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Fight for $15 Activists Call McDonald's 'The Trump of Corporations'

racewireblog - 25 May, 2017 - 15:13

The living wage campaign staged major protests across the country this week.

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NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade Loses Sponsors, Police For Oscar López Rivera Honors

racewireblog - 25 May, 2017 - 15:13

The parade's board named the recently-freed Puerto Rican nationalist and FALN member as its "Procer de la Libertad," or National Freedom Hero.

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The U.S. Leads the World in Number of Climate Change Court Cases

racewireblog - 25 May, 2017 - 15:13

There are three times the amount of climate change litigation in the United States as in the rest of the world combined.

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READ: Criminal Defense Attorneys on the Policing of Black Boys

racewireblog - 25 May, 2017 - 12:08

Angela J. Davis and Kristin Henning explain how the policing of Black boys leads to the conditioning of Black men in a new op-ed for NPR’s Code Switch.

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Asian-American MCs Hustle for Respect in 'Bad Rap' Music Doc

racewireblog - 25 May, 2017 - 12:08

You can stream the feature documentary on Asian-American rappers via Video on Demand.

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#BlackTwitter Dreams Come True: Rihanna, Lupita Nyong'o to Star in Ava DuVernay-Directed, Issa Rae-Penned Buddy Flick

racewireblog - 25 May, 2017 - 12:08

The film went from meme to Netflix greenlight in just over a month. 

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New DOJ Memo Retreats From Administration's Original Position on Penalizing Sanctuary Cities

racewireblog - 25 May, 2017 - 08:32

But the Trump Administration may find other ways to attack sanctuary cities—and the proposed 2018 fiscal year budget might be one of them.

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WATCH LIVE: Trump Administration Breaks Down 2018 Budget Proposal

racewireblog - 24 May, 2017 - 16:01

How will it impact you?

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ICYMI: This Passage From Ava DuVernay's Peabody Speech Sums Up Why We Must End Mass Incarceration

racewireblog - 24 May, 2017 - 16:01

DuVernay won a Peabody Award for her documentary, "13th," which examines the relationship between contemporary mass incaraceration and slavery.

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Honor Sasheer Zamata's Understated Greatness With These 3 'SNL' Clips

racewireblog - 24 May, 2017 - 16:01

Zamata was the first Black woman cast on "Saturday Night Live" since 2007—and she just left the late-night sketch institution after three-and-a-half years. Here, we reflect on some of her definitive performances.

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Clarence Thomas Joins SCOTUS Libs, Strikes Down Racist Gerrymandering

racewireblog - 24 May, 2017 - 16:01

The court affirmed a lower court’s ruling that North Carolina’s Republican-led legislature violated the Fourteenth Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause.

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'Breaking' Presents: Ricardo Gamboa, a Latinx Actor and Auteur Who Deftly Mixes Comedy With Righteous Anger

racewireblog - 24 May, 2017 - 12:48

Along with regular theater acting stints, the Chicago native created "Brujos," a hilarious digital series about gay male Latinx witches, and "The Hoodoisie," a live news show highlighting local changemakers of color.

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WATCH: Diddy 'Can't Stop, Won't Stop' in New Documentary Trailer

racewireblog - 24 May, 2017 - 09:36

"Can't Stop, Won't Stop: A Bad Boy Story" comes to Apple Music on June 25.

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Grand Jury: No Charges For Cop Who Killed Tyre King

racewireblog - 24 May, 2017 - 09:36

King was 13 years old.

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Native Activist Richard Oakes Honored with Google Doodle

racewireblog - 23 May, 2017 - 16:38

The Alcatraz occupation leader and Native studies pioneer would have been 75 today.

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Against Open Internet Advocates' Wishes, FCC Votes to Review Net Neutrality Rules

racewireblog - 23 May, 2017 - 13:19

Commissioner Mingon Clyburn's dissent: "We should not let broadband providers define the rules of engagement."

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'Our 100 Days' Short Film Series Tells Stories of Resistance

racewireblog - 23 May, 2017 - 13:19

Firelight Media, Field of Vision and Fusion's short-doc program highlights underserved communities resisting the Trump Administration's policies.

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Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Breaks Art Auction Records With $110.5 Million Sale

racewireblog - 23 May, 2017 - 08:56

Yusaku Maezawa purchased the late neo-expressionist artist's "Untitled."

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Flint City Council Votes for Moratorium on Property Liens for Unpaid Water Bills

racewireblog - 23 May, 2017 - 08:56

Council president Kerry Nelson: “Enough is enough. I’ve made up my mind tonight to do what I need to do for the people who elected me.”

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3 Must-Read Reactions to Alex Tizon's 'My Family's Slave' Essay

racewireblog - 22 May, 2017 - 16:38

The Atlantic's latest cover story on the late Filipino-American author's relationship with a woman enslaved by his family prompted immediate praise and backlash. We share a few of the reactions that capture various perspectives. 

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