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SURVEY: Racist White People More Likely to Oppose Athlete Protests

24 April, 2017 - 14:38

They do not care about the lives of Black people.

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Juan Montes May Be the First DACA Recipient to Be Deported Under Trump

24 April, 2017 - 14:38

Juan Montes says he was deported by Customs and Border Patrol agents at the California-Mexico border despite his valid and unexpired DACA work permit. The Department of Homeland Security disputes his claim. Now he's suing to get the government records related to his case.

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Nefertite Nguvu's Black Ensemble Drama, 'In the Morning,' Now Available On Demand

24 April, 2017 - 14:38

You can see the filmmaker's award-winning feature about nine Brooklyn residents' romantic entanglements on Amazon, Vimeo on Demand and more.

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Immigrant Rights Action Ends in 3 Arrests in Michigan

24 April, 2017 - 14:38

Activists blocked a highway in lead up to the Day Without Immigrants strike set for May 1.

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ICYMI: Miami-Dade County Renames Street to Honor 'Moonlight'

24 April, 2017 - 11:18

Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney grew up in the predominantly Black Miami neighborhood where much of their Oscar-winning movie took place.

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These Folks Tweeting About Bill O'Reilly's Ouster Are All of Us

24 April, 2017 - 11:18

Maxine Waters: “A day will come when rich men won’t be able to buy their way out of criminal conduct and they will go to jail.”

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These 22 People From Time's 'Most Influential People' List Fight Racism With Their Work

24 April, 2017 - 11:18

From Viola Davis to Linda Sarsour, Chance the Rapper to John Lewis, these people of color are featured on Time's 2017 list of "The 100 Most Influential People."

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Montana Tribes Want Keystone XL Away From Their Drinking Water

21 April, 2017 - 15:30

The 1,179-mile long pipeline is set to cross west of their reservation.

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Energy Interests Contributed $7 Million+ to Trump's Inauguration

21 April, 2017 - 15:30

Since taking office, the president has repealed many regulations impacting the fossil fuel industry. 

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4 Questions With Drug (Reform)-Loving Comic Duo, the Lucas Bros.

21 April, 2017 - 12:08

The twin stoner comedians lampoon Richard Nixon, the War on Drugs and more in their Netflix special out this week. In honor of 4/20, we spoke to Keith and Kenny about race, drug sentencing, legalization—and how their cameo in '22 Jump Street' may have saved their lives.

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The Most Important Thread on Black Women in Media That You'll Read Today

21 April, 2017 - 12:08

Ijeoma Oluo on her Rachel Dolezal profile: “Maybe next time pubs want a great piece on Black female identity that gets so much traffic it breaks the damn site, they’ll hire Black women.”

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New Study Exposes Barriers That Block Girls of Color From Opportunity

21 April, 2017 - 09:07

The National Women’s Law Center’s latest report explores how trauma impacts the trajectories of Asian American and Pacific Islander, Black, Latinx and Native American girls.

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5 Films to Follow From The Tribeca Film Festival

20 April, 2017 - 17:43

The 15th annual edition of the New York City film festival will screen hundreds of narrative features, documentaries, shorts and other visual media projects through the end of the month. Here are just a few of the films you should see asap.

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'13th' and 'O.J.: Made in America' Win Peabody Awards

20 April, 2017 - 17:43

Other winners in the public service and media awards' documentary category include "Hip-Hop Evolution" and "Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four."

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Franchesca Ramsey to Create a Pilot for Comedy Central

20 April, 2017 - 14:34

Her still-untitled show is one of several new projects from comedians of color who are tackling racism.

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Georgetown University Apologizes For Legacy of Enslavement, Renames Buildings

20 April, 2017 - 14:34

“We pray with you today because we have greatly sinned and because we are profoundly sorry.”

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What Do the Most Polluted U.S. Cities Look Like?

20 April, 2017 - 14:34

Hint: They're all in California, with large Latinx populations.

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READ: A Look Into What, Or Who, Might Have Been Behind the Flint Water Crisis

20 April, 2017 - 14:34

Why did the city take the step to change its water source to the one that caused lead contamination?

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READ: Inside the 'Warrior Policing' Lessons Dave Grossman Teaches Police Officers

20 April, 2017 - 14:34

A new report from New Republic documents the training sessions the retired cop teaches people like Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota officer who took one of Grossman's "warrior policing" seminars before killing Philando Castile.

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President Trump to Announce 'Buy American, Hire American' Executive Order

20 April, 2017 - 11:30

The two-part order focuses on the H-1B visa program and the procurement of American products by federal agencies.

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