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Police Release Video, Officers' Names in Tamir Rice Shooting Play

Police Release Video, Officers’ Names in Tamir Rice Shooting

by Jamilah King on November 26 2014, 1:57PM

The two responding appear to shoot the boy immediately after leaving their moving police car.

Topics: /NOW

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“Saturday Night Live” to Bill Cosby: ‘Pull Up Your Damn Pants’

by Jamilah King on November 24 2014, 10:15AM

Michael Che draws on Cosby’s own moralizing and admonishes the 77-year-old comedian.

Topics: Culture

Kristina Wong: Asian Vaginas Have the Power to End Racism (NSFW) Play

Kristina Wong: Asian Vaginas Have the Power to End Racism (NSFW)

by Jamilah King on November 21 2014, 4:28PM

Or not?

Topics: Culture

Toni Morrison to Colbert: 'There's No Such Thing As Race' Play

Toni Morrison to Colbert: ‘There’s No Such Thing As Race’

by Jamilah King on November 21 2014, 11:43AM

The Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author broke it down.

Topics: Culture

Ferguson's 'Lost Voices' Speak [VIDEO] Play

Ferguson’s ‘Lost Voices’ Speak [VIDEO]

by Akiba Solomon on November 21 2014, 9:01AM

As the world awaits a grand jury decision in Ferguson, the accidental activists who have camped in the streets since August describe their feelings and preparations to Colorlines.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Ferguson

A Community of Black Dads [VIDEO] Play

A Community of Black Dads [VIDEO]

by Kai Wright on November 19 2014, 8:47AM

Father Mathis’ life story highlights the centuries-long tradition of communal parenting in black families. It’s one of many cultural tools that are ignored in the handwringing over a crisis of black fatherhood.

Topics: Society

Watch Jay Smooth's Hip-Hop History Lesson for Activists Play

Watch Jay Smooth’s Hip-Hop History Lesson for Activists

by Jamilah King on November 18 2014, 11:51AM

Instead of indicting younger activists, we should inspire them, he says.

Topics: Culture

Video: Solange Knowles Dances With Son to Celebrate Black Love Play

Video: Solange Knowles Dances With Son to Celebrate Black Love

by Jamilah King on November 17 2014, 12:44PM

Thought the wedding photos were great? This might be even better.

Topics: Culture

Watch: Darren Wilson Arrests Man for Recording Him

Watch: Darren Wilson Arrests Man for Recording Him

by Aura Bogado on November 17 2014, 10:59AM

‘I’m gonna lock your ass up’

Topics: Ferguson, /NOW

Watch Kendrick Lamar Beckon James Brown on SNL Play

Watch Kendrick Lamar Beckon James Brown on SNL

by Jamilah King on November 17 2014, 10:35AM

Watch his soulful performance.

Topics: Culture

Remezcla's New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

Remezcla’s New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

by Aura Bogado on November 13 2014, 5:32PM

Mexico City’s Fvded and Haiti’s Cyborg Dance Collective tear it up

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Watch Issa Rae's Hilarious Take on Young Thug Play

Watch Issa Rae’s Hilarious Take on Young Thug

by Jamilah King on November 12 2014, 11:12AM

You’ll never be as rich as him.

Topics: Culture

Video: Women of Color Speak Out About Street Harassment Play

Video: Women of Color Speak Out About Street Harassment

by Jamilah King on November 7 2014, 1:08PM

They talk about their own experiences with street harassment, often at the hands of white men.

Topics: Culture

Asian Woman Acts Like Creepy Dude, Talks About White Fetish

Asian Woman Acts Like Creepy Dude, Talks About White Fetish

by Jamilah King on November 6 2014, 2:03PM

Joy Regullano was tired of white men fetishizing Asian woman, so she did something about it.

Topics: Culture

Forget Congress. Who's Running Your Statehouse? Play

Forget Congress. Who’s Running Your Statehouse?

by Carla Murphy on November 6 2014, 12:30PM

Statehouses passed more than 24,000 laws this year compared to Congress’ 185 since January 2013.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Kendrick Lamar Spreads Love in First Official Video From New Album Play

Kendrick Lamar Spreads Love in First Official Video From New Album

by Jamilah King on November 5 2014, 11:14AM

It’s another way the rapper is trying to save lives with his music.

Topics: Culture

Eva Longoria: 'I Was Fortunate to Grow Up in a Family of Activists' Play

Eva Longoria: ‘I Was Fortunate to Grow Up in a Family of Activists’

by Jamilah King on November 5 2014, 10:52AM

The actress talks about why she co-founded a PAC for Latino Democratic candidates.

Topics: Culture

Video: Rosario Dawson, Wilmer Valderrama Urge Young Latino Voters to the Polls Play

Video: Rosario Dawson, Wilmer Valderrama Urge Young Latino Voters to the Polls

by Jamilah King on November 4 2014, 11:01AM

“You gotta clean your house, and we have to clean The House.”

Topics: Culture

Watch Prince Rock the House on 'Saturday Night Live' Play

Watch Prince Rock the House on ‘Saturday Night Live’

by Jamilah King on November 3 2014, 11:22AM

ICYMI, watch the full performance.

Topics: Culture

De-Centering Whiteness is Essential to Thinking About Street Harassment Play

De-Centering Whiteness is Essential to Thinking About Street Harassment

by Aura Bogado on October 30 2014, 5:05PM

Aura Bogado argues that the Hollaback! should consider centering trans women of color.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Society

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