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Ferguson Decision Prompted Early Release of D'Angelo's 'Black Messiah'

Ferguson Decision Prompted Early Release of D’Angelo’s ‘Black Messiah’

by Jamilah King on December 17 2014, 10:56AM

A behind-the-scenes look at the album’s journey to number one.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Cast of 'Selma' Wears 'I Can't Breathe' Shirts to NYC Premiere

Cast of ‘Selma’ Wears ‘I Can’t Breathe’ Shirts to NYC Premiere

by Jamilah King on December 15 2014, 2:17PM

They’re making a statement on and off camera.

Topics: Culture

The White Conversation on Race

The White Conversation on Race

by Carla Murphy on December 9 2014, 2:58PM

Dumping Facebook friends isn’t enough. So Colorlines asked leaders working to create dialogue among white people about deeper solutions.

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Watch: A Quick Ferguson Make-Up Tutorial Play

Watch: A Quick Ferguson Make-Up Tutorial

by Jamilah King on December 9 2014, 11:34AM

A few easy tips to start looking like you deserve justice in this country.

Topics: Culture

Black Athletes Show Game-Day Solidarity With Eric Garner

Black Athletes Show Game-Day Solidarity With Eric Garner

by Jamilah King on December 8 2014, 10:07AM

Derrick Rose was one of a handful of players who sent a message over the weekend.

Topics: Culture

UC Berkeley's Black Student Union Stages 4.5 Hour Campus Sit-in

UC Berkeley’s Black Student Union Stages 4.5 Hour Campus Sit-in

by Jamilah King on December 5 2014, 1:47PM

They did it to protest the extrajudicial killings of black men.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Questlove Urges Artists to Write More Protest Songs

Questlove Urges Artists to Write More Protest Songs

by Jamilah King on December 4 2014, 1:50PM

The Roots bandleader urged artists to “push themselves to be a voice of the times that we live in.”

Topics: Culture

'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Shows Up at Art Basel

‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Shows Up at Art Basel

by Jamilah King on December 4 2014, 1:16PM

Artist Hank Willis Thomas put an image of the new sculpture on Instagram after the Eric Garner decision.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Southeast Asian Activists Urge 'Solidarity With Black People' Post Garner Non-Indictment

Southeast Asian Activists Urge ‘Solidarity With Black People’ Post Garner Non-Indictment

by Akiba Solomon on December 4 2014, 12:55AM

Collective casts the decisions of Ferguson and Staten Island grand juries as human rights violations.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

What Does it Feel Like to be a Black Mother During Ferguson?

What Does it Feel Like to be a Black Mother During Ferguson?

by Aura Bogado on December 3 2014, 1:45PM

Mikki Kendall can tell you.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Charles Barkley Still Thinks Ferguson Protesters Are 'Scumbags'

Charles Barkley Still Thinks Ferguson Protesters Are ‘Scumbags’

by Jamilah King on December 3 2014, 10:20AM

And he doesn’t think black America’s problem has anything to do with white racism.

Topics: Culture

Are Police Unions Choosing Labor Rights Over Public Safety?

Are Police Unions Choosing Labor Rights Over Public Safety?

by Carla Murphy on December 2 2014, 4:01PM

Some police unions protect the jobs and pensions of even police officers who have been disciplined

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

St. Louis Cops Condemn NFL Team's 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Gesture Play

St. Louis Cops Condemn NFL Team’s ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Gesture

by Jamilah King on December 1 2014, 10:00AM

This season’s on-field protests continue.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

Darren Wilson Would Like to Teach Others About Use of Force

Darren Wilson Would Like to Teach Others About Use of Force

by Julianne Hing on November 26 2014, 3:38PM

And his wife is pregnant.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson, /NOW

[VIDEO] Ferguson Makes Black Friday Protests Different This Year

[VIDEO] Ferguson Makes Black Friday Protests Different This Year

by Carla Murphy on November 26 2014, 3:36PM

This year, Black Friday’s not just about shopping (or not); it’s about standing up against police brutality, too

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Why Courts Can't Solve the Problem of Cops Who Kill

Why Courts Can’t Solve the Problem of Cops Who Kill

by Julianne Hing on November 26 2014, 1:07PM

Individual prosecutions of cops don’t often work, but maybe that’s because they’re not supposed to.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

Eric Garner's Daughter Has a Message for Shoppers This Thanksgiving

Eric Garner’s Daughter Has a Message for Shoppers This Thanksgiving

by Jamilah King on November 26 2014, 12:29PM

A coalition of artists and activists is calling for a boycott this Friday. Here’s why.

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

CNN Inadvertently Airs NYC Protesters Chanting 'F*** CNN!'

CNN Inadvertently Airs NYC Protesters Chanting ‘F*** CNN!’

by Jamilah King on November 26 2014, 10:32AM

Awkward.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

How Lesley McSpadden Learned About the Grand Jury's Decision

How Lesley McSpadden Learned About the Grand Jury’s Decision

by Carla Murphy on November 25 2014, 10:51AM

“What do you mean no indictment?!” McSpadden is reported to have said.

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Rapper Killer Mike in St. Louis: 'I'm So Afraid' for My Sons

Rapper Killer Mike in St. Louis: ‘I’m So Afraid’ for My Sons

by Jamilah King on November 25 2014, 10:37AM

“It is us against the motherfucking machine.”

Topics: Culture, Ferguson

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