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READ: In New Jersey, A New Pipeline Battle Is Brewing

racewireblog - 17 April, 2017 - 13:15

The Pilgrim Pipeline is slated to run through the Ramapough Lenape Nation's territory—though the tribe is preparing to fight it.  

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The Roots Partners with Amazon for Two Children's Shows

racewireblog - 17 April, 2017 - 09:55

One of the series, the animated "South Street Sounds," follows three friends who form a band in a neighborhood saturated by music—similar to The Roots' own origin on Philadelphia's South Street.

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WATCH: Salma Hayek Confronts White Elitism in 'Beatriz at Dinner' Trailer

racewireblog - 17 April, 2017 - 09:55

The comedy, which hits theaters June 9, stars Hayek as a Latinx immigrant and holsitic healer whose refusal to ignore the rantings of a racist causes...friction.

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The Navajo Nation Is Experiencing a Water Crisis

racewireblog - 17 April, 2017 - 09:55

In Indian Country, 26,000 homes lack access to safe water and/or sanitation services.

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Regina King to Produce, Star in Atlanta Child Murders Drama, 'No Place Safe'

racewireblog - 14 April, 2017 - 14:17

King reunites with "American Crime" creator John Ridley to adapt Kim Reid's memoir, which chronicles the investigation of the murders of 28 Black children and young adults in Atlanta between 1979 and 1981.

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#TBT: 144 Years Since Reconstruction's Deadliest Massacre

racewireblog - 14 April, 2017 - 14:17

White supremacist paramilitary members killed dozens of Black militia members in the 1873 Colfax Massacre.

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Company Behind Dakota Access Pipeline Wins Legal Right To Keep Spill Risks From the Public

racewireblog - 14 April, 2017 - 14:17

This ruling came as a result of the pipeline being damaged last month.

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Celebrate Charlie Murphy's Life in 5 Videos

racewireblog - 14 April, 2017 - 14:17

The comedian and actor died at age 57 after battling leukemia. From animation to "Chappelle's Show," here are just a few clips showcasing his comic gifts.

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North Miami Cop Who Shot Charles Kinsey Charged With Manslaughter

racewireblog - 14 April, 2017 - 14:17

Kinsey, a Black man, was lying in the street with his arms in the air when he was shot.

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Environmental Group First to Sue Trump Administration for Border Wall

racewireblog - 14 April, 2017 - 11:05

Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ): “Trump’s wall ... will do little more than perpetuate human suffering while irrevocably damaging our public lands and the wildlife that depend on them.”

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1 Teen, 6 Cops, 1 Bullet and 5 Years of a Black Family Screaming for Justice

racewireblog - 14 April, 2017 - 11:05

In a just world, Ramarley Graham would be celebrating his 24th birthday today. But in 2012, New York City police followed him home from a bodega, kicked in his door and killed him in front of his grandmother and little brother. We go inside his family's five-year battle for some form of police accountability.

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[VIDEO] Constance Malcolm, Mother of Police Slaying Victim Ramarley Graham, Talks About Her Family's Battle for Justice

racewireblog - 14 April, 2017 - 11:05

Ramarley Graham should be celebrating his 24th birthday today. But in 2012, NYPD officers kicked in the door of his Bronx apartment and fatally shot the unarmed 18-year-old. In honor of his memory, his mom, Constance Malcolm, spoke to Colorlines about her family's five-year fight for answers.

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WATCH: Public Housing Residents Confront Ben Carson in Miami

racewireblog - 13 April, 2017 - 16:13

Everyone is talking about Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson getting stuck in an elevator. But this is the real public housing story of the day.

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ICYMI: New 'Thor' Movie Features Tessa Thompson in a Race-Swapped Role

racewireblog - 13 April, 2017 - 16:13

Thompson was cast as Valkyrie, who is traditionally represented as White in comics. It's a departure from previous Marvel movie casting choices that Whitewashed characters of color.

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ACLU Files 13 Lawsuits Against Government Related to Travel Ban

racewireblog - 13 April, 2017 - 12:44

The suits demand records from U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Department of Homeland Security.

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WATCH: Equal Justice Initiative Previews Racial Justice Museum, 'From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration'

racewireblog - 13 April, 2017 - 12:44

The organization offers a video preview for the museum, which is scheduled to open in Montgomery, Alabama, in 2018.

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Sacred Tribal Land of Recapture Canyon Is Now Open for Recreational Use

racewireblog - 13 April, 2017 - 12:44

Vehicles had been prohibited near Recapture Canyon in Utah since 2007—but that has now changed.

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Don Cheadle to Bring Early Black Wall Street Tycoon's Story to the Screen

racewireblog - 12 April, 2017 - 16:54

Cheadle reunites with "Miles Ahead" scribe Steven Baigelman and stars in project on Jeremiah G. Hamilton, a Wall Street stockbroker whose financial success in a largely White business world defied mid-19th century convention.

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These Creators of Color and Race-Focused Works Won Pulitzer Prizes

racewireblog - 12 April, 2017 - 16:54

From Lynn Nottage's "Sweat" to Hilton Als' theater reviews, here are the people and pieces whose race-concerned work earned the top journalism and arts honors.

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Judge Rules—Again—That Texas Voter ID Law is Intentionally Discriminatory

racewireblog - 12 April, 2017 - 13:44

The legislators who created SB 14 wanted to keep Black and Latinx voters away from the polls.

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