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In Jordan Davis Retrial, Florida Jury Says, 'Guilty'

In Jordan Davis Retrial, Florida Jury Says, ‘Guilty’

by Carla Murphy on October 1 2014, 5:05PM

Michael Dunn now faces possibility of life without parole.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

New Plan Will Let Child Migrants Apply for Refugee Status from Central America

New Plan Will Let Child Migrants Apply for Refugee Status from Central America

by Julianne Hing on October 1 2014, 4:31PM

It’s a response to a child migrant crisis which overwhelmed authorities this summer.

Topics: Child Migrants, Immigration

Dept. of Ed: School Districts Must Eliminate Racial Disparities in Funding

Dept. of Ed: School Districts Must Eliminate Racial Disparities in Funding

by Julianne Hing on October 1 2014, 3:28PM

It’s not just about an achievement gap, it’s also a resource gap.

Topics: /NOW

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

Here is the Okinawan Rapper Who Was Inspired by 2pac Play

Here is the Okinawan Rapper Who Was Inspired by 2pac

by Jamilah King on October 1 2014, 12:16PM

Awich is a 27-year-old rapper with a story to tell.

Topics: Culture

It's Now Easier to Find Government Data on Asian-Americans

It’s Now Easier to Find Government Data on Asian-Americans

by Jamilah King on October 1 2014, 11:27AM

The new website features roughly 2,000 data sets and reports from nearly 50 federal, state, city, and county sources.

Topics: /NOW

First Ebola Case in Dallas, Obama's Upcoming Economy Talk, Wild Chimps Develop Culture

First Ebola Case in Dallas, Obama’s Upcoming Economy Talk, Wild Chimps Develop Culture

by Aura Bogado on October 1 2014, 9:59AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Inmates and Families Charged to Send, Spend Their Own Money

Inmates and Families Charged to Send, Spend Their Own Money

by Julianne Hing on September 30 2014, 3:43PM

Making money off of inmates is big business.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Rikers Island Will End Solitary Confinement for Its Youngest Inmates

Rikers Island Will End Solitary Confinement for Its Youngest Inmates

by Julianne Hing on September 30 2014, 2:06PM

Inmates aged 16 and 17 will no longer be held in solitary confinement.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Report: Sunday Talk Shows Rarely Mention Asian-Americans

Report: Sunday Talk Shows Rarely Mention Asian-Americans

by Jamilah King on September 30 2014, 12:29PM

A new study digs into the data and proposes solutions.

Topics: Culture