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Call for Immigrant Rights Advocates to Boycott White House Meetings

Call for Immigrant Rights Advocates to Boycott White House Meetings

by Aura Bogado on July 25 2014, 5:36PM

Some grassroots undocumented activists are shunning mainstream groups

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

'Hogtying' of Inmates Raises Alarm About Nevada Juvenile Detention Conditions

‘Hogtying’ of Inmates Raises Alarm About Nevada Juvenile Detention Conditions

by Julianne Hing on July 25 2014, 3:29PM

More than one in four incarcerated youth say they’ve been physically restrained before.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Brooklyn's MoCADA Is Asking Its Community for Help

Brooklyn’s MoCADA Is Asking Its Community for Help

by Jamilah King on July 25 2014, 1:00PM

The museum of contemporary African art is raising funds to stay afloat.

Topics: Culture

Palestinian Artist's Show Opens Without Him in New York

Palestinian Artist’s Show Opens Without Him in New York

by Aura Bogado on July 25 2014, 12:07PM

Khaled Jarrar’s ‘No Exit’ deals with the artist’s reality

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Listen: Otis Brown's 'The Thought of You Part 1' Feat. Bilal

Listen: Otis Brown’s ‘The Thought of You Part 1’ Feat. Bilal

by Jamilah King on July 25 2014, 11:00AM

The album is available for pre-order on iTunes.

Topics: Culture

Remembering Jazz Greats in 'Last Stop on the 4 Train' Play

Remembering Jazz Greats in ‘Last Stop on the 4 Train’

by Jamilah King on July 25 2014, 10:30AM

A trip to visit the final resting place of some of the genre’s greatest musicians.

Topics: Culture

Palestinian 'Day of Rage,' Central American Presidents at White House and Google Acquiring Twitch

Palestinian ‘Day of Rage,’ Central American Presidents at White House and Google Acquiring Twitch

by Aura Bogado on July 25 2014, 9:48AM

Some news I’m reading this morning

Topics: /NOW

Dept. of Ed Probes Complaint That Newark School Closures Racially Discriminate

Dept. of Ed Probes Complaint That Newark School Closures Racially Discriminate

by Julianne Hing on July 24 2014, 5:07PM

Black students are just 53 percent of Newark students but 73 percent of those whose schools were shut in 2011-2012.

Topics: /NOW

It's Finally Here: Watch the Trailer for Aaron McGruder's 'Black Jesus'

It’s Finally Here: Watch the Trailer for Aaron McGruder’s ‘Black Jesus’

by Jamilah King on July 24 2014, 2:57PM

The show premieres on August 7.

Topics: Culture

Watch This Woman Perform a Monologue to Beyonce's 'Single Ladies' Play

Watch This Woman Perform a Monologue to Beyonce’s ‘Single Ladies’

by Jamilah King on July 24 2014, 2:33PM

Nina Millin and The Beyoncélogues FTW!

Topics: Culture