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Los Angeles Police to Get 7,000 Body Cameras

Los Angeles Police to Get 7,000 Body Cameras

by Julianne Hing on December 17 2014, 1:02PM

They “are not a panacea,” Mayor Eric Garcetti noted.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

The Queer Women of Color Video Streaming Service That's Cheaper Than Netflix

The Queer Women of Color Video Streaming Service That’s Cheaper Than Netflix

by Jamilah King on December 17 2014, 11:33AM

This might help restore your faith in humanity.

Topics: Culture

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

Watch Kendrick Lamar Debut New Song on 'The Colbert Report' Play

Watch Kendrick Lamar Debut New Song on ‘The Colbert Report’

by Jamilah King on December 17 2014, 10:41AM

The song doesn’t have a title yet, but it’s certainly got an audience.

Topics: Culture

Cuban Prisoner Swap, State Department Made Decisions on Sony's 'The Interview,' Instagram's New Filters

Cuban Prisoner Swap, State Department Made Decisions on Sony’s ‘The Interview,’ Instagram’s New Filters

by Aura Bogado on December 17 2014, 9:51AM

Some of this morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Los Angeles County Agrees to Reform Jails, With Judge Watching

Los Angeles County Agrees to Reform Jails, With Judge Watching

by Julianne Hing on December 16 2014, 6:33PM

A culture of abuse has ruled Los Angeles county jails.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Justice Dept. Warns: Ebola Panic Doesn't Make It OK to Discriminate

Justice Dept. Warns: Ebola Panic Doesn’t Make It OK to Discriminate

by Julianne Hing on December 16 2014, 5:14PM

“Both science and law must inform our approach,” the federal government says.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Nation's Largest Family Immigrant Detention Facility Opens in Texas

Nation’s Largest Family Immigrant Detention Facility Opens in Texas

by Julianne Hing on December 16 2014, 4:25PM

“Our border is not open to illegal migration, and if you come here, you should not expect to simply be released,” homeland security secretary Jeh Johnson said.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Why America's Comics Are More Diverse Than Ever

Why America’s Comics Are More Diverse Than Ever

by Jamilah King on December 16 2014, 3:11PM

Society has changed, and so have its superheroes.

Topics: Culture

Jean Grae's New Video Features All of Your Favorite Things Play

Jean Grae’s New Video Features All of Your Favorite Things

by Jamilah King on December 16 2014, 11:10AM

Jean Greasy, FTW

Topics: Culture