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Miles Morales Gets His Own Animated Spider-Man Feature

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:54

The still-untitled film hits theaters in December 2018.

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WATCH: Energy Secretary Nominee Rick Perry Makes Case to Enter White House

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:54

The former Texas governor testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, defending his ties with the fossil fuel industry and ability to manage the $12.9 billion nuclear security budget.

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READ: Trump Advisor Reed Cordish's Company Accused of Abusing Black Patrons

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:54

The Daily Beast examined three lawsuits filed against Cordish's Kansas City nightclubs that included allegations of paying White men to fight Black patrons.

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President Obama Commutes More Sentences, Twitter Says #FreeEmAll

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 10:54

Will the president use his last days in office to free all political prisoners?

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ABC Developing Comedy From Zainab Johnson, Wanda Sykes

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 07:42

The still-untitled project focuses on a Muslim model forced to move in with her brothers.

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President Obama Transfers Half a Billion Into Climate Fund

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 07:42

The $500 million will help developing nations brace for and adapt to climate change.

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Going to the Women's March in DC? Make Sure You're Prepared

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 17:33

This means staying hydrated, fueled and safe—especially if you're a person of color, undocumented or in the LGBTQ community.

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Activists Deliver 510,000+ Signatures Ahead of Health and Human Services Nominee Hearing

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 14:21

Congressman Tom Price wants to defund Planned Parenthood.

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John Lewis Doc Coming to PBS in February

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 14:21

"Get in the Way" will air on February 10.

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Why I'm Skipping The Women's March on Washington [OPINION]

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:02

I don’t know that I serve my own mental health needs by putting my body on the line to feign solidarity with women who by and large didn’t have my back prior to November.

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WATCH: Climate-Change Denying EPA Nominee Testifies Before Senate

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 11:02

Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt faces the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to confirm his position as EPA administrator for the Trump Administration.

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SCOTUS Watch: Will Government Officials be Penalized for the Post 9/11 Profiling?

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 07:54

Two days before Donald Trump's inauguration, SCOTUS is hearing Ziglar v. Abbasi, a case that could have broad influence on the accountability of executive power.

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''I Am Not Your Negro' Director Raoul Peck on James Baldwin's Legacy

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 07:54

The Haitian filmmaker's new documentary weaves the compelling story of Black resistance from the 1950s to present using Baldwin's unfinished "Remember This House" manuscript as its guide.

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QUOTABLE: 3 Blistering Excerpts From Michael Eric Dyson's New Book on Race

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 07:54

Dyson does not mince words in “Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America.”

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Direct Actions Against Pipeline in Florida Leads to 8 Arrests

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:08

Those arrested include two women who locked themselves to a construction truck.

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APIA Rockers The Slants Take Name Trademark Battle to the Supreme Court

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:08

The Supreme Court's decision on Lee v. Tam could impact the trademark battles of the Washington NFL team and other entities with names based on racist stereotypes.

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NYPD Disciplinary Hearing Begins for Cop Who Killed Ramarley Graham

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:08

Officer Richard Haste shot the unarmed teenager in his home in February 2012.

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How I Met the Real Martin Luther King Jr.

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:08

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s image has been flattened into that of a non-threatening dreamer. But the truth is, he was a politically radical thinker who not only fought for racial justice but for restructuring the economic order in this country.

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Deciding to Lead With Love, Despite an Enraging Political Climate

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 08:58

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. teaches us that leading with love is a decision rather than a naturally occurring phenomenon. In this hostile political moment, commit to practicing a love that makes room for anger but not for contempt.  

 
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LIVESTREAM: David Oyelowo, Q-Tip and More Honor Dr. King's Legacy at 'MLK Now 2017'

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 08:58

Blackout for Human Rights and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement's second "MLK Now" event airs live from Harlem's Riverside Church at 2 p.m. EST. 

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