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Read Ryan Coogler's Touching Thank You Letter to 'Black Panther' Fans

racewireblog - 3 hours 18 min ago

“I am struggling to find the words to express my gratitude at this moment, but I will try.”

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New Journal Reimagines Approach to Eradicating Poverty

racewireblog - 3 hours 18 min ago

The proposed policies could help lift 23.3 million people of color out of poverty.

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WATCH: Big Daddy Kane Gets 'Raw' for Tiny Desk Concert

racewireblog - 3 hours 18 min ago

The “Smooth Operator” delivered a few of his biggest hits for the NPR concert series. 

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New Podcast Chronicles Internment of Japanese Americans

racewireblog - 3 hours 18 min ago

American Public Media podcast “Order 9066” takes its name from the executive order that authorized the forced relocation of tens of thousands of Japanese Americans during World War II.

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Word to Wakanda: Five Must-Read Articles About 'Black Panther'

racewireblog - 3 hours 18 min ago

Jump into the conversation about the movie’s place in ongoing discussions about race.

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Members of Congress Fear Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Funds Will Go to Creditors

racewireblog - 3 hours 18 min ago

Concerned elected officials asked Congress for a guarantee that the island’s residents and infrastructure will benefit from the $16 billion.

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Oscar-Nominated 'Traffic Stop' Explores Violent Arrest of Breaion King

racewireblog - 3 hours 18 min ago

The short documentary delves into the Black teacher’s interaction with two White Austin Police Department officers in 2015. 

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Philadelphia District Attorney Dismisses All Marijuana Possession Cases

racewireblog - 3 hours 18 min ago

Larry Krasner says his office will no longer prosecute people for simple possession.

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Vincent Zhou Lands First Olympic Quadruple Lutz

racewireblog - 3 hours 18 min ago

The 17-year-old figure skater is the first person to land the jump with four complete spins during a Winter Olympic contest. 

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NYPD Officer Acquitted After Killing Deborah Danner

racewireblog - 3 hours 18 min ago

Officer Barry had a Taser, but opted to use his gun on the 66-year-old woman, who had a known history of mental illness.

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Read Ryan Coogler's Touching Thank You Letter to 'Black Panther' Fans

racewireblog - 21 February, 2018 - 07:11

Black Panther” outperformed all expectations in its opening weekend, and director Ryan Coogler took to Twitter tonight (February 20) to thank the fans who helped the film break box office records.

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LISTEN: Ava DuVernay Chronicles Journey from Compton to 'A Wrinkle in Time' on New Podcast

racewireblog - 20 February, 2018 - 18:33

The filmmaker discussed her experiences in a White male-dominated industry on the debut episode of “Edge of Fame.”

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TBS Greenlights Lena Waithe's Comedy Series With Queer Black Woman Protagonist

racewireblog - 20 February, 2018 - 18:33

“Queer Black characters have been the sidekick for long enough, it’s time for us to finally take the lead.” 

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Representation Matters: Long Before the Movie, Black Panther Validated My Black Self

racewireblog - 20 February, 2018 - 18:33

“Representation matters” has become a catchphrase. Because it’s true. Here, one lifelong Black Panther fan explains why he’s so passionate about a superhero movie.

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'Get Out' Returns to Select Theaters For Free on Presidents' Day

racewireblog - 20 February, 2018 - 18:33

Jordan Peele’s Oscar-nominated thriller will screen in celebration of the film’s release a year ago.

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Senate Committee Debates Bill That Would Reform Sentencing Guidelines

racewireblog - 20 February, 2018 - 18:33

Attorney General Jeff Sessions attempted to dissuade the committee from advancing the bill, which was first introduced in October 2017.

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Trump Administration Wants to Replace SNAP Benefits With Boxes of Canned Goods

racewireblog - 20 February, 2018 - 18:33

The proposed 2019 budget would cut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program by $213 billion over the next 10 years.

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Harvard Library Acquires Angela Davis' Archives

racewireblog - 20 February, 2018 - 18:33

The papers and artifacts that Davis sold to the Schlesinger Library include an FBI “Wanted” poster and a diary she kept while on trial. 

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5 Culture Leaders On What Makes 'Black Panther' So Special

racewireblog - 16 February, 2018 - 16:42

Ahead of the official U.S. premiere of the Marvel blockbuster, we asked Black activists, educators, writers and entrepreneurs why they’re so excited about this superhero movie.

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Politico Article Suggests Readers Get Their 'Own Immigrant'

racewireblog - 16 February, 2018 - 16:42

No, it was not satire.

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