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Honor Sasheer Zamata's Understated Greatness With These 3 'SNL' Clips

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 23:28

Zamata was the first Black woman cast on "Saturday Night Live" since 2007—and she just left the late-night sketch institution after three-and-a-half years. Here, we reflect on some of her definitive performances.

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Clarence Thomas Joins SCOTUS Libs, Strikes Down Racist Gerrymandering

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 23:28

The court affirmed a lower court’s ruling that North Carolina’s Republican-led legislature violated the Fourteenth Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause.

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WATCH: Diddy 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop' in New Documentary Trailer

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 23:28

"Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story" comes to Apple Music on June 25.

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Grand Jury: No Charges For Cop Who Killed Tyre King

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 23:28

King was 13 years old.

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'Breaking' Presents: Ricardo Gamboa, a Latinx Actor and Auteur Who Deftly Mixes Comedy With Righteous Anger

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 23:28

Along with regular theater acting stints, the Chicago native created "Brujos," a hilarious digital series about gay male Latinx witches, and "The Hoodoisie," a live news show highlighting local changemakers of color.

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Native Activist Richard Oakes Honored with Google Doodle

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 23:28

The Alcatraz occupation leader and Native studies pioneer would have been 75 today.

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Against Open Internet Advocates' Wishes, FCC Votes to Review Net Neutrality Rules

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 23:28

Commissioner Mingon Clyburn's dissent: "We should not let broadband providers define the rules of engagement."

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'Our 100 Days' Short Film Series Tells Stories of Resistance

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 23:28

Firelight Media, Field of Vision and Fusion's short-doc program highlights underserved communities resisting the Trump Administration's policies.

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Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Breaks Art Auction Records With $110.5 Million Sale

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 23:28

Yusaku Maezawa purchased the late neo-expressionist artist's "Untitled."

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Flint City Council Votes for Moratorium on Property Liens for Unpaid Water Bills

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 23:28

Council president Kerry Nelson: “Enough is enough. I’ve made up my mind tonight to do what I need to do for the people who elected me.”

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3 Must-Read Reactions to Alex Tizon's 'My Family's Slave' Essay

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 16:38

The Atlantic's latest cover story on the late Filipino-American author's relationship with a woman enslaved by his family prompted immediate praise and backlash. We share a few of the reactions that capture various perspectives. 

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After 36 Years Behind Bars, Oscar López Rivera is Still Committed to Puerto Rican Independence

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 13:06

The longtime political prisoner and former Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional member pledges to tour the island to "share ideas and promote unity" around Puerto Rican nationhood.

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Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants With No Criminal Records More Than Doubles Under Trump

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 13:06

A new report from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement boasts of increased arrests.

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Tulsa Officer Found Not Guilty in Death of Terence Crutcher

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 13:06

Video shows the unarmed man was walking toward police with his hands up just before Betty Shelby shot and killed him.

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READ: Solange Affirms Inner Strength in 'A Letter to My Teenage Self'

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 13:06

"You will learn how to love yourself and how to empathize with and forgive those who may have taken a bit of that pure love away from you." 

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LIVESTREAM: Criminal Justice Reform Panel Features Melissa Harris-Perry, Michael K. Williams

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 09:51

Academics, advocates, formerly incarcerated people and more will unite to talk about the current state of criminal justice in America.

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Jordan Peele and Misha Green Adapt Horror-Fantasy 'Lovecraft Country' for HBO

racewireblog - 19 May, 2017 - 15:32

The "Get Out" director and "Underground" creator received a straight-to-series order for the adaptation of Matt Ruff's novel about a Black veteran traveling through 1950s America.

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STUDY: APIA First-Time Voters Turned Out for 2016 Election in Record Numbers

racewireblog - 19 May, 2017 - 15:32

The newest National Asian American Survey reports that 1.1 million new voters of Asian descent cast ballots last November.

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Tribes Unite Across U.S. and Canada to Oppose Keystone XL in Declaration

racewireblog - 19 May, 2017 - 12:01

It is intended as a message to President Donald Trump and may be sent to the United Nations.

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Watch Rep. Al Green's Impassioned Plea for Trump's Impeachment

racewireblog - 19 May, 2017 - 12:01

“This is where I stand, I will not be moved. The president must be impeached!”

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