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These Three Federal Civil Rights Offices Are in Trouble

1 June, 2017 - 11:40

The proposed 2018 budget continues the Trump Administration’s trend of devaluing—and defunding—federal civil rights enforcement.

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Follow the Philando Castile Court Case Via This New Podcast

31 May, 2017 - 16:21

Minnesota Public Radio's "74 Seconds" recaps former police officer Jeronimo Yanez's livestreamed killing of Castile at a traffic stop, then delves into his current manslaughter trial.

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Trump Returns From Abroad Without a Decision on Paris Agreement

31 May, 2017 - 16:21

The international agreement would reduce greenhouse gas emissions to prevent further climate catastrophe.

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Above-Average Hurricane Season Expected This Year

31 May, 2017 - 13:17

Last year was bad, and it appears 2017 could be worse.

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NYC Honors Kalief Browder With Renamed Bronx Block

31 May, 2017 - 13:17

Browder's family joined city council members to unveil "Kalief Browder Way" on what would have been his 24th birthday.

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Gina Prince-Bythewood is First Female Filmmaker of Color to Direct Superhero Flick

31 May, 2017 - 09:39

Sony Pictures tapped the "Shots Fired" creator to helm "Silver & Black," featuring "Spider-Man" characters Silver Sable and Black Cat.

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Diverse Alliance Calls on Interior Secretary to Protect Arctic and Atlantic From Drilling

31 May, 2017 - 09:39

The 38 groups include Latinx, Black, Asian American and indigenous people.

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WATCH: April Ryan Explains Press Responsibility in Age of Trump

30 May, 2017 - 15:52

The White House pool reporter appeared on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” to talk about the president’s war on the media.

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READ: Black Female Political Leaders Demand DNC Invest in Their Leadership

30 May, 2017 - 15:52

"Like civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, who testified at the 1964 Democratic convention demanding Blacks have a seat and voice within the Party, we are 'sick and tired of being sick and tired.'"

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Company Behind Dakota Access In Spotlight for Numerous Pipeline Incidents

30 May, 2017 - 15:52

The Dakota Access Pipeline has already had three spills; the Rover Pipeline is facing litigation over incidents, too.

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Federal Appeals Court Blocks Trump's 'Muslim Ban'

30 May, 2017 - 12:28

The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit rules that the Muslim and refugee ban is less about national security and more about anti-Muslim bias.

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Geeta Gidwani Bonds With Family Through Heartbreak, Cultural Disconnect in 'Geeta's Guide to Moving On'

30 May, 2017 - 12:28

You can stream Puja Mohindra's web comedy, about a Desi woman who moves in with her parents after a broken engagement, through Open TV.

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5 Things You Need to Know About The CBO's Report on Trumpcare

30 May, 2017 - 09:20

The Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the American Health Care Act of 2017 comes three weeks after the House passed it.

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READ: In Nebraska, a Tribe Joins With Landowners to Challenge Keystone XL

26 May, 2017 - 11:45

The Ponca Tribe may not live on Nebraskan land anymore, but it's still their home.

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Scientists Refute Pruitt's Climate Change Skepticism in New Study

26 May, 2017 - 11:45

Researchers launched a study after the EPA administrator testified before Congress—and found he was wrong about key facts.

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Memphis Planned Parenthood Clinic Focusing on Latinx Outreach Opens Next Door to an ICE Office

26 May, 2017 - 11:45

The organization was aware of ICE's location when they purchased the building, but were under the impression that ICE would be moving.

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Hasan Minhaj Can't Cure Racism, But He Can Help Brown Kids Navigate It

26 May, 2017 - 11:45

Minhaj's new Netflix special, "Homecoming King," explores his experiences growing up in a South Asian-American family surrounded by Whiteness.

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Environmental Organization Accuses Trump Administration of Employee Censorship

26 May, 2017 - 11:45

In a lawsuit, the Center for Biological Diversity is demanding public records from several federal agencies.

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3 Environmental Targets of Trump's Proposed Budget

25 May, 2017 - 15:13

A lead prevention program could end depending on how Congress alters the proposal.

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Chance the Rapper and Jamila Woods Want Chicago Students to Create Their Next Music Video

25 May, 2017 - 15:13

The native Chicagoans are collecting "LSD" video treatment submissions from local high school students.

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