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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

Here's Why That Asian Privilege Hashtag Is So Problematic

Here’s Why That Asian Privilege Hashtag Is So Problematic

by Jamilah King on February 3 2014, 11:33AM

Adriel Luis complicates things over on Medium.

Topics: Media, /NOW

The One Thing Native Americans Don't Call Themselves

The One Thing Native Americans Don’t Call Themselves

by Aura Bogado on January 31 2014, 3:37PM

Hint: It’s that team name you’re thinking about.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Joy Reid Gets Her Own Show on MSNBC

Joy Reid Gets Her Own Show on MSNBC

by Carla Murphy on January 27 2014, 2:31PM

Reid’s new MSNBC daytime show debuts February 24.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Net Neutrality Isn't Quite Dead Yet

Net Neutrality Isn’t Quite Dead Yet

by Jamilah King on January 16 2014, 7:00AM

But it is on life support after this week’s federal appeals court ruling.

Topics: Media

Teju Cole did Something Brilliant on Twitter

Teju Cole did Something Brilliant on Twitter

by Aura Bogado on January 8 2014, 3:45PM

A short story, 140 characters at a time.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Undocumented Living? There's an App for That

Undocumented Living? There’s an App for That

by Aura Bogado on January 6 2014, 1:03PM

Ten Droid apps that may prove especially helpful if you’re undocumented.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Time to Pull Out Your Asian-American Family's Home Movies

Time to Pull Out Your Asian-American Family’s Home Movies

by Julianne Hing on January 3 2014, 4:55PM

Forget the faux-retro Instagram filters. We’re talking legitimately old footage.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Nikki Giovanni Recites Poetry Live on MSNBC

Nikki Giovanni Recites Poetry Live on MSNBC

by Jamilah King on December 16 2013, 12:03PM

Celebrated poet Nikki Giovanni made an appearance on Melissa Harris-Perry’s #Nerdland segment over the weekend. She performed a poem called “Ego Tripping” and said, “I am so hip, even my errors are correct.” Watch the segment below….

Topics: Media, /NOW

Watch: The Biggest Stories of 2013 Play

Watch: The Biggest Stories of 2013

by Akiba Solomon on December 12 2013, 12:21PM

Our editors and guests wax reflexive about the most important stories of 2013

Topics: Arts & Culture, Immigration, Media, /NOW, Politics, Schools & Youth

Sonic Drive-in Sorry for 'Scalp the Redskins' Signs

Sonic Drive-in Sorry for ‘Scalp the Redskins’ Signs

by Aura Bogado on December 10 2013, 3:18PM

It wasn’t one, but two racist messages.

Topics: Media, /NOW

RNC's Director of Black Media Outreach Calls Rosa Parks Tweet a 'Typo'

RNC’s Director of Black Media Outreach Calls Rosa Parks Tweet a ‘Typo’

by Julianne Hing on December 5 2013, 1:58PM

Not the mea culpa one might have expected, but a rich television moment nonetheless.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Chelsea Manning is Thankful for Malcolm X, MLK Jr., and Harvey Milk

Chelsea Manning is Thankful for Malcolm X, MLK Jr., and Harvey Milk

by Aura Bogado on November 27 2013, 11:15AM

The former army private is reluctant to celebrate Thanksgiving because she believes its origins lie in the slaughter against the Pequot.

Topics: Media, /NOW

New Documentary Explores Race in the Jayson Blair Scandal

New Documentary Explores Race in the Jayson Blair Scandal

by Jamilah King on November 21 2013, 8:37AM

The plagiarism of one black journalist became a story about race and diversity in the field. Here, filmmaker Samantha Grant explains why.

Topics: Media