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Forum Explores Widespread Discrimination Experienced by People of Color

racewireblog - 19 January, 2018 - 15:30

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation forum focused on community-driven solutions to discrimination in health, housing and policing.

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106 Members of Congress Urge Trump to Call Climate Change A National Security Risk

racewireblog - 19 January, 2018 - 15:30

“It is imperative that the United States addresses this growing geopolitical threat.”

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22 Attorneys General Sue FCC For 'Arbitrary' and 'Capricious' #NetNeutrality Rollback

racewireblog - 19 January, 2018 - 15:30

New Mexico attorney general Hector Balderas: “The FCC’s blatant, un-American attack on a free and open internet will only further harm vulnerable consumers, families and businesses.”

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Senators Confront DHS Secretary About Trump's 'Racially Motivated' Immigration Policy

racewireblog - 19 January, 2018 - 15:30

Cory Booker and Diane Feinstein questioned the decision to terminate deportation relief for some 250,000 immigrants and DHS chief Kirstjen Nielsen’s “amnesia” regarding the president’s “shithole” comments.

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Dr. Yaba Blay Brings 'Professional Black Girl' Back for Second NOLA-Focused Season

racewireblog - 18 January, 2018 - 15:28

The scholar and writer launched a Kickstarter campaign to support the production of new episodes of her web series.

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Ava DuVernay Tells Black Creators That 'This Is Our Time' at NAACP Image Awards

racewireblog - 18 January, 2018 - 15:28

Standout moments from the 49th annual awards ceremony include DuVernay’s Entertainer of the Year award acceptance speech and a group of celebs celebrating Black women’s activism.

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Michigan Man, Too Old to Benefit From DACA, Deported to Mexico After Three Decades in the U.S.

racewireblog - 18 January, 2018 - 15:28

Jorge García leaves behind a U.S. citizen wife and two teenage children, in a case that immigration advocates say highlights the cruelty of President Donald Trump’s immigration policy.

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LIVESTREAM: Lupita Nyong'o, Black Thought and More Pay Tribute to Dr. King at 'MLK Now 2018'

racewireblog - 18 January, 2018 - 15:28

Organized by Blackout for Human Rights, the artistic celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy returns to the Riverside Chuch in Harlem for a third year.

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Meshell Ndegeocello Unveils Heartbreaking Cover of Prince Classic, 'Sometimes it Snows in April'

racewireblog - 17 January, 2018 - 15:30

The track is from the genre-bending musician’s upcoming album of covers, “Ventriloquism.”

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States Fight to Safeguard Open Internet Against FCC Net Neutrality Ruling

racewireblog - 17 January, 2018 - 15:30

State legislators across the country are advancing their own open internet protection measures.

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Did We Need More Proof That Trump is Racist?

racewireblog - 17 January, 2018 - 15:30

The president said that Black and Latinx immigrants from “shithole” countries should be left out of any immigration deal reached in Congress. Who is surprised?

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REPORT: U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Challenges Congress to Tackle Inequity in America's Schools

racewireblog - 17 January, 2018 - 15:30

“School finance inequity is a standard feature of American public schooling and low-income students and students of color disproportionately live its consequences.”

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Energy Democracy: People Power for a Cleaner Planet [OPINION]

racewireblog - 17 January, 2018 - 15:30

By putting power—literally—in the hands of the people, “energy democracy” could have potentially game-changing benefits for low-income people and communities of color. 

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New Book 'Cycle of Segregation' Examines How Invisible Forces Reinforce Housing Inequity

racewireblog - 17 January, 2018 - 15:30

Colorlines talks to authors Maria Krysan and Kyle Crowder about how invisible forces, such as social networks and personal experiences, contribute to residential segregation.

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Dizzying Week of Dialogue Over Immigration Still Leaves Democrats and Republicans Far Apart

racewireblog - 16 January, 2018 - 15:34

The White House fumes over DACA ruling, while Congress debates a deal for Dreamers and comprehensive reform.

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'Next World Tarot' is the Tarot Deck of Your Apocalyptic Dreams

racewireblog - 16 January, 2018 - 15:34

Queer Latina artist Cristy C. Road’s new deck uses original illustrations of queer people of color to create an otherworldly tool for reflection and intuition.

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'Black Panther' Sets Advance Ticket Sales Record

racewireblog - 16 January, 2018 - 15:34

The superhero movie outpaced first-day presales for all Marvel movies to date.

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WATCH: Kneeling Protests and Confederate Monuments Converge for Shreveport Family

racewireblog - 15 January, 2018 - 12:30

In a new mini-documentary, The New York Times profiles a mother who fought to remove a long-standing Confederate monument—and her teenage son who was prevented from kneeling before a high school football game.

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Cassius Tackles Toxic Masculinity in #MeToo Era With January Cover

racewireblog - 13 January, 2018 - 12:44

Darnell L. Moore: “Because it’s time to reflect on the ways our collective love for ‘masculinity’ is like a tight ass grip choking brothers’ freedom, whether they have learned to breathe with hands around their necks or not.”

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Federal Judge Halts Termination of DACA Program

racewireblog - 13 January, 2018 - 12:44

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was set to expire on March 5.

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