Jay Caspian Kang

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Contributor to the New York Times Magazine

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Once again, the police shooting of an unarmed man is making news -- this time, in Los Angeles.

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Once again, the police shooting of an unarmed man is making news -- this time, in Los Angeles.

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The number one album in America today is also one of the best-reviewed of 2015. To Pimp a Butterfly is rapper Kendrick Lamar’s second major-label release.

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The number one album in America today is also one of the best-reviewed of 2015. To Pimp a Butterfly is rapper Kendrick Lamar’s second major-label release.

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