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SCOTUS Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage in All 50 States

Colorlines - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:09

The Supreme Court's issued a landmark decision today that same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states.  

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WATCH LIVE: President Obama to Eulogize Charleston’s Rev. Clementa Pinckney

Colorlines - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 12:09

The service begins at 11a ET

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Reverend Pinckney's Service, Latinos are Done With Trump, GMO Wheat Fail

Colorlines - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 09:06

Some of Friday's big stories

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Edwidge Danticat and Junot Díaz Protest Dominican Republic Expulsions

Colorlines - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:56

Danticat, who is from Haiti, and Diaz, who is from the Dominican Republic, joined forces to condemn the D.R.'s ongoing expulsion of natives and residents who can't prove that they have at least one parent with "Dominican blood."

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Reggaeton Star J Balvin Cancels 'Miss USA' Performance Over Donald Trump's Racist Remarks

Colorlines - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 05:56

The Colombian singer showed solidarity with other Latinos over the xenophobic and racist remarks of Trump, who owns the Miss Universe Organization. 

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Dementia Puts Elders at Risk of Financial Abuse

New America Media - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 00:50
  Photo: Kent (left) and Mark Olds with their mother, Gail, 79, who has dementia. They handle paying her bills and help with daily tasks. (David Woo/Dallas Morning News) DALLAS--Barbara Macari’s husband, Frank, always handled the investments in the family.... Pamela Yip http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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Happy 100th Birthday Grace Lee Boggs

Hyphen Blog - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 22:09

When I think of Grace-nowadays, I first see her hands.
Delicate rice paper skin,
nails that amazingly collect the day’s pollution
without touching outside air,
and thin blue veins
pumping the blood of 100 year-old stories.

- Marcia Lee


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Watchdog Agencies Sound the Alarm on Scams

New America Media - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 15:31
Photo: Jennifer Leach of the FTC makes a point on a consumer-fraud panel with the agency's Steven Baker, left, Steve Bernas, Chicago's Better Business Bureau, and testimonial speaker Riaz Uddin, far right.CHICAGO--One in 10 Americans have been ripped off by consumer scams, according to... Glenn Reedus http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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New Doc ‘Fresh Dressed’ Traces History of Hip-Hop Fashion

Colorlines - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 12:02

Nas-produced documentary “Fresh Dressed” explores the intersection of hip-hop and fashion via interviews with Kanye, Big Daddy Kane, Pharrell and many others.

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PBS' ‘Finding Your Roots’ Suspended Due to Ben Affleck Slave-Master Drama

Colorlines - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 12:02

The geneology show's production has been halted after leaked Sony e-mails revealed that producers complied with Ben Affleck's request to hide his slave-owning relative. 

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Fire Consumes Black Church in North Carolina, Ruled Arson

Colorlines - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 12:02

Investigators say the blaze that engulfed a black church in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Wednesday morning was intentionally set.

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Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

New America Media - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 10:17
In a historic decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples in all U.S. states have the right to marry.In a 5-4 decision, the high court ruled that states cannot keep same-sex couples from marrying and must recognize marriages that... New America Media http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=103
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First Photo of Taye Diggs as 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' Lead

Colorlines - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 08:59

The new image of the actor's Broadway return will dazzle you. 

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Why Jennicet Gutiérrez Interrupted President Obama at White House Pride

Colorlines - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 08:59

 "I spoke out because our issues and struggles can no longer be ignored," says the trans activist. 

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Let's Not Forget Northern Racism—the Kind That Almost Gutted Fair Housing

Colorlines - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 05:54

All eyes are on Dylann Roof, Charleston and other Southern cities where the Confederate battle flag flies. But, as a landmark Supreme Court case proved this morning, the threat of bureaucratic, Northern-style racism is just as critical.

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#TBT: Chris Rock Proposes New South Carolina State Flag

Colorlines - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 05:54

This clip from "The Chris Rock Show" is more relevant than ever. 

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Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare’s Federal Subsidies

Colorlines - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 05:54

The decision means more than six million people will continue to benefit from the health care law

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Supreme Court Rules Nationwide Subsidies Should Stay

New America Media - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 18:00
Debbie Richardson, 62, said she had been having the “heebie-jeebies” for the last few months, wondering if she might be forced to disenroll from Florida’s health care exchange should the U.S. Supreme Court strike down the nationwide tax subsidies under... Viji Sundaram http://publisher.namx.org/mt-cp.cgi?__mode=view&blog_id=19&id=68
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33 Years Later, Vincent Chin's Estate Still Seeks Justice

Colorlines - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 14:11

The family of Vincent Chin, who was murdered 33 years ago in a hate crime that galvanized Asian-American advocacy, has yet to see a dime of settlement money owed them. 

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