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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

More Than 100 Protesters Arrested Outside McDonald's HQ

More Than 100 Protesters Arrested Outside McDonald’s HQ

by Carla Murphy on May 22 2014, 10:03AM

Heavy police presence met protesters yesterday

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Sears Employee to Asian Customer: 'Let Me Guess, You Came Off the Boat?' Play

Sears Employee to Asian Customer: ‘Let Me Guess, You Came Off the Boat?’

by Jamilah King on March 4 2014, 1:37PM

An employee at a Canadian Sears store has been fired after video of a racially charged exchange with an customer was posted online.

Topics: /NOW

These Men Dressed Up as Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman For Halloween

These Men Dressed Up as Trayvon Martin and George Zimmerman For Halloween

by Jamilah King on October 28 2013, 9:28AM

And if that doesn’t turn your stomach, then this might: the costume includes blackface and a bloodstained hoodie.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

San Francisco Activists Block Deportation Bus

San Francisco Activists Block Deportation Bus

by Aura Bogado on October 18 2013, 1:46PM

Demonstrators kept bus from moving for about two hours.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

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