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Climate Change Mentions Are Deleted From the Bureau of Indian Affairs' Website

racewireblog - 15 June, 2017 - 13:07

This is the second website to remove all mentions of the manmade catastrophe.

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Read the Resolution on White Supremacy That Caused Drama at the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting

racewireblog - 15 June, 2017 - 13:07

“We reject the retrograde ideologies, xenophobic biases and racial bigotries of the so-called ‘alt-right’ that seek to subvert our government, destabilize society and infect our political system.”

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Tracy K. Smith Named 22nd U.S. Poet Laureate

racewireblog - 15 June, 2017 - 13:07

Smith earned a Pulitzer Prize for her 2011 outer space-inspired poetry collection, "Life on Mars."

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O'Shea Jackson Jr. Cast as Baseball Legend Dock Ellis in New Biopic

racewireblog - 15 June, 2017 - 13:07

The late Ellis achieved noteriety for admitting to pitching a 1970 no-hitter while high on LSD.

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EXCERPT: Writer Clay Cane Explores Hip-Hop Masculinity in New Book

racewireblog - 15 June, 2017 - 10:02

The essays in Cane's "Live Through This: Surviving Intersections of Sexuality, God and Race" illustrate his path to self-acceptance.

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High-Ranking Official and 4 Others Face Involuntary Manslaughter Charges for Flint Water Crisis

racewireblog - 14 June, 2017 - 18:03

“Everyone has to die of something,” said one of the accused.

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Flint Residents Deliver 1,000+ Empty Water Bottles to Elected Officials

racewireblog - 14 June, 2017 - 15:03

Each contained a handwritten letter detailing how the water crisis has impacted a city resident.

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The Trump Administration Suggests Reducing the Size of Bears Ears National Monument

racewireblog - 14 June, 2017 - 15:03

The site, home to ancient cliff dwellings and ancient rock art, currently covers 1.35 million acres.

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New Report Shines Light on Early Campaigns Against Chinese Entrepreneurs

racewireblog - 14 June, 2017 - 15:03

White-led city governments and labor unions across the country pushed laws through the late 1800s and early 1900s to restrict Chinese-American restaurateurs.

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U.S. Does Not Sign G7 Document on Climate Change

racewireblog - 14 June, 2017 - 15:03

This is the administration's latest move in staying out of the Paris Agreement.

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3 Things to Watch on C-Span

racewireblog - 14 June, 2017 - 11:47

No, really. Vice President Mike Pence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Sean Spicer just might be full of...information.

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Another Appeals Court Rules 'Muslim Ban' Discriminatory

racewireblog - 14 June, 2017 - 11:47

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit: “Immigration, even for the president, is not a one-person show.”

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EXCLUSIVE: This 'The House on Coco Road' Clip Explores How the War on Drugs Devastated Black Oakland

racewireblog - 14 June, 2017 - 11:47

Damani Baker's Array-distributed film about his family's journey from Oakland to Grenada in 1983 comes to Netflix on June 30.

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Man Who Killed Srinivas Kuchibhotla Indicted for Hate Crimes

racewireblog - 14 June, 2017 - 11:47

Adam Purinton faces federal hate crime and weapons charges, in addition to county murder and attempted murder charges, for killing the Indian-born engineer.

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3 Things to Watch on C-Span Today

racewireblog - 13 June, 2017 - 15:27

No, really. Vice President Mike Pence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Sean Spicer just might be full of...information.

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Puerto Ricans Vote Overwhelmingly for Statehood

racewireblog - 13 June, 2017 - 15:27

But some local critics say it would be “devastating” for residents.

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Counter-Protestors Outnumber Anti-Muslim Protestors at Several Actions Nationwide

racewireblog - 13 June, 2017 - 15:27

The March Against Sharia was organized by ACT America, which the Southern Poverty Law Center calls “the largest grassroots anti-Muslim group in America.”

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Watch, Marvel, Repeat: Peep This Badass 'Black Panther' Promo

racewireblog - 13 June, 2017 - 15:27

The first Marvel movie with an all-Black leading cast will premiere in February 2018.

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It's Been 1 Year Since the Pulse Nightclub Tragedy

racewireblog - 13 June, 2017 - 15:27

We spoke with Pulse survivor Ricardo Negron Almodovar about his work supporting the LGBTQ Latinx community in the year since the massacre at the Orlando nightclub.

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Here's Why New York City's Pension Program Just Divested From Private Prisons

racewireblog - 13 June, 2017 - 15:27

“Society used mass incarceration as an economic development strategy at the expense of communities of color. Today, we’re taking action.”

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