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OWN Greenlights 'Moonlight' Co-Writer Tarell Alvin McCraney-Created Drama

racewireblog - 21 August, 2017 - 13:33

The coming-of-age series will draw from McCraney’s youth and follow a 14-year-old boy balancing family pressure and personal trauma while trying to escape poverty.

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WATCH: Takiyah Thompson Explains Why She Helped Topple the Confederate Statue in Durham

racewireblog - 21 August, 2017 - 13:33

“Anything that gives those people pride needs to be crushed in the same way that they want to crush Black people and the other groups that they target.”

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ICYMI: This Special Dives Deep Inside 'Unite the Right's' White Nationalist Horror

racewireblog - 18 August, 2017 - 18:14

Vice News’ “Charlottesville: Race and Terror” follows reporter Elle Reeve as she embeds with White nationalist leaders like Christopher Cantwell and Robert Ray.

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READ: Asian-American Activists Issue Call to Resist White Supremacist Violence, Complicity in Open Letter

racewireblog - 18 August, 2017 - 18:14

“It falls on all of us to resist White supremacy, including efforts to be co-opted by White supremacists who do not and have never had our communities’ interests at heart.” 

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Trump Signs Executive Order That Rolls Back More Obama-Era Environmental Rules

racewireblog - 18 August, 2017 - 18:14

The White House’s plans to improve the nation’s infrastructure could make communities more vulnerable to flooding.

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Activists Who Helped Topple Durham Confederate Statue Face Charges As Baltimore, Philadelphia Authorities Tackle Monuments

racewireblog - 18 August, 2017 - 11:34

Takiyah Thompson was the first person charged with participation and incitement of a riot for helping to tear down a Confederate memorial in Durham.

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Four Congressional Caucuses Call for Removal of White Supremacists From White House

racewireblog - 17 August, 2017 - 13:38

“In the wake of the deadly hate crimes and violence committed by White supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, we write to request the immediate removal of Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller and Sebastian Gorka from any positions in the White House.”

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#ImpeachTrump Trends Worldwide as President Defends White Supremacists

racewireblog - 17 August, 2017 - 13:38

Trump: “I think there’s blame on both sides and I have no doubt about it.”

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I Almost Died in Charlottesville

racewireblog - 17 August, 2017 - 13:38

Journalist and researcher Spencer Sunshine started observing racist hate events in the late 1980s. Last Saturday’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville almost killed him. Here, an unvarnished dispatch from the picturesque Virginia town—from the violent lead-up in Emancipation Park to the deadly aftermath downtown.

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WATCH: Jamila Woods and Chance the Rapper Showcase Beauty of Windy City in 'LSD' Video

racewireblog - 17 August, 2017 - 13:38

The video—which depicts friends of color enjoying a chill BBQ—was written by Chicago Public Schools students.

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EPA Hit With 2 Lawsuits Over Safety Review for Chemicals

racewireblog - 17 August, 2017 - 13:38

Earthjustice is suing the agency for allegedly weakening rules that could keep households safe.

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Charlottesville Resident in Viral Flame-Throwing Photo: 'The Cops Were Protecting the Nazis'

racewireblog - 17 August, 2017 - 07:21

Corey Long explains how racist violence and police inaction compelled him to defend other protesters from White nationalists’ attacks using a lighter and a spray paint can.

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Pantone Unveils Prince-Inspired Custom Color, 'Love Symbol #2'

racewireblog - 16 August, 2017 - 15:32

The new shade matches Prince’s signature piano.

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ICYMI: Bruno Mars to Donate $1 Million to Flint Residents

racewireblog - 16 August, 2017 - 15:32

The musician says he wants to help “our brothers and sisters affected by this disaster.”

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Transcript: Read Trump's Comments on Charlottesville, in Which He Finally Mentions the KKK

racewireblog - 16 August, 2017 - 15:32

For those who would rather not watch President Donald Trump speak.

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How We Feel About Shonda Rhimes Leaving ABC for Netflix in 5 Tweets

racewireblog - 16 August, 2017 - 15:32

The announcement comes just a week after ABC Studios parent company Disney said it would pull its shows from the streaming service.

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Former EPA Official Mustafa Ali on Environmental Justice Under the Trump Administration

racewireblog - 16 August, 2017 - 09:28

“They have not yet moved forward on a policy that would be beneficial to low-income communities, communities of color or indigenous populations.”

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Texas Activists Peacefully Protest Border Wall

racewireblog - 16 August, 2017 - 09:28

As the nation watched violence reign in Charlottesville, Virginia, a peaceful demonstration played out in Mission, Texas, in support of American inclusivity.

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What You Need to Know About the Aftermath of the Racist Violence in Charlottesville

racewireblog - 15 August, 2017 - 20:34

From murder charges to resignations, here’s the latest.

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Some Background on Those Violent, White Supremacist 'Unite the Right' Actions in Charlottesville

racewireblog - 15 August, 2017 - 14:58

White nationalism is the big story after today’s violent ”Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville, Virginia. Here’s what we know and some resources to deepen your knowledge about what’s going on. 

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