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New Children's Book Shatters Monolithic Depictions of Motherhood

racewireblog - 14 February, 2018 - 16:10

Juniper Fitzgerald and Elise Peterson’s new picture book, ‘How Mamas Love Their Babies,’ shows the many ways that mothers use their bodies to take care of and love their children.

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Civil Rights Groups Blast Sessions for Praising Sheriffs as Part of 'Anglo-American Heritage'

racewireblog - 14 February, 2018 - 16:10

Racial justice groups pan attorney general as “racist” and frame his comments within the historical context of law enforcement in Black communities.

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Chloe Kim is Youngest Female Snowboarder to Win Olympic Gold

racewireblog - 14 February, 2018 - 12:56

The Korean-American teenager is one of 10 Asian-American athletes representing the U.S. in PyeongChang.

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Syreeta Gates Chronicles Hip Hop Journalism History in 'Write On!'

racewireblog - 14 February, 2018 - 12:56

Gates created a Kickstarter campaign to fund her documentary on the reporters and critics who influenced hip hop culture and music journalism. 

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Lupita Nyong'o Stuns in Natural Hairstyles for Allure Magazine

racewireblog - 14 February, 2018 - 12:56

The “Black Panther” star shares her hair history in the magazine’s “The Culture of Hair” issue.

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Immigration Activist Ravi Ragbir Granted Temporary Stay from Deportation

racewireblog - 14 February, 2018 - 12:56

Ragbir argued that Immigration and Customs Enforcement targeted him for his immigration activism. A federal judge agreed.

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WATCH: Mirai Nagasu Lands Triple Axel and Makes Olympic History

racewireblog - 14 February, 2018 - 12:56

The Japanese-American figure skater is the first U.S. woman to land the difficult move in competition at the Olympics.

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LIVESTREAM: Smithsonian Unveils Barack and Michelle Obama Portraits

racewireblog - 14 February, 2018 - 12:56

Created by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, the images will hang in the National Portrait Gallery.

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Kumail Nanjiani and Alan Yang Team Up For Immigration Anthology Series, 'Little America'

racewireblog - 13 February, 2018 - 16:38

The half-hour series draws on the “Little America” first-person essay series.

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WATCH: Viola Davis and Kerry Washington Meet for Epic Shondaland Crossover

racewireblog - 13 February, 2018 - 13:27

Annalise Keating seeks Olivia Pope’s help in bringing a case to the U.S. Supreme Court during an upcoming set of “Scandal” and “How to Get Away With Murder” episodes.

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7 Team USA Athletes of Color to Watch at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics

racewireblog - 13 February, 2018 - 13:27

There are a total of 20 United States-based people of color going for the gold in South Korea.  

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What the Budget Deal Means for Puerto Rico

racewireblog - 13 February, 2018 - 13:27

The $16 billion allocated for the island’s recovery effort is a great help—and a major disappointment.

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#TBT: How Harry McAlpin Broke the White House Press Corps Color Barrier

racewireblog - 13 February, 2018 - 13:27

The White House Correspondents’ Association barred the Black journalist for decades.

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Danai Gurira: 'Black Panther' Will Change Hollywood Depictions of Africa

racewireblog - 13 February, 2018 - 13:27

“No one can really now try to put forth some product where Africa is seen begging for a White superhero to come and save it.”

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Eagles Reader: Five Must-Read Articles on the Philly Team and Racial Justice

racewireblog - 12 February, 2018 - 16:39

As Philadelphia prepares to celebrate the “wokest team” in the NFL’s Super Bowl win, here’s what you should be reading right now.

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READ: Black Woman in Mississippi Charged With Second-Degree Murder After Stillbirth

racewireblog - 12 February, 2018 - 13:33

Advocates fear this is the latest in a trend of women of color being criminalized for their pregnancy outcomes.

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WATCH: Short Documentary Explores History—and Present—of the Juvenile Justice System

racewireblog - 12 February, 2018 - 13:33

Youth First Initiative: “Youth justice is racial justice—and that’s why this system of oppression needs to change.”

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Etsy Prevents Alaska Native Artisans From Selling Ivory Art

racewireblog - 12 February, 2018 - 13:33

Per the federal Marine Mammal Protection Act, indigenous people of Alaska can legally use ivory from walrus tusks and whale teeth and bones.

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Ryan Coogler and Sounwave Discuss Creation of 'Black Panther: The Album'

racewireblog - 10 February, 2018 - 10:12

The “Black Panther” director and Top Dawg Entertainment producer explore how the film’s hip hop-heavy soundtrack came to be.

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How Trump's Immigration Plan Impacts The Nation's Racial Makeup in One Chart

racewireblog - 10 February, 2018 - 10:12

An analysis from The Washington Post says the proposal could keep Whites in the majority for five more years than previously estimated.

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