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  • Dave Chappelle Shrugs Off Backlash: ‘If This Is What Being Canceled Is, I Love It’
    At an event, the comedian reportedly responded to criticism from LGBTQ advocates for making transphobic jokes. His audience cheered him on. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-10-08
  • LGBTQ Advocates Slam Dave Chappelle’s Netflix Special Over Transphobic Comments
    The comedian supported J.K. Rowling’s anti-trans views and said “gender is a fact” in his new special “The Closer.” ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-10-07
  • Lizzo Credits Twerking With Helping Her Embrace Her ‘Least Favorite’ Body Part
    "My ass is my greatest asset," the three-time Grammy winner proclaims in a new TED Talk that delves into the Black roots of the popular dance style. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-09-30
  • Mom Says Neighbor Blasts Racial Slurs, Monkey Sounds. Cops Say They Can’t Stop It.
    “Whenever we would step out of our house, the monkey noises would start,” Jannique Martinez said of the recordings, which appear to be motion activated. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-09-30
  • Bill Cosby Has Strong Opinions About R. Kelly’s Conviction
    The disgraced comedian told TMZ the singer “got railroaded” in his sex-trafficking trial that ended Monday. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-09-29
  • Anchor Suspended For Questioning Racial Disparities In Gabby Petito Coverage: Reports
    Frank Somerville wanted to call out the lack of media attention on missing people of color, but KTVU authorities pushed back, sources say. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-09-27
  • The Emmys Had Its Most Diverse Nominees Yet, But Failed Them Over And Over
    By the end of the night, no actors of color or LGBTQ actors had won any of the major acting awards. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-09-20
  • RuPaul Makes Emmys History As The Most-Awarded Black Artist Ever
    The legendary entertainer broke the record with 11 wins for his work on "RuPaul's Drag Race." ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-09-19
  • Human Rights Campaign Staff Clash Over Need For President To Resign
    The LGBTQ group's counsel also warned staff not to speak of Alphonso David’s role in efforts to discredit Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s accusers. What? ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-08-21
  • ‘Respect’ Screenwriter Tracey Scott Wilson On Evoking Aretha Franklin, The Activist
    The first-time screenwriter said she worked closely with the Queen of Soul’s family to uncover the story behind her advocacy. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-08-13
  • Sha’Carri Richardson Delivers Strong Message About The Olympic 100-Meter Final
    The American sprint star didn't get a chance to compete in Tokyo but she had her say about the race. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-08-01
  • Megan Thee Stallion Becomes 1st Female Rapper On Sports Illustrated Cover, Fans Rave
    The 26-year-old joins tennis star Naomi Osaka and transgender model Leyna Bloom as cover stars of the 2021 Swimsuit issue. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-07-19
  • ‘Critical Race Theory’? Here’s What Teachers Say They’re Actually Teaching
    Parents have swarmed school board meetings to rail against "CRT." Teachers we spoke to say they've hardly heard of it. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-07-14
  • The Hypocrisy Of Honoring Juneteenth While Condemning Critical Race Theory
    Banning critical race theory from classrooms whitewashes racism’s role in U.S. history and, ironically, America’s newest federal holiday. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-06-17
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda Addresses ‘In The Heights’ Casting Complaints: ‘We Fell Short’
    The actor and composer said he was "truly sorry" after the big-screen adaptation of his 2008 musical was criticized for its lack of dark-skinned Afro-Latino stars. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2021-06-15
  • One Puerto Rican’s quest for statehood leads to a racial awakening
    Puerto Rican Kemuel Delgado hates having 'one foot in and one foot out' of America. But race wasn't on his mind when he began pushing for statehood. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-10-03
  • Op-Ed: Just teach the truth about America’s less-than-glorious history
    A series of myths keep white America from owning up about race, bias and ourselves. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-09-19
  • An arms race is heating up on the Korean Peninsula. Is the window for diplomacy closing?
    Analysts say the ratcheting up of military might between North and South Korea raises the possibility of misunderstandings that could spiral to dangerous consequences. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-09-17
  • COVID-19 surges in unvaccinated communities are sending more kids to the hospital
    The number of kids being hospitalized with COVID-19 raced up the charts in midsummer, especially in places with low vaccination rates. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-09-04
  • Pandemic concerns may prime people to discriminate against Asians and Latinos
    People who are primed to think about the COVID-19 pandemic are more likely to discriminate against Asian and Latino Americans, a study finds. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-09-01
  • Homeland Security to oversee entry of Afghans. Refugee agencies brace for mammoth task
    The Biden administration designated the Department of Homeland Security to oversee entry of vulnerable Afghans into the U.S. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-08-30
  • Taliban floods Kabul, president flees and Afghan government collapses; U.S. rapidly evacuates
    Taliban fighters entered Kabul and sought the unconditional surrender of the central government as Afghans and foreigners alike raced for the exit. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-08-15
  • Marking El Paso anniversary, Biden reaches out to Latino leaders
    President Biden meets with Latino leaders on the second anniversary of the El Paso shooting as Democrats try to shore up support among Latino voters. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-08-03
  • California’s immigrant crackdown propelled Latinos to Washington. After Trump, could it happen again?
    Proposition 187 propelled California Latinos to Washington, D.C. After Trump, could it happen again? ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-07-15
  • Even in the U.S. he couldn’t escape the label ‘untouchable’
    Prem Pariyar fled Nepal only to encounter caste discrimination in the U.S. A survey shows Dalits have faced assaults and discrimination at universities, tech firms and more. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-07-04
  • Juneteenth is in its 156th year. Many Americans are just beginning to celebrate it
    Juneteenth traces itself to the day in 1865 — more than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation — that brought news of freedom to enslaved people in Galveston, Texas. Now a federal holiday, it's become more popular than ever. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-06-18
  • Averting an ultraconservative takeover, Southern Baptists elect a new leader
    The Southern Baptist Convention is facing a showdown over racial justice, the role of women and how to handle sexual abuse allegations within the church. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-06-15
  • ‘Sigh of relief.’ Biden team embraces new Israeli government after Netanyahu drama
    The Biden administration is rushing to welcome a new Israeli government after Benjamin Netanyahu's ouster, not because they will agree on policies but because it is a break from turmoil surrounding the former prime minister. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-06-14
  • Biden may be the most pro-union president since Truman. But can he stop labor’s decline?
    Biden has put unions at the center of policy — as vehicles to rebuild middle-class jobs and address climate change and racial and gender inequity. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-06-02
  • Biden honors victims of Tulsa Race Massacre at centennial event
    Biden marks the 100th anniversary of the massacre that wiped out a thriving Black community in Tulsa. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2021-06-01
  • 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