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READ: Zendaya and John Boyega's Most Revealing Quotes About Racism From Their 'Variety' Cover Profiles

10 August, 2017 - 11:35

The "Spider-Man: Homecoming" and "Detroit" actors feature in two of three cover stories for Variety's new "Power of Young Hollywood" issue.

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Guess Who's Coming Back for a Third Season?

10 August, 2017 - 11:35

Issa Rae got y'all.

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Police Killed Michael Brown 3 Years Ago, Today. Reflections on the Energy and Trauma of the Uprising It Sparked

10 August, 2017 - 07:52

On August 9, 2014 Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson fatally shot an unarmed Black 18-year-old named Michael Brown. Ashley Yates was on the ground organizing during the uprising that followed. In this Q&A, writer, activist and artist Ashley Yates talks about facing militarized police daily, healing from burnout, and where the movement should go from here.

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New Federal Report on Climate Change Refutes Beliefs of Trump Cabinet

9 August, 2017 - 19:44

Thirteen federal agencies have until Sunday to approve the document, which blames human behavior for global warming.

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The Roots and Bilal Shout for Justice on Explosive 'Detroit' Soundtrack Cut, 'It Ain't Fair'

9 August, 2017 - 19:44

"The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon's" house band linked up with an orchestra to perform the epic song from the new movie.

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#MuslimsInLove Twitter Chat Explores What's Really at Stake in Muslim-American Love Stories

9 August, 2017 - 19:44

Facilitated by literary advocacy group PEN America, the chat brings together entertainment experts to discuss the history of on-screen depictions of Muslims in love.

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READ: How Native American Communities Are Faring Under the Trump Administration

9 August, 2017 - 15:44

From the border wall to land rights, an op-ed from Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez explores the president’s policies for indigenous people.

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Police Killed Michael Brown 3 Years Ago, Today. Reflections on the Activism and Trauma of the Uprising It Sparked

9 August, 2017 - 12:09

On August 9, 2014 Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson fatally shot an unarmed Black 18-year-old named Michael Brown. Ashley Yates was on the ground organizing during the uprising that followed. In this Q&A, writer, activist and artist Ashley Yates talks about facing militarized police daily, healing from burnout, and where the movement should go from here.

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From the Streets to the Stage: Singer and Attorney Sri Panchalam Advocates for Disability Rights

9 August, 2017 - 12:09

We're profiling five advocates who carry their activist principles into sidelines as singers, songwriters and DJs. Today, we feature Sri Panchalam.

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'This is Us,' 'Atlanta' Earn Television Critics Association Awards

9 August, 2017 - 12:09

The two programs have predominantly Black writing teams.

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After Transition, Amateur Champ Patricio Manuel Preps for Pro Men's Boxing Debut

9 August, 2017 - 12:09

The multiracial boxer on his pre-transition hardships: "For a long time I forced a narrative that I didn't really believe just because I didn't feel I had another way around it."

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FBI, ATF Investigate Minnesota Mosque Bombing

9 August, 2017 - 08:00

The FBI has not yet ruled the bombing at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center a hate crime, but confirms that the explosion was the result of a “destructive device in violation of federal law.”

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This New Short Documentary Explains How Tobacco Companies Infiltrate Black Communities

9 August, 2017 - 08:00

"Black Lives/Black Lungs" filmmaker Lincoln Mondy: "Understanding the history of this 50-year-plus campaign is critical for taking back the health of our community."

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Weeklong Public Hearings Begin on the Keystone XL Pipeline

8 August, 2017 - 17:42

A five-member state commission will decide if TransCanada's permit should get the green light.

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From the Streets to the Stage: Nikki López Spins Records, Holds Space for Queer Youth

8 August, 2017 - 17:42

We're profiling five advocates who carry their activist principles into sidelines as singers, songwriters and DJs. Today, we feature Nikki López.

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From the Streets to the Stage: How Rebecca Jones Uses Music to Empower Native Women

8 August, 2017 - 17:42

We're profiling five advocates who carry their activist principles into sidelines as singers, songwriters and DJs. Today, we feature Rebecca Jones.

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From the Streets to the Stage: Bartees Cox on Using Music to Bridge the Advocacy Gap

8 August, 2017 - 13:24

We're profiling five advocates who carry their activist principles into sidelines as singers, songwriters and DJs. Today, we feature Bartees Cox.

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From the Streets to the Stage: How LaTosha Brown Makes Her Movement Matter

8 August, 2017 - 13:24

We're profiling five advocates who carry their activist principles into sidelines as singers, songwriters and DJs. Today, we feature LaTosha Brown.

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Why the Universally Panned Black Superhero Flick 'Spawn' Still Matters 20 Years In

8 August, 2017 - 13:24

Two decades have passed since Michael Jai White starred in "Spawn," the first superhero film with a Black protagonist. We spoke to "Luke Cage" creator Cheo Hodari Coker and DC Comics author Selwyn Seyfu Hinds about what this notoriously cheesy 1997 film has to do with today's Black superheroes. 

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From the Streets to the Stage: Nikki López Spins Records, Holds Space for Queer Youth

7 August, 2017 - 16:33

We're profiling five advocates who carry their activist principles into sidelines as singers, songwriters and DJs. Today, we feature Nikki López.

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