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Navajo Nation Moves Forward on Coal Plant Lease Extension

racewireblog - 8 June, 2017 - 17:21

In order to extend through 2019, the tribe still needs the approval of two-thirds of the full council.

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Peek Inside Howard University's New Google Satellite Campus [PHOTOS]

racewireblog - 8 June, 2017 - 14:16

The Howard West facility makes it easy for the HBCU's computer science students to work with Google staffers in Mountain View, California.

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This Study Found That as Immigration Increases, Violent Crime Decreases

racewireblog - 8 June, 2017 - 14:16

Researchers examined crime rates in California, where the majority of residents are people of color.

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Activist Chokwe Antar Lumumba Wins Jackson Mayoral Race with 93 Precent of Votes

racewireblog - 8 June, 2017 - 11:06

The son of late mayor Chokwe Lumumba ran on a progressive platform that demanded law enforcement and education reform.

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Hawaii Becomes First State to Pass Legislation Supporting Paris Agreement

racewireblog - 8 June, 2017 - 11:06

Gov. David Ige signed two bills that would further the fight against climate change.

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Las Vegas Officer Charged With Manslaughter for Choking Tashii Brown to Death

racewireblog - 8 June, 2017 - 11:06

Kenneth Lopera used an unapproved "rear naked choke hold" on the unarmed Brown. It proved fatal.

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Lawsuit From Environmental Groups Challenges EPA's Methane Rule Pause

racewireblog - 8 June, 2017 - 11:06

The six groups say it is in violation of the Clean Air Act.

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STUDY: Cops Routinely Use Disrespectful Language With Black People

racewireblog - 8 June, 2017 - 07:59

Stanford University researchers found a new use for police body camera footage.

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U.S. Politicians, Businesses and Higher Education Officials Form Coalition to Oppose Trump's Paris Agreement Decision

racewireblog - 7 June, 2017 - 16:36

The 1,439 signatories are taking on the international climate agreement's goals without the president.

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Harvard University Revokes 10 Acceptance Offers Over Discriminatory Memes

racewireblog - 7 June, 2017 - 16:36

One prospective freshman reportedly called the hanging of a Mexican child "piñata time." 

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WATCH: Is Environmental Racism the New Jim Crow?

racewireblog - 7 June, 2017 - 13:33

This writer argues yes.

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A Family's Utopian Dreams Meet Grenada Invasion in 'The House on Coco Road'

racewireblog - 7 June, 2017 - 13:33

Director Damani Baker's portrait of his family's flight from American racism to leftist-controlled Grenada comes to Netflix on June 30 via Ava DuVernay's Array.

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Black Leaders Fight to Remove Arizona's Confederate Monuments

racewireblog - 7 June, 2017 - 13:33

Part of the state was a Confederate territory with legalized slavery. Black community activists want to remove monuments commemorating that history.

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What It Means That The U.S. is Leaving The Green Climate Fund

racewireblog - 7 June, 2017 - 10:21

One consequence of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement could have immediate consequences for developing nations. 

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Netflix Picks Up Marsha P. Johnson Doc, Misha Green Thriller

racewireblog - 7 June, 2017 - 10:21

The streaming company acquired the documentary and women-driven thriller after recently cutting two series with characters from underrepresented groups.

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READ: An Alaska Native Village Faces Relocation Due to Climate Change

racewireblog - 6 June, 2017 - 15:50

The town was hoping to receive funds for the move, but the proposed federal budget eliminates all funding earmarked for it.

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Ananya Vinay Becomes 13th Consecutive Indian-American Spelling Bee Champ

racewireblog - 6 June, 2017 - 15:50

The Fresno preteen won the Scripps competition by correctly spelling "marocain," a French word for a kind of dress fabric.

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Is Environmental Racism the New Jim Crow?

racewireblog - 6 June, 2017 - 12:07

This writer argues yes.

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WATCH: A Family's Utopian Dreams Meet Grenada Invasion in 'The House on Coco Road'

racewireblog - 6 June, 2017 - 12:07

Director Damani Baker's portrait of his family's flight from American racism to leftist-controlled Grenada comes to Netflix on June 30 via Ava DuVernay's Array.

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READ: How Prisons Are Affected By Climate Change

racewireblog - 6 June, 2017 - 12:07

Across the country, incarcerated men and women's lives are in danger as a result of facilities' environmental violations.

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