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Trump Launches Missiles at Syria, Legislators of Color Respond

racewireblog - 10 April, 2017 - 11:01

Representative Tulsi Gabbard: “Trump’s military strikes in Syria are reckless and short-sighted.”

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Portland Votes to Divest from All Corporations

racewireblog - 10 April, 2017 - 11:01

This includes the Dakota Access Pipleine and companies which profit from the prison industrial complex. 

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Paramount Blames 'Ghost in the Shell' Flop on Whitewashing Controversy, Bad Reviews

racewireblog - 10 April, 2017 - 08:00

The film cost $110 million to make yet only brought in $19 million its opening weekend.

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This is Not a Thinkpiece About French Montana [OPINION]

racewireblog - 7 April, 2017 - 16:17

The Morocco-born, culture-vulture-loving rapper responded to a light jab from a young Black woman with all kinds of misogynoir. But this isn't a thinkpiece because it didn't take a lot of thought to realize that this grown man acted like a pure fool. 

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WATCH: First Trailer for Spike Lee's 'Rodney King'

racewireblog - 7 April, 2017 - 16:17

The movie will debut on Netflix later this month—25 years after LAPD officers were acquitted for beating King.

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ICYMI: Federal Appeals Court Finds That the Civil Rights Law Prohibiting Sex Discrimination Also Covers Sexual Orientation

racewireblog - 7 April, 2017 - 13:15

The most recent version of the 1964 Civil Rights Act explicitly prohibits work discrimination against a person because they are a woman or man. Earlier this week, a federal appeals court found that bias against lesbian and gay workers also applies. 

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This Trio of Studies Sadly Illustrates the Impact of Racism on Black People

racewireblog - 7 April, 2017 - 13:15

From education to income to insurance, White supremacy strikes again and again.

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A French Bank Is Latest to Divest from Dakota Access Pipeline Project

racewireblog - 7 April, 2017 - 13:15

Oil may be flowing through DAPL, but some investors are still taking steps against it.  

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READ: Kamala Harris on Why She Opposes Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court Nomination

racewireblog - 7 April, 2017 - 13:15

The California senator says: “He has repeatedly failed to show that he fully understands those important words—‘Equal Justice Under Law.’ For the highest court in the land, we should find someone who does.”

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Courthouses May No Longer Be Safe Spaces for Undocumented Immigrants

racewireblog - 7 April, 2017 - 10:12

The Department of Homeland Security says immigration agents can engage in enforcement activities at courthouses.

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Police Chief Says Officer Who Shot Charles Kinsey Knew There Was No Gun

racewireblog - 7 April, 2017 - 10:12

The North Miami cop shot the unarmed Black man while he was trying to coax his autistic patient out of harm’s way.

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Maryland Becomes 3rd State to Ban Fracking

racewireblog - 7 April, 2017 - 10:12

The move came after many years of environmental activism.

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UPDATE: Pepsi Apologies for Ad That Shows Kendall Jenner Ending Racism With a Pepsi

racewireblog - 6 April, 2017 - 16:51

A new Pepsi commercial shows the reality show personality presenting a police officer with a cool drink, opening his eyes to the plight of the oppressed.

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Moment of Joy: Ifeoma White-Thorpe is an Educated Boss

racewireblog - 6 April, 2017 - 16:51

The Denville, New Jersey, teen was accepted to all eight Ivy League schools.

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ICYMI: Federal Appeals Court Rules That Civil Rights Law That Prohibits Sex Discrimination Also Covers Sexual Orientation

racewireblog - 6 April, 2017 - 13:47

The most recent version of the 1964 Civil Rights Act explicitly prohibits work discrimination against a person because they are a woman or man. Earlier this week, a federal appeals court found that bias against lesbian and gay workers also applies. 

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Beyoncé Releases 'Die With You' Video, Internet Freaks Out

racewireblog - 6 April, 2017 - 13:47

The new song is a celebration of her ninth wedding anniversary.

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MLK's Revolutionary Speech, 'Beyond Vietnam' Turned 50. Here's How It's Relevant to Our Current Crazy

racewireblog - 6 April, 2017 - 10:42

April 4 is significant for two reasons: On April 4, 1967 we see the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King making his first antiwar speech, "Beyond Vietnam." On April 4, 1968, King is assassinated. We talked to veteran activist and King scholar Rev. Osagyefo Sekou about what that speech means today. and why King's legacy cannot be reduced to "I Have a Dream."

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DOJ to Review Agreements With Law Enforcement Agencies That Violated Civil Rights

racewireblog - 6 April, 2017 - 10:42

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions: “It is not the responsibility of the federal government to manage non-federal law enforcement agencies.”

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READ: Standing Rock's Issues Extend Beyond the Pipeline

racewireblog - 6 April, 2017 - 10:42

There are significant problems with healthcare and housing for the tribe as well. 

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The Majority Launches 28 Days of Direct Actions

racewireblog - 6 April, 2017 - 07:36

The coalition brings together 50+ activist and advocacy organizations for a month of mobilization.

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