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Goya Foods Ready to Bring Latino Food to the Rest of America

Goya Foods Ready to Bring Latino Food to the Rest of America

by Julianne Hing on October 24 2014, 4:53PM

Tracking the growth of Goya Foods, and the Latino population alongside it.

Topics: How We Eat, /NOW, Society

Watch Spike Lee's Documentary on Mo'ne Davis Play

Watch Spike Lee’s Documentary on Mo’ne Davis

by Jamilah King on October 24 2014, 2:45PM

It gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the teenager’s path to stardom at last summer’s Little League World Series.

Topics: Culture

 Eric Holder Doesn't Like the Leaks Coming From Ferguson

Eric Holder Doesn’t Like the Leaks Coming From Ferguson

by Julianne Hing on October 24 2014, 12:40PM

He’s “exasperated.”

Topics: Criminal Justice

Native Appropriations Reminds You: Don't Dress up Like an Indian on Halloween

Native Appropriations Reminds You: Don’t Dress up Like an Indian on Halloween

by Aura Bogado on October 24 2014, 12:03PM

This collection of eight posts should resolve any confusion you may still have about this.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Native Affairs, /NOW

Lupe Fiasco Releases New Track 'Haile Selassie' Feat. Nikki Jean

Lupe Fiasco Releases New Track ‘Haile Selassie’ Feat. Nikki Jean

by Jamilah King on October 24 2014, 12:02PM

He’s gearing up for a new mixtape.

Topics: Culture

Roxane Gay: White Men Don't Get Same Level of Online Harassment as People of Color

Roxane Gay: White Men Don’t Get Same Level of Online Harassment as People of Color

by Jamilah King on October 24 2014, 10:37AM

The author talks about the whirlwind of a year she’s had since publishing her first collection of essays.

Topics: Culture

NYC Ebola Case, Border Deaths Drop, Amazon's Stock Plunge

NYC Ebola Case, Border Deaths Drop, Amazon’s Stock Plunge

by Aura Bogado on October 24 2014, 10:03AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

New York City Council Wants To Tackle City's Intense School Segregation

New York City Council Wants To Tackle City’s Intense School Segregation

by Carla Murphy on October 23 2014, 4:27PM

Country’s largest school district is among its most racially segregated

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Racial Diversity Among America's Working Artists Virtually Non-Existent

Racial Diversity Among America’s Working Artists Virtually Non-Existent

by Jamilah King on October 23 2014, 2:28PM

It’s hard to make a living off of your art, but that’s especially true for artists of color.

Topics: Culture

Expert Who Analyzed Leaked Mike Brown Autopsy Report Says She Was Taken Out of Context

Expert Who Analyzed Leaked Mike Brown Autopsy Report Says She Was Taken Out of Context

by Carla Murphy on October 23 2014, 1:00PM

“You cannot interpret autopsy reports in a vacuum,” says forensic pathologist

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW