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  • Chokehold protesters 'die-in,' issue demands in NYC

    Chokehold protesters 'die-in,' issue demands in NYC
    Students at medical schools around the United States staged "die-ins" to protest the chokehold death by police of an unarmed black man, and New York activists demanded the city take action after a grand jury declined to indict the officer involved.
  • Jay Z, Russell Simmons talk police reforms with New York governor

    Jay Z, Russell Simmons talk police reforms with New York governor
    Though each are now wealthy hip-hop moguls, Jay Z and Russell Simmons grew up as young men of color on the streets of New York, an experience deeply reflected in their art and work. That makes them uniquely relevant and influential in discussions about...

    Niykee Heaton's 'Bad Intentions' come from a good place

    Niykee Heaton's 'Bad Intentions' come from a good place
      A photo posted by Niykee Heaton (@niykeeheaton) onNov 11, 2014 at 1:52pm PST  A young white woman singing Chief Keef lyrics as if it were an Ariana Grande song might sound like a recipe for disaster. Except Niykee (pronounced like Nicki)...

    Jay-Z, John Legend videos land Proposition 47 camp in hot water

    Jay-Z, John Legend videos land Proposition 47 camp in hot water
      The group that sponsored Proposition 47, the voter-approved initiative that reduces penalties for drug possession and other nonviolent crimes, has agreed to pay a $2,500 penalty for publishing two videos on YouTube without legally required campaign...

    'Twin Peaks' Cast, Crew Celebrate Unseen Footage Release

    From David Lynch to the Log Lady, Laura Palmer's mom and dad and Laura Palmer herself, it was a darn good reunion at Silver Lake's Vista Theater Wednesday night for the release of "Twin Peaks -- The Entire Mystery" on Blu-ray. Almost 90 minutes of...