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Kendall Jenner Ends Racism With A Pepsi, Twitter Goes In

racewireblog - 5 April, 2017 - 14:01

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

racewireblog - 5 April, 2017 - 14:01

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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EPA Set to Lose Key Prevention Programs Under Budget Cuts

racewireblog - 5 April, 2017 - 14:01

According to a leaked internal budget memo, hundreds of jobs will also be cut.  

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WATCH: Black Teens Honor Legacy of Maya Angelou on Her Birthday

racewireblog - 5 April, 2017 - 10:39

The groundbreaking poet would be 89 years old today.

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Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Case Against Trump For Inciting Violence at Rally

racewireblog - 5 April, 2017 - 10:39

The lawsuit will continue in federal court.

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WATCH: Ever Wondered What 'Latinx' Means? This Video Will Explain

racewireblog - 5 April, 2017 - 10:39

“The objective is to be inclusive.” 

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New Tool Helps Activists Take Resistance to State Capitols

racewireblog - 4 April, 2017 - 18:50

OurStates aims to help communities advocate for their rights at the state level.

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Criminal Justice Reform Advocates Respond to Plan to Close Rikers Island

racewireblog - 4 April, 2017 - 15:41

“It’s not close Rikers while we allow law makers to make policy that continues to criminalize Brown and Black people.”

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REPORT: Utility Shut-Offs Disproportionately Impact Black Americans and the Poor

racewireblog - 4 April, 2017 - 15:41

“The cost of extreme poverty should not be a death sentence.”

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READ: Some Tribes Look to Trump for Coal Revival

racewireblog - 4 April, 2017 - 11:55

While many have taken a hard stance against the president and his pro-fossil fuel agenda, others are hoping he follows through.

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Meet Dante, the Mexican Hairless Dog, in the Second Trailer for "Coco"

racewireblog - 4 April, 2017 - 11:55

He's adorable, determined and a symbol of Aztec mythology.

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Progressive Religious Leaders Say They're Seeing a Post-Trump Bump in Spiritual Engagement

racewireblog - 4 April, 2017 - 11:55

Special services, multi-faith conference calls and events such as tomorrow's Black Lives Matter-sponsored #SacredResistance day of action points to a newfound willingness of political progressives to use their faith as a tool for resistance.

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No Second Death Penalty Trial for Dylan Roof

racewireblog - 4 April, 2017 - 08:48

The Charleston Massacre shooter was sentenced to death in federal court earlier this year.

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This Video Explains Why Climate Change Is About More Than Polar Bears

racewireblog - 4 April, 2017 - 08:48

It's also about justice and how people of color are suffering the most.

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WATCH: Video Explores History and Contributions of Two Spirit People

racewireblog - 3 April, 2017 - 15:51

Fusion’s video comes just in time for International Transgender Day of Visibility.

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New Report Examines State of Black Women, Path Forward in 'Post-Obama' Era

racewireblog - 3 April, 2017 - 15:51

“The current polarized political climate requires us to find innovative ways to move our public policy agenda forward in our quest to empower Black women and their families to live their best lives.”

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March for Science Adds Two Women of Color as National Co-Chairs

racewireblog - 3 April, 2017 - 12:50

Pediatrician Mona Hanna-Attisha and Latina biologist Lydia Villa-Komaroff join Bill Nye, the Science Guy, at the Earth Day event.

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Indigenous and Environmental Groups Sue Federal Government on Keystone XL

racewireblog - 3 April, 2017 - 12:50

Two separate lawsuits were filed this week in Montana's U.S. District Court.

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Senate Republicans Roll Back a Rule That Kept the Government From Denying Certain Healthcare Providers Family Planning Dollars

racewireblog - 3 April, 2017 - 12:50

In a narrow vote yesterday, in which Vice President Pence had to come break the tie, the Senate reversed an Obama-era rule preventing states from denying federal family planning money to providers like Planned Parenthood.

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Body Positivity or Body Policing? Kendrick Lamar's Video for 'Humble' Sparks Debate

racewireblog - 3 April, 2017 - 09:45

“Show me somethin’ natural like a** with some stretchmarks.”

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