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For-Profit Schools Scoop Up Vets' G.I. Bill Benefits

For-Profit Schools Scoop Up Vets’ G.I. Bill Benefits

by Julianne Hing on July 30 2014, 4:16PM

More scathing revelations about the industry.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Before You See the New James Brown Movie, Watch This 1964 Performance Play

Before You See the New James Brown Movie, Watch This 1964 Performance

by Jamilah King on July 30 2014, 2:12PM

Predictably, he kills it.

Topics: Culture

CeCe McDonald to Rolling Stone: 'I Wasn't Born a Boy. I Was Born a Baby'

CeCe McDonald to Rolling Stone: ‘I Wasn’t Born a Boy. I Was Born a Baby’

by Jamilah King on July 30 2014, 2:02PM

The women whose case galvanized thousands of people across the country shares stories from her painful past.

Topics: Culture

Report: Most Child Migrants With Attorneys Show Up for Immigration Court

Report: Most Child Migrants With Attorneys Show Up for Immigration Court

by Julianne Hing on July 30 2014, 12:28PM

The exact opposite of what Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) have claimed.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration, /NOW

Comedian Aamer Rahman Doesn't Want to 'Pander to White Audiences' Play

Comedian Aamer Rahman Doesn’t Want to ‘Pander to White Audiences’

by Jamilah King on July 30 2014, 12:28PM

He’s making brown and black people laugh. And he’s OK with that.

Topics: /NOW

Janelle Monáe's Mom Stars in Her New Video, 'Electric Lady' Play

Janelle Monáe’s Mom Stars in Her New Video, ‘Electric Lady’

by Jamilah King on July 30 2014, 12:10PM

The pair are joined by Esperanza Spaulding, T-Boz, Monica, Estelle and T.I.

Topics: Culture

Infographic: Only 8 Percent of Sci-Fi Films Feature Protagonists of Color Infographic

Infographic: Only 8 Percent of Sci-Fi Films Feature Protagonists of Color

by Jamilah King on July 30 2014, 11:39AM

Sci-fi and fantasy blockbusters are still overwhelmingly white and male.

Topics: Culture

Even as a 5-Year-Old Maya Rudolph Was Ready for the Camera

Even as a 5-Year-Old Maya Rudolph Was Ready for the Camera

by Jamilah King on July 30 2014, 10:01AM

And she gets her sense of humor from her mother, according to one of Minnie Ripperton’s old friends.

Topics: Culture

Israel Strikes UN School, Landslide in India and Big Decision on McDonald's Workers

Israel Strikes UN School, Landslide in India and Big Decision on McDonald’s Workers

by Aura Bogado on July 30 2014, 9:58AM

Some of what I’m reading up on this morning

Topics: /NOW

Mother Sues U.S. Border Patrol in Slain Son's Death

Mother Sues U.S. Border Patrol in Slain Son’s Death

by Julianne Hing on July 29 2014, 4:55PM

Border Patrol officers killed 15 people between 2011 and 2012 alone.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Immigration, /NOW