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BREAKING: Ex-Cop Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Killing Walter Scott

racewireblog - 11 December, 2017 - 12:00

North Charleston, South Carolina, former police officer Michael Slager was caught on bystander video shooting the unarmed Black man in the back.

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Will Congress Shut Down the Government For the Dreamers?

racewireblog - 9 December, 2017 - 09:59

Top Democrats say they won’t vote for a year-end funding bill to keep the federal government running unless it includes provisions to protect young immigrants from deportation.

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Can Tiny Houses Halt the Expansion of the Trans Mountain Pipeline?

racewireblog - 9 December, 2017 - 09:59

Indigenous activists are using solar-powered tiny houses to block the proposed path of the oil pipeline across Secwepemcul’ecw territory. Could this become the Standing Rock of the North?

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'My Platform Is My People': Colin Kaepernick Wins Sports Illustrated's Muhammad Ali Legacy Award

racewireblog - 9 December, 2017 - 09:59

Surprise guest Beyoncé Knowles-Carter presents the prize to the NFL free agent at SI’s ”Sportsperson of the Year” awards. 

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'We're Looking For You': Spike in Arrests of Non-Criminals Fuels Trump Immigration Crackdown

racewireblog - 9 December, 2017 - 09:59

Immigrant detentions spike, border arrest plunge in Trump’s first year, DHS figures show

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'Silence Breakers' of Color Among Those Named Time 'Person of the Year'

racewireblog - 9 December, 2017 - 09:59

Time honored #MeToo Movement founder Tarana Burke and other women who embraced her campaign’s message in their own battles against sexual violence.

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John Conyers Jr. Resigns From Congress Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

racewireblog - 9 December, 2017 - 09:59

The “dean” of the House maintains that the allegations leveled against him are false.

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Activists Urge Congress to Pass the Dream Act

racewireblog - 8 December, 2017 - 08:04

There are 800,000 young people at risk of deportation if Congress does not enact a permanent solution soon.

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Two New Mississippi Museums Explore the State's Troubled Past

racewireblog - 8 December, 2017 - 08:04

The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History will open this weekend to mark the state’s bicentennial.

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How a Kneeling Protest Divided a North Carolina County

racewireblog - 8 December, 2017 - 08:04

A new article looks at how a simple action—in which several Black cheerleaders at an area high school kneeled to protest racial injustice—illuminated the underlying problems in a community.

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SCOTUS Lets Trump's 'Muslim Ban' Go Into Effect

racewireblog - 8 December, 2017 - 08:04

“This is how hate gets normalized.”

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Five Tribes File Complaint Against Trump Administration to Protect Bears Ears Monument

racewireblog - 8 December, 2017 - 08:04

The complaint says the president’s move was unconstitutional. 

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WATCH: Maxwell, Aloe Blacc Sing For Poor People's Campaign At 'We Are Here' Concert

racewireblog - 8 December, 2017 - 08:04

Faith leaders, media personalities and musicians graced the Howard Theater stage to support the newly revived Poor People’s Campaign.

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What You Need to Know About the LGBTQ Discrimination Case Currently Before the Supreme Court

racewireblog - 7 December, 2017 - 04:22

Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission addresses the question of whether a creative business can refuse to serve LGBTQ customers on religious grounds.

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Trump Announces Drastic Size Reduction of Bears Ears and Other Protected Monuments

racewireblog - 7 December, 2017 - 04:22

What’s next, President Trump, the Grand Canyon?” asked one environmentalist. 

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LL Cool J Is First Rapper Honored by Kennedy Center

racewireblog - 7 December, 2017 - 04:22

Musicians Gloria Estefan and Lionel Richie and dancer Carmen de Lavallade were also fêted at the Kennedy Center Honors celebration.

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Faith Leaders Revive MLK's 'Poor People's Campaign' 50 Years Later

racewireblog - 7 December, 2017 - 04:22

Faith leaders around the country are recreating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s mass mobilization of working-class people.

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These Tax Calculators Break Down How You'll Fare If Trump Gets His Way

racewireblog - 7 December, 2017 - 04:22

Also: What’s next for the tax reform bill?

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Malcolm Jenkins and Michael Bennett Comment on Players Coalition Fracture

racewireblog - 6 December, 2017 - 00:24

Several players accused Jenkins of negotiating the NFL’s recent financial commitment to social justice activism without a consensus.

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62 Years Ago: Rosa Parks Refused to Give Up Her Bus Seat, Inspiring the Montgomery Bus Boycott

racewireblog - 6 December, 2017 - 00:24

Parks’ resistance kicked off the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which TV One depicts in the new trailer for “Behind the Movement.”

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