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  • Abortion Among Key Issues In Missouri 2020 Governor’s Race
    After enacting restrictive anti-abortion measures, Missouri's Republican governor now faces the lone Democrat holding statewide office for reelection. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-01-26
  • Wanda Sykes Tells Ellen DeGeneres About The First LGBTQ Person She Saw On TV
    The comedian is promoting "Visible: Out on Television," a new series looking at the impact of queer representation on TV. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-01-23
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom May Pardon LGBTQ Rights Leader Bayard Rustin
    Rustin, who co-organized the 1963 March on Washington, was jailed for having gay sex nearly 70 years ago. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-01-22
  • R. Kelly To Face Trial For Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Hairdresser
    It's the first of four state cases in Illinois the disgraced R&B singer and accused serial sexual abuser faces, in addition to two pending federal trials. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-01-22
  • GOP Governor Candidate: Planned Parenthood Aims To ‘Destroy The Entire Black Race’
    At an event honoring Martin Luther King Jr., Dan Forest of North Carolina peddled the dangerous myth about the group's abortion services. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-01-21
  • HuffPost Her Stories: How Meghan Markle Exposed Britain’s Race Problem
    Plus: Why I pose nude in front of strangers. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-01-18
  • Joe Biden Doubles Down On A Racist Myth About Black Parents
    The former vice president repeated a debunked trope about the racial achievement gap and blamed minority parents for the legacy of segregation. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-01-17
  • Billy Porter Rocks Butterfly Body Art At Critics’ Choice Awards To Honor Transgender People
    The "Pose" star said his hand-painted temporary tattoos represented "being released from the bondage of masculinity." ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-01-13
  • Senator Cory Booker Ends Presidential Campaign
    He spoke more pointedly about Black voters than any candidate in the race, and had memorable moments disagreeing with Joe Biden. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-01-13
  • Taylor Swift And Janet Mock To Receive Huge GLAAD Honors For LGBTQ Advocacy Work
    The two stars will be feted at the 2020 GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles this spring. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2020-01-07
  • Here Are 20 LGBTQ Celebrity Coming-Out Stories That Moved Us In 2019
    Lil Nas X, Lilly Singh, Sam Smith and more were powerful reminders of the significance of queer representation in the final year of the decade. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-12-30
  • Halima Aden Is First Black Woman In Hijab To Grace Cover Of Essence Magazine
    The model, who is Muslim, has broken multiple barriers in the fashion industry. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-12-24
  • He Was Fatally Stabbed At A College Party And Police Still Can’t Solve The Crime
    Family and friends wonder if race ― David Josiah Lawson was a Black student in a very white rural area ― has played a factor. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-12-18
  • Researchers Find Possible Evidence Of Mass Graves From 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
    The Oklahoma Archeological Survey conducted a geophysical survey of areas of soil in October. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-12-17
  • Tiffany Haddish Embraces Her Jewish Identity With A Bat Mitzvah Ceremony
    The comedian and actor discovered her Jewish roots after reconnecting with her father, an Eritrean Jew. ... read more
    Source: Racism – HuffPo Black Voices 1Published on 2019-12-06
  • In New York City’s Chinatown, residents and doctors brace for coronavirus’ arrival
    Residents of New York City's Chinatown expect the coronavirus to arrive from China as people travel abroad to celebrate the Lunar New Year. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-01-25
  • By turning back caravans, Mexico is acting as Trump’s border wall, critics say
    In turning back migrant caravans, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador embraces a drastic change in immigration policy. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-01-24
  • South Korea orders dismissal of transgender soldier
    Byun Hui-su, a staff sergeant who underwent gender assignment surgery, was dismissed from the military due to 'mental and physical disability.' ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-01-22
  • Warren puts gender at the center of her final campaign push
    Elizabeth Warren, who has been consistently dogged by doubts about her electability, is making a more explicit gender appeal in the final weeks before the Iowa caucuses. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-01-21
  • In an increasingly conservative Indonesia, filmmakers fight to tell LGBTQ stories
    A small but determined cadre of filmmakers is