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We Put Drake On Some Pictures Of Rachel Dolezal, Bobby Jindal and More

Colorlines - 2 hours 21 min ago

Hell. Yeah. F***ing. Right. 

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Sikh Man Files Complaint Against Bus Passengers Who Accused Him of Terrorism

Colorlines - 2 hours 21 min ago

Daljeet Singh, a Sikh asylum seeker from India, says he was accused of a terrorist plot and forcefully restrained while on a bus traveling through Amarillo, Texas.

 

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Franchesca Ramsey Slays Piers Morgan's Racially-Charged Critique of 'Lemonade'

Colorlines - 2 hours 21 min ago

Morgan wrote that he prefers prefers “the less inflammatory, agitating” Beyoncé.

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REPORT: 'Normal America' Looks More Like a Big Diverse City Than a Small Homogeneous Town

Colorlines - 2 hours 21 min ago

A new FiveThirtyEight article uncovers the fallacies behind the political notion of what "real Americans" look like.

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'The Daily Show' Turns Trump Into a Trap Star With 'They Love Me'

Colorlines - 2 hours 21 min ago

Black Trump (a.k.a. correspondent Roy Wood Jr.) and hypeman Jordan Klepper rap a catchy track full of real Donald Trump quotes.

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WATCH: Sandra Bland's Mom Speak Before the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls

Colorlines - 2 hours 21 min ago

Geneva Reed-Veal: “It is time to wake up, get up, step up or shut up.”

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L.A. Sheriff Dept. Official 'Apologies' for Racist Emails

Colorlines - 2 hours 21 min ago

Tom Angel: “I apologize if I offended anybody, but the intent was not for the public to have seen these jokes.”

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WATCH: Barack and Michelle Obama Fall in Love in The New 'Southside With You' Trailer

Colorlines - 2 hours 21 min ago

The John Legend-produced romantic film hits the big screen on August 26. 

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Questlove Talks Prince's Philanthropy On 'Fresh Air'

Colorlines - 2 hours 21 min ago

The Roots' drummer and producer spoke at length with host Terry Gross about Prince, "The Tonight Show" and his new book, "Something To Food About."

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Philly and Los Angeles' First Black Police Head Dead at 72

Colorlines - 2 hours 21 min ago

Willie Williams joined the LAPD in the aftermath of the Rodney King beating and 1992 riots. 

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#TBT To When Muhammad Ali Risked Prison and Title Loss to Resist the Vietnam War

Colorlines - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 13:37

Ali appealed his felony conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court, which unanimously overturned it in 1971. 

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WATCH 'The Daily Show' Turn Trump Into a Trap Star With 'They Love Me'

Colorlines - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:26

Black Trump (a.k.a. correspondent Roy Wood Jr.) and hypeman Jordan Klepper rap a catchy track full of real Donald Trump quotes.

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Baltimore Police Shoot 14-Year-Old Carrying BB Gun

Colorlines - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:26

The non-fatal shooting happened on the one-year anniversary of the Baltimore Uprising.

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Jury Finds Tulsa Volunteer Deputy Guilty of Killing Unarmed Black Man

Colorlines - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:26

Septuagenarian Robert Bates says he meant to stun Eric Harris, not shoot him.

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Hillary Clinton Says She's Against Private Detention Centers

Colorlines - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 10:26

"We should end raids and roundups, and when I am president we are going to get comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship," Clinton said during a Philadelphia town hall. 

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Activists on Day 7 of San Fran Hunger Strike Call for Police Chief's Removal

Colorlines - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:12

From the release of racist texts sent by San Francisco officers to the police-involved deaths of people of color like Alex Nieto and Mario Woods, they’ve had enough.

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Jennifer Hudson to Star in NBC's 'Hairspray Live!'

Colorlines - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 07:12

NBC's next live musical will air this December. 

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With Aging and Illness, Some LGBT People Opt for the Closet

New America Media - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 00:50
 Photo: LGBT seniors like those in the photo find welcoming activities at the SAGE Center in Midtown New York. SAGE has led important research on LGBT health and other needs. (Photo: SAGE)Lawrence Johnson and Alexandre Rheume were an interracial couple,... Ellen Rand http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Diluting the Latino Vote in CA's Central Valley

New America Media - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:00
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – One of the nation’s leading civil rights organizations has filed a lawsuit against Kern County for violating the 1965 Federal Voting Rights Act.The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) filed the suit on behalf of... Marcus Castro http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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WATCH: California Prison Takes on Desegregation in This Doc

Colorlines - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 11:28

You can stream "In An Ideal World" in full for the next 30 days. 

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