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Series Finale—Race Trips: Confederate Lies and Apple Pie

Colorlines - 2 hours 43 min ago

In the final entry of this Colorlines series, journalists Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer, an interracial couple, complete their trip through the Deep South where they've confronted the big lie of Confederate history, the truth about some of their ancestors, and the profound weirdness of a polite society plagued by racism. 

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President Obama Unveils New Clean Power Plan to Tackle Climate Change

Colorlines - 2 hours 43 min ago

The EPA says the Clean Power Plan is the first set of national standards to address power plant carbon pollution.

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Dr. Dre Announces New Album For Release This Week

Colorlines - 2 hours 43 min ago

"Compton: A Soundtrack" will be released this Friday.

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Ben Carson on ‘Meet the Press’: ‘All Lives Matter’

Colorlines - 2 hours 43 min ago

Presidential candidate Ben Carson says politicians apologizing for not focusing on #BlackLivesMatter is “political correctness going amok.”

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New W Magazine Pictorial Exclusively Features Black Models With Natural Hair

Colorlines - 2 hours 43 min ago

A new photospread exclusively featuring black models is prominently featured in the August issue of W magazine. 

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Report: Juvenile Justice System Is Failing Native Youth

Colorlines - 2 hours 43 min ago

Native American teens are significantly more likely to be referred to state court systems for crimes such as truancy and underage drinking than their white counterparts. 

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Hannibal Buress Revokes Hulk Hogan's 'Brother' Card

Colorlines - 2 hours 43 min ago

The comedian addressed Hulk Hogan's racist remarks and officially revoked his right to say the word "brother." 

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Univisión's 'Sesame Amigos' Premieres Tomorrow

Colorlines - 2 hours 43 min ago

The new Spanish-language show will feature Elmo, Cookie Monster, Rosita and new friends alongside appearances from Diego Luna, Aislinn Derbez and others. 

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This Website Lets You Cast Your Vote on the Drake-Meek Mill Beef

Colorlines - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 14:48

Is it weighing heavy on your caaanscience?

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Part 6—Race Trips: Confederate Lies and Apple Pie

Colorlines - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:46

In Part 6 of this Colorlines series, journalists Brian and Erin Hollaway Palmer, an interracial couple, continue their trip through the Deep South where they're confronting the big lie of Confederate history, the truth about their ancestors, and the profound weirdness of a polite society plagued by racism. 

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Ebola Vaccine Shows Promise, Viral Coca-Cola Infographic, Blue Moon Tonight

Colorlines - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:46

Some of Friday's big stories

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Raynette Turner: The Latest Black Woman to Die in Police Custody

Colorlines - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:46

Raynette Turner was arrested for shoplifting. Two days later, she was dead.

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Baltimore Police Didn't Allow Rihanna Permit for Free Concert, Walking with Protestors

Colorlines - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:46

The superstar wanted to hold a free concert and join protesters in the wake of the protests after Freddie Gray's murder, but was not allowed to, according to recently-surfaced internal police memos. 

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#TBT: Spike Lee's 'She Hate Me' Came Out Today in 2004

Colorlines - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 11:46

The unconventional comedy-drama may be one of Spike Lee's least-heralded films, but it's an important entry in the prolific filmmaker's canon. 

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ICYMI: Movement for Black Lives Protestors Chanted Kendrick Lamar's 'Alright' During Sunday Protest

Colorlines - Mon, 08/03/2015 - 05:40

The rapper's latest single became a rallying cry in Cleveland this weekend. 

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Five Powerful BlackStar Film Festival Documentaries to Look Out For

Colorlines - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:17

Philadelphia's BlackStar Film Festival—known as "the black Sundance"—begins today. Here are five documentaries featured in this year's fest that are worth your full attention.  

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Man Charged In Murder of Trans Woman India Clarke

Colorlines - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 09:15

The man who allegedly killed India Clarke—the tenth transgender woman to be murdered this year—turned himself in to the police.

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New Details in DuBose Killing, MH370 Debris, Blue Moon Friday

Colorlines - Fri, 07/31/2015 - 09:15

Some of Thursday's big stories

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