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NFL Players Discuss Anti-Racist Actions, Announce #PlayersCoalition in New Video

racewireblog - 10 September, 2017 - 13:59

Anquan Boldin: “This is about lifting up our communities and treating them with the dignity and support they deserve.” 

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Oil Refinery Leak Threatens Health of a Latinx Neighborhood in Houston

racewireblog - 10 September, 2017 - 13:59

Manchester residents are breathing air with high concentrations of a chemical that causes cancer.

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Time's New Multimedia Series Profiles 23 'First' Women and Girls of Color

racewireblog - 10 September, 2017 - 13:59

Ava DuVernay, Mo’ne Davis and 21 others feature in the magazine’s new project, which honors female trailblazers in entertainment, politics, sports and beyond.

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New Documentary Explores Current Segregation in America's Schools

racewireblog - 8 September, 2017 - 19:17

The Netflix release of “Teach Us All” coincides with the 60th anniversary of the Little Rock Nine’s school integration action.

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READ: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Why Trump is 'The First White President'

racewireblog - 8 September, 2017 - 15:00

“Trump truly is something new—the first president whose entire political existence hinges on the fact of a Black president.”

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How Climate Change Intensified Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

racewireblog - 8 September, 2017 - 15:00

A new article explores the devastating connection between these storms and global warming.

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Las Vegas MPD Officers Allegedly Assaulted Michael Bennett of Seattle Seahawks

racewireblog - 8 September, 2017 - 15:00

The outspoken player says police forcefully apprehended him following the August 26 Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight.

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Inside the Movement to Free People Who Are Only in Jail Because They Can't Afford Bail

racewireblog - 8 September, 2017 - 15:00

Eliminating cash bail has become a focal point in the fight to transform the criminal justice system. Inside the wins and challenges of a growing movement that raises money to free people of color who are in jail simply because they can’t afford to post bail.  

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What DREAMers Need to Know About DACA Now

racewireblog - 8 September, 2017 - 15:00

This is how the Department of Homeland Security is implementing the “wind down” of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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VIDEO: Angry and Unafraid, 'DREAMers' Denounce Trump's Decision to End DACA

racewireblog - 8 September, 2017 - 11:34

Hundreds of ‘DREAMers’ descended on Trump Tower in New York City to declare that they are “undocumented and unafraid” of the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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USPS Dedicates Stamp Series to Color Barrier-Breaking Children's Book, 'The Snowy Day'

racewireblog - 7 September, 2017 - 21:15

Ezra Jack Keats’ 1962 picture book was one of the first full-color titles to feature a Black protagonist.

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Former Trump Campaign Aide, Non-Scientist Now in Charge of EPA Grants

racewireblog - 7 September, 2017 - 21:15

John Konkus told staff he is watching for the “double C-word,” climate change.

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Two Black Women Reach U.S. Open Women's Singles Semi-Finals

racewireblog - 7 September, 2017 - 21:15

Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens secured their upcoming match-up with key victories against the Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova and Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova, respectively.

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Trump Administration Officially Ends DACA, Placing Nearly 800,000 Immigrants at Risk for Deportation

racewireblog - 7 September, 2017 - 14:26

Sessions called DACA an “unconstitutional exercise of authority by the executive branch.”

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Houston Renters Now Face Task of Paying For Damaged Homes

racewireblog - 7 September, 2017 - 14:26

Many landlords in the flood-damaged city are tacking on late fees and demanding payment in the days following Hurricane Harvey’s landfall.

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A Look Back at This Year in Labor and Racial Justice

racewireblog - 7 September, 2017 - 14:26

From rejected Labor Secretary picks to Fight for $15 actions, here are a few of the highlights from the past year in labor and racial justice movement-making.

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BREAKING: Trump Administration Officially Ends DACA, Placing Nearly 800,000 Immigrants at Risk for Deportation

racewireblog - 6 September, 2017 - 19:22

Sessions called DACA an “unconstitutional exercise of authority by the executive branch.”

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Department of Homeland Security Chooses Prototypes for the Border Wall

racewireblog - 6 September, 2017 - 19:22

The concrete structures will be built in San Diego, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

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Mahershala Ali Will Lead HBO's Third 'True Detective' Season

racewireblog - 6 September, 2017 - 19:22

The Oscar-winning actor will portray Wayne Hays, an Arkansas state police detective investigating a crime in the Ozarks.

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The Red Cross Won't Reveal How Much of Harvey Donations Are Being Used for Harvey Aid

racewireblog - 6 September, 2017 - 19:22

An executive talked around the question in an interview with NPR.

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