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Charlottesville Activists Head to D.C. for 'The March to Confront White Supremacy'

racewireblog - 30 August, 2017 - 13:12

Meanwhile, two violent racists have been arrested for their videotaped actions in Charlotte.

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Soledad O'Brien and Ice-T Ask, 'Who Shot Biggie & Tupac?' in Upcoming Fox Special

racewireblog - 30 August, 2017 - 13:12

The journalist and rapper-actor will host the two-hour special, which features never-before-seen footage including Biggie talking about Pac’s death.

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Why Texan Communities of Color Are Particularly Vulnerable to Hurricane Harvey

racewireblog - 30 August, 2017 - 13:12

As rains continue to flood the state, some residents face increased dangers.

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Kendrick Lamar's Fiery Performance and More VMAs Highlights

racewireblog - 30 August, 2017 - 13:12

K-Dot’s “Humble” video earned him more awards than any other artist at MTV’s annual celebration of music video achievement.

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[OPINION] Why the Movement for Black Lives Is Using the Media to Build Empathy

racewireblog - 30 August, 2017 - 10:11

Through real media representation and healthy debate, this movement led by Black, queer and gender nonconforming people is bringing democracy within reach.

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MAC Honors Aaliyah With Fan-Driven Cosmetics Collection

racewireblog - 29 August, 2017 - 19:29

The R&B singer died in a plane crash 16 years ago.

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Another Federal Agency Deletes Climate Change From Its Website

racewireblog - 29 August, 2017 - 13:19

The National​ ​Institute​ ​of​ ​Environmental​ ​Health​ ​Sciences explains why it has greatly reduced online mentions of global warming.

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Web Series 'Keloid' Builds Sci-Fi Narratives Around Black Teen Protagonist

racewireblog - 29 August, 2017 - 13:19

The first season of the digital series follows a Black teenage boy at odds with his mother over his newfound superhero abilities. Now, “Keloid” creator Huriyyah Muhammad is looking for crowdfunding support to create the next chapter.

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ICYMI: Judge Strikes Down Texas Voter ID Law as Discriminatory, Again

racewireblog - 28 August, 2017 - 19:36

“It imposes burdens disproportionately on Blacks and Latinos.”

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Bears Ears Among National Monuments Facing Reduction in Size

racewireblog - 28 August, 2017 - 15:53

The Department of the Interior proposes opening up acres of protected land to private interests.

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'Whitney. Can I Be Me' Explores the Artist's Struggles With White Entertainment Industry Standards

racewireblog - 28 August, 2017 - 15:53

The new feature documentary, which chronicles Houston’s life from pre-superstardom to her sudden 2012 death, airs exclusively on Showtime.

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Dave Chappelle, Tiffany Haddish Celebrate 'Def Comedy Jam's' 25th Anniversary With Netflix Special

racewireblog - 28 August, 2017 - 15:53

“Def Comedy Jam 25” boasts a who’s-who of Black stand-ups performing and paying tribute to the comedy showcase that gave some of the world’s most famous comedians their first major TV exposure.

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John Leguizamo's One-Man 'Latin History for Morons' Hits Broadway This Fall

racewireblog - 28 August, 2017 - 15:53

The prolific actor’s show breaks down lesser-known aspects of Latinx history in the U.S. and beyond.

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Malcolm X Biographical Scripted Drama Series in the Works

racewireblog - 28 August, 2017 - 09:22

Independent studio Critical Content will adapt “Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention” into an original narrative series. 

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Look: 1,000+ Supporters Rallied at NFL HQ in Solidarity With Colin Kaepernick

racewireblog - 25 August, 2017 - 18:53

A coalition of advocacy and faith-based groups organized the rally to criticize the league bosses’ refusal to sign the free agent quarterback—which his supporters say is retaliation for his kneeling protests against racist police violence.

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Judge Rules That Arizona Mexican-American Studies Ban is Racist

racewireblog - 25 August, 2017 - 18:53

“Both enactment and enforcement were motivated by racial animus.”

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Dakota Access Pipeline Owner Sues Greenpeace, Alleges It Engaged in Organized Crime During #NoDAPL Campaign

racewireblog - 25 August, 2017 - 11:11

Linda Black Elk: “The racist overtones of this lawsuit are nauseating and have potentially catastrophic impacts to the future of Native American tribal sovereignty.”

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ESPN Pulls APIA Broadcaster Robert Lee from UVA Game Coverage

racewireblog - 25 August, 2017 - 11:11

ESPN: “We collectively made the decision with Robert to switch games as the tragic events in Charlottesville were unfolding, simply because of the coincidence of his name.”

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Common to Star in RZA-Produced 'Black Samurai' Series on Starz

racewireblog - 25 August, 2017 - 11:11

The upcoming action series draws from Marc Olden’s novel, “Black Samurai,” which was previously adapted as a Blaxploitation film of the same name.

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3 Things You Need to Know About Trump's Arizona Campaign Speech

racewireblog - 25 August, 2017 - 11:11

The president of the United States: “If we have to close down our government, we’re building that wall.”

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