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Marine Sentenced to 10 Years for Abusing Muslim Recruits

racewireblog - 15 November, 2017 - 15:30

Ex-Sergeant Joseph Felix’s behavior allegedly pushed one Muslim recruit to commit suicide during a drill exercise.

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5 Choice Clips to Celebrate Tiffany Haddish's 'SNL' Hosting Debut

racewireblog - 15 November, 2017 - 15:30

The “Girls Trip” star is the first Black female standup comedian to host the late-night sketch show.

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Fox Orders New Show From 'Fresh Off the Boat' Producer Sanjay Shah

racewireblog - 14 November, 2017 - 18:08

“Model Minorities” explores the relationship between an Indian-American man and his immigrant cousin.

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Hari Kondabolu’s New Doc Shows How the Racist Apu Character on 'The Simpsons' Still Haunts Desi America

racewireblog - 14 November, 2017 - 18:08

Through his own experiences and those of actors such as Aziz Ansari and Kal Penn, the comedian explores the trouble with the animated Indian convenience store clerk in an hourlong documentary set to air on truTV. 

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Pledges $2.5 Million for Hurricane Relief During Puerto Rico Visit

racewireblog - 14 November, 2017 - 18:08

Also: He will return to his “Hamilton” role for a 2019 run of performances in Puerto Rico.

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Cop Who Drove Van in Freddie Gray's Fatal Injury Found Not Guilty on Administrative Charges

racewireblog - 14 November, 2017 - 18:08

Caesar Goodson Jr. can keep his job with the Baltimore Police Department.

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Black NYPD Sergeant Says Department Demoted Him for Pointing Out Racism

racewireblog - 14 November, 2017 - 11:57

“They’re trying to force me to retire,” Sgt. Cyress Smith says. “But I’m going to retire on my own terms.”

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What You Need To Know About The Election Results, in 9 Tweets

racewireblog - 13 November, 2017 - 18:01

Progressives of color won bigly.

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Artist Recreates Rebellion of Enslaved People for New Project

racewireblog - 13 November, 2017 - 14:45

Dread Scott and arts organization Antenna launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund “Slave Rebellion Reenactment,” an epic performance piece that imagines what one of America’s largest uprisings would look like in contemporary Louisiana.

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Trump Administration Terminates Protected Status for Thousands of Nicaraguan Immigrants

racewireblog - 13 November, 2017 - 14:45

Congressional Hispanic Caucus chair Michelle Lujan Grisham: “Deporting families who are contributing to the economic and social fabric of our nation isn’t leadership; it’s a reckless and callous abuse of power.”

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NYPD Officer Wayne Isaacs Acquitted for Killing Delrawn Small

racewireblog - 13 November, 2017 - 14:45

“Today, the justice system made a statement that it does not equally value Black life and the life of our brother, Delrawn Small.”
 

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Flint's First Black Female Mayor Faces Recall Election

racewireblog - 9 November, 2017 - 19:03

Karen Weaver on her critics: “You wait for a woman to come and clean things up, and then here you come and want to take it.”

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How to Vote in An Off-Year Election

racewireblog - 9 November, 2017 - 19:03

Want to participate in this election cycle, but not sure where to start? Read on.

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Ex-Employee Says Twitter Ignored His Reports on Fake Russian Accounts

racewireblog - 9 November, 2017 - 15:50

“They were more concerned with growth numbers than fake and compromised accounts.”

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NFL Team Owners, Commissioner Deposed in Colin Kaepernick Collusion Case

racewireblog - 9 November, 2017 - 15:50

Jerry Jones and Robert McNair publicly criticized NFL players for kneeling in opposition to police racism. Now they have to turn over their cell phone and email records to investigators.

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DOJ Asks Supreme Court to Vacate Ruling That Granted Undocumented Teen Access to Abortion

racewireblog - 8 November, 2017 - 18:09

ACLU: “We won’t let this distract us from the real issue here, which is that there are many more young women like Jane Doe out there who are still unable to get the care they need because of the Trump administration’s unconstitutional policies.”

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Black Lives Matter Founders Awarded Sydney Peace Prize

racewireblog - 8 November, 2017 - 18:09

Archbishop Desmond Tutu won the same award in 1999 for his anti-Apartheid work.

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New Study Makes Clear That Humans Are Causing Global Warming

racewireblog - 8 November, 2017 - 11:31

Meanwhile, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt says things like, “I would not agree that [CO2] is a primary contributor to the global warming that we see.”

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Flint's First Black Mayor Faces Recall Election

racewireblog - 7 November, 2017 - 15:54

Karen Weaver on her critics: “You wait for a woman to come and clean things up, and then here you come and want to take it.”

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Retired Police Chief Arrested on Hate Crime and Civil Rights Charges

racewireblog - 7 November, 2017 - 15:54

Frank Nucera Jr. “These niggers are like ISIS, they have no value. They should line them all up and mow ’em down. I’d like to be on the firing squad.”

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