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Canadian Native Youth Arrive at Standing Rock After Walking for Almost a Month

12 January, 2017 - 14:58

Buffalo greeted the youth as they arrived at the #NoDAPL camp site.

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If You Only Watch One Moment From President Obama's Farewell Speech, Make It This One

12 January, 2017 - 14:58

“When minority groups voice discontent, they’re not just engaging in reverse racism or practicing political correctness. When they wage peaceful protest, they’re not demanding special treatment but the equal treatment that our founders promised.”

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Dylann Roof Sentenced to Death for Charleston Massacre

12 January, 2017 - 11:37

Reactions to the decision are...complicated: “Killing Dylann Roof won’t do anything to rid our country of White supremacy. It’s in our bones, it’s in our soil, it’s in the White House.”

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Texas Cop Suspended 10 Days For Violent Arrest of Black Woman, Daughters

12 January, 2017 - 11:37

Jacqueline Craig's attorney: "I don't care how many Black faces [the Fort Worth Police Department puts] in uniform, they put a message out that our lives are less valuable."

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Beyoncé Just Interviewed Solange: 3 Must-Read Excerpts From Their Convo

11 January, 2017 - 17:20

“The biggest reward that I could ever get is seeing women, especially Black women, talk about what this album has done, the solace it has given them.”

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UN Report: Puerto Rico Debt-Fighting Measures Must Not Impact Human Rights

11 January, 2017 - 17:20

"The population in Puerto Rico cannot be held hostage to past irresponsible borrowing and lending."

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New Report Cites 144 Total Pipeline Accidents in Louisiana Last Year

11 January, 2017 - 17:20

The state is currently trying to push through a new pipeline, which is being built by the same company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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When and Where to Watch Senate Confirmation Hearings for Trump's Cabinet Picks

11 January, 2017 - 17:20

A flurry of Senate confirmation hearings for Trump's cabinet nominees are happening this week. Here's when and where to watch.

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President Obama Urges Trump to Support Clean Energy in Academic Journal

11 January, 2017 - 14:07

"We have long known, on the basis of a massive scientific record, that the urgency of acting to mitigate climate change is real and cannot be ignored."

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WATCH: Senator Cory Booker to Testify Against Jeff Sessions

11 January, 2017 - 11:03

It’s the first time a U.S. senator has gone on the record against a colleague during a confirmation hearing.

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Showtime Greenlights Jamie Foxx-Created Jay Pharoah Vehicle, 'White Famous'

11 January, 2017 - 11:03

The half-hour comedy series is based on Foxx's experiences rising through the entertainment ranks.

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'This is Us' Star Sterling K. Brown is Excited About the Future of Black Stories on Film and TV

11 January, 2017 - 11:03

"To be African-American and alive—it's a good thing," said the Emmy award-winning actor to The Undefeated. 

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#DayAgainstDenial Actions Happening Across the U.S. To Protest Trump Cabinet Picks

10 January, 2017 - 18:20

People are calling on the Senate to reject the President-elect's nominees, most of whom deny climate change.

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'Hidden Fences' Isn't Real, but These Hilarious #GoldenGlobeErrors Tweets Are

10 January, 2017 - 18:20

The hashtag came in response to red carpet interviewer Jenna Bush Hager and award presenter Michael Keaton conflating the names of two predominantly Black movies, "Hidden Figures" and "Fences," during the Golden Globes broadcast.

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WATCH: Senator Corey Booker to Testify Against Jeff Sessions

10 January, 2017 - 14:39

It’s the first time a U.S. senator has gone on the record against a colleague during a confirmation hearing.

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Colin Kaepernick Donates $50K to Standing Rock Health Clinic

10 January, 2017 - 14:39

Half of the quarterback's December 2016 donations went toward the free healthcare clinic providing support to frontline #NoDAPL supporters.

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'Moonlight' Win, Tracee Ellis Ross' Speech and More Golden Globes Greatness

10 January, 2017 - 14:39

Ross, Viola Davis, Donald Glover and more Black Hollywood luminaries won big at last night's awards. 

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Viola Davis Earns First Walk of Fame Star of 2017

10 January, 2017 - 14:39

"My life is good," Davis said at her Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony. We agree.

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Michigan Governor Signs First State Legislation to Result From #FlintWaterCrisis

10 January, 2017 - 14:39

This bill will require municipal water systems to notify the public within three days of discovering dangerous levels of lead. 

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Key and Peele Bring Back President Obama, Luther for Gloriously Angry Farewell

10 January, 2017 - 11:23

"I got my eye on you, p****-grabber!" Luther warned the incoming president.

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