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These Lawsuits Explain Exactly Why Employees of Color Are Over Fox News

racewireblog - 27 April, 2017 - 16:13

The class-action suit alleges that: “On at least two occasions, Slater actually kicked Ms. Douglas in the buttocks as she walked down the hall at Fox’s offices.”

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President Signs Executive Order to Review National Monument Designations

racewireblog - 27 April, 2017 - 16:13

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is expected to submit a final report within 120 days.

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Netflix Acquires Film 'Juanita,' Led by Black and Native Stars

racewireblog - 27 April, 2017 - 16:13

Alfre Woodard and Adam Beach will star in an adaptation of Sheila Williams' "Dancing on the Edge of the Roof," which depicts a Black woman's move to Montana in search of a new life.

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Federal Judge Delivers Another Blow to Trump's Immigration Policies

racewireblog - 27 April, 2017 - 13:13

A federal judge in California has blocked the Trump Administration's efforts to withhold federal funding from self-designated sanctuary cities.

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Washington Post Launches Podcast About Being Mixed Race in America

racewireblog - 27 April, 2017 - 13:13

The five-part series begins May 1.  

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Two Recent Climate Change Studies Paint A Grim Picture

racewireblog - 27 April, 2017 - 09:43

The manmade global catastrophe is already influencing extreme weather—and that includes in the Arctic, where sea ice is melting rapidly.

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Why Weed Decriminalization Alone Won't Fix Racist Drug Enforcement

racewireblog - 27 April, 2017 - 09:43

The City of Atlanta is considering fines instead of jail for recreational weed possession. But if decriminalization isn't coupled with new policies on arrest quotas, financial incentives and racial profiling, the main purpose of the change could go up in smoke. 

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Nothing New: Shea Moisture Already Showed Us It Wasn't Fully Here For Black Women [OPINION]

racewireblog - 26 April, 2017 - 17:20

Don't call it a one-off, they've been here before.

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WATCH: Trevor Noah Breaks Down Trump's First 100 Days

racewireblog - 26 April, 2017 - 17:20

President Donald Trump recently said that the 100-day mark is an “artificial barrier” that doesn’t apply to him because his is a “different kind of presidency.” The host of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” isn’t so sure.

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Cornel West to Activists, Immigrants: Let's Dump The Democratic Party

racewireblog - 26 April, 2017 - 13:48

“If a class-conscious multi-racial party attuned to anti-sexist, anti-homophobic and anti-militaristic issues and grounded in ecological commitments can reconfigure our citizenship, maybe our decaying democracy has a chance.”

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Teen Says Sybrina Fulton Praised Her Prom Dress Featuring a Tribute to Trayvon Martin

racewireblog - 26 April, 2017 - 13:48

Milan Bolden-Morris' dress included the likeness of Fulton's son, Trayvon Martin, alongside those of other Black people killed by police and White vigilantes.

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Your Henrietta Lacks Reading List

racewireblog - 26 April, 2017 - 10:34

Join the conversation surrounding the premiere of "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" with these articles and books that illuminate the history and legacy of the uncompensated foremother of modern health research.

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Where Are Communities of Color Turning to Solar?

racewireblog - 26 April, 2017 - 10:34

Look from the west to the east.

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New Orleans Removes First of Four Confederate Statues

racewireblog - 26 April, 2017 - 10:34

Mayor Mitch Landrieu: “We can remember these divisive chapters in our history in a museum or other facility where they can be put in context—and that’s where these statues belong.”

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What One Congressman Thinks of Environmental Justice

racewireblog - 25 April, 2017 - 12:13

“The positions and policies of the Trump administration are a direct threat to the health of African-American communities,” writes Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-NJ).

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Memphis High School's Graduating Class Earns $80 Million in Scholarships

racewireblog - 25 April, 2017 - 12:13

Whitehaven High School's class of 2017 is 99 percent Black.

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ICYMI: North Dakota Court Closes 47 Cases Relating to DAPL Protests

racewireblog - 25 April, 2017 - 12:13

However, no felony charges were dropped.

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Amid Black Erasure Controversy, 'Guerrilla' Premieres to Poor Numbers

racewireblog - 25 April, 2017 - 12:13

The Showtime limited series about the 1970s British Black Power Movement faced accusations of erasing Black women from the historical narrative.

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PLAYLIST: The 9 Prince Songs We Have on Repeat Today

racewireblog - 25 April, 2017 - 09:04

On the first anniversary of the his untimely passing, we offer a Spotify playlist of our favorite Prince songs.

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Peabody Jurors Honor Beyoncé's 'Lemonade, Donald Glover's 'Atlanta'

racewireblog - 24 April, 2017 - 17:58

The visual album and FX series each earned one of seven Peabody entertainment awards.

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