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  • How Black Entrepreneurs Prevail In Times Of Emergency: A Dialogue
    Entrepreneurs are facing extensive challenges in the wake of COVID-19 against a backdrop of civil unrest and racial tensions. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • Nasdaq Seeks More Diverse Boards From Listed Companies
    The companies would be required have at least two diverse directors. One would have to be female and the other would have to be an underrepresented minority or LGBTQ. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-12-01
  • Race And Ideology Take Center Stage In Scramble To Succeed Kamala Harris
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) is under pressure to appoint either a Black woman, a Latino or a member of the LGBTQ community. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-27
  • Laverne Cox Wants To Reframe Narrative Around Transgender Rights With New Project
    The artist and activist teamed up with Citi for its "True Name" initiative, allowing trans and gender-nonconforming people to reflect their true selves. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-25
  • Black Americans Share Intimate Messages Of Struggle And Grace
    Personal reflections inspired by the HBO Original "Between The World And Me." ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-24
  • Pope Francis Shows Support For George Floyd Protests In New Book
    The pontiff spoke favorably about protests for racial justice, while criticizing "populist leaders" and those who rail against coronavirus restrictions. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-24
  • Black Trans Artists Honor Victims Of Transphobic Violence In Powerful Music Video
    "RuPaul's Drag Race" star Peppermint, Mila Jam and Deja Smith help reimagine Sia's "Alive" in the clip, released on Transgender Day of Remembrance. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-20
  • Roughly 9 Out Of 10 Black Women Voted For Democrats This Election
    A report shows that Black women’s support for the Biden-Harris ticket and Democrats in down-ballot races was greater than among any other group of women voters. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-20
  • The Historic Number Of GOP Women Elected To Congress Has Left Some Feminists Torn
    At least 17 new Republican women are joining Congress. But some advocates are grappling with greater gender parity at the cost of actual gender equality. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-17
  • Betsy DeVos’ Legacy: Transforming How The Education Department Treats Civil Rights
    The Education Department has been slow to investigate complaints of discrimination related to COVID-19, HuffPost has learned. Employees say it’s part of a pattern of disorganization that has emerged under Trump. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-16
  • Georgia’s Blue Shift Is A Lesson For Progressive Organizers Across The South
    Years of local organizing flipped Georgia in the presidential race and inspired hope that progressives are "on the right track" in other Southern states. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-14
  • Ritchie Torres Never Dreamed He’d Be First Black Latino Gay Man Elected To Congress
    The New York Democrat aims to be an "inspirational example of what is possible in America." ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-13
  • Art is Revolution
    2020 has been a year like no other, with a racial reckoning that’s inspired transformative Black art. In this immersive 3D virtual exhibit series, you can explore pieces from multidisciplinary Black artists calling out injustice and providing hope through their groundbreaking work. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-13
  • Lenny Kravitz Says His Relationship With Daughter Zoë Kravitz Is ‘A True Blessing’
    The rock star reflected on how his parenting is influenced by his mother, "The Jeffersons" actor Roxie Roker -- an "elegant, graceful, soulful human being." ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-11
  • Why Trump Voters Used The Economy As An Excuse To Vote For Him
    The answer has little to do with the economy and a lot to do with race and partisanship. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-11-08
  • Archbishop Gregory stood up to Trump. Now he’s about to be the first Black cardinal in U.S.
    Washington's Wilton Gregory, soon to be the only Black American cardinal, has grown increasingly outspoken over race matters. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-25
  • Biden picks Alejandro Mayorkas for Homeland Security secretary
    Biden picks California attorney Alejandro Mayorkas to lead the Homeland Security department. He would be the first Latino to hold the post. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-23
  • Four takeaways from the race for a COVID-19 vaccine
    There are still many unknowns when it comes to the pandemic, but the early signs of success for two experimental COVID-19 vaccines make a few things clear. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-18
  • Georgia’s Senate candidates run as dynamic duos. Will it work?
    Both Republican and Democratic camps in Georgia embrace running as teams, framing their campaigns around what they can accomplish — or stop — together. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-18
  • GOP senators berate Facebook, Twitter CEOs, who say they did the best they could during election
    A Senate panel is calling on the Facebook and Twitter CEOs to defend their handling of disinformation in the race between President Trump and Joe Biden. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-17
  • Portland’s anarchists say they support racial justice. Black activists want nothing to do with them
    The election of Joe Biden has only antagonized Portland anarchists — and exposed their differences with the Black activists they claim to support. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-16
  • Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election with this coalition
    President-elect Joe Biden won his race by performing strongly in suburbs, building large margins among Black voters and chipping into Trump territory. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-15
  • ‘We’ve only started’: How Latino support for Trump grew in Texas borderlands
    In 2016, Trump lost all 18 Texas counties where Latinos make up at least 80% of the population. This time he won five of them and closed the gap considerably in the rest. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-12
  • Aung San Suu Kyi’s party claims victory in Myanmar elections as ethnic tensions rise
    Disgraced human rights icon Aung San Suu Kyi sweeps an election in which more than 1.5 million ethnic-minority residents were barred from voting. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-09
  • Column: Joe Biden’s election came not a second too soon for the LGBTQ community
    How crucial was the 2020 election to the LGBTQ community? It felt the same terror about its future that reproductive rights advocates felt another four years of Trump would mean for Roe vs. Wade. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-07
  • America reacts to Joe Biden’s election, with jubilation, relief, defiance
    Joe Biden's victory in the presidential race brings Americans pouring into the streets to celebrate. President Trump's supporters express disbelief. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-07
  • Biden claims mandate as he stops short of declaring victory in presidential race
    As election 2020 results continue to be tallied in key states, Joe Biden stands just shy of the electoral votes to win the presidency with leads in Nevada, Georgia and Pennsylvania. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-06
  • Biden takes Vermont, Trump Kentucky as polls begin to close in 2020 presidential race
    Long lines and an absence of serious threats mark balloting across the country ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-03
  • After four years of upheaval, election day gives voters their say
    Tuesday marks the end of a tumultuous Trump and Biden race. It's unclear when the results will be known. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-03
  • When will you know if Biden or Trump wins? Look to these battleground states
    Election 2020: These states will probably decide if Joe Biden or President Trump wins the race. And their absentee ballot laws could determine when we find out. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-11-01
  • 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