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Chicago Pastor Takes on Clint Eastwood's Invisible Chair, Racism [Video]

Chicago Pastor Takes on Clint Eastwood’s Invisible Chair, Racism [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on September 14 2012, 12:49PM

Perhaps taking some inspiration from Clint Eastwood’s Republican National Convention invisible chair stunt Rev. Moss touches on history, the upcoming election, and voter suppression.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Comedy Central's 'Indecision' Meets Undocubus

Comedy Central’s ‘Indecision’ Meets Undocubus

by Jorge Rivas on September 11 2012, 4:33PM

Comedy Central’s ‘Indecision’ caught up with the Undocubus riders who traveled from Arizona to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC to urge the Obama administration to stop criminalizing immigrant communities.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Kerry Washington’s Powerful DNC Speech on Threats to Women’s Rights

by Jorge Rivas on September 7 2012, 12:38PM

Actress Kerry Washington’s speech at the DNC.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver Ditches Prepared Speech and Takes DNC to Church

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver Ditches Prepared Speech and Takes DNC to Church

by Jorge Rivas on September 6 2012, 11:38AM

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.), chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, ditched his prepared DNC remarks half way through his speech on Wednesday night and urged Obama to “hope on!”

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Benita Veliz Becomes First Undocumented Immigrant to Address a Political Convention

Benita Veliz Becomes First Undocumented Immigrant to Address a Political Convention

by Jorge Rivas on September 6 2012, 11:05AM

Benita Veliz made history Wednesday night when she took the stage at the Democratic National Convention.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

The Real Invisible Obama Shows Up on Race and the Economy

The Real Invisible Obama Shows Up on Race and the Economy

by Imara Jones on September 6 2012, 9:50AM

The president has a plan to end the Depression-level unemployment in black and brown communities, thereby reversing the overall jobs picture. He refuses to say that, and it matters.

Topics: 2012 Election, Economy, Jobs Crisis

Michelle Obama’s DNC Dress Designed by African-American Designer Tracy Reese

by Jorge Rivas on September 5 2012, 3:43PM

First Lady Michelle Obama’s dress at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday was designed by African-American designer Tracy Reese.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Rosario Dawson Calls DNC Immigration Demonstrators 'Soldiers of the Battle' [Video]

Rosario Dawson Calls DNC Immigration Demonstrators ‘Soldiers of the Battle’ [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on September 5 2012, 3:05PM

On Tuesday, actress Rosario Dawson, who had been at a nearby forum on immigration, walked over and showed her support for Undocubus demonstrators who traveled from Arizona to Charlotte to urge the Obama administration to stop criminalizing immigrant communities.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

DREAMer Benita Veliz to Address DNC Wednesday

by Jorge Rivas on September 5 2012, 11:50AM

Veliz is scheduled to talk after Attorney General of California Kamala D. Harris and before Spanish language talk show host Cristina Saralegui.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Photo: President Obama, Sasha And Malia Watch Michelle's DNC Speech

Photo: President Obama, Sasha And Malia Watch Michelle’s DNC Speech

by Jorge Rivas on September 5 2012, 11:17AM

President Obama says that “when Michelle starts talking, I start getting all misty.”

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

America's Next Top Model 2027: Julián Castro's Daughter Carina Victoria

America’s Next Top Model 2027: Julián Castro’s Daughter Carina Victoria

by Jorge Rivas on September 5 2012, 10:32AM

Watch 3-year-old Carina Victoria Castro steal her dad’s spotlight.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Undocubus: A Journey From Arizona to the DNC [Video] Play

Undocubus: A Journey From Arizona to the DNC [Video]

by Aura Bogado on September 5 2012, 10:18AM

Colorlines.com’s Aura Bogado traveled with Undocubus and brings you her reporter’s notebook.

Topics: 2012 Election, Voting Rights, Politics

Planned Parenthood President, Eva Longoria, Lilly Ledbetter to Speak at DNC

Planned Parenthood President, Eva Longoria, Lilly Ledbetter to Speak at DNC

by Jorge Rivas on August 22 2012, 2:05PM

The Democratic National Convention Committee unveiled a list of prominent women Wednesday that are scheduled to speak at the party’s upcoming convention, including Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, Lilly Ledbetter and actress Eva Longoria.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

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