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VIDEO: Do Muslims, Sikhs and Hindus Feel Safer Since the FBI Started Tracking Hate Crimes Against Them?

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 11:27

The FBI finally started tracking hate crimes against Muslims and people perceived to be Muslim last March. One year in, do these groups feel any safer?

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Jesse Williams to Produce and Star in Harry Belafonte Biopic

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 11:27

The activist and actor also has two documentaries in the works.

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Watch Don Cheadle Break Down This 'Miles Ahead' Scene

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 11:27

"Miles Ahead" hits select theaters across the country today. Cheadle sat down with The New York Times for an insider's look at a key scene.

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The Latest in a 10-Year Battle Over How California Teaches South Asian History

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 08:21

For more than 10 years, conservative Hindu groups have been trying to make controversial changes to history textbooks in California. Opponents—who say their changes erase the caste system and certain South Asian identities—just won an important victory.

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This FCC Vote Will Bring Broadband to More Low-Income Families

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 08:21

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to expand the Lifeline program—which currently subsidizes phone plans for many low-income Americans—to include broadband Internet access. 

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STUDY: White Teachers Often Expect Black Students to Fail

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 08:21

And researchers say those low expectations frequently become self-fulfilling prophecies.

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#TBT: Celebrate Selena's Life With Five of Her Most Popular Songs

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 05:19

Today marks 21 years since Yolanda Saldívar killed the "Queen of Tejano Music."

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