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Regulating E-cigarettes, Avril Lavigne's Racist Music Video, New Migraine Drugs

Regulating E-cigarettes, Avril Lavigne’s Racist Music Video, New Migraine Drugs

by Aura Bogado on April 24 2014, 9:37AM

Here’s what I’m reading up on this morning.

Topics: /NOW

The FCC May Change How the Internet Works, Which Sucks For You

The FCC May Change How the Internet Works, Which Sucks For You

by Jamilah King on April 24 2014, 9:13AM

And people of color stand to lose big.

Topics: Culture

Pharrell Puts a Dark-Skinned Woman on New Single Cover

Pharrell Puts a Dark-Skinned Woman on New Single Cover

by Jamilah King on April 24 2014, 9:12AM

See? He listens to his critics.

Topics: Culture

HBE's 'City Living' Video is Here and it's Beautiful

HBE’s ‘City Living’ Video is Here and it’s Beautiful

by Aura Bogado on April 23 2014, 2:13PM

The eight Cohran brothers known as the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble do this video exceptionally well.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Justice Sotomayor's Beautiful Schuette Dissent: 'Race Matters'

Justice Sotomayor’s Beautiful Schuette Dissent: ‘Race Matters’

by Julianne Hing on April 23 2014, 12:23PM

As if you didn’t already have enough reason to love this wise Latina.

Topics: Affirmative Action, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Lupita Nyong'o Named to People Magazine's 'Most Beautiful'

Lupita Nyong’o Named to People Magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful’

by Jamilah King on April 23 2014, 11:08AM

Things just keep getting better for the year’s breakout star.

Topics: Culture

The Most Telling Photos From the NYPD's Epic Twitter Fail

The Most Telling Photos From the NYPD’s Epic Twitter Fail

by Jamilah King on April 23 2014, 10:47AM

#MyNYPD didn’t go over so well.

Topics: Culture

Sherpa Walkout, #MyNYPD, Lupita Nyong'o is the Most Beautiful

Sherpa Walkout, #MyNYPD, Lupita Nyong’o is the Most Beautiful

by Aura Bogado on April 23 2014, 9:45AM

Here’s what I’m catching up on this morning.

Topics: /NOW

Letter to W.E.B. DuBois Sheds Light on Dalit Leader's Global Vision

Letter to W.E.B. DuBois Sheds Light on Dalit Leader’s Global Vision

by Akiba Solomon on April 22 2014, 4:12PM

B.R. Ambedkar, the preiminent leader of India’s Dalits, saw similarities between the treatment of his people and African-Americans.

Topics: History, /NOW

Puerto Rico's Transgender Community Hits the Big Screen at Tribeca Play

Puerto Rico’s Transgender Community Hits the Big Screen at Tribeca

by Jamilah King on April 22 2014, 3:51PM

A new film made its debut at the festival this week.

Topics: Culture