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Jeff Sessions: No More DOJ Funding for Sanctuary Cities

racewireblog - 2 hours 24 min ago

The attorney general says his agency will withhold funding from cities that don’t cooperate with federal immigration agents.

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'For Here or to Go?' Brings H-1B Visa Holders' Anxieties to the Big Screen

racewireblog - 2 hours 24 min ago

Screenwriter Rishi S. Bhilawadikar tells NBC News that his screenplay for the upcoming film was based on his experiences struggling to find work in Silicon Valley while waiting on his green card.

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The 10 Best Tweets for the Inaugural #MuslimWomensDay

racewireblog - 2 hours 24 min ago

All over social media, users are paying tribute to some of their favorite Muslim women.

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READ: How Republicans Can Still Weaken Obamacare

racewireblog - 2 hours 24 min ago

The Affordable Care Act might be the law of the land, but as Vann R. Newkirk II writes for The Atlantic, that doesn’t mean the administration can’t kill some of its provisions.

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Meets With Ethics Council of World's Largest Fund

racewireblog - 2 hours 24 min ago

Norway's sovereign wealth fund is worth $915 billion.

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Mother of Ramarley Graham on Resignation of Her Son's Killer: 'New York City Should Be Appalled'

racewireblog - 2 hours 24 min ago

The NYPD officer who killed Constance Malcom’s son resigned to avoid punishment. Malcom says she is not done fighting. Watch her press conference.

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December Pipeline Spill in North Dakota 3 Times Larger Than Original Estimates

racewireblog - 2 hours 24 min ago

It happened 150 miles from where resistance efforts to the Dakota Access Pipeline took place.

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WATCH: This Documentary on Standing Rock Will Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

racewireblog - 2 hours 24 min ago

The filmmakers will also make it available online April 22.

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Cher Quits Lifetime Movie on Flint Water Crisis

racewireblog - 2 hours 24 min ago

Both Cher and "Flint" faced accusations of Whitewashing a crisis that impacts a predominantly Black population.

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New Fellowship Offers Grants for Previously Incarcerated Artists

racewireblog - 2 hours 24 min ago

"We firmly believe that formerly incarcerated individuals not only have a right to fully return to society, but can offer innovative solutions to one of the most pressing issues of our time."

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Trump on GOP Health Care Bill: 'We Just Pulled It.'

racewireblog - 5 hours 27 min ago

House Republicans pulled their rewrite of the American Health Care Act just minutes before the rescheduled vote. Watch House Speaker Paul Ryan discuss the change live.

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State Department's 'Climate Change' Page Dramatically Altered Online

racewireblog - 5 hours 27 min ago

The revision happened within a day of Secretary Rex Tillerson's confirmation.

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Beauty Break: Xenia Rubinos Dances Through NYC in Black Joy Project-Inspired 'L.O.V.E.' Video

racewireblog - 5 hours 27 min ago

Rubinos: "This is my ode to Brown and Black joy."

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After 4 Years of Fighting, Palestinian-American Activist Rasmea Odeh Accepts Plea Agreement in Immigration Fraud and Terrorism Case

racewireblog - 5 hours 27 min ago

In light of the current political climate, Odeh believes that she could not receive a fair trial in her legal battle with the federal government over immigration fraud and terrorism charges.

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ICYMI: Flint Apartment Complex Facing Water Shut-Off and There Are More to Come

racewireblog - 5 hours 27 min ago

The city will shut off water for up to 18 residences on April 4.

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Officer Who Killed Laquan McDonald Indicted on 16 Additional Charges

racewireblog - 5 hours 27 min ago

“In a moment of leniency, [a jury] may decide to convict him of aggravated battery instead.”

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Jay Z and Harvey Weinstein to Bring Trayvon Martin's Story to Film and TV

racewireblog - 8 hours 29 min ago

The duo behind "TIME: The Kalief Browder Story" acquired the rights to two books about Martin, including his parents' recent memoir. They plan to turn them into a narrative film and docuseries.

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State Department Issues Keystone XL Permit

racewireblog - 8 hours 29 min ago

Trump called it a "historic moment for North American and energy independence."

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Records Show NYPD Deployed Video Surveillance Teams to Hundreds of Black Lives Matter, Occupy Actions

racewireblog - 8 hours 29 min ago

The Verge reports that NYPD camera crews monitored protests against police violence and economic inequality from 2011 to 2013 and again in 2016.

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50+ Activist Organizations Unite as 'The Majority' to Advocate for Collective Justice

racewireblog - 24 March, 2017 - 17:11

The coalition will fight for “justice, freedom and the right to live with dignity and respect.”

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