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New Report Delves Into the Mass Incarceration of Women

racewireblog - 24 October, 2017 - 18:01

Fully 60 percent of the women being held in jails have not been convicted of a crime.

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UPDATE: DOJ, HHS Granted Emergency Stay in Case of Undocumented Teen Who Requested Access to Abortion

racewireblog - 24 October, 2017 - 11:56

The new order further delays her access to an abortion. 

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‘Breaking’ Presents: Ruby Ibarra, an MC Turning Immigration Trauma Into Adventurous Rap

racewireblog - 24 October, 2017 - 11:56

The Filipina-American rapper digs deep into her experiences as a young immigrant on “Circa91,” her debut album. 

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Ex-Cop Convicted for Killing Daughter's Black Boyfriend

racewireblog - 23 October, 2017 - 22:27

The jurors in Shannon Kepler’s fourth trial recommended that he serve 15 years behind bars for killing 19-year-old Jeremey Lake.

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DOJ Asks for Emergency Stay in Case of Undocumented Teen Who Requested Access to Abortion

racewireblog - 23 October, 2017 - 15:46

Federal judge: “Residents of this shelter receive medical treatment all the time. Why is this any different?”

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Showtime Debuts Teaser for Lena Waithe's Drama Series, 'The Chi'

racewireblog - 23 October, 2017 - 15:46

The Emmy-winning “Master of None” writer and star’s upcoming drama series focuses on six Black Chicagoans whose lives intertwine on the city’s predominantly Black South Side.

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Mississippi School Drops Jefferson Davis Moniker to Honor Barack Obama

racewireblog - 23 October, 2017 - 15:46

Starting in 2018, the students will attend Barack Obama International Baccalaureate Elementary School.

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What I Learned From #MeToo: Stop the Instant, Harsh Critiquing [OPINION]

racewireblog - 20 October, 2017 - 19:27

RaceBaitr editor Arielle Iniko Newton admits she was quick to dismiss #MeToo. Here, she reflects on how harsh, premature critiques of the online, decentralized campaigns so many of us use can hinder our growth.

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Muslims Celebrate Their Diversity With #MuslimAnd Campaign

racewireblog - 20 October, 2017 - 19:27

These seven tweets speak to the youth-driven social media campaign’s goal of celebrating Muslims in all their complexity.

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Chicago Airport Security Officers Punished for Violently Removing David Dao From United Flight

racewireblog - 20 October, 2017 - 12:42

The officers dragged the Vietnamese-American doctor off a full United Airlines plane at O’Hare International Airport.

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NFL Officials Will Not Require Players to Stand During Anthem

racewireblog - 20 October, 2017 - 12:42

Commissioner Roger Goodell and the 32 team owners met with players to address social justice advocacy.

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White Man Charged With Hate Crime for Death of Black Bowie State University Student

racewireblog - 20 October, 2017 - 12:42

Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks: “Lieutenant Collins was murdered because of his race.”

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WATCH: Senate Committee Questions Jeff Sessions on Civil Rights Reversals

racewireblog - 20 October, 2017 - 12:42

From revoking transgender protection to seeking mandatory minimums, the attorney general has been busy this year.

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Judge Blocks Trump's 'Muslim Ban' For Third Time

racewireblog - 19 October, 2017 - 18:44

Judge Derrick K. Watson ruled that the ban “plainly discriminates based on nationality.”

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Smithsonian Launches Campaign to Support Expansive New Anthology of #HipHopHistory

racewireblog - 19 October, 2017 - 18:44

The National Museum of African American History and Culture seeks crowdfunding support to make the “Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap” a reality.

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WATCH: '#MeToo' Creator Tarana Burke on Resurgence of the Movement for Sexual Assault Survivors

racewireblog - 19 October, 2017 - 11:59

“ ‘Me too’ is about using the power of empathy to stomp out shame.”

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Amid Player Protests, NFL Agrees to Back Criminal Justice Reform

racewireblog - 19 October, 2017 - 11:59

The National Football League agrees to endorse sentencing reform, but the owners are also mulling a rule that would mandate that players stand for the national anthem.

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Florida Declares State of Emergency Ahead of White Nationalist Event

racewireblog - 19 October, 2017 - 11:59

National Policy Institute leader Richard Spencer is scheduled to give a speech at the University of Florida.

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Google Celebrates Selena With New Animated Doodle

racewireblog - 18 October, 2017 - 15:04

“Watching her showed me that this hybrid cultural identity of mine was a valuable gift I should embrace. Watching her made me proud of being Mexicana.”

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Barack and Michelle Obama Select Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald to Paint National Gallery Portraits

racewireblog - 18 October, 2017 - 15:04

The two visual artists will paint the first Black U.S. president and first lady for the Smithsonian Institute’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C.

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