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How Your Faves Really Feel About the #Inauguration

Colorlines - 1 hour 36 min ago

The Obamas' departure from the White House and Donald Trump's first day as president compelled many entertainers of color to speak their minds on social media. They didn't hold back.

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One Democrat's No Nonsense Response to Trump's Inauguration

Colorlines - 1 hour 36 min ago

Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-NY) had only one thing to say.

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WATCH: Latinx People Respond to Trump's First Day

Colorlines - 1 hour 36 min ago

Latinxs, many of whom feel particularly vulnerable under the new political regime, share their feelings about the incoming Trump Administration.

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[VIDEO] Muslim Women on What Comes Next in Trump's America

Colorlines - 1 hour 36 min ago

“It’s so important to me that I translate my emotions into action.”

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ACLU Kicks Off 7-Point Plan to Fight Trump Administration, Protect Civil Liberties

Colorlines - 1 hour 36 min ago

The organization also filed requests with several government agencies, demanding documents regarding Trump's possible conflicts of interest.

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[VIDEO] Million Hoodies for Justice Has an Inauguration Day Message for the Anxious Masses

Colorlines - 1 hour 36 min ago

Today the youth leaders are talking to you, not President Trump.

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The Inauguration Protests in 11 Tweets

Colorlines - 1 hour 36 min ago

From Black Lives Matter to #NoDAPL, activists are out in full force in Washington, D.C.

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Hundreds of Women Disrupted D.C. Offices to Challenge White House Cabinet

Colorlines - 1 hour 36 min ago

The group included veterans, Indigenous women, climate justice activists, women of color and their allies.

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READ: Tribal Rights and Sovereignty Can Save the Climate Justice Movement Under Trump

Colorlines - 1 hour 36 min ago

The #NoDAPL battle at Standing Rock shows how Indigenous people are the cornerstone of a movement.

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WATCH: Solange and Esperanza Spalding Sing for Resistance at Peace Ball

Colorlines - 1 hour 36 min ago

The sold-out show took over the National Museum of African American History and Culture during the official inauguration concert.

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ICYMI: A Natural Gas Pipeline Exploded, And a Police Dashcam Caught It

Colorlines - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 13:58

This explosion follows the controversy surrounding two pipelines currently being built in the state.

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Janelle Monáe, Janet Mock Join Women's March on Washington Lineup

Colorlines - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 13:58

The march is positioned as an act of solidarity for women who value human rights as the nation changes leadership.

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Chicago Cop Indicted For Killing Jose Nieves

Colorlines - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 13:58

Prosecutors charged Lowell Houser with first-degree murder.

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Going to the Women's March in DC? Be Prepared

Colorlines - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:54

This means staying hydrated, fueled and safe—especially if you're a person of color, undocumented or in the LGBTQ community.

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Miles Morales Gets His Own Animated Spider-Man Feature

Colorlines - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:54

The still-untitled film hits theaters in December 2018.

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WATCH: Energy Secretary Nominee Rick Perry Makes Case to Enter White House

Colorlines - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:54

The former Texas governor testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, defending his ties with the fossil fuel industry and ability to manage the $12.9 billion nuclear security budget.

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READ: Trump Advisor Reed Cordish's Company Accused of Abusing Black Patrons

Colorlines - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:54

The Daily Beast examined three lawsuits filed against Cordish's Kansas City nightclubs that included allegations of paying White men to fight Black patrons.

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President Obama Commutes More Sentences, Twitter Says #FreeEmAll

Colorlines - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:54

Will the president use his last days in office to free all political prisoners?

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ABC Developing Comedy From Zainab Johnson, Wanda Sykes

Colorlines - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 07:42

The still-untitled project focuses on a Muslim model forced to move in with her brothers.

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President Obama Transfers Half a Billion Into Climate Fund

Colorlines - Fri, 01/20/2017 - 07:42

The $500 million will help developing nations brace for and adapt to climate change.

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