Jay Caspian Kang

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What the World Got Wrong About Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

‘‘Just imagine what it was like to be him,’’ Walton added. ‘‘It was 50 years of him being 18 inches taller than everyone and having the brain that he had. Imagine being this jazz head coming up during black power. This is just a dude who has a different head.’’
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‘Our Demand Is Simple: Stop Killing Us.’

Following two leading figures of the #BlackLivesMatter movement through five months of protests.

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Ending College Sexual Assault

On the president’s campaign to crack down on campus rape.

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What Happened at Brian Holloway's House?

Searching for the real reason why a bunch of kids partying at the empty home of an NFL player became a national story.

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The Great Red Hype

On boxer Canelo Alvarez.

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Should Reddit Be Blamed for the Spreading of a Smear?

The misidentification of a Boston Marathon bomber and the future of breaking news.

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The End and Don King

The crumbling of an American icon.

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That Other School Shooting

On former nursing student One L. Goh, who killed six people at Oikos University in Oakland, California, and what it means to the Korean immigrant community.

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The Next Jeremy Lin?

On high school basketball star Chris Tang and the pressures of being the “Great Yellow Hope.”

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A Question of Identity

On the “unfair significance” of Jeremy Lin.

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Online Poker's Big Winner

A profile of 21-year-old Dan Cates, who made $5.5 million playing 145,215 hands in 2010.

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