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Remembering Selena 20 Years After Her Death

Remembering Selena 20 Years After Her Death

by Qimmah Saafir on March 31 2015, 5:06PM

The Mexican-American pop star’s legacy lives on.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Wife And Brother Allowed to Visit Mumia Abu-Jamal In Critical Care Unit

Wife And Brother Allowed to Visit Mumia Abu-Jamal In Critical Care Unit

by Carla Murphy on March 31 2015, 2:27PM

Sixty-year-old Abu-Jamal was hospitalized early Monday after passing out.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Olympic Champion Gabby Douglas Gets Her Own Show

Olympic Champion Gabby Douglas Gets Her Own Show

by Qimmah Saafir on March 31 2015, 1:00PM

Douglas will train for the 2016 gold with thousands of viewers watching.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Portrait Series

Portrait Series “Indivisible” Explores Multiracial Identities

by Qimmah Saafir on March 31 2015, 12:51PM

Korean and black artist Samantha Wall creates a portrait project to convey what words cannot about racial identity.

Topics: Arts & Culture

'The Wiz' Makes Its Way Back to TV and Broadway

‘The Wiz’ Makes Its Way Back to TV and Broadway

by Qimmah Saafir on March 31 2015, 12:21PM

The hit musical eases on down the road to another revival.

Topics: Arts & Culture

NPR Explores 'The Fear of Black Men in America'

NPR Explores ‘The Fear of Black Men in America’

by Carla Murphy on March 31 2015, 12:08PM

Add your voice to today’s Twitter chat at 12:30pm

Topics: /NOW, Society

Indiana's Discrimination Law, Iran Talks, Trevor Noah's Tweets

Indiana’s Discrimination Law, Iran Talks, Trevor Noah’s Tweets

by Aura Bogado on March 31 2015, 9:54AM

Some of today’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW

Cicely Tyson Shares Gems at 'Black Girls Rock Award Ceremony

Cicely Tyson Shares Gems at ‘Black Girls Rock Award Ceremony

by Qimmah Saafir on March 30 2015, 1:30PM

The legendary actress is here for another generation of women.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Stephanie Sigman to Become the First Mexican Bond Girl

Stephanie Sigman to Become the First Mexican Bond Girl

by Qimmah Saafir on March 30 2015, 10:41AM

The Bond series finally casts another Latina.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Meet Trevor Noah, New Host of 'The Daily Show'

Meet Trevor Noah, New Host of ‘The Daily Show’

by Qimmah Saafir on March 30 2015, 10:24AM

Soweto-born comic has departing host Jon Stewart’s enthusiastic cosign.

Topics: Arts & Culture