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Michael B. Jordan Headlines Film Adaptation of Criminal Justice Memoir, 'Just Mercy'

racewireblog - 6 December, 2017 - 00:24

Jordan stars as Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson, whose memoir details his work with a Black man on death row for a murder he didn’t commit.

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WATCH: Transgender People Share Their Stories for World AIDS Day

racewireblog - 6 December, 2017 - 00:24

“We are living in a world where if you do contract HIV, it’s a chronic but treatable disease, not a death sentence—unless you are a poor, transgender person of color.”

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Solange Honored With Impact Award at Billboard Women in Music 2017 Ceremony

racewireblog - 6 December, 2017 - 00:24

Solange: “I have so much gratitude in my soul for the way my work connected with people.”

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Colin Kaepernick Receives Muhammad Ali Legacy Award as NFL Commits Nearly $90 Million to Player Activism

racewireblog - 6 December, 2017 - 00:24

“Like Muhammad, Colin is a man who stands on his convictions with confidence and courage, undaunted by the personal sacrifices he has had to make to have his message heard.”

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5 Films by Creators of Color to Follow at Sundance in 2018

racewireblog - 5 December, 2017 - 04:00

At the upcoming Sundance Film Festival, Boots Riley, Daveed Diggs and others will screen dramatic or documentary films that take on criminal justice, labor and other racial equity issues. 

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WATCH: Hasan Minhaj, Ivy Quicho and Junot Díaz Recite Moving Passage From 'America Is in the Heart'

racewireblog - 5 December, 2017 - 04:00

Director Frank Chi: “When you’re an immigrant, and Asian American, you’re bombarded by attempts from everywhere that say you don’t belong. For me, Bulosan’s words helped repel that poison.”

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Trump Tweets Anti-Muslim Videos, World Calls Him Out

racewireblog - 5 December, 2017 - 04:00

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.): “The president is racist. There’s no doubt about that in my mind.”

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Keystone Pipeline Spill Caused By Construction Damage

racewireblog - 5 December, 2017 - 04:00

The cause has officials concerned about additional leaks in the future. 

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Flint Finally Has A New Permanent Water Source

racewireblog - 5 December, 2017 - 04:00

The predominantly Black residents of the Michigan city have been without safe water for 1,316 days.

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3 Things You Should Know About HHS Secretary Nominee Alex Azar

racewireblog - 2 December, 2017 - 02:24

Meet President Donald Trump’s new choice to lead the Department of Health and Human Services.

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San Francisco Tops List of Immigrant-Friendly Cities

racewireblog - 2 December, 2017 - 02:24

You’ll never guess what city sits at the bottom of the 50-municipality list.

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Twitter Users Celebrate #ActualAsianComicWriters

racewireblog - 2 December, 2017 - 02:24

Marvel Comics’ new editor-in-chief, who is White, admitted to using a Japanese pen name. Asian-American Twitter users responded by uplifting their favorite Asian diaspora comic creators.

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5 Must-Read Excerpts From Jay-Z's Expansive Q&A With The New York Times Style Mag

racewireblog - 2 December, 2017 - 02:24

Hov discussed power, parenthood and politics in his latest interview.

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What Would it Take to Actually End Intimate Violence?

racewireblog - 30 November, 2017 - 18:36

Transformative justice activist Mia Mingus reflects on responding to sexual assault without creating more harm.

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San Fransisco Tops List of Immigrant-Friendly Cities

racewireblog - 30 November, 2017 - 18:36

You’ll never guess what city sits at the bottom of the 50-municipality list.

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ICYMI: Black Lives Matter—L.A. Brings Back Its #BlackXmas Holiday Spending Campaign

racewireblog - 30 November, 2017 - 18:36

The campaign encourages holiday shoppers to withhold their dollars from White corporations and redirect them toward Black businesses and community groups.

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Courtney B. Vance Headlines True Crime Drama 'Heist 88' for FX

racewireblog - 30 November, 2017 - 18:36

The Emmy-winning actor will portray Armand Moore, the man who attempted to steal nearly $70 million from the First National Bank of Chicago in 1988. 

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Navajo Nation President Reacts to Donald Trump's 'Pocahontas' Slur

racewireblog - 30 November, 2017 - 18:36

The U.S. president used an honorific occasion to attack one of his political opponents over her claims to Native ancestry. Surprise: it didn’t go over well.  

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3 Black Grammy Awards Nominees Worth Watching in 2018

racewireblog - 30 November, 2017 - 18:36

These three nominees prove that Black musical excellence is alive and well across genres and generations.

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WATCH: Trump Hosts Navajo Code Talkers, Calls Elizabeth Warren 'Pocahontas'

racewireblog - 30 November, 2017 - 18:36

Warren: “It is deeply unfortunate that the president of the United States cannot even make it through a ceremony honoring these heroes without having to throw out a racial slur.”

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