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Pharrell Apologizes for Sporting a Native Headdress

Pharrell Apologizes for Sporting a Native Headdress

by Jamilah King on June 4 2014, 11:52AM

But Twitter is still decidedly #NOThappy.

Topics: Culture

Navajo Nation Votes Against NFL Team's Racist Name

Navajo Nation Votes Against NFL Team’s Racist Name

by Jamilah King on April 11 2014, 10:36AM

The final authority for the measure rests with the committee of the whole, according to ESPN.

Topics: Culture

Suicide Crisis Continues Among Native Youth on Reservations

Suicide Crisis Continues Among Native Youth on Reservations

by Von Diaz on March 10 2014, 3:50PM

Native youth are more than three times more likely to commit suicide than any other group.

Topics: /NOW, Youth and Race

Cleveland Baseball Team Replaces Chief Wahoo Logo

Cleveland Baseball Team Replaces Chief Wahoo Logo

by Julianne Hing on January 10 2014, 4:20PM

The caricature of the Native-American “chief” isn’t going away completely though.

Topics: /NOW, Sports

Native Tribes Already Feeling the Effects of Government Shutdown

Native Tribes Already Feeling the Effects of Government Shutdown

by Von Diaz on October 3 2013, 12:43PM

Transportation and elder home care have already been suspended for Montana’s Crow Tribe, which saw half of its employed members furloughed due to the government shutdown.

Topics: /NOW

Cleveland's Loss in MLB Playoff Game Made Worse By Fans' Redface

Cleveland’s Loss in MLB Playoff Game Made Worse By Fans’ Redface

by Jamilah King on October 3 2013, 10:04AM

The Cleveland Indians lost to the Tampa Bay Rays in the American League wild-card game Wednesday night. But that’s not the worst part.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Forget 'The Lone Ranger,' Here's a Real Native Film

Forget ‘The Lone Ranger,’ Here’s a Real Native Film

by Aura Bogado on July 5 2013, 3:34PM

You won’t what to miss what happens when a whole bunch of Natives get together to create a short film.

Topics: /NOW

Cangleska

by Michelle Chen on January 6 2009, 12:00PM

Rising from the flat South Dakota landscape, the Lulyahan Oti shelter is a testament to a core value of the Oglala Lakota: fortitude. The modest building houses the only program of its kind for survivors of domestic violence and sexual…

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Home from the Military

by Michelle Chen on July 1 2008, 12:00PM

A third of female veterans are women of color. Here are three of their stories. Also, listen to clips from their interviews.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

Wind Power

by Kari Lydersen on March 20 2008, 12:00PM

An energy source that could fuel the future of reservations.

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Wily, Witty and Whimsical

by Almah LaVon Rice on October 3 2007, 12:00PM

An American Indian artist takes to the canvas with colorful critiques.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Race Records

by Juba Kalamka on May 17 2007, 12:00PM

Reviews of new releases from Public Enemy, Shock G and Teena Marie.

Topics: Arts & Culture

The Segregated Blogosphere

by Celina De Le�n on March 1 2007, 12:00PM

With more people of color blogging than ever before, race still gets pushed to the back.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Chris Eyre - INNOVATOR

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

The first American Indian filmmaker to receive a national release, he’s lined his shelves with accolades.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Mee Moua and the Minnesota Legislators of Color - INNOVATORS

by Andre Banks on January 15 2007, 12:00PM

Working at the Statehouse to bridge the racial divide.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality

The Young Adult Boom

by Megan Izen on November 15 2006, 12:00PM

The potential of the young adult market has not gone unnoticed by famous writers. But it’s a mixed bag for teens of color.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Spotlight: Daniel Heath Justice

by Daisy Hernandez on November 15 2006, 12:00PM

The writer creates a Cherokee-inspired trilogy loosely based on the Trail of Tears.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Race Records

by Juba Kalamka on November 15 2006, 12:00PM

Queer Gothic Soul on Misogyny, Sexism and the Middle East.

Topics: Arts & Culture

Rants & Raves

by Anmol Chaddha on March 21 2006, 12:00PM

RANT: Chain Gang Construction At Wal-Mart. In Wisconsin, Wal-Mart is using a new strategy to keep wages down—prison labor. Inmates at the Fox Lake State Prison are building a Wal-Mart distribution center in Beaver Dam. Their average wage is about…

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Black Men, Asian Women

by Rinku Sen on March 21 2006, 12:00PM

Exploring fantasy and reality, starting with TV hospital dramas.

Topics: Arts & Culture

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