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Kanye West Interview: America is 'Numb' to Police, Gun Violence

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 10:43

In a new interview with the BBC's Radio 1, the multihyphenate commented on police violence and his 2020 presidential run.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Will Not Be Involved in 'Black Panther' Film

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 10:43

"Coogler's a genius. (Did you see 'Creed'?) I would only eff his isht up," the author and journalist tweeted during a Twitter Q&A on July 30.

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Court: North Carolina Voter ID Laws Targeted Blacks With 'Almost Surgical Precision'

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 10:43

The appeals court decision repeals provisions put in place under the guise of reducing voter fraud.

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Ghazala Khan on Trump: 'He Knows Nothing About True Sacrifice'

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 10:43

The Republican presidential nominee alluded to Khan's silence during her husband's moving speech about their son's military sacrifice at the DNC as something dictated by Islam. She skillfully responded via The Washington Post.

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UPDATE: First, It Was Flint's Water. Now, It's Their Trash

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 07:38

The City of Flint has suspended its trash pickup service because of a dispute between the mayor and city council.

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#DNCInPhilly Finale: An Anti-Uber Protest, a Rooftop Mural and Other Notable Actions from This Week

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 07:38

The Democratic National Convention provided activists from a wide range of causes with a huge, national platform. Here's a quick roundup of some of the notable actions that we couldn't cover in real time.

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This Organization Makes the Case for Prisoners in the EPA's EJ Plan

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 07:38

The Human Rights Defense Center submitted an 11-page comment yesterday for the EPA's EJ 2020 Action Agenda. The premise? Prisoners' rights.

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First, It Was Flint's Water. Now, It's Their Trash

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 04:25

The City of Flint has suspended its trash pickup service because of a dispute between the mayor and city council.

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