Hyphen Blog - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 15:04
Two pieces of flash by Jennifer J. Chow for July lit.
Elected prosecutors decide when and how to bring criminal charges—and they are overwhelmingly white and male.
In a new Colorlines series, journalists Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer, an interracial couple, are traveling the Deep South to confront the big lie of Confederate history, the truth about their ancestors, and the profound weirdness of a polite society plagued by racism.
New America Media - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 09:34
The Confederate flag that flies on South Carolina Statehouse grounds is one signature away from being removed after the state House of Representatives passed its final vote on the measure early Thursday morning, Reuters reports.According to the report, state representatives,... The Root http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 09:33
Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts has been fired, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday.Rawlings-Blake announced the firing in a news release, said Deputy Police Commissioner Kevin Davis will assume the role in an interim capacity.Batts was roundly blasted for the city's... Washington Informer http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 09:28
The U.S. Department of Education has dismissed the complaint brought by a group of 64 Asian American groups claiming that Harvard discriminated against Asian Americans and other ethnicities during its admissions process.Last month, the DOE’s Office for Civil Rights decided... Koream Journal http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
"Train of Thought: Lost Lyrics, Rare Releases & Beautiful B-Sides Vol. 1" features guest spots from Killer Mike, Kanye West and others.
A grand jury indicted the shooter on nine counts of murder, one for each of the people he confessed to killing—plus three counts of attempted murder for the three survivors.
"The more I researched about the history of the flag, the worse I felt. What I had been told about its history was wrong," he said.
Colorlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 06:10
The company scrambled to fix bugs in its Google Photos app that tagged a black man and woman as "gorillas."
Colorlines - Thu, 07/09/2015 - 06:10
Hyphen Blog - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 14:10
White man creates a female replicant or robot. Sound familiar?
Sanam, the Desi woman who Rihanna found on Instagram before casting her in the infamous "Bitch Better Have My Money" music video, opened up to Vice about the video and her newfound Internet fame.
Colin Tilley, co-director of the surreal, evocative "Alright" video, explains why he and Lamar paired dance scenes with squalid conditions and police violence.
The rising star will be the latest to play the ballet-dancing female lead Ivy in the Broadway production of "On the Town."
New America Media - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:57
Disney is the most recent major company to distance itself from Bill Cosby following the unsealing of court documents in which the once-beloved TV dad reportedly admitted to buying drugs to give to women for the purpose of sex.According to... The Root http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
New America Media - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:48
The New York Stock Exchange stopped trading on Wednesday morning, saying it was experiencing computer glitches.A previous glitch earlier in the day also stopped trading for a time, CNN reported.The NYSE said it's attempting to fix the problem "as quickly... Washington Informer http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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