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Black Workers With Advanced Degrees, White Workers With B.A.'s Make Roughly the Same

Black Workers With Advanced Degrees, White Workers With B.A.’s Make Roughly the Same

by Julianne Hing on January 23 2015, 4:44PM

As of 2014.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

ICYMI: Watch Queer and Trans Activists of Color Shut Down San Francisco's Historic Castro

ICYMI: Watch Queer and Trans Activists of Color Shut Down San Francisco’s Historic Castro

by Jamilah King on January 23 2015, 4:36PM

The group marched through the heart of the Castro as part of 96 hours of actions taken to #ReclaimMLK last weekend.

Topics: /NOW

The Race Case Before the Roberts' Supreme Court

The Race Case Before the Roberts’ Supreme Court

by Carla Murphy on January 23 2015, 12:05PM

Decision could affect everything from predatory lending to whether children attend segregated schools

Topics: /NOW, Society

Jay Z on NY Policing: 'Every Single Human Being Matters'

Jay Z on NY Policing: ‘Every Single Human Being Matters’

by Jamilah King on January 23 2015, 12:02PM

But is his statement enough?

Topics: Culture

Native Film Stars John Reddy and Jashaun St. John Named Breakout Sundance Stars

Native Film Stars John Reddy and Jashaun St. John Named Breakout Sundance Stars

by Jamilah King on January 23 2015, 10:11AM

The film is directed by Chinese-American director Chloé Zhao.

Topics: Culture

Saudi Arabia's Changes at the Throne, Rubio 2016, East Coast Prepares for Winter Storm

Saudi Arabia’s Changes at the Throne, Rubio 2016, East Coast Prepares for Winter Storm

by Aura Bogado on January 23 2015, 9:50AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Black McDonald's Workers Fired 'To Get the Ghetto Out,' Lawsuit Alleges

Black McDonald’s Workers Fired ‘To Get the Ghetto Out,’ Lawsuit Alleges

by Julianne Hing on January 22 2015, 2:26PM

The ten plaintiffs have worked a combined 50 years at McDonald’s.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Watch the Trailer for Stanley Nelson's New Documentary on the Black Panthers

Watch the Trailer for Stanley Nelson’s New Documentary on the Black Panthers

by Jamilah King on January 22 2015, 11:33AM

The film premieres at Sundance this week.

Topics: Culture

Laverne Cox, Big Freedia, Angel Haze Among This Year's GLAAD Media Award Nominees

Laverne Cox, Big Freedia, Angel Haze Among This Year’s GLAAD Media Award Nominees

by Jamilah King on January 22 2015, 11:04AM

The awards will be presented this spring in Los Angeles and New York City.

Topics: Culture

Romney and Bush to Meet, Darren Wilson Dodges DOJ Charges, Sundance Kicks Off

Romney and Bush to Meet, Darren Wilson Dodges DOJ Charges, Sundance Kicks Off

by Aura Bogado on January 22 2015, 9:45AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW