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  • Federal Judge Denies R. Kelly’s Request To Get Out Of Jail
    Lawyers for the disgraced R&B singer and accused serial sexual abuser tried to argue he was at high risk of contracting COVID-19. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-04-07
  • Samantha Irby Is Saying ‘Wow, No Thank You’ To Your Tired Coronavirus Hot Takes
    The hilarious author talks about her new book of essays, surviving the pandemic and how to write about race, gender and bowels at the same time. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-04-02
  • Jussie Smollett Marks ‘Quarantine Day 421’ With Cryptic Instagram Video
    The former "Empire" star sang a Stevie Wonder hit while alluding to the date he claimed to have been attacked in a racist and anti-LGBTQ hate crime. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-26
  • In Parenting — And Everything Else — Now Is The Time For Grace
    The coronavirus pandemic has reminded me of an important life lesson: Self-compassion is crucial. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-19
  • 4 Down-Ballot Races To Watch In Illinois And Ohio
    At the last minute, Ohio's governor said he wanted to stop voting from going forward because of coronavirus concerns. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-17
  • Rosario Dawson Says She Voted For Sanders After Cory Booker Endorsed Biden
    The primary choice would have been so easy if her boyfriend Booker had stayed in the Democratic race for president. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-11
  • Usain Bolt Crushes Gender Reveal Party For His ‘Golden Child’
    The retired Olympic sprint champ and girlfriend Kasi Bennett announced the pregnancy in January. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-10
  • Sen. Cory Booker Endorses Joe Biden For 2020 Democratic Presidential Nomination
    "He’ll show there’s more that unites us than divides us," the New Jersey Democrat, who quit the presidential race in January, said of Biden. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-09
  • Separate But Not Equal: Racial Bias In Salon Culture
    Not all stylists are trained to do Black hair, which has created segregation in salons. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-09
  • How Pamela Culpepper Is Changing The Narrative Of Women In The Workplace
    She's not the first to stand up for gender equality and she certainly won't be the last, but Pamela Culpepper is a stand-out player in the game. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-06
  • R. Kelly Pleads Not Guilty To Charges Involving New Accuser
    Federal prosecutors say even more charges against the alleged serial sexual abuser and disgraced R&B singer are upcoming. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-05
  • Texas Officials Have Already Rigged The 2020 Election. Super Tuesday Is Proof.
    Polling place closures in Black and Latino communities led to long lines on primary day and will hurt November's contest. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-04
  • Dwyane Wade Is A Doting Dad As He Beams Over Daughter Zaya’s School Concert
    The NBA legend said he felt "great pleasure and happiness" at seeing his 12-year-old, who recently came out as transgender, perform with her classmates. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-04
  • Serena Williams And Secret Deodorant Launch Campaign To Celebrate Trailblazing Women
    The “Not The First” campaign will tackle gender equality and equal representation for women of color. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-04
  • Billy Porter’s Fairy Godmother Will Be ‘Genderless’ In New ‘Cinderella’ Movie
    "Magic has no gender," the "Pose" actor said of his role in Sony's forthcoming adaptation of the fairy tale, also starring Camila Cabello and Idina Menzel. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-03-04
  • U.S. designates Russian white supremacist group as terrorist organization
    U.S. designates a Russian white supremacist group as a terrorist organization, the first time the label has been applied to such a racially motivated movement. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-04-06
  • Should the census count black and Latino inmates in rural prisons as area residents?
