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Tiffany Haddish Has Already Given the Best Acceptance Speech of 2018

9 January, 2018 - 10:43

Golden Globe hopefuls, take note.

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LISTEN: Kendrick Lamar and SZA Drop First Single From 'Black Panther' Soundtrack

9 January, 2018 - 10:43

Lamar co-produced the entire project.

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Essence Acquisition Brings Magazine Back Under Black Ownership

9 January, 2018 - 10:43

The executive team, consisting entirely of Black women, will now co-own the company that’s behind the magazine and its annual music and arts festival. 

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Washington State Sues Motel 6 for Sharing Guest Information With Immigration Officials

8 January, 2018 - 10:44

The bargain hotel chain routinely provided ICE agents with the names, birth dates and license plate numbers of thousands of guests with “Latino-sounding names,” lawsuit charges.

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New Study Shows a Historic Increase in Laws Supportive of Reproductive Rights in 2017

8 January, 2018 - 10:44

But with slightly more anti-choice state laws also enacted last year, it’s an increasingly divided climate going into 2018.

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READ: Lena Waithe Discusses Goals, Path to 'The Chi'

8 January, 2018 - 10:44

The Emmy Award-winning writer and actress talks about her new ensemble drama in a new profile.

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Beyoncé to Light Up California Desert for Coachella 2018

6 January, 2018 - 08:59

She will be the first Black woman to headline the annual multi-weekend music festival in California.

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Democrats, White House to Restart Talks on Dreamers as Government Shutdown Looms Again

6 January, 2018 - 08:59

Dems say any long-term spending bills must include protections for young immigrants, but Republicans seem determined to cut separate deals.

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WATCH: Celebrate Hoda Kotb's New 'Today' Job With These 3 Memorable On-Air Moments

6 January, 2018 - 08:59

The Egyptian-American news personality now officially co-anchors NBC’s flagship morning talk show.

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Women in Entertainment Industry Say 'Time's Up' for Workplace Sexual Assault

6 January, 2018 - 08:59

Nearly 300 women in entertainment launched a new coalition to demand equity and an end to sexual violence.

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California Ushers in Sanctuary Law, Shields Immigrants From Some Federal Mandates

5 January, 2018 - 04:09

The California Values Act bars state and local authorities from cooperating with federal immigration authorities without a warrant.

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Start the New Year With These 7 Reproductive Justice Resolutions

5 January, 2018 - 04:09

Sistersong invited organizations that support reproductive justice to share their #RJResolutions for 2018. Here are seven of our favorites.

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The Danger of Dave Chappelle's Transphobic 'Jokes' [OPINION]

5 January, 2018 - 04:09

The comedian doubles down on his previous comments about transgender people in his latest Netflix special, “Equanimity.” Here’s why his failure to “punch up” hurts trans people of color.

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The New Normal: Petty Actions Accelerate Climate Change, Reshape the Earth

5 January, 2018 - 04:09

Global warming does not care who wins the midterm elections.

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The Words and Wisdom of Trailblazers Who Passed Away In 2017

4 January, 2018 - 05:16

We’re  honoring some of the activists, performers and pioneers of color who died in 2017 in their own words.

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The New Normal: Setting Policy Via Twitter Fingers

4 January, 2018 - 05:16

President Donald Trump frequently used Twitter to govern in 2017. Can other leaders be far behind?

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The New Normal: White Supremacists Remove Their Hoods

4 January, 2018 - 05:16

Have we hit rock bottom yet?

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2017 Favorite: 'Ctrl'

4 January, 2018 - 05:16

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, deputy editor Kenrya Rankin dives into why SZA’s “Ctrl” was the year’s best album.

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2017 Favorite: 'Coco'

3 January, 2018 - 04:35

The Colorlines team is sharing our favorite 2017 videos, books, hashtags, movies and more. Here, gender and sexuality columnist Miriam Zoila Pérez breaks down why “Coco” is their favorite movie of the year.

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The New Normal: Fear and Loathing as Immigration Policy

3 January, 2018 - 04:35

It only took President Donald Trump one week in office to turn fear into a policy provision.

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