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Immigration Detainers Require Probable Cause

New America Media - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 14:09
An appeals court ruled Friday that immigration authorities need probable cause in order to issue an immigration detainer. The First U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision by a federal judge in Rhode Island. According to the court, U.S.... La Opinión http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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VIDEO: Idris Elba Sorta Breakdances in New 'Star Trek' Philanthropic Promo

Colorlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 13:06

The actor, the latest to be added to the line-up of the new 'Star Trek' film, is charming as always while dancing for a new philanthropic venture and contest attached to the film. 

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'I Love My Hair' Adult Coloring Book Will Affirm Your Love

Colorlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 13:06

This book, which promotes self-love, will come out in November. 

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11 Heartbreaking, Revolutionary #IfIDieInPoliceCustody Tweets

Colorlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:01

The hastag exposes the truth and fear surrounding the interactions of black people and the police in America.

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Erykah Badu Accuses Black Eyed Peas of Copping Her Video Concept

Colorlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:01

There are a lot of similarities between the videos for 'Yesterday' and 'Honey,' don't you think? 

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New Deposition Details Reveal Bill Cosby as a Calculating, Cynical Philanderer

Colorlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:01

New details from the 2005 deposition add disturbing shades to Cosby's profile. 

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Study Says New Orleans is 90% Back to pre-Katrina Status

New America Media - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:43
 Orleans Parish may not yet enjoy the 465,000 population it had prior to the evacuations of August 26, 2005, but a new study by the New Orleans Data Center may be on track to return to that number.As researchers Allison... Louisiana Weekly http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Closing Education Gap Would Boost U.S. Economy: White House

New America Media - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 09:40
 WASHINGTON — Men of color would earn $170 billion more a year, if they reached the same education level as White men, according to a new White House report.The report examined “opportunity gaps facing youth of color” and found stunning... NNPA http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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FBI Joins Investigation Into Sandra Bland’s Death

Colorlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 06:59

The FBI joins Texas Rangers in investigation into Sandra Bland's death in a Texas jail cell.

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‘Breaking’ Presents Ariell Johnson, Comic Shop Builder

Colorlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 06:59

Johnson’s upcoming comic store and coffeehouse will create community and highlight artists of color.

 
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Cuban Embassy Reopened, BLM Challenges Candidates, Ashley Madison Hacked

Colorlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 06:59

Some of Monday's big stories

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FBI Is Investigating Chattanooga Shooting as Act of Terrorism

Colorlines - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 06:59

FBI says they haven't yet uncovered the Chattanooga shooter's motive or anything that ties him to international terrorist organizations.

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Teach for America Developing New Generation of Asian American Pacific Islander Teachers

New America Media - Tue, 07/21/2015 - 01:15
 Susie Kim teaches seventh-grade history and social studies at Central Queens Academy Charter School in New YorkAs an Asian American and second generation Korean American, she tries to instill in her students a sense of belonging so that they can... Asam News http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Wake 'Em Up! Black & API Solidarity in the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Hyphen Blog - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 14:01

Writer, artist and activist LeRon Barton shares his takeaways and inspirations from a recent #BlackLivesMatter event, presented by Hyphen and USF Intercultural Center.

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North Korean World Cup Delegate’ Bribes FIFA President with Shower of Cash

New America Media - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 13:02
Five-term FIFA president Sepp Blatter was set to announce a special election for his replacement to be held in February of next year, but the press conference on early Monday didn’t go exactly as planned.As Blatter was preparing to address... Koream Magazine http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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In Cuba, ‘Creeping Capitalism’ Arrives

New America Media - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:27
HAVANA—When the U.S. embassy reopened in Havana on Monday after more than 54 years, it signaled what Cubans have now accepted: creeping capitalism is the future.A stroll through Old Havana is enough to convince anyone that the entrepreneurial spirit that... Louis Nevaer http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=20281
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Top 10 Performers of Color Overlooked by the Emmys

Colorlines - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:20

Ten actors who deserved Emmy noms 

 
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Police Kill Mentally Ill Native American Man, Protestors Demand Justice

Colorlines - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:20

Denver police shot and killed Paul Castaway, 35, a Lakota Sioux man. Officers say they shot him after he came “dangerously close” while holding a long knife, but witnesses say otherwise.

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VIDEO: WNYC's TalkBox Collects Responses On Eric Garner

Colorlines - Mon, 07/20/2015 - 12:20

WNYC's innovative news-gathering device - a repurposed phone booth - is collecting thoughts about Garner's murder by NYPD officers. 

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