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Protestors Tell ICE to #FreeRomulo After Man is Arrested in Front of His Child

8 March, 2017 - 17:43

“Documented or not, all children have the right to a public education free from fear and intimidation.”

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WATCH: Funny or Die 'Casts' Trump Family and Friends in 'Get Out' Parody

8 March, 2017 - 14:38

The video features clips of Donald Trump, his family and surrogate Ben Carson spliced into the trailer for "Get Out." We'll let you decide if it's scarier than the original.

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What 3 Health Care Orgs Think About the GOP's Plan to Replace Obamacare

8 March, 2017 - 14:38

To say that the proposed American Health Care Act lacks universal support would be an understatement.

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Chance the Rapper Donates $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools

8 March, 2017 - 14:38

The Chicago native's plan to fight the district's funding deficit includes a donation match program via his nonprofit.

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LISTEN: Lin-Manuel Miranda Has a Playlist All About Climate Change

8 March, 2017 - 14:38

There's a little Radiohead, Sean Paul and OutKast—and a lot of message-making.

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Native People and Allies in D.C. to Launch Week of Anti-DAPL Actions

8 March, 2017 - 14:38

The week kicks off with open mic and cultural arts events to lead up to the march Friday, March 10.

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Washington Police Investigate Sikh Man's Shooting by a White Gunman

8 March, 2017 - 11:10

The gunman allegedly approached the victim in his driveway, said "go back to your own country" and then opened fire.  

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Chicano Batman is Here to Get Us Free

8 March, 2017 - 11:10

The SoCal quartet just dropped their latest album, “Freedom is Free." We spoke with bassist Eduardo Arenas about the band’s unique name, bigotry on the road and why making joyous music is an act of protest. 

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Yes, Ben Carson Really Did Call Enslaved Africans 'Immigrants' Who 'Worked Even Harder for Less'

7 March, 2017 - 16:50

No. This isn't from The Onion, Funny or Die or "Drunk History.'' The retired African-American neurosurgeon and current HUD secretary did, in fact, describe enslaved Africans as "immigrants" with dreams of American prosperity.

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Deja Vu: Muslim Ban 2.0 Looks a Lot Like the Original

7 March, 2017 - 16:50

The Trump Administration's new executive order removes Iraq from the list of Muslim-majority countries and exempts legal permanent residents from the ban on travel. Activists say the new order still discriminates on the basis of faith and national origin.

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ICYMI: EPA Proposed Budget Cuts Include Eliminating Environmental Justice Office

7 March, 2017 - 13:13

John Coequyt of the Sierra Club: "To cut the environmental justice program at EPA is just racist."

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'Formation' Director: 'I Didn't Know the Video Was Going to Incite All Those Conversations'

7 March, 2017 - 13:13

Melina Matsoukas opens up about her work with both Knowles sisters, being a Black woman in a White man-dominated industry for the New Yorker. 

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Confidential Memo Claims DAPL Route Doesn't Disproportionately Impact Poor Communities

7 March, 2017 - 13:13

In reality, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has a poverty rate of about 40 percent. 

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Actor and Activist Danny Glover on Why He's Marching With Black Nissan Workers

7 March, 2017 - 13:13

Danny Glover, Bernie Sanders and NAACP president Cornell Brooks will participate in a massive march with Canton, Mississippi, Nissan factory workers trying to unionize. Glover sat down with Colorlines to talk about the Nissan issue, his alliance with Sanders and why race should never, ever trump class.

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South by Southwest Deportation Clause Sparks Artist Backlash

7 March, 2017 - 13:13

Musician Felix Walworth brought attention to a long-standing clause that suggests festival-sanctioned international artists who play unauthorized shows risk possible referral to immigration authorities. 

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