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The Climate Win This Election That No One Is Talking About

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 08:56

In California, one county passed a ban against fracking.

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#TwitterBlackout Emerges in Protest of Trump Presidency

Sat, 11/12/2016 - 05:44

Users blacked out their profile pictures and tweeted messages of solidarity with those whose lives would presumably be negatively affected by a Trump presidency.

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How the Prospects for Environmental Justice Look Under Donald Trump

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 12:19

The president-elect plans to revive the Keystone XL pipeline, increase coal production and cancel the Paris Agreement. 

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WATCH: #TrumpProtests Take Over Streets Nationwide

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 12:19

From New York City to Los Angeles, Americas are expressing their displeasure with the election of Donald Trump.

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Activists Oust Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 05:55

The infamous sheriff—whose unconstitutional policing of the county's immigrant community pitted him against activists for more than two decades—lost his re-election bid two weeks after he was charged with criminal contempt of court.

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Senate Will Soon Have Four Times as Many Women of Color

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 13:34

Kamala Harris, Tammy Duckworth and Catherine Cortez Masto won crucial elections and will join Mazie Hirono in the upper legislative house next year.

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Twitter Claps Back at Donald Trump Presidency With #NotMyPresident and #ImStillWithHer

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 13:34

Trump won the election, but many Americans are not interested in him leading the nation.

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But Weed Legalization Won Big Though...

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 10:27

Voters in nine states including California, Massachusetts and Nevada passed ballot measures legalizing the recreational or medicinal use of marijuana. 

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Race Flicks: The Transformative Power of Storytelling in Film

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 10:27

At seven screenings and talkbacks, filmmakers and activists collaborate for social change

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WATCH: Hillary Clinton Concedes Presidential Election

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 10:27

“We have seen that our nation is more deeply divided than we thought…. I know how disappointed you feel because I feel it too.”

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The United States of America Elects Reality Television Personality Donald J. Trump as Its 45th President

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 10:27

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will not be the nation's first female president.

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Rinku Sen & Gary Delgado on Multiracial Movement Building [PODCAST]

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 10:27

Listen to the conclusion of the “Facing Race: Stories & Voices” podcast with Race Forward Executive Director Rinku Sen and Gary Delgado.

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