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#NoDAPL Movement Delivers Supplies to Local Sheriff's Department

Colorlines - 1 hour 53 min ago

Recipients of the aid are the same officers who have used water cannons, pepper spray and batons on water protectors.

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Latest Trump EPA Pick Is Pro-Fracking and Anti-Clean Energy

Colorlines - 1 hour 53 min ago

Amy Oliver Cooke looks forward to  a "very different" EPA with the new White House. 

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Films About Michael Brown, Roxanne Shanté Featured in 2017 Sundance Lineup

Colorlines - 1 hour 53 min ago

These films will bring issues of racial justice and emergent voices of color to Park City.

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Van Jones Special to Investigate 2016 Election's 'Messy Truth'

Colorlines - 1 hour 53 min ago

"The Messy Truth" airs live on CNN on December 6.

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'While There is Despair, I Am Not Hopeless'

Colorlines - 1 hour 53 min ago

An interview with writer and activist adrienne maree brown about self care, action and how the late, great Octavia Butler predicted this political moment.

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PBS to Air Doc on Black Editor Who Fought Original 'The Birth of a Nation'

Colorlines - 1 hour 53 min ago

William Monroe Trotter's battle against D.W. Griffith's notorious film forms the basis of "Birth of a Movement," which features contributions from Spike Lee and Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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READ: Rev. William Barber on Why He Was Arrested in the Fight for 15 Actions

Colorlines - 1 hour 53 min ago

“I was arrested this week because it’s wrong for the richest nation in the history of the world to pay half its African-American workers and 60 percent of its Latino workers less than $15 an hour.”

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Wells Fargo Bank Requests a Meeting with Standing Rock Elders

Colorlines - 1 hour 53 min ago

The invitation was extended after a direct action on their Minneapolis corporate office.

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ICYMI: Viola Davis and Denzel Washington Dig Into 'Fences' With Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Colorlines - 1 hour 53 min ago

Washington and Davis discussed their upcoming movie, adapted from August Wilson's eponymous play, and its present-day resonance with the NBA legend and social activist for The Hollywood Reporter's new cover story. 

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READ: 5 Hollywood Showrunners and Writers Have Frank Discussion About Muslims on TV

Colorlines - 1 hour 53 min ago

Aasif Mandvi, Zarqa Nawaz and others discussed the importance of holistic presentations of Muslims for The New York Times.

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Vietnamese Journalist Punished for Comments on Fidel Castro

New America Media - 8 hours 26 min ago
 A journalist for the Nha bao & Cong luan (Journalists & Public Opinion), Phung Hieu, was quickly removed from his position in the newspaper for a status posted on his facebook page regarding the just departed Cuban figurehead, Fidel Castro.On... Doan Trang http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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'Should We Quit and Leave?': Muslim Government Officials Contemplate Trump Presidency

Colorlines - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 14:45

Trump and his surrogates have pledged to register and track Muslims. That potential policy has many current Muslim government employees, including those in defense and national security, worried about their futures.

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Investigation Exposes EPA Downplayed Fracking Study Language

Colorlines - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 14:45

Earlier versions clearly indicated that the extractive process contaminated some drinking water sources, but wording was changed to imply otherwise. 

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WATCH: Trevor Noah Dismantles Argument of Guest Who Says She Doesn't See Color

Colorlines - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:17

Conservative talkshow host Tomi Lahren has previously equated the Black Lives Matter movement with the Ku Klux Klan.

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December Kicks Off as #NoDAPL Global Month of Action

Colorlines - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:17

People in cities around the world are organizing actions to pressure banks to withdraw their investments in the $3.78 billion Dakota Access Pipeline.

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What a Trump Presidency Could Mean for Permanent Residents Who Aren't Citizens by Inauguration Day

Colorlines - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 08:11

Essential information for green card holders in the final weeks before Trump enters the White House.  

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Standing Rock Responds to Governor's Emergency Evacuation Order With Emergency Proclamation

Colorlines - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 08:11

Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II: "It’s time for the United States to end its legacy of abuses against Native Americans."

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#MashableCancels Proves Why Media—And Hollywood—Needs to Do Better

Colorlines - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 08:11

Mashable said that it was canceling #OscarsSoWhite. Twitter went off.

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Jamie Foxx to Produce Series on Marvin Gaye

Colorlines - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 08:11

No word yet on who will portray the Motown icon.

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[VIDEO] Facing Race 2016: Highlights

Colorlines - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 08:11

Watch highlights from our #FacingRace conference in Atlanta, GA, held two days after the national election.

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