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'James Bond' Author 'Mortified' By Calling Idris Elba 'Too Street' To Play Titular Character

Colorlines - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 07:48

Anthony Horowitz issued an apology to social media for his word choice regarding fan favorite Idris Elba's possible portrayal of James Bond. 

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Relive Kanye's Real-Talk 'George Bush' Moment, 10 Years Later

Colorlines - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 04:47

Never forget: Kanye West's speech at NBC's Katrina telethon started with a condemnation of the media's subtle racism and ended with his indictment of then-president George W. Bush.

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Adultos Mayores Se Mantienen En Forma En Bayview

New America Media - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 02:20
 New America Media, Informe, Sarita Hiatt, Publicado: 4 de agosto, 2015Foto crédito: Chanelle IgnantTraducción al inglés: Seniors Stretch Their Way to Fitness in BayviewSAN FRANCISCO -- Deborah McNaulty hace lo posible para no faltar a la clase semanal gratis de yoga... Sarita Hiatt http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Gennady Golovkin: A Triple G-Force to Be Reckoned With

New America Media - Fri, 09/04/2015 - 01:40
 Undefeated in his professional career, middleweight boxing champion Gennady Golovkin has a lethal jab inside the ring but an easy grin outside of it. Learn why this part Korean, Kazakh boxer is sweeping fans off their feet. Photographs by Mike... Steve Kim/photographs by Mike Lee http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Alert: Major Black Panthers Documentary Drops Today

Colorlines - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 13:28

"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" drops today in New York City and will later be screened at film fests around the U.S. Here's a clip from the highly anticipated indie documentary.

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Sanaa Lathan On Marginalization of Black Stars: 'We Need to Come into the 21st Century'

Colorlines - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:24

The star of the upcoming thriller “The Perfect Guy” is frank in calling out Hollywood’s problems with race. 

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California Prisons Can No Longer Lock Offenders in Solitary Confinement for Decades

Colorlines - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:24

A settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit that pit prison officials against 500+ offenders who had been in solitary confinement for more than a decade.

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'Straight Outta Compton' is the Highest-Grossing Music Biopic of All Time

Colorlines - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 10:24

When was the last time a music drama was a summer blockbuster? 

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Black Lives Matter, ACLU Call out LAPD for Trampling First Amendment Rights

Colorlines - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 07:23

Plus, LAPD officers started wearing body cameras yesterday.

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VIDEO: Check Out The New Trailer For Will Smith's 'Concussion'

Colorlines - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 07:23

The movie, starring Will Smith as trailblazing doctor Bennet Omalu, puts the NFL’s problems with severe brain trauma on center stage. 

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Redemption Song: Former Gang Member Now Helps Incarcerated Youth

New America Media - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 05:15
 Steven Kim begins his presentation with a question: What words do you associate with gangs? Even amongst this group of youth counselors and educators at the Koreatown Youth and Community Center during a gathering last May, the responses veer toward... Story and photography by Jimmy Lee http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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En el Corazón de Tenderloin, Un Espacio Deportivo Abierto Mantiene Sanos a Los Niños

New America Media - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 03:50
New America Media, Reportaje, Wayne Chen, Publicado: 6 de agosto, 2015Traducción al inglés: In the Center of Tenderloin, an Open Sports Space Keeps Kids Healthy SAN FRANCISCO – Son los primeros días de julio en San Francisco y las escuelas están cerradas.... Wayne Chen http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Health Watchdog Put E-Cigarette Manufacturers On Notice

New America Media - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 02:40
 SAN FRANCISCO -- A California health watchdog put e-cigarette manufacturers on alert on September 2, warning them that if they don’t recall the products they have sold on the California market within 60 days, they could be sued.The action follows... Viji Sundaram http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=68
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Rethinking the American Dream Ahead of the Paris Climate Talks

New America Media - Thu, 09/03/2015 - 02:10
 The other day I spotted an Asian woman taking things from a bin near downtown San Francisco where I live. It is not an unusual sight but the woman had on a conical hat and, upon inquiries, it turned out... Andrew Lam http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=8
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Diversity at Work - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 20:58
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Black Lives Matter Refuses Democratic National Committee Endorsement

Colorlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:42

“We do not now, nor have we ever, endorsed or affiliated with the Democratic Party, or with any party.”

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Shiprock Approves University Study on San Juan River After Toxic Spill Accident

New America Media - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 12:39
 Shiprock Chapter Sunday passed two resolutions in connection with the Aug. 5 Gold King Mine spill: one to allow Navajo scientists to study the incident and another to convene a meeting with President Russell Begaye and Shiprock’s surrounding chapters to... Navajo Times http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Black Lives AND Police Lives Both Matter

New America Media - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 10:28
  It’s not, and never should have been, an either or proposition to say black lives matter or police lives matter. The slaying of a police officer must and should be denounced with the same vigor, passion and outrage as... Earl Ofari Hutchinson http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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With the Coming U.S.-China Summit, Obama Can Make History

New America Media - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 09:43
  China’s president Xi Jinping will be visiting the United States later this month. He will be in Washington for his first formal state visit. A lot could be riding on this summit between President Obama and Xi, or not... George Koo http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Alert: Major Black Panthers Documentary Drops Tomorrow

Colorlines - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 09:39

"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" drops tomorrow in New York City and will later be screened at film fests around the U.S. Here's a clip from the highly anticipated indie documentary.

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