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The One Thing Misty Copeland Said Her Barbie Must Have

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 08:00

“The power of being able to see yourself represented in different spaces means so much for the growth of a young child, to be able to think they can be anything.”

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Black Cinema-Focused Blog 'Shadow and Act' Has a New Home

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:53

The blog entered limbo when its former host, Indiewire, was sold earlier this year.

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Afeni Shakur, Black Panther and Tupac's Mother, Dead at 69

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:53

The revolutionary was more than just the inspiration behind “Dear Mama.”

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'Hamilton' Earns Record-Breaking 16 Tony Nominations

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:53

Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit musical received nominations in every major category. 

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LIVESTREAM: 'Beyond Orientalism' Forum Investigates Racial Equity in Theater

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:53

The three-hour panel will stream tonight at 7 p.m. EST.

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L.A. Sheriff Dept. Chief of Staff Resigns Over Racist Emails

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 09:44

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell switched from calling Tom Angel’s emails “humor” to labeling them “inappropriate and unprofessional.”

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Dixie Chicks Co-signs Beyoncé's Country Music Bonafides With This 'Daddy Lessons' Cover

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 06:32

Add "country" to Bey's list of conquered genres.

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Puerto Rico Fails to Pay $422 Million in Bond Debts Owed Today

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 06:32

Puerto Rico governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla: "We would have preferred to have had a legal framework to restructure our debts in an orderly manner."

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Black Women File Class Action Suit Against The New York Times

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 06:32

They allege that racism, sexism and agism rule the newspaper’s culture.

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Janet Mock and Alicia Garza Talk Race, Gender at United Nations

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 12:56

The activists and others presented at the United Nations as part of the Recognition, Justice and Development: Women of African descent event.

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ICYMI: De La Soul Dropped a Surprise EP

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 12:56

The "For Your Pain & Suffering" EP is a preview of the group's full-length album, "And The Anonymous Nobody," which will drop in late August. 

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That Last Line Wasn't The Only Interesting Thing About Larry Wilmore's WHCD Roast

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 09:53

From the All Lives Matter camp to Fox New’s racial bias to Hillary Clinton, he let everyone have it at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner. It’s a must-watch if you care about racial justice.

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We Put Drake On Some Pictures Of Rachel Dolezal, Bobby Jindal and More

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 09:53

Hell. Yeah. F***ing. Right. 

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Sikh Man Files Complaint Against Bus Passengers Who Accused Him of Terrorism

Tue, 05/03/2016 - 06:48

Daljeet Singh, a Sikh asylum seeker from India, says he was accused of a terrorist plot and forcefully restrained while on a bus traveling through Amarillo, Texas.

 

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