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Father of Wrongly Accused Teen in Boston Bombing May Sue New York Post

Father of Wrongly Accused Teen in Boston Bombing May Sue New York Post

by Jamilah King on May 1 2013, 10:09AM

The paper may have to pay for its careless reporting.

Topics: /NOW

Family Of Missing Brown Student Misidentified as Boston Bomber Issues Statement

Family Of Missing Brown Student Misidentified as Boston Bomber Issues Statement

by Jorge Rivas on April 25 2013, 5:38PM

The statement was published a Facebook page they started to help find their son.

Topics: History, /NOW

Decoding the Invisible Whiteness In Boston Bombing Coverage

Decoding the Invisible Whiteness In Boston Bombing Coverage

by Akiba Solomon on April 25 2013, 12:00PM

We live in an ahistorical culture that continually attempts to deny the white supremacy that determines who is and isn’t defined as a U.S. citizen, a criminal, a terrorist or a victim. A trip through our history is instructive.

Topics: Boston Bombing, Media, National Security

The Tangled Meanings--and Misuses--of 'Radicalization'

The Tangled Meanings—and Misuses—of ‘Radicalization’

by Seth Freed Wessler on April 25 2013, 8:50AM

Everybody wants to know whether and how the Tsarnaev’s religious views radicalized them. But is that even the right question? And what are its implications?

Topics: Boston Bombing, National Security

Comedian Hasan Minhaj Takes On CNN's Boston Manhunt Coverage

Comedian Hasan Minhaj Takes On CNN’s Boston Manhunt Coverage

by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2013, 4:19PM

Comedian Hasan Minhaj takes on CNN reporting misinformation.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Reddit: Sorry for Shoving Missing Student Into Boston 'Witch Hunt'

Reddit: Sorry for Shoving Missing Student Into Boston ‘Witch Hunt’

by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2013, 11:48AM

“We hope that Boston will also be where reddit learns to be sensitive of its own power,” a reedit general manager said.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Boston Rattles Immigration Reform Hearings

Boston Rattles Immigration Reform Hearings

by Seth Freed Wessler on April 22 2013, 2:25PM

Senators on all sides of immigration negotiations are getting testy about how Boston should or should not matter.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

The News Media's Public Disservice in Boston

The News Media’s Public Disservice in Boston

by Sally Kohn on April 21 2013, 8:56AM

In moments like these, people make assumptions. It becomes all the more important for media to challenge those assumptions and keep our prejudices in check. In that, too many failed.

Topics: Boston Bombing, Media

Sen. Grassley Conflates Immigration Reform With Boston Violence

Sen. Grassley Conflates Immigration Reform With Boston Violence

by Seth Freed Wessler on April 19 2013, 11:34AM

Senate Republicans begin to speculate about whether Boston attacks should shape the immigration reform effort.

Topics: Immigration Reform, National Security, /NOW

CNN's John King Fails to Explain His 'Dark Skinned' Comment on Twitter

CNN’s John King Fails to Explain His ‘Dark Skinned’ Comment on Twitter

by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2013, 11:23AM

The internet is handling this one.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

The Post-Boston Islamophobic Hate Crimes Have Begun

The Post-Boston Islamophobic Hate Crimes Have Begun

by Julianne Hing on April 18 2013, 4:22PM

We have been here before.

Topics: /NOW

Here's Video of CNN Spreading Rumors About A 'Dark Skinned' Boston Suspect

Here’s Video of CNN Spreading Rumors About A ‘Dark Skinned’ Boston Suspect

by Jorge Rivas on April 18 2013, 1:30PM

CNN reported a “dark-skinned” suspect had been arrested. But it turned out to be a complete lie.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Tim Wise on Understanding the Power of Whiteness, Terrorism and Privilege

Tim Wise on Understanding the Power of Whiteness, Terrorism and Privilege

by Jorge Rivas on April 17 2013, 1:11PM

There is a double standard: White terrorists are dealt with as lone wolves but non-white terrorists can stigmatize an entire group of people.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Injured Saudi Man is a Witness, Not a Suspect, in Boston Marathon Violence

Injured Saudi Man is a Witness, Not a Suspect, in Boston Marathon Violence

by Jamilah King on April 16 2013, 2:47PM

Clearing up some of the chaos from Monday’s violence.

Topics: /NOW

How We Can Break the Cycle of Pain From Mass Violence

How We Can Break the Cycle of Pain From Mass Violence

by Rinku Sen on April 16 2013, 10:17AM

Care for those hurt. Care for those who will be accused. And care for ourselves. That’s how we’ll grow together, rather than tear apart.

Topics: Boston Bombing, Coping With Terror, National Security, Movement

History Would Repeat Itself If Boston Derailed Immigration Reform

History Would Repeat Itself If Boston Derailed Immigration Reform

by Seth Freed Wessler on April 16 2013, 7:52AM

American lawmakers have generally responded to acts of mass violence, whether by U.S. citizens or foreigners, with anti-immigration laws and a retreat from reform.

Topics: Boston Bombing, Immigration, Immigration Reform, National Security

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