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Rocker Benjamin Booker Channels James Baldwin on 'Witness'

racewireblog - 6 June, 2017 - 12:07

The singer and guitarist's new album, which features guest vocals from Mavis Staples, is available now.

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LOOK: Halima Aden Slays as First Hijab-Wearing Woman to Cover Vogue

racewireblog - 6 June, 2017 - 12:07

Aden: “Every little girl deserves to see a role model that’s dressed like her.”

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Politicians and Environmentalists React After Trump Pulls US From Paris Agreement

racewireblog - 6 June, 2017 - 08:55

The president says he's open to negotiating the terms of the agreement, though world leaders assert it can not be renegotiated.

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Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Reinstate 'Muslim Ban'

racewireblog - 5 June, 2017 - 15:53

DOJ spokesperson Sarah Isgur Flores: “The president is not required to admit people from countries that sponsor or shelter terrorism, until he determines that they can be properly vetted and do not pose a security risk to the United States.”

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WATCH: This Queer Barber Gives Free Cuts to Homeless Youth in L.A. Out of a Trailer

racewireblog - 5 June, 2017 - 15:53

Madin Lopez, a formerly homeless queer barber, drives around Los Angeles providing over 700 haircuts to homeless youth each year.

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Singer Elijah Blake's 'Hanging Tree' Mourns Black Casualties of Racism Through the Generations

racewireblog - 5 June, 2017 - 15:53

"Everybody's praying for peace, but who's gonna protect us from the police?"

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WATCH: 'NOVA' Tackles the Science Behind Flint's Toxic Water Supply

racewireblog - 5 June, 2017 - 11:59

PBS made NOVA's "Poisoned Water" available to watch in full online.

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Racists Attack Smithsonian, LeBron James' Home

racewireblog - 5 June, 2017 - 11:59

Visitors found a noose at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the same day that someone vandalized Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James' home with racist graffiti.

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Report Outlines How Federal Agencies Can Improve Tribal Consultation

racewireblog - 2 June, 2017 - 12:57

But none of it is enforceable.

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NYPD Officer Charged With Murder for Killing Deborah Danner, an Elderly Black Woman in Mental Distress

racewireblog - 2 June, 2017 - 12:57

The 66-year-old Black woman was experiencing a mental health crisis when Sergeant Hugh Barry shot and killed her.

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Elijah Blake's 'Hanging Tree' Mourns Black Casualties of Racism Through the Generations

racewireblog - 2 June, 2017 - 09:56

"Everybody's praying for peace, but who's gonna protect us from the police?"

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It's Been 96 Years Since White Mobs Destroyed Tulsa's Black Wall Street

racewireblog - 2 June, 2017 - 09:56

The Oklahoma city's Greenwood neighborhood was one of the country's most affluent Black neighborhoods until racists decimated it and killed hundreds of residents.

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Brooklynites Tackle Gentrification with 'Brooklyn Deep'

racewireblog - 2 June, 2017 - 09:56

The creators of the digital media platform launched a Kickstarter campaign to support their reporting on Brooklyn's gentrification.

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WATCH: Marlon Peterson Breaks Down Why America Must Invest in the Formerly Incarcerated

racewireblog - 2 June, 2017 - 09:56

The criminal justice reform advocate’s newly-released Ted Talk is titled “Am I Not Human?”

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REPORT: An Economics-Only Approach to Achieving Justice Will Leave Women of Color Behind

racewireblog - 2 June, 2017 - 09:56

"Racism and sexism, like many other forms of discrimination, have been baked into our social and economic systems and will not simply fall away as a fairer economy emerges," says a new report.

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WGN America Cancels 'Underground'

racewireblog - 2 June, 2017 - 09:56

Producer John Legend says the slavery escape thriller may find a home with another network.

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New Jersey Town Settles Religious Discrimination Lawsuit With Islamic Group for $3.25 Million

racewireblog - 1 June, 2017 - 14:48

Bernards Township must also approve the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge’s plan to build a mosque.

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Shondaland Denizens Fill Twitter With 'Still Star-Crossed' Praise

racewireblog - 1 June, 2017 - 14:48

Fans applauded the "Scandal" creator's latest series, which imagines the conflict-rich aftermath of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," for its diverse cast.

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Cleveland PD Fires Timothy Loehmann—But Not for Killing Tamir Rice

racewireblog - 1 June, 2017 - 14:48

His partner Frank Garmback received a 10-day suspension for actions related to Rice's killing.

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Report Claims the Company Behind DAPL Tried to Sabotage the Movement

racewireblog - 1 June, 2017 - 14:48

The Dakota Access Pipeline developer used counterterrorism tactics to monitor and surveil pipeline protestors, says a new investigative article.

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