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Carla Murphy

Carla Murphy

Where to Live (And, Not) on the Minimum Wage

Where to Live (And, Not) on the Minimum Wage

by Carla Murphy on March 27 2014, 12:07PM

States are increasingly taking over the minimum wage fight from Congress

Topics: Economy, /NOW

In Film Series 'Little Brother,' Black Boys Open Up About Love

In Film Series ‘Little Brother,’ Black Boys Open Up About Love

by Carla Murphy on March 27 2014, 7:00AM

In the 10-film series producers ask a simple question of black boys ages 9 to 13: ‘How do you feel about love?’

Topics: Arts & Culture

Black Woman, 74, Freed After 32 Years In Prison

Black Woman, 74, Freed After 32 Years In Prison

by Carla Murphy on March 26 2014, 4:47PM

Mary Virginia Jones served time for a murder committed by an abusive boyfriend

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Black College Student Files $5 Million Discrimination Suit

Black College Student Files $5 Million Discrimination Suit

by Carla Murphy on March 26 2014, 11:44AM

Claim says university failed to protect student from racial bullying

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Google Hangout Today: Women and Black Male Achievement

Google Hangout Today: Women and Black Male Achievement

by Carla Murphy on March 24 2014, 11:45AM

Link to watch goes live at 6:25pm EST today

Topics: /NOW, Society

Playing While Black

Playing While Black

by Carla Murphy on March 24 2014, 9:44AM

Teachers interpret pretend play among black preschoolers as problematic, new study says

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

In New Film, Yale Students of Color Seek Revolution in Cuba

In New Film, Yale Students of Color Seek Revolution in Cuba

by Carla Murphy on March 21 2014, 7:00AM

Did they find it?

Topics: Arts & Culture

Criminal Record Bars Young Women of Color from Work

Criminal Record Bars Young Women of Color from Work

by Carla Murphy on March 20 2014, 4:40PM

It’s not just a problem for men

Topics: Economy, /NOW

In Ga., Poor Educational Outcomes for Growing Immigrant Youth Population

In Ga., Poor Educational Outcomes for Growing Immigrant Youth Population

by Carla Murphy on March 20 2014, 12:40PM

Georgia ranks eighth in country for the size of its immigrant population, up from 16th in 1990.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

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

Common Performs for Black Workers in the South

Common Performs for Black Workers in the South

by Carla Murphy on March 17 2014, 3:24PM

Friday’s concert also features veteran activist Danny Glover

Topics: Economy, /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

Paul Ryan Knows Your Inner City

Paul Ryan Knows Your Inner City

by Carla Murphy on March 13 2014, 12:34PM

He learned about it from old people.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

ICYMI: Belly Dancing When You're a White Woman

ICYMI: Belly Dancing When You’re a White Woman

by Carla Murphy on March 11 2014, 9:38AM

Just don’t, one Arab-American writer says

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Mic Check: Joan Morgan and Brittney Cooper in Conversation

Mic Check: Joan Morgan and Brittney Cooper in Conversation

by Carla Murphy on March 10 2014, 5:09PM

Black feminists on when and where they enter, now.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

How Co-ops Helped Produce Foot Soldiers for Civil Rights

How Co-ops Helped Produce Foot Soldiers for Civil Rights

by Carla Murphy on March 10 2014, 7:00AM

Upcoming book traces the hidden history of African-American economic self-help

Topics: Co-ops & Civil Rights, History

Breaking Through the Single Parenting Stigma

Breaking Through the Single Parenting Stigma

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

Single moms show why progress for single parents means progress for all families

Topics: Society

New Film Honors WWII Muslim Heroine

New Film Honors WWII Muslim Heroine

by Carla Murphy on March 6 2014, 3:55PM

Coming soon to a theater near you

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Youth File Complaint Against NC Public High Schools

Youth File Complaint Against NC Public High Schools

by Carla Murphy on March 6 2014, 2:40PM

Alleges schools deter immigrants from enrolling

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Google To Fund City Kids' Bus Rides

Google To Fund City Kids’ Bus Rides

by Carla Murphy on March 4 2014, 1:45PM

Move seen as first in efforts to placate San Francisco’s working class residents

Topics: Economy, /NOW