stop-and-Frisk Goes, Trauma Follows

Study: Where Stop-and-Frisk Goes, Trauma Follows

by Julianne Hing on October 22 2014, 2:14PM

In the first survey of young men on stop-and-frisk’s impact on their mental health.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Health, /NOW

Jersey School District Apologizes for Elementary School Ebola Panic

Jersey School District Apologizes for Elementary School Ebola Panic

by Aura Bogado on October 22 2014, 2:03PM

Two children from Rwanda—which is Ebola-free—have yet to start the school year.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Dee Rees Talks About What Inspired Her Bessie Smith Biopic

Dee Rees Talks About What Inspired Her Bessie Smith Biopic

by Jamilah King on October 22 2014, 1:11PM

It’s been three years since the director debuted her critically acclaimed film “Pariah” at the Sundance Film Festival.

Topics: Culture

Little League Star Mo'ne Davis Stars in World Series Ad

Little League Star Mo’ne Davis Stars in World Series Ad

by Jamilah King on October 22 2014, 12:30PM

The 13-year-old pitcher took center stage during World Series programming.

Topics: Culture

Dear White People's Naomi Ko: 'People Don't Think Asian-Americans Are Capable of Protest'

Dear White People’s Naomi Ko: ‘People Don’t Think Asian-Americans Are Capable of Protest’

by Jamilah King on October 22 2014, 12:14PM

The Korean-American actress wants to challenge the model minority myth.

Topics: Culture

The NBA's Official Anthem This Season is by Kendrick Lamar

The NBA’s Official Anthem This Season is by Kendrick Lamar

by Jamilah King on October 22 2014, 11:58AM

The Compton rapper scored a huge endorsement.

Topics: Culture

Leslie Jones on SNL Promotion: 'Get Ready' Play

Leslie Jones on SNL Promotion: ‘Get Ready’

by Jamilah King on October 22 2014, 11:41AM

The show just added another black woman to its cast.

Topics: Culture

North Korea Releases Ohio Man, McDonald's Still in Decline, FTC's New Chief Technologist

North Korea Releases Ohio Man, McDonald’s Still in Decline, FTC’s New Chief Technologist

by Aura Bogado on October 22 2014, 10:01AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

6 Ways the White House Can Help Truly Keep Our Brothers

6 Ways the White House Can Help Truly Keep Our Brothers

by Imara Jones on October 22 2014, 8:06AM

Let’s get specific about what the Obama administration can do in the next two years to fix generations worth of divestment in black men.

Topics: Economy