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

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

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

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

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

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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DREAMers Share Their Stories Via #SaveDACA

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 12:07

“We don’t need a wall. We need to take millions of undocumented people out of the shadows.”

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How Today's SCOTUS Hearing Will Impact Detained Undocumented Immigrants

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 12:07

Supreme Court justices' decision in Jennings v. Rodriguez will determine if the government must provide immigrants facing deportation with bond hearings after six months of detention. 

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Several Mosques Receive Same Threatening Letter, CAIR Calls for Federal Probe

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 12:07

The letter, which threatens that President-elect Donald Trump will "do to you Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews," was sent to mosques from Rhode Island to California.

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North Dakota State Officials Threaten Standing Rock Camp Suppliers With Fines

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 12:07

Under an eviction notice by the governor, water protectors are preparing for violent actions from authorities.

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WATCH: Viola Davis Speaks Truth About the Marginalization of Black Film

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 08:58

The "Fences" star candidly addressed inclusion in film and television in at conversation with Tom Hanks for Variety's "Actors on Actors" series.

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BREAKING: No Charges for Charlotte Cop Who Killed Keith Lamont Scott

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 08:58

Mecklenburg County District Attorney Andrew Murray: “It is my opinion that officer Vinson acted lawfully when he shot Mr. Scott.”

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Why I'm Neither Celebrating Nor Mourning the Passing of Fidel Castro

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 08:58

Sheriden M. Booker, an African-American scholar with deep ties to Cuba through her studies, relationships and religion, explains why she's ambivalent about Fidel Castro's legacy. 

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Get Ready for a New Prince Documentary

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 05:48

"Prince: R U Listening?" will follow the Purple One's rise to stardom via the perspectives of his bandmates and loved ones.

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Dictionary.com Crowns 'Xenophobia' Word of the Year

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 05:48

“It’s a word to reflect upon deeply in light of the events of the recent past.”

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Larry Wilmore Signs Multi-Year Deal With ABC

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 12:21

"The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore's" namesake host will develop new projects and recruit new talent for the network where he helped develop "Black-ish."

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READ: Alaskan Villages Must Decide to Leave or Stay as Sea Levels Rise

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 12:21

Storms are taking an average of 38,000 square feet a year from the town of Shaktoolik.

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Louisiana Environmentalists Release Report on the Petrochemical Industry

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 12:21

It comes one week after a significant fire at a Baton Rouge Exxon refinery.

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Nationwide Protests Mark Fourth Anniversary of #FightFor15

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:14

The campaign seeks to win a living wage for underpaid service workers.

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The Media's Big Trump Conundrum

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:14

News outlets that pride themselves on objectivity are struggling with how to characterize the racism and xenophobia of the Donald Trump Administration. 

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After OSU Attack, Muslims, Somalis Fear Retribution

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:14

"When I first heard that he was Somali, I mean my stomach did fall," said an OSU senior. "Not just because of what happened today, but because of what will happen tomorrow."

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