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Obama Suggests He Won't Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

Obama Suggests He Won’t Provide Immigration Relief Before Election

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 4:10PM

Immigration enforcement could actually get tougher until then

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

The High Price of Gun Violence

The High Price of Gun Violence

by Carla Murphy on August 29 2014, 3:48PM

Tax payers pay; a relatively few number of communities suffer

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

The DJ Behind L.A.'s Low End Theory Talks Avant-Garde Hip-Hop Play

The DJ Behind L.A.’s Low End Theory Talks Avant-Garde Hip-Hop

by Jamilah King on August 29 2014, 2:31PM

The party is a weekly that served a proving ground for acts like Flying Lotus.

Topics: Culture

Weekend Read: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Education and Segregation

Weekend Read: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Education and Segregation

by Carla Murphy on August 29 2014, 2:18PM

There was no difference in work ethic, Coates writes, but my classmates had something over me

Topics: /NOW, Society

15 Photos to Remember Hurricane Katrina

15 Photos to Remember Hurricane Katrina

by Aura Bogado on August 29 2014, 1:12PM

It’s been nine years since Katrina struck the Gulf Coast

Topics: /NOW, Society

Beyond Frida Kahlo: Latin American Art in the U.S. (Listen)

Beyond Frida Kahlo: Latin American Art in the U.S. (Listen)

by Jamilah King on August 29 2014, 12:37PM

Daniel Alarcón talked with art critic Carolina Miranda for Radio Ambulante about the dilemma’s facing Latino artists in the United States

Topics: Culture

#BeyondFerguson Town Hall Puts Mayor in Hot Seat

#BeyondFerguson Town Hall Puts Mayor in Hot Seat

by Carla Murphy on August 29 2014, 11:12AM

NPR’s Michel Martin moderated a multi-racial forum held last night at a Ferguson church

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW, Society

Yuri Kochiyama, Tupac Shakur and Liberation

Yuri Kochiyama, Tupac Shakur and Liberation

by Jamilah King on August 29 2014, 10:47AM

Here’s the untold story.

Topics: Culture

'Souls of Mischief' Welcomes You to '90s Oakland on New Album (Full Stream)

‘Souls of Mischief’ Welcomes You to ’90s Oakland on New Album (Full Stream)

by Jamilah King on August 29 2014, 10:36AM

The group’s fifth studio album celebrates the city that made it.

Topics: Culture

How Addiction, Mental Illness Inspired a Journalist to Make a Rock Album

How Addiction, Mental Illness Inspired a Journalist to Make a Rock Album

by Jamilah King on August 29 2014, 10:01AM

Like most good art, Benjamin Booker’s self-titled debut LP comes from a place of pain. That’s what’s made him rock’s best new thing.

Topics: Culture