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Tulsa Deputy Denies His Missing Training Records Were Faked

Tulsa Deputy Denies His Missing Training Records Were Faked

by Julianne Hing on April 17 2015, 4:44PM

The Tulsa Sheriff’s Office cannot locate the paperwork which shows Bates was authorized to carry a firearm.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Art Institute of Chicago Celebrates the 1960s 'Wall of Respect' Mural

Art Institute of Chicago Celebrates the 1960s ‘Wall of Respect’ Mural

by Qimmah Saafir on April 17 2015, 3:49PM

A tribute to black history finally gets its own tribute.

Topics: Arts & Culture, History, /NOW

White Texas Teens Say Sorry for Lynching Freestyle

White Texas Teens Say Sorry for Lynching Freestyle

by Aura Bogado on April 17 2015, 3:12PM

In the epithet-filled recording, two white girls from Grapevine, Tex., are heard rapping about killing black, Mexican and Asian people.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Writer Ayana Byrd: Imagine If Snoop Forcibly Kissed Taylor Swift the Way Madonna Kissed Drake

Writer Ayana Byrd: Imagine If Snoop Forcibly Kissed Taylor Swift the Way Madonna Kissed Drake

by Qimmah Saafir on April 17 2015, 12:27PM

Enough is enough and “no” means no.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Bloomberg Terminals Out, Wikileaks Releases Sony Documents, 'Star Wars' Trailer

Bloomberg Terminals Out, Wikileaks Releases Sony Documents, ‘Star Wars’ Trailer

by Aura Bogado on April 17 2015, 9:55AM

Some of Friday’s big stories

Topics: /NOW

The Wise Words of Slain Activist Catherine Han Montoya

The Wise Words of Slain Activist Catherine Han Montoya

by Akiba Solomon on April 16 2015, 4:12PM

Celebrating the self-described “queer Chicana Korean feminist and Broncos fan” who was killed in her Atlanta home on Monday.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Immigration, /NOW

Time Magazine Unveils 2015's 100 Most Influential People

Time Magazine Unveils 2015’s 100 Most Influential People

by Qimmah Saafir on April 16 2015, 3:39PM

Laverne Cox, Misty Copeland and the “titan” Kanye West are just a few people of color on the list.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Hye Yun Park Drops a New Season of Her Satirical Web Series

Hye Yun Park Drops a New Season of Her Satirical Web Series

by Qimmah Saafir on April 16 2015, 1:40PM

The self-described “Korean Louis C.K.” is back with a second season of her absurd comedy, “Hey Yun: The Web Series.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

[Video] 'Hunger Games' Actress Amandla Stenberg Gives a Crash Course In Cultural (Mis)Appropriation

[Video] ‘Hunger Games’ Actress Amandla Stenberg Gives a Crash Course In Cultural (Mis)Appropriation

by Qimmah Saafir on April 16 2015, 12:42PM

The teen actress shows her stuff in a video she made called “Don’t Cash Crop on My Cornrows.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Time 100, Companies Leave Facebook's Internet.org, Why Knuckles Pop

Time 100, Companies Leave Facebook’s Internet.org, Why Knuckles Pop

by Aura Bogado on April 16 2015, 9:54AM

Some of today’s big headlines

Topics: /NOW