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Video: The War on Drugs and War on Immigrants Are Intertwined

Video: The War on Drugs and War on Immigrants Are Intertwined

by Julianne Hing on July 24 2014, 11:49AM

The criminalization of black and immigrant communities uniquely impacts one oft-ignored group: black immigrants.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW

Actress Emily Rios Talks About Coming Out to Her Mexican Family

Actress Emily Rios Talks About Coming Out to Her Mexican Family

by Jamilah King on July 24 2014, 10:31AM

The actress says she’s proud to take on queer roles.

Topics: Culture

This Is What James Baldwin Wrote About Israel and Palestine in 1979

This Is What James Baldwin Wrote About Israel and Palestine in 1979

by Jamilah King on July 24 2014, 10:18AM

“Jews and Palestinians know of broken promises.”

Topics: Culture

Eric Garner and Spike Lee's 'Do the Right Thing'

Eric Garner and Spike Lee’s ‘Do the Right Thing’

by Jamilah King on July 24 2014, 10:07AM

What’s become clear in the aftermath of Eric Garner’s death is that NYPD chokeholds, though officially banned, happen all too often.

Topics: Culture

Missing Air Algérie Flight, Israel Attacks U.N. School in Gaza, and #TimeTitles

Missing Air Algérie Flight, Israel Attacks U.N. School in Gaza, and #TimeTitles

by Aura Bogado on July 24 2014, 10:00AM

The news I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

Saul Williams Opens Up About 'Holler If You Hear Me' on Broadway

Saul Williams Opens Up About ‘Holler If You Hear Me’ on Broadway

by Jamilah King on July 23 2014, 1:08PM

He was quick to talk about the play’s successes.

Topics: Culture

Civil Rights Groups Challenge Texas City's Attempt to Bar Child Migrants

Civil Rights Groups Challenge Texas City’s Attempt to Bar Child Migrants

by Julianne Hing on July 23 2014, 12:48PM

A Texas town cannot accept federal money and use it to discriminate against children at the same time, says the complaint.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

African Dances, From A-Z: The Best Thing on the Internet Right Now Play

African Dances, From A-Z: The Best Thing on the Internet Right Now

by Jamilah King on July 23 2014, 12:07PM

Because it’s Tuesday, and we all need something fierce to look at, watch this awesome video of contemporary African dances.

Topics: Culture

A Look at the U.S. Marches Calling for and End to Violence in Gaza

A Look at the U.S. Marches Calling for and End to Violence in Gaza

by Jamilah King on July 23 2014, 11:32AM

Thousands of people have taken to the streets to call for an end to the violence that’s claimed more than 600 Palestinian lives.

Topics: Culture

U.N. Suggests Israeli War Crimes, Ukrainian Jets Down and Eric Garner's Funeral

U.N. Suggests Israeli War Crimes, Ukrainian Jets Down and Eric Garner’s Funeral

by Aura Bogado on July 23 2014, 10:00AM

Some of the news I’m reading this morning

Topics: /NOW