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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

Rants & Raves

by Anmol Chaddha on December 21 2005, 12:00PM

RANT: Gujaratis Behind Rural Meth Craze? Federal prosecutors have charged 49 convenience store workers in rural Georgia for allegedly selling materials used to supply makeshift meth labs. “Operation Meth Merchant” netted dozens of unrelated Patels who are being accused of…

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