    The census counts inmates as residents of the rural areas where they're imprisoned. Critics say that practice siphons power from the urban areas which the mostly nonwhite inmates consider home. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-04-01
  • Singapore says its coronavirus app helps the public. Critics say it’s government surveillance
    TraceTogether's app launch comes as concerns over privacy and intrusive surveillance are rising as governments try to curb the pandemic. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-03-24
  • Congress and administration race to make stimulus deal as Trump defends coronavirus response
    Administration and congressional leaders raced on Saturday to agree to an economic stimulus plan as Vice President Mike Pence and his wife tested negative for the coronavirus. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-03-21
  • ‘What happens if I end up on a ventilator?’ — Doctors, nurses brace for coronavirus onslaught
    Medical workers across specialties are preparing to assist in the emergency and intensive care units as hospitals expect to be overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients struggling to breathe. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-03-20
  • Coronavirus confusion, a shrunken path for Bernie Sanders: Takeaways from the Democratic primary election
    In the coronavirus-affected Democratic primary election, Joe Biden boosts his support from Latinos. Bernie Sanders still leads with younger voters but falls behind in delegates. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-03-17
  • Coronavirus surging in Southeast Asia, new cases traced to religious gathering
    A weekend of prayer at a mosque complex outside Kuala Lumpur is linked to more than 400 coronavirus infections in six countries. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-03-17
  • Canada bars entry of most foreigners; Americans exempt for now
    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced sweeping measures as the U.S.'s northern neighbor braced for the pandemic. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-03-16
  • Bernie Sanders says he won the ideological battle for the Democratic Party. Is he right?
    Bernie Sanders is losing the electability argument in the Democratic primary, but he asserts he is winning the battle of ideas. On healthcare, college tuition and championing working-class issues, he has shaped the policy contours of this Democratic race. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-03-15
  • Biden surged without much cash — but now it’s pouring in
    The old order of big money in politics is fast reemerging in the Democratic presidential race. It wasn't much of a factor through Super Tuesday. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-03-06
  • Singapore’s original crazy rich bedazzled their tombs with tiles: A race to save them as exhumation looms
    Land-scarce Singapore is clearing its cemeteries to build new homes. Artist Jennifer Lim's bid to preserve one of them appeals to the nation's unique cultural heritage. But she must overcome Chinese taboos about disturbing the dead. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-03-03
  • Cast out by Trump, Jeff Sessions struggles in Alabama to win back a Senate seat
    Sessions is in a tight race in Tuesday's primary for the Alabama GOP's Senate nomination. He gave up the seat in 2017 for an ill-fated stint as Trump's attorney general. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-03-01
  • Tom Steyer drops out of the 2020 presidential race
    California businessman Tom Steyer became the latest Democratic presidential candidate to drop out of the race. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-02-29
  • The 2020 race could become the coronavirus election. Is America ready?
    A coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. could become the most important issue of the 2020 presidential election, potentially affecting the economy, campaigning and voting. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-02-28
  • Nevada is a land of diversity and reinvention. Will it reshape the presidential race?
    In rapidly urbanizing Nevada, the Democratic caucuses will be the first test of a truly diverse electorate in the presidential nominating contests. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-02-21
  • CNN’s planning a 2020 LGBTQ forum. Here are some issues advocates say the candidates should address.
