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The Kids Who Rocked the Racial Justice Movement in 2016

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 11:42

From demanding clean water to protesting police violence, these children prove that you’re never too young to stand up for your people.

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The Biggest Environmental Justice Wins of 2016

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 08:20

It was the year three California counties banned fracking, a tribe beat big oil and more.

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Year-End Goodness: The Best 2016 Movies, Music, Hashtags and More

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 08:20

Brilliant art, media and pop culture gave us something to celebrate in 2016. Here are Team Colorlines' favorites, from music videos to podcasts.

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Break Time!

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 08:20

The Colorlines team has some year-end goodness on deck, but we're taking some time off from the daily grind. 

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Updated: A Living History of the Dakota Access Pipeline

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 05:14

Going back to 2014, the steps to build the DAPL—and the global actions taken to stop it. 

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First Round of #NoDAPL Water Protectors Head to Court

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 14:59

Ten defendants will be on trial today—the first of more than 550 people the Morton County Sheriff's Department arrested.

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WATCH: Serena Williams and Common Discuss Racism and Loving Their Blackness

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 11:38

The tennis great and MC dive deep for nearly an hour in ESPN's "The Undefeated In-Depth: Serena With Common."

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Critics Slam A&E's 'Generation KKK,' NYT Profile for Normalizing White Supremacy

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 08:13

A&E's upcoming docuseries will focus on active Klansmen and anti-hate activists.

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ICYMI: Flint Investigation Quietly Ends Without New Findings, Policy

Sat, 12/31/2016 - 08:13

The congressional panel highlighted the role of state officials and the EPA, but the panel's senior Democrat wants to hold Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder accountable.

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WATCH: 'SNL' Honors Obama with 'Christmas in Hollis' Parody

Thu, 12/29/2016 - 07:29

Keenan Thompson, Leslie Jones and musical guest Chance the Rapper dropped bars in "Jingle Barack."

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3 Questions With ‘Fences’ Star Jovan Adepo

Mon, 12/26/2016 - 08:43

We talked to Adepo, who plays the embittered son in "Fences," about working with heavy hitters, the state of Black Hollywood and being a "revolutionary optimist." 

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