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From Kendrick Lamar to Luis Fonsi to Janelle Monáe, Must-See Grammy Awards Clips

racewireblog - 31 January, 2018 - 02:38

How artists of color dominated the Grammys in song and speech.

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Census Bureau to Ignore Obama-Era Recommendations for Recording Race, Ethnicity

racewireblog - 31 January, 2018 - 02:38

“Accurate, detailed data are an essential tool for ensuring equal opportunity and access to the nation’s institutions and resources for all people, but especially those who have been victims of discrimination historically.”

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WATCH: George Clinton Brings the Funk in This Tiny Desk Concert

racewireblog - 31 January, 2018 - 02:38

Go ahead and put on your headphones.

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READ: Immigrant Leaves America for Mexico: 'This loss is mutual.'

racewireblog - 31 January, 2018 - 02:38

Ariel Rodriguez, an immigrant with undocumented status, writes about the tough choice to return to a country that is not his home.

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VIDEO: Women of Color Set Their Focus on Voting Rights at Women's March Anniversary Events

racewireblog - 30 January, 2018 - 00:37

During last weekend’s Women’s March anniversary, we talked to folks in Las Vegas and New York City about a prevailing issue that keeps many people of color from participating in elections: voter suppression.

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Marsai Martin of 'Black-ish' to Star in First Studio Film, 'Little'

racewireblog - 30 January, 2018 - 00:37

The 13-year-old also created the project. #Boss

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Department of Justice Threatens Jurisdictions That Don't Cooperate With Immigration Officials

racewireblog - 30 January, 2018 - 00:37

The agency warns that it will pull federal money unless sanctuary jurisdictions prove compliance with federal immigration laws.

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ICYMI: Animated Short 'Your Black Friend' Breaks Down How White Silence Fuels Racism

racewireblog - 30 January, 2018 - 00:37

The film is adapted from Ben Passmore’s upcoming comics collection.

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Puerto Rico: Post Hurricane Maria, Island Can't Pay Down Debt

racewireblog - 30 January, 2018 - 00:37

Meanwhile, residents continue to leave the island in the face of rising unemployment.

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Civil Rights Strategist and Activist Wyatt Tee Lee Dies

racewireblog - 30 January, 2018 - 00:37

Walker worked with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference during the 1960s.

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Senate Confirms Alex Azar as New Head of the Department of Health and Human Services

racewireblog - 30 January, 2018 - 00:37

“We fear that HHS is badly off-course and doubt Mr. Azar will make the changes needed to really put patients’ interests first.”

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Marsai Martin to Star in First Studio Film, 'Little'

racewireblog - 26 January, 2018 - 22:53

The “Black-ish” star also created the project. #Boss

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The Undefeated, ESPN The Magazine Examine 'State of the Black Athlete'

racewireblog - 26 January, 2018 - 22:53

Athletes—including Ibtihaj Muhammad and Martellus Bennett—penned essays addressing racial justice, community resilience and more.

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Top Democrat Retracts $25 Billion Offer to Trump for Border Wall Funding

racewireblog - 26 January, 2018 - 22:53

Facing pressure from progressive Democrats, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer rescinds offer made in return for legal protections for “Dreamers.”

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Advocacy Groups Say Academy, Entertainment Industry Need to Do Better

racewireblog - 26 January, 2018 - 22:53

Color of Change and The National Hispanic Media Coalition are calling for more Black and Latinx representation and recognition in the entertainment industry.

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REPORT: Which U.S. Cities Are Investing in the Success of Black Men and Boys?

racewireblog - 26 January, 2018 - 22:53

A new analysis from the Campaign for Black Male Achievement shows that city-level support for Black males is up across the country, but some cities still have a long way to go.

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How the GOP is Using the Budget Process to Destroy Immigration as We Know It [OPINION]

racewireblog - 25 January, 2018 - 23:21

Rinku Sen argues that the Congressional budget process is just a tool for the GOP to reach its ultimate goal—a radical reordering of 50 years of immigration policy that is transparent in its hostility toward immigrants of color.

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#BlackPantherChallenge Raises Funds To Get Black Children Film Tickets

racewireblog - 25 January, 2018 - 23:21

What started with a simple GoFundMe has led to celebrities donating so kids of color can see the Marvel movie. 

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REPORT: Racial Disparities Persist Despite Marijuana Legalization Measures

racewireblog - 25 January, 2018 - 23:21

Despite widespread succes of state-level legalization laws, Black and Latinx people remain disproportionate victims of racial profiling and over policing.

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Tai Allen Offers 'No Jewels,' But Significant Healing Power

racewireblog - 25 January, 2018 - 23:21

The artist discusses his latest poetry collection and accompanying album, an exploration of his survival from sexual abuse.

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