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Every year, The Hollywood Reporter puts together various roundtables of actors and actresses on the big and small screen as part of the promotional cycle leading up to award season. Those who are selected are generally at the top of their game and in contention for nominations at the Golden Globes, the Academy Awards, the Emmys, and the… READ MORE »


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Movements have sprung up on university campuses nation-wide, inspired by protests at the University of Missouri that lead to the resignation of the school’s president for not addressing the student body’s concerns about racism at the institution.

These protests have been met by much harsh criticism from both white conservatives and liberals alike. READ MORE »


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Last night and into the early hours of this morning, University of Missouri students were using social media to alert others to be safe and even stay away from campus because of threats made in the wake of Concerned Student 1950’s protest. The activist group — joined by the football team, who threatened to go on strike — have been… READ MORE »


Celebs

Things that make you go, “You’re goddamn right, Margaret Cho!” READ MORE »


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A female academic coach at the University of Notre Dame has been fired, according to the New York Daily News, after a lawsuit brought against the school claimed that the tutor had coerced football and basketball players into “racially-motivated sex” with her daughter.

The African-American student started at Notre Dame on an academic… READ MORE »


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Deputy Ben Fields, the Spring Valley High School resource officer who assaulted a teenage girl when she refused to get out of her seat and leave the classroom, will be fired, Sheriff Leon Lott is expected to announce at a press conference later today. The incident made headlines on Monday evening, after video of the assault… READ MORE »


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Spring Valley High School resource officer Ben Fields has been placed on administrative leave while the Sheriff’s Department investigates the incident. READ MORE »


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School administrators Glen Allen High School are making apologies after an obscenely racist parody of the “Ducktales” theme was blasted over the loudspeakers during warm-ups for the homecoming football game. The school, located in a suburb of Richmond, Virginia, was playing the team from Richmond’s John Marshall High School, a predominantly black school, whose players were… READ MORE »


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Celebs

Cosmo’s trivialization of the title “first family” shows a blatant disregard for the Obamas’ legacy and for people of color to whom it represents generations of dreams and aspirations realized. READ MORE »


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Alabama, a state with Voter ID laws, is closing drivers license offices in counties with over 75 percent black people. READ MORE »


Celebs

Last night’s Emmy Awards were shockingly entertaining and exciting, and the acceptance speeches were the absolute highlight, each one better than the next. From Jill Soloway and Jeffrey Tambor’s advocacy for trans rights, to Uzo Aduba’s moving tribute to her sister, to Regina King’s shock  at winning after years of slaying part after part, it was a… READ MORE »


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If you have the great fortune of being biracial, multiracial, mixed or however it is you chose to signal to the world that your parents are different races, you also have the great misfortune of spending time identifying yourself in a way that makes other people feel comfortable. You also run up against standards of… READ MORE »


Art comes in many forms and sometimes people don’t always “get it.” But for University of Buffalo art student Ashley Powell, the point was to get a reaction when she posted “White Only” and “Black Only” signs over the drinking fountains in the school’s Clemens Hall.

The Spectrum, an independent student publication at UB, reported that Powell admitted… READ MORE »


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On Tuesday, Fairfax County, Virginia chief prosecutor, Raymond F. Morrogh, announced that no charges would be brought against the six male sheriff’s deputies who repeatedly tased a mentally ill woman to death in February. Today, the full video of the incident that led to Natasha McKenna’s death was released. It is horrifying and heartbreaking, making… READ MORE »


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“If there is such a thing as employing yellowface in poetry, this has to be it.” That’s what Korean-American blogger Phil Yu, known as Angry Asian Man, has to say about Michael Derrick Hudson, a white poet whose poem was chosen for The Best American Poetry 2015 anthology—written under the pen name Yi-Fen Chou, the Washington PostREAD MORE »


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