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ICYMI: Meet the Artist of Color Behind Those 'Stop Telling Women to Smile' Posters

ICYMI: Meet the Artist of Color Behind Those ‘Stop Telling Women to Smile’ Posters

by Jamilah King on October 30 2014, 2:15PM

Brooklyn-based artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh has taken her anti-street harassment message nationwide.

Topics: Culture

Is Your Halloween Costume Racist? Check This Flowchart

Is Your Halloween Costume Racist? Check This Flowchart

by Jamilah King on October 30 2014, 11:48AM

Don’t be a jerk.

Topics: Culture

Ebola Quarantine Showdown in Maine, Tim Cook Comes Out, Giants Win World Series

Ebola Quarantine Showdown in Maine, Tim Cook Comes Out, Giants Win World Series

by Aura Bogado on October 30 2014, 9:59AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Powerful Short Film Captures High School Football Team in Oakland's 'Kill Zone'

Powerful Short Film Captures High School Football Team in Oakland’s ‘Kill Zone’

by Jamilah King on October 29 2014, 3:43PM

Follow the new coach of Castlemont High School’s football team.

Topics: Culture

Rapper Bambu Tackles Minimum Wage on New Album 'Party Worker' Play

Rapper Bambu Tackles Minimum Wage on New Album ‘Party Worker’

by Jamilah King on October 29 2014, 10:30AM

It’s the latest from his new LP “Party Worker.”

Topics: Culture

Diverse Casting Leads to a Wildly Successful Fall for Network TV

Diverse Casting Leads to a Wildly Successful Fall for Network TV

by Jamilah King on October 29 2014, 10:28AM

They’re making history.

Topics: Culture

J-Live Drops Song Against Police Brutality Called 'I Am a Man'

J-Live Drops Song Against Police Brutality Called ‘I Am a Man’

by Jamilah King on October 29 2014, 10:17AM

It’s from the Brooklyn M.C.’s new album “Around the Sun.”

Topics: Culture

Antares Explodes, Peshmerga Fighters Arrive in Turkey, F.B.I. Fakes Seattle Times Story

Antares Explodes, Peshmerga Fighters Arrive in Turkey, F.B.I. Fakes Seattle Times Story

by Aura Bogado on October 29 2014, 10:03AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Watch George Clinton Talk to Questlove About Funk Music Play

Watch George Clinton Talk to Questlove About Funk Music

by Jamilah King on October 28 2014, 2:44PM

Musicheads, get ready!

Topics: Culture

Investigating the Dearth of Black Males Among Science and Math Ph.Ds

Investigating the Dearth of Black Males Among Science and Math Ph.Ds

by Julianne Hing on October 28 2014, 1:14PM

Getting to the root of a longstanding problem.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth