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The Problem With Time Magazine's New Take on Asian-Americans in Tech

The Problem With Time Magazine’s New Take on Asian-Americans in Tech

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2014, 7:00AM

How Time acknowledged but ended up succumbing to the pitfalls of writing about Asian-Americans in the U.S.

Topics: Media, Society

Director of 'The Whiteness Project' Wants 'Honest Conversation' About Race

Director of ‘The Whiteness Project’ Wants ‘Honest Conversation’ About Race

by Carla Murphy on October 17 2014, 10:10AM

White filmmaker Whitney Dow talks about why he focused on white people in his latest project about race.

Topics: Society

What is 'The Whiteness Project?'

What is ‘The Whiteness Project?’

by Carla Murphy on October 13 2014, 10:47AM

New PBS series aims to bring more whites into the racial discussion.

Topics: /NOW, Society

Study: For Black Students, Skin Color and Suspensions Linked

Study: For Black Students, Skin Color and Suspensions Linked

by Julianne Hing on October 8 2014, 1:15PM

Colorism at work.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth, Society

Does Bill Maher Think I Might Kill Him?

Does Bill Maher Think I Might Kill Him?

by Waleed Shahid on October 6 2014, 4:56PM

Writer Waleed Shahid, a Muslim who was 10 on September 11, 2001, says fearmongering by broadcasters such as Bill Maher creates a dangerous climate for Muslim Americans.

Topics: Society

Does Bill Maher Think I Might Kill Him?

Does Bill Maher Think I Might Kill Him?

by Akiba Solomon on October 6 2014, 4:38AM

Writer Waleed Shahid, who was 10 years old on September 11, 2001, says the Islamophobia of Bill Maher and other broadcasters

Topics: Society

Supreme Court Takes Up Muslim Woman's Challenge to Abercrombie and Fitch

Supreme Court Takes Up Muslim Woman’s Challenge to Abercrombie and Fitch

by Julianne Hing on October 3 2014, 5:20PM

Whose responsibility is it to make sure someone isn’t discriminated against based on their religion?

Topics: /NOW, Society

'We Are the South' Rises with LGBTQ Racial Justice Activists

‘We Are the South’ Rises with LGBTQ Racial Justice Activists

by Julianne Hing on October 3 2014, 2:11PM

Meet LGBTQ racial justice activists in the South.

Topics: /NOW, Society

ICYMI: On CNN, Reza Aslan Teaches 10-Minute Seminar on Bigotry

ICYMI: On CNN, Reza Aslan Teaches 10-Minute Seminar on Bigotry

by Carla Murphy on October 1 2014, 3:19PM

Never good when the words “facile” and “stupid” are used

Topics: /NOW, Society

Weekend Read: Misty Copeland, An Unlikely Ballerina

Weekend Read: Misty Copeland, An Unlikely Ballerina

by Carla Murphy on September 19 2014, 5:36PM

Copeland’s rise to the top isn’t over

Topics: /NOW, Society

Obama Turned Away from Three Elite Golf Clubs

Obama Turned Away from Three Elite Golf Clubs

by Aura Bogado on September 11 2014, 1:54PM

One is owned by Donald Trump, who poked fun at the incident.

Topics: /NOW, Society

Angela Davis: There Is No 'I' In Movement

Angela Davis: There Is No ‘I’ In Movement

by Carla Murphy on September 4 2014, 11:11AM

A daily reminder from an icon of the Black Power movement

Topics: /NOW, Society

Weekend Read: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Education and Segregation

Weekend Read: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Education and Segregation

by Carla Murphy on August 29 2014, 2:18PM

There was no difference in work ethic, Coates writes, but my classmates had something over me

Topics: /NOW, Society

15 Photos to Remember Hurricane Katrina

15 Photos to Remember Hurricane Katrina

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 1:12PM

It’s been nine years since Katrina struck the Gulf Coast

Topics: /NOW, Society

#BeyondFerguson Town Hall Puts Mayor in Hot Seat

#BeyondFerguson Town Hall Puts Mayor in Hot Seat

by Carla Murphy on August 29 2014, 11:12AM

NPR’s Michel Martin moderated a multi-racial forum held last night at a Ferguson church

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW, Society

New Report Tracks Discrimination Against California's Muslims

New Report Tracks Discrimination Against California’s Muslims

by Carla Murphy on August 28 2014, 2:08PM

And those perceived to “look Muslim” too

Topics: /NOW, Society

Former Giuliani Speechwriter Says We Don't Need Another Dialogue on Race

Former Giuliani Speechwriter Says We Don’t Need Another Dialogue on Race

by Carla Murphy on August 27 2014, 4:36PM

Writer Damon Linker wants more whites to cross the color line

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW, Society

Comic Relief: Jon Stewart Takes Down Fox News' Take on Ferguson

Comic Relief: Jon Stewart Takes Down Fox News’ Take on Ferguson

by Carla Murphy on August 27 2014, 2:07PM

Jon Stewart takes down popular Fox News talking points around Ferguson

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW, Society

[VIDEO] Following Ferguson: Tuesday Round-Up

[VIDEO] Following Ferguson: Tuesday Round-Up

by Carla Murphy on August 19 2014, 5:09PM

Provocative commentary sparked by Ferguson

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW, Society

Following the Facts About Ferguson: Monday Round-Up

Following the Facts About Ferguson: Monday Round-Up

by Carla Murphy on August 18 2014, 6:06PM

Facts, not opinion, to help you understand Ferguson

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW, Society

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