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Junot Díaz Endorses Call to Boycott Israel

Junot Díaz Endorses Call to Boycott Israel

by Aura Bogado on October 21 2014, 4:16PM

The author formally supports a campaign for the “academic and cultural boycott” of Israel.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

One Lawyer Keeps the Pressure On For Criminal Justice Reform

One Lawyer Keeps the Pressure On For Criminal Justice Reform

by Carla Murphy on October 21 2014, 3:16PM

With 2.2 million people incarcerated, Bryan Stevenson keeps asking, Is that what justice looks like?

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Matthew McConaughey Defends Washington, D.C., NFL Team Name

Matthew McConaughey Defends Washington, D.C., NFL Team Name

by Aura Bogado on October 21 2014, 3:15PM

The actor says the logo gives him ‘a little fire and some oomph.’

Topics: Arts & Culture, Native Affairs, /NOW

Picking a Halloween Costume? Watch This Cupcake Tutorial First

Picking a Halloween Costume? Watch This Cupcake Tutorial First

by Aura Bogado on October 21 2014, 2:16PM

‘So ignorantly tasty’

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Oscar De La Renta: 'I Feel Very Lucky That I've Had a Wonderful Life'

Oscar De La Renta: ‘I Feel Very Lucky That I’ve Had a Wonderful Life’

by Jamilah King on October 21 2014, 10:20AM

The 82-year-old designer from the Dominican Republic had become an icon of global fashion.

Topics: Culture

RIP Oscar de la Renta, New Ebola Gear Guidelines, Leslie Jones Joins SNL

RIP Oscar de la Renta, New Ebola Gear Guidelines, Leslie Jones Joins SNL

by Aura Bogado on October 21 2014, 9:50AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

In Georgia, Immigration Frustration May Test Latino Voters' Impact

In Georgia, Immigration Frustration May Test Latino Voters’ Impact

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2014, 3:18PM

Latino voters may voice their frustration by staying home from the polls. Is this more than an election-season threat?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW, Politics

Hari Kondabolu Knows How to Fix the Most Racist Team Name in the NFL Play

Hari Kondabolu Knows How to Fix the Most Racist Team Name in the NFL

by Jamilah King on October 20 2014, 3:16PM

The comedian offers some tongue-in-cheek advice to Washington, D.C. team executives.

Topics: Culture

Tackling Race and Racism in the Latino Community

Tackling Race and Racism in the Latino Community

by Aura Bogado on October 20 2014, 2:30PM

Melissa M. Valle asks important—and recurring—questions

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When Good Union Jobs Were White

When Good Union Jobs Were White

by Carla Murphy on October 20 2014, 2:01PM

Labor is trying to reconcile with its racist past, but is it enough?

Topics: Economy