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Gwen Carr, Constance Malcolm Criticize NYPD's Misconduct Deal With Tennis Vet James Blake

racewireblog - 23 June, 2017 - 13:12

"It's disappointing that after receiving preferential treatment from the city, James Blake appears to be giving cover to the de Blasio administration for its complete lack of police accountability and transparency instead of supporting the demands of our families and communities for an end to police abuses against us."

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Police Release Dashcam Video of Philando Castile Shooting

racewireblog - 23 June, 2017 - 13:12

The footage comes days after former St. Anthony, Minnesota, police officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted for killing Castile.

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LISTEN: Meet Brujas, A Black and Brown NYC Skating and Organizing Collective

racewireblog - 23 June, 2017 - 09:17

The latest episode of WNYC's "The United States of Anxiety: Culture Wars" podcast profiles this Bronx-bred group of Black and Brown skaters and organizers mixing fun and empowerment.

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7 Things You Need to Know About The Senate GOP's Health Care Bill

racewireblog - 23 June, 2017 - 09:17

Republican Senators are being extremely secretive about a law that will impact millions. Here’s what we do know.

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UPDATE: Judge Likely to Make Decision on DAPL Operations in September

racewireblog - 22 June, 2017 - 18:50

A U.S. District Court judge will hear arguments from both sides throughout the summer.

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REPORT: Bank Investments in Fossil Fuels Threaten Climate Change Goals

racewireblog - 22 June, 2017 - 15:32

A new report finds that with $87 billion going toward the fossil fuel industry last year, banks are funding the possible failure of the Paris Agreement.

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Teenage Syrian Refugee Navigates Islamophobia, Multiculturalism in New Documentary

racewireblog - 22 June, 2017 - 15:32

Dalya Zeno and her mother Rudayna Aksh feature in "Dalya's Other Country," a documentary premiering soon on PBS' "POV."

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Mattel Introduces Ken Dolls With Various Races, Body Types

racewireblog - 22 June, 2017 - 12:14

Customers can now choose from a number of Kens, including Black, Asian and Brown ones.

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Prodigy's Death at 42 Leaves Rap Fans 'Shook'

racewireblog - 22 June, 2017 - 12:14

A representative says the Mobb Deep MC was hospitalized after a Las Vegas show due to sickle cell anaemia complications.

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Native Tribes Continue DAPL Battle Inside and Outside of D.C. Court

racewireblog - 22 June, 2017 - 09:02

As a U.S. District Court judge hears the next part of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, supporters of the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux will rally outside.

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This #WorldRefugeeDay, Let's Remember the Victims of Climate Change

racewireblog - 22 June, 2017 - 09:02

By 2050, we could see up to 350 million climate refugees.

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A 'Race Detective' Investigates Racism in 'American Koko'

racewireblog - 21 June, 2017 - 16:54

Stream the second season of the digital satire series for free via ABC Digital.

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READ: Will Officials Charged With Flint Water Crimes Really Do Time?

racewireblog - 21 June, 2017 - 16:54

ProPublica takes a look at similar cases around the world and asks if the high-profile charges against government officials will result in prison time.

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'Atlanta,' 'This is Us' Lead Television Critics Association Awards Nominees

racewireblog - 21 June, 2017 - 13:50

Both shows boast predominantly or exclusively Black writers' rooms.

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Memorial Will Honor People Killed at Mother Emanuel AME

racewireblog - 21 June, 2017 - 13:50

“This memorial on the grounds of the church will help keep the memory of the Emanuel 9 alive and honor the resilience of the families, survivors and church members.”

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Darwin Martinez Torres Charged With Killing Nabra Hassanen

racewireblog - 21 June, 2017 - 13:50

Fairfax County police have not yet ruled the killing as a hate crime. But the parents of the Muslim teen, who was killed shortly after leaving her northern Virginia mosque, say otherwise.

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SCOTUS Rules That Government Can't Censor Offensive Trademarks

racewireblog - 21 June, 2017 - 13:50

Even if they disparage an ethnicity or race.

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Beyoncé's Fans Rejoice, Reprimand Mathew Knowles Over News of Twins' Birth

racewireblog - 21 June, 2017 - 10:50

Beyhive members love the artist's children, but hate that her father announced their birth before she did.

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Our Feelings About Mahershala Ali's GQ Cover Summed Up in One Tweet

racewireblog - 21 June, 2017 - 10:50

Shine bright like a diamond.

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Celebrating Juneteenth with Remembrance and Resistance

racewireblog - 20 June, 2017 - 14:03

How will you commemorate—and further—Black liberation?

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