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HBE's 'City Living' Video is Here and it's Beautiful

HBE’s ‘City Living’ Video is Here and it’s Beautiful

by Aura Bogado on April 23 2014, 2:13PM

The eight Cohran brothers known as the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble do this video exceptionally well.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Justice Sotomayor's Beautiful Schuette Dissent: 'Race Matters'

Justice Sotomayor’s Beautiful Schuette Dissent: ‘Race Matters’

by Julianne Hing on April 23 2014, 12:23PM

As if you didn’t already have enough reason to love this wise Latina.

Topics: Affirmative Action, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Lupita Nyong'o Named to People Magazine's 'Most Beautiful'

Lupita Nyong’o Named to People Magazine’s ‘Most Beautiful’

by Jamilah King on April 23 2014, 11:08AM

Things just keep getting better for the year’s breakout star.

Topics: Culture

The Most Telling Photos From the NYPD's Epic Twitter Fail

The Most Telling Photos From the NYPD’s Epic Twitter Fail

by Jamilah King on April 23 2014, 10:47AM

#MyNYPD didn’t go over so well.

Topics: Culture

Sherpa Walkout, #MyNYPD, Lupita Nyong'o is the Most Beautiful

Sherpa Walkout, #MyNYPD, Lupita Nyong’o is the Most Beautiful

by Aura Bogado on April 23 2014, 9:45AM

Here’s what I’m catching up on this morning.

Topics: /NOW

Letter to W.E.B. DuBois Sheds Light on Dalit Leader's Global Vision

Letter to W.E.B. DuBois Sheds Light on Dalit Leader’s Global Vision

by Akiba Solomon on April 22 2014, 4:12PM

B.R. Ambedkar, the preiminent leader of India’s Dalits, saw similarities between the treatment of his people and African-Americans.

Topics: History, /NOW

Puerto Rico's Transgender Community Hits the Big Screen at Tribeca Play

Puerto Rico’s Transgender Community Hits the Big Screen at Tribeca

by Jamilah King on April 22 2014, 3:51PM

A new film made its debut at the festival this week.

Topics: Culture

Supremes' 'Schuette' Ruling is Another Nail in the Affirmative Action Coffin

Supremes’ ‘Schuette’ Ruling is Another Nail in the Affirmative Action Coffin

by Julianne Hing on April 22 2014, 2:29PM

The Supreme Court takes an extremely narrow, and willfully ignorant, approach to understanding how race operates in the U.S.

Topics: Affirmative Action, /NOW

Still No Federal Funding For Gun Violence Research

Still No Federal Funding For Gun Violence Research

by Carla Murphy on April 22 2014, 2:08PM

A Ga. Republican says no

Topics: Health

Questlove: 'Hip-Hop Has Taken Over Black Music'

Questlove: ‘Hip-Hop Has Taken Over Black Music’

by Jamilah King on April 22 2014, 1:34PM

And that’s not necessarily a good thing.

Topics: Culture