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Hillary Clinton Actually Says Something Meaningful About Ferguson and Racism

Hillary Clinton Actually Says Something Meaningful About Ferguson and Racism

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 5:11PM

“Losing a child is every parent’s greatest fear and an unimaginable loss.”

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Ferguson Update: Audio of Michael Brown Shooting Authenticated

Ferguson Update: Audio of Michael Brown Shooting Authenticated

by Carla Murphy on August 28 2014, 4:13PM

The audio, in which a pause between shots can be heard, could be a critical piece of evidence

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Ousted High-Ranking Official: Border Patrol has Become a 'Paramilitary Force'

Ousted High-Ranking Official: Border Patrol has Become a ‘Paramilitary Force’

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 2:40PM

Twenty eighy unarmed migrants have died at the hands of U.S. Customs and Border Protection since 2010—and not one agent has faced criminal charges in the killings. Two months ago, the Border Patrol’s head of internal affairs, James F. Tomsheck,…

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

New Report Tracks Discrimination Against California's Muslims

New Report Tracks Discrimination Against California’s Muslims

by Carla Murphy on August 28 2014, 2:08PM

And those perceived to “look Muslim” too

Topics: /NOW, Society

Hip-Hop's Biggest Names Release Song After Ferguson: 'Don't Shoot'

Hip-Hop’s Biggest Names Release Song After Ferguson: ‘Don’t Shoot’

by Jamilah King on August 28 2014, 1:36PM

It’s dedicated to Mike Brown.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Ta-Nehisi Coates' New Book Club To Tackle Mass Incarceration

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ New Book Club To Tackle Mass Incarceration

by Carla Murphy on August 28 2014, 1:10PM

Michelle Alexander’s “The New Jim Crow” is up first.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

CeCe McDonald Talks About the Bullying That Pushed Her Out of School

CeCe McDonald Talks About the Bullying That Pushed Her Out of School

by Jamilah King on August 28 2014, 12:25PM

She was one of thousands of students of color who faced bullying and harassment in school.

Topics: Culture

Black Oakland City Workers Find Noose on Truck

Black Oakland City Workers Find Noose on Truck

by Aura Bogado on August 28 2014, 11:36AM

Workers say racial tensions are high at the city work yard.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Black Ex-Police Chief May Become Missouri's Top Cop

Black Ex-Police Chief May Become Missouri’s Top Cop

by Carla Murphy on August 28 2014, 10:57AM

If confirmed, Darren Isom would be the only African-American in Gov. Jay Nixon’s cabinet

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

Lifetime Fails Its Awful Mission to Bring Out the 'Strong Black Woman' in White Women

Lifetime Fails Its Awful Mission to Bring Out the ‘Strong Black Woman’ in White Women

by Jamilah King on August 28 2014, 10:27AM

And it doesn’t look like viewers are interested.

Topics: Culture