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New Zine Lets You Take the Anti-Racist 'Self-Defense Starter Kit' Everywhere You Go

13 June, 2017 - 12:06

A new printed and digital zine illustrates de-escalation strategies to protect against discriminatory violence. 

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5 Things to Know About The Youth-Led Climate Lawsuit Against Trump

13 June, 2017 - 09:06

For one, the case didn't always involve the 45th president.

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The Growing Alliance Between Neo-Nazis, Right Wing Paramilitaries and Trumpist Republicans

12 June, 2017 - 16:08

In anticipation of Saturday’s March Against Sharia events nationwide, researcher and journalist Spencer Sunshine chronicles the major moments of a violent new movement he's dubbed “Independent Trumpism.”

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TV News Coverage of Paris Agreement Lacks People of Color Representation

12 June, 2017 - 16:08

A new study shows less than 20 percent of guests were non-white.  

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[VIDEO] This Trans Latina Immigrant Activist Won't Let Her Identity Stop Her From Protecting Her Community

12 June, 2017 - 12:19

In another segment of a five-part video series featuring immigration activists in Maricopa County, Arizona, Karyna Jaramillo struts her truth—even if law enforcement refuses to acknowledge it.

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Dave Chappelle Donates 100% of Flint Show Profits to City Foundation

12 June, 2017 - 12:19

"I want you to know that just by coming to see me, you supported this city—I'm not taking a dime."

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Marvel Unveils 'Black Panther' Art Ahead of Trailer Premiere

12 June, 2017 - 12:19

The Ryan Coogler-directed film's teaser trailer will debut during the NBA Finals.

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REPORT: Black Women Should Be Thriving, But Racism and Sexism

12 June, 2017 - 09:10

Contributor and Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza: “Ultimately, we aim to contribute to that movement by ensuring that Black women are at the center of an economy and a democracy that works for all of us.”

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Will 100-Year Floods Become the Norm for Coastal Cities?

12 June, 2017 - 05:46

According to this study, yes—but only if "business-as-usual" carbon emissions continue.

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Philly Unveils New Pride Flag with Black and Brown Stripes

9 June, 2017 - 17:44

The flag—which city officials and advocacy groups debuted outside City Hall during its Pride kick-off event—is the nation's first to specifically recognize queer Black and Brown communities.

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[VIDEO] This Trans Immigrant Activist Won't Let Her Identity Stop Her From Protecting Her Community

9 June, 2017 - 13:41

In the second segment of a five-part video series featuring immigration activists in Maricopa County, Arizona, Karyna Jaramillo struts her truth—even if law enforcement refuses to acknowledge it.

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ICYMI: This Podcast Breaks Down a Deeper Issue Hidden in the Paris Agreement Withdrawal

9 June, 2017 - 13:41

And that's environmental racism.

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Trump's Latest Environment Nominee Has History With Oil and Gas Industry

9 June, 2017 - 13:41

The president announced Jeffrey Bossert Clark as his assistant attorney general nominee for the Department of Justice's Environment and Natural Resources Division.

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REPORT: Strategies for Protecting Youth of Color From Disparate School Policing

9 June, 2017 - 13:41

The National Education Policy Center offers recommendations for revamping the way Black and Brown children are disciplined in schools.

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Really Though: What the Hell is '4:44'?

9 June, 2017 - 10:14

Tidal and Sprint previewed the project—which stars two Black Academy Award-winning actors—during the third game of the NBA Finals. 

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Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan Reunite for Ta-Nehisi Coates-Penned 'Wrong Answer'

9 June, 2017 - 10:14

The film will explore the 2006 Atlanta Public Schools standardized test cheating scandal, which prompted national debate about the strict testing provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act.

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LIVESTREAM: James Comey Senate Intelligence Hearing

9 June, 2017 - 10:14

Also: This Twitter thread from attorney and writer Seth Abramson will help you understand what's going on during the former FBI director's hearing on what he knows about the Trump Administration and Russia.

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Celebrate Gwendolyn Brooks' Legacy With This Cleverly Animated Short

9 June, 2017 - 10:14

The Poetry Foundation recognizes the first Black Pulitzer-winning poet on what would be her 100th birthday with an animated version of her 1959 poem, "We Real Cool."

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This Is Trump's Latest Proposal to Fund His 'Great Wall'

9 June, 2017 - 10:14

Hint: It involves solar panels.

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Activist Chokwe Antar Lumumba Wins Jackson Mayoral Race with 93 Percent of Votes

8 June, 2017 - 17:21

The son of late mayor Chokwe Lumumba ran on a progressive platform that demanded law enforcement and education reform.

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