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Six Books That Shaped 'Afro-Vegan' Author Bryant Terry

Six Books That Shaped ‘Afro-Vegan’ Author Bryant Terry

by Julianne Hing on April 8 2014, 7:00AM

Food activist and author Bryant Terry shares the books that shaped him and his understanding of his place in the world.

Topics: Arts & Culture, How We Eat, Media

Diversity Critics Target New Media Start-Ups

Diversity Critics Target New Media Start-Ups

by Carla Murphy on March 18 2014, 4:19PM

Next-gen media called out for not getting it.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Under Pressure, FCC Stops Asking Questions About Media Diversity

Under Pressure, FCC Stops Asking Questions About Media Diversity

by Carla Murphy on March 14 2014, 7:00AM

Or, how a little study about media access for people of color and women caused a big fuss

Topics: Media

Gawker Compares New Dating Service to 'Comfort Women'

Gawker Compares New Dating Service to ‘Comfort Women’

by Von Diaz on March 11 2014, 11:18AM

The joke didn’t go over so well.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Watch the Trailer for the 'Annie' Remake Starring Quvenzhané Wallis

Watch the Trailer for the ‘Annie’ Remake Starring Quvenzhané Wallis

by Von Diaz on March 7 2014, 9:45AM

Yes, it’s absolutely adorable.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media, /NOW, Youth and Race

Professor Robert Hernandez Walks His Talk

Professor Robert Hernandez Walks His Talk

by Aura Bogado on March 6 2014, 12:01PM

Maybe “flys his talk” is more accurate.

Topics: Media

An Actual Sociologist Highlights Flaws in Faux Sociology of

An Actual Sociologist Highlights Flaws in Faux Sociology of “The Triple Package”

by Julianne Hing on February 25 2014, 1:21PM

Mexican-Americans in fact make the biggest economic strides toward success, argues a sociologist who Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld cite in “The Triple Package.”

Topics: Media, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Why The Comcast-Time Warner Merger Matters

Why The Comcast-Time Warner Merger Matters

by Jamilah King on February 24 2014, 7:00AM

The deal could create yet another massive media behemoth. Here’s how it impacts you.

Topics: Media

NBC's Brian Williams Raps 'Rapper's Delight' and It's Awesome Play

NBC’s Brian Williams Raps ‘Rapper’s Delight’ and It’s Awesome

by Jamilah King on February 21 2014, 10:43AM

Classic.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Watch Michelle Obama's Dance Party With Jimmy Fallon on 'Tonight Show' Play

Watch Michelle Obama’s Dance Party With Jimmy Fallon on ‘Tonight Show’

by Jamilah King on February 21 2014, 10:28AM

Jimmy Fallon continued his strong first week on NBC’s flagship late night show.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Juror Says Michael Dunn Got Away with Murder

Juror Says Michael Dunn Got Away with Murder

by Aura Bogado on February 19 2014, 2:26PM

When first polled, only two jurors said Dunn was acting in self defense when he killed Jordan Davis.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Melissa Harris-Perry Writes About Her Path to Surrogacy

Melissa Harris-Perry Writes About Her Path to Surrogacy

by Jamilah King on February 18 2014, 11:08AM

The host opened up about the path that she took to expand her family after battling uterine fibroids and having a hysterectomy.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Google May House Startups in San Francisco's Historic Latino Community

Google May House Startups in San Francisco’s Historic Latino Community

by Jamilah King on February 17 2014, 1:13PM

The city’s Mission District continues to be Ground Zero for tech-driven gentrification.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Get Ready for a Second Season of 'Orange is the New Black' Play

Get Ready for a Second Season of ‘Orange is the New Black’

by Jamilah King on February 17 2014, 11:35AM

Move over, House of Cards.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Twitter Reacts to Upcoming George Zimmerman Interview

Twitter Reacts to Upcoming George Zimmerman Interview

by Carla Murphy on February 14 2014, 10:15AM

Upcoming CNN interview raises questions about media’s proper role.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Twin Sisters, Separated At Birth, Reunite and Make a Film

Twin Sisters, Separated At Birth, Reunite and Make a Film

by Jamilah King on February 12 2014, 3:08PM

The real-life story of Samantha Futerman and Anaïs Bordier is unbelievable.

Topics: Media, /NOW

How Amy Chua Gets Race Wrong

How Amy Chua Gets Race Wrong

by Julianne Hing on February 10 2014, 7:00AM

In a new book, “The Triple Package,” the Tiger Mom and husband Jed Rubenfeld imply that racial inequity is only a problem for people who choose to be held back by it.

Topics: Media

Catch up on the Feminism's Twitter War Debate

Catch up on the Feminism’s Twitter War Debate

by Carla Murphy on February 7 2014, 11:17AM

And add your own thoughts.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Coca-Cola's Long Culture War

Coca-Cola’s Long Culture War

by Jeff Chang on February 5 2014, 7:00AM

The company’s Super Bowl ad stirred the ire of English-only trolls. But radical, it ain’t.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media

Sweet Baby Girl Laughs in the Rain for the First Time

Sweet Baby Girl Laughs in the Rain for the First Time

by Jamilah King on February 4 2014, 2:00PM

It’s the stuff of pure joy and happiness, and will absolutely make your day.

Topics: Media, /NOW