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Issa Rae's Color Creative, Reza Aslan's BoomGen Studios Receive Pop Culture Collaborative Grants

racewireblog - 1 hour 54 min ago

The grants support organizations, artists and activists advancing multi-dimensional narratives about people of color in entertainment.

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Prince to 'Perform' at Minneapolis Concert in April

racewireblog - 1 hour 54 min ago

A digitized version of late musician will appear with a live band at “Prince: Live on the Big Screen.”

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Forum Explores Widespread Discrimination Experienced by People of Color

racewireblog - 1 hour 54 min ago

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation forum focused on community-driven solutions to discrimination in health, housing and policing.

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106 Members of Congress Urge Trump to Call Climate Change A National Security Risk

racewireblog - 1 hour 54 min ago

“It is imperative that the United States addresses this growing geopolitical threat.”

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22 Attorneys General Sue FCC For 'Arbitrary' and 'Capricious' #NetNeutrality Rollback

racewireblog - 1 hour 54 min ago

New Mexico attorney general Hector Balderas: “The FCC’s blatant, un-American attack on a free and open internet will only further harm vulnerable consumers, families and businesses.”

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Senators Confront DHS Secretary About Trump's 'Racially Motivated' Immigration Policy

racewireblog - 1 hour 54 min ago

Cory Booker and Diane Feinstein questioned the decision to terminate deportation relief for some 250,000 immigrants and DHS chief Kirstjen Nielsen’s “amnesia” regarding the president’s “shithole” comments.

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Dr. Yaba Blay Brings 'Professional Black Girl' Back for Second NOLA-Focused Season

racewireblog - 1 hour 54 min ago

The scholar and writer launched a Kickstarter campaign to support the production of new episodes of her web series.

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Ava DuVernay Tells Black Creators That 'This Is Our Time' at NAACP Image Awards

racewireblog - 1 hour 54 min ago

Standout moments from the 49th annual awards ceremony include DuVernay’s Entertainer of the Year award acceptance speech and a group of celebs celebrating Black women’s activism.

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Michigan Man, Too Old to Benefit From DACA, Deported to Mexico After Three Decades in the U.S.

racewireblog - 1 hour 54 min ago

Jorge García leaves behind a U.S. citizen wife and two teenage children, in a case that immigration advocates say highlights the cruelty of President Donald Trump’s immigration policy.

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LIVESTREAM: Lupita Nyong'o, Black Thought and More Pay Tribute to Dr. King at 'MLK Now 2018'

racewireblog - 1 hour 54 min ago

Organized by Blackout for Human Rights, the artistic celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy returns to the Riverside Chuch in Harlem for a third year.

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Meshell Ndegeocello Unveils Heartbreaking Cover of Prince Classic, 'Sometimes it Snows in April'

racewireblog - 17 January, 2018 - 15:30

The track is from the genre-bending musician’s upcoming album of covers, “Ventriloquism.”

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States Fight to Safeguard Open Internet Against FCC Net Neutrality Ruling

racewireblog - 17 January, 2018 - 15:30

State legislators across the country are advancing their own open internet protection measures.

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Did We Need More Proof That Trump is Racist?

racewireblog - 17 January, 2018 - 15:30

The president said that Black and Latinx immigrants from “shithole” countries should be left out of any immigration deal reached in Congress. Who is surprised?

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REPORT: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Challenges Congress to Tackle Inequity in America's Schools

racewireblog - 17 January, 2018 - 15:30

“School finance inequity is a standard feature of American public schooling and low-income students and students of color disproportionately live its consequences.”

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Energy Democracy: People Power for a Cleaner Planet [OPINION]

racewireblog - 17 January, 2018 - 15:30

By putting power—literally—in the hands of the people, “energy democracy” could have potentially game-changing benefits for low-income people and communities of color. 

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New Book 'Cycle of Segregation' Examines How Invisible Forces Reinforce Housing Inequity

racewireblog - 17 January, 2018 - 15:30

Colorlines talks to authors Maria Krysan and Kyle Crowder about how invisible forces, such as social networks and personal experiences, contribute to residential segregation.

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Dizzying Week of Dialogue Over Immigration Still Leaves Democrats and Republicans Far Apart

racewireblog - 16 January, 2018 - 15:34

The White House fumes over DACA ruling, while Congress debates a deal for Dreamers and comprehensive reform.

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'Next World Tarot' is the Tarot Deck of Your Apocalyptic Dreams

racewireblog - 16 January, 2018 - 15:34

Queer Latina artist Cristy C. Road’s new deck uses original illustrations of queer people of color to create an otherworldly tool for reflection and intuition.

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'Black Panther' Sets Advance Ticket Sales Record

racewireblog - 16 January, 2018 - 15:34

The superhero movie outpaced first-day presales for all Marvel movies to date.

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WATCH: Kneeling Protests and Confederate Monuments Converge for Shreveport Family

racewireblog - 15 January, 2018 - 12:30

In a new mini-documentary, The New York Times profiles a mother who fought to remove a long-standing Confederate monument—and her teenage son who was prevented from kneeling before a high school football game.

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