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Four Congressional Caucuses Call for Removal of White Supremacists From White House

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“In the wake of the deadly hate crimes and violence committed by White supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, we write to request the immediate removal of Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller and Sebastian Gorka from any positions in the White House.”

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#ImpeachTrump Trends Worldwide as President Defends White Supremacists

racewireblog - 2 hours 49 min ago

Trump: “I think there’s blame on both sides and I have no doubt about it.”

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I Almost Died in Charlottesville

racewireblog - 2 hours 49 min ago

Journalist and researcher Spencer Sunshine started observing racist hate events in the late 1980s. Last Saturday’s “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville almost killed him. Here, an unvarnished dispatch from the picturesque Virginia town—from the violent lead-up in Emancipation Park to the deadly aftermath downtown.

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WATCH: Jamila Woods and Chance the Rapper Showcase Beauty of Windy City in 'LSD' Video

racewireblog - 2 hours 49 min ago

The video—which depicts friends of color enjoying a chill BBQ—was written by Chicago Public Schools students.

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EPA Hit With 2 Lawsuits Over Safety Review for Chemicals

racewireblog - 2 hours 49 min ago

Earthjustice is suing the agency for allegedly weakening rules that could keep households safe.

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Charlottesville Resident in Viral Flame-Throwing Photo: 'The Cops Were Protecting the Nazis'

racewireblog - 2 hours 49 min ago

Corey Long explains how racist violence and police inaction compelled him to defend other protesters from White nationalists’ attacks using a lighter and a spray paint can.

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Pantone Unveils Prince-Inspired Custom Color, 'Love Symbol #2'

racewireblog - 2 hours 49 min ago

The new shade matches Prince’s signature piano.

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ICYMI: Bruno Mars to Donate $1 Million to Flint Residents

racewireblog - 2 hours 49 min ago

The musician says he wants to help “our brothers and sisters affected by this disaster.”

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Transcript: Read Trump's Comments on Charlottesville, in Which He Finally Mentions the KKK

racewireblog - 2 hours 49 min ago

For those who would rather not watch President Donald Trump speak.

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How We Feel About Shonda Rhimes Leaving ABC for Netflix in 5 Tweets

racewireblog - 2 hours 49 min ago

The announcement comes just a week after ABC Studios parent company Disney said it would pull its shows from the streaming service.

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Former EPA Official Mustafa Ali on Environmental Justice Under the Trump Administration

racewireblog - 5 hours 52 min ago

“They have not yet moved forward on a policy that would be beneficial to low-income communities, communities of color or indigenous populations.”

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Texas Activists Peacefully Protest Border Wall

racewireblog - 5 hours 52 min ago

As the nation watched violence reign in Charlottesville, Virginia, a peaceful demonstration played out in Mission, Texas, in support of American inclusivity.

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What You Need to Know About the Aftermath of the Racist Violence in Charlottesville

racewireblog - 15 August, 2017 - 20:34

From murder charges to resignations, here’s the latest.

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Some Background on Those Violent, White Supremacist 'Unite the Right' Actions in Charlottesville

racewireblog - 15 August, 2017 - 14:58

White nationalism is the big story after today’s violent ”Unite the Right” march in Charlottesville, Virginia. Here’s what we know and some resources to deepen your knowledge about what’s going on. 

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RuPaul's 'Queen,' Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson's '2 Dope Queens' Heading to Small Screen

racewireblog - 15 August, 2017 - 14:58

RuPaul will executive produce a series about his life for Hulu, while Williams and Robinson will adapt their comedy podcast into a limited-run HBO show.

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READ: How Mental Health Training for Cops Saves Lives

racewireblog - 15 August, 2017 - 14:58

A quarter of this year’s fatal police interactions involved victims dealing with mental illness.

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This Media Platform Centers POC-Created Video Streaming Content

racewireblog - 15 August, 2017 - 14:58

Third Space Media’s Faiza Farah wants to upgrade her Oakland-based enterprise into a full-fledged video streaming service for creators of color—and she turned to Kickstarter to make it happen.

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Celebrate Hip-Hop's 44th Birthday With Google's DJ Simulation Doodle

racewireblog - 15 August, 2017 - 14:58

Forty-four years have passed since DJ Kool Herc first looped instrumental breaks for an enthusastic crowd of Black and Latinx Bronx residents. Google celebrates the creation of hip-hop with a Doodle that lets you mix your own breaks on virtual turntables.

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4 Questions With the Directors of the Ferguson Uprising Doc, 'Whose Streets?'

racewireblog - 15 August, 2017 - 08:15

Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis embedded themselves within the protests against the police killing of Michael Brown, braving violent police suppression to capture the uprising from the perspective of Black local activists.

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White House to Eliminate Office Tasked With Relocating Native Alaskan Coastal Communities

racewireblog - 14 August, 2017 - 19:35

“We were getting down to the brass tacks of relocation [of towns at risk] and now work has just stopped.”

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