    A prominent LGBTQ rights organization, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) announced Thursday that it will host a presidential town hall on LGBTQ issues next month. The event will air on CNN. LGBTQ advocacy groups told ThinkProgress that they know exactly what ideas they want to hear discussed at the town ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-05
  • It wasn’t a debate, but CNN’s 7-hour climate forum laid bare key differences between Democrats
    CNN’s seven-hour town hall on the climate crisis wasn’t the debate many activists have spent months calling for. But Wednesday night’s marathon event teased out notable differences between Democratic presidential contenders, giving voters a taste of how each candidate might approach climate policy if elected. Two of the main issues ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-05
  • GOP candidate fueled by outside money complains he may lose because of opponent’s outside money
    Dan Bishop, the Republican nominee in next week’s North Carolina congressional special election, claimed on Thursday that the reason polls show he could lose a district that President Donald Trump won easily is that so much money was coming in from out of district to support his Democratic opponent. But ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-05
  • Kristen Stewart’s experience is emblematic of LGBTQ people’s struggles in Hollywood
    In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar UK, actor Kristen Stewart, who has been romantically linked to model Stella Maxwell since 2017, said“I have fully been told, ‘If you just like do yourself a favor, and don’t go out holding your girlfriend’s hand in public, you might get a Marvel movie.’ I don’t ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-04
  • Republican leaders silent as Alabama governor insists she won’t resign over blackface scandal
    Gov. Kay Ivey (R-AL) adamantly vowed on Tuesday that she would not resign her office, despite revelations last week that she once appeared in blackface in a college Baptist Student Union skit while she was a student at Auburn University. The national Republican leaders who demanded a Democratic governor resign ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-04
  • House Democrats will consider bill to block HUD rule allowing anti-trans shelter discrimination
    The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is set to move forward with a proposed rule change that would essentially allow shelters receiving HUD grants to ignore nondiscrimination protections for unhoused transgender people. Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), however, has introduced a bill to block that rule that from ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-03
  • Mitch McConnell admits Trump may not actually support the gun legislation he said he wanted
    In the wake of another series of mass shootings, President Donald Trump has repeatedly waffled and wavered on whether to take any action to stop the epidemic of gun violence in America. NRA-backed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who has long opposed any such progress, said Tuesday he will ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-03
  • Native votes went missing in North Carolina. Tribal leaders vow that won’t happen again next week.
    Native American voting groups have made it their mission over the years to get as many of their members to the polls as possible. That effort has even greater urgency, as North Carolina prepares next week to hold one of its most closely watched elections ever. The 40,000 voting-eligible Lumbee ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-09-03
  • How ‘Straight Pride’ parades like the one in Boston today mask a far-right agenda
    During Pride Month, an organization with ties to violent hate groups, Super Happy Fun America, announced it would host a Straight Pride Parade in Boston. The city of Boston approved its application for a public event, and on Saturday the parade will take place at noon, when participants will march ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-31
  • Federal charges unveiled against would-be white nationalist terrorist
    The 20-year-old white nationalist who plotted to attack a local Jewish Community Center in Ohio has been charged with transmitting threatening communications via interstate commerce — with additional charges likely incoming over the next few weeks. James Reardon Jr., a self-described white nationalist who attended the deadly 2017 Unite the ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-30
  • The state of labor in 2019: Support for unions is high, but membership is still on the decline
    A mixed bag of high approval, declining membership, and stubbornly low wages greets a proud but anxious workforce, as Americans prepare to step away from their jobs this Labor Day weekend. According to a Gallup poll released this week ahead of Monday’s federal holiday, 64% of Americans say they approve ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-30
  • Support for unions is high in 2019, but membership is still on the decline
    A mixed bag of high approval, declining membership, and stubbornly low wages greets a proud but anxious workforce, as Americans prepare to step away from their jobs this Labor Day weekend. According to a Gallup poll released this week ahead of Monday’s federal holiday, 64% of Americans say they approve ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-30
  • Exposed for 1967 blackface skit, Alabama governor issues written statement rather than face cameras
    Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) performed a comedic skit in blackface in 1967 at Auburn University, audio tapes circling the web on Thursday reveal. “She had on a pair of blue coveralls and she had put some black paint all over her face,” Ben LaRavia, then Ivey’s fiancé, says in ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-29
  • Did Gillibrand’s push for Al Franken’s resignation doom her 2020 White House run?
    Kirsten Gillibrand’s presidential campaign may have been doomed from the start, women’s rights advocates say. Some women’s rights leaders say that the New York senator encountered something of a backlash for being the first Senate Democrat to demand the resignation not quite two years ago of then-Sen. Al Franken (D-MN), who ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-29
  • Carli Lloyd is not a stunt
    This summer, players on the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team inspired people around the world when they won a second consecutive World Cup championship, fighting for equal pay and speaking out against President Donald Trump’s hateful rhetoric and policies along the way. As a group, they defied expectations and expanded ... read more
    Source: Racism – Think Progress 3Published on 2019-08-29