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PoC News in America

We have a lot of Grammy talk and news to catch up on so let’s start with something to make your day a little brighter. Here’s Drake performing “Hotline Bling” at a Bat Mitzvah in NYC.

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PoC News in America

This week we’re counting down the minutes until Star Wars and enjoying everything John Boyega is doing. In news, we have big updates about Daniel Holtzclaw, affirmative action, and a movie that surprised us with a trailer release last night.

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PoC News in America

This weekend, I counted down the minutes to the new Star Wars trailer and stared at this poster for hours. Here’s what happened in the rest of the U.S. this past week.

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PoC News in America

This week, I had a lot of feelings about the busy week in news. Let’s get to it.

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PoC News in America

It was a holiday weekend here in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean we all just hung out and barbecued all weekend chanting, U-S-A, U-S-A. Some of us did that and plenty more!

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PoC News in America

Earlier this week, we brought you a lot of news about the Baltimore Uprising. Here’s everything else we missed from last week.

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PoC News in America

This week in PoC News is video-heavy so make sure your roommates aren’t hogging all the bandwidth.

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PoC News in America

Black History Month has come and gone and this past weekend marked the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday in Selma. But we still have a long way to go.

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Pop Culture

Golden Globes 2015: Diversity Edition

Awards Season: looking at crazy dresses and drinking every time someone almost forgets to thank their spouse or significant other.

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Music

The Electric Lady is the Droid You’re Looking For

Janelle Monáe has often described herself as a time traveler. While driving to work this morning and listening to the title track of her new album The Electric Lady, I finally got to see her time-hopping powers at work.

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Music

30 Years of Music, The Bonus Round: 1982

Oh, you thought we were done with 30 Years of Music last week, did you? Why, no! Of course we need a bonus round. Because I started this column near the end of 2012, 30 years from that point would be 1982, so it’s only fitting to bring myself back for one more retro round. […]

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Perspectives

P-Mag Nostalgia Project: 1994 with Zahra

I turned thirteen in 1994. I started eight grade, I reluctantly stopped playing with my Barbie dolls because I decided that thirteen was way too grown-up for dolls, and I spent a lot of time in the library (sadly, my card catalogue knowledge is useless these days).

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Open Thread

Thursday Night Dance Party OT

Tonight’s selection is brought to you by the one, the only, the fabulous Purple One. 

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Music

30 Years of Music: 1984

After the smashing amount of great music to choose from in 1983, 1984 was a little easier for me to narrow down to ten picks. Yes, it’s the year that everyone made the same Orwellian joke, and the year that Van Halen made sure to release that so-titled album in January, but my most-loved songs […]

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Alphabet Soup: Favorite Songs for The Letter K

The Letter K might present more of a challenge this week, save for all the songs that start with “Kiss.”  (Though if any of you pick “Kiss From a Rose” by Seal, Imma just shake my head and say, “It’s okay. Middle school nostalgia. I feel ya.”) So let’s get going with this K extravaganza: