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Why is Jackson on That $20 Bill?

Why is Jackson on That $20 Bill?

by Aura Bogado on March 4 2014, 4:20PM

One writer makes a good case for taking the seventh president off our money.

Topics: Blogs List, Politics

Yes, Cesar Chavez Called Strikebreakers 'Wetbacks'

Yes, Cesar Chavez Called Strikebreakers ‘Wetbacks’

by Aura Bogado on February 28 2014, 3:49PM

Just like everyone else, Chavez had his contradictions.

Topics: Blogs List, History, /NOW

Kendrick Lamar Responds to Macklemore

Kendrick Lamar Responds to Macklemore

by Aura Bogado on January 31 2014, 5:47PM

It might surprise you.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Blogs List

After Toddler Thug Video, Federal Lawsuit Draws More Attention to Omaha Police

After Toddler Thug Video, Federal Lawsuit Draws More Attention to Omaha Police

by Carla Murphy on January 10 2014, 10:05AM

Federal lawsuit filed by the ACLU this Monday alleges excessive force against OPD

Topics: Blogs List, Criminal Justice, /NOW

Life Without Parole for Selling a $10 Bag of Weed

Life Without Parole for Selling a $10 Bag of Weed

by Carla Murphy on December 2 2013, 2:34PM

The legacy of “tough on crime” policies lives on

Topics: Blogs List, Criminal Justice, /NOW

Federal Judge Says His Voter ID Approval Was a Mistake, Then Takes it Back

Federal Judge Says His Voter ID Approval Was a Mistake, Then Takes it Back

by Brentin Mock on October 28 2013, 11:19AM

A federal judge says he made a mistake when he gave voter ID laws a legal green light, but is now pumping the brakes.

Topics: Blogs List, Voting Rights, /NOW, Politics