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Questlove Offers 40 Reasons Why Prince Helped Pioneer Hip-Hop

Thu, 06/02/2016 - 05:38

What's your favorite reason? 

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The Nation's Reaction to 'Roots' Remake in 10 Tweets

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 13:08

“Don’t tell me you don’t want to see another slave movie when you have watched 163 different versions of Spider-Man/Batman.” Welp.

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Puerto Rican Music Legends and a Comic Book Pioneer Take Center Stage at NYC's Loisaida Festival

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 13:08

This weekend's festival celebrates the Lower East Side's Puerto Rican community with concerts, an exhibit of Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez's work and more. 

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WATCH: Rural Mississippians Fight the Digital Divide in New Episode of 'The Movement'

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 09:58

Host Darnell L. Moore traverses Mississippi to investigate how digital culture's advances leave many impoverished rural residents behind.

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Watch These 2 Smarty Pants Win the National Spelling Bee

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 09:58

Nihar Saireddy Janga and Jairam Hathwar are the new co-champions.

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This Racist Ad Will Take Your Breath Away

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 09:58

Just. Wow.

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CAIR Debuts 'Islamophobin,' A Fake Cure for Real Islamophobia

Wed, 06/01/2016 - 06:52

The organization's new campaign takes aim at Islamophobia and cure-all-medicine commercials in one fell swoop. 

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Two Officers Charged in Freddie Gray's Death Sue for Defamation

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:44

Sgt. Alicia White and Officer William Porter are going after Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby.

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Children of Immigrants Share Their 'American Story' in New PSAs

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:44

Children's advocacy group First Focus launched "My American Story" in support of immigration reform efforts.

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READ: Constance Wu, B.D. Wong and Other APIA Actors' Thoughts on Hollywood Whitewashing

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 10:44

Hint: They're not fans of racist erasure. 

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Latino Immigrant Families File Discrimination Suit Against Mobile Home Company

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 07:34

Four families living in Fairfax County, Virginia's Waples Mobile Home Park say that the park and its managment company mistreated them after discovering some family members' undocumented status. 

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Documentary on Black Lives Matter Movement to Air Tonight

Tue, 05/31/2016 - 07:34

Jesse Williams and Laurens Grant’s “Stay Woke” will explore the movement via interviews with the founders and other activists.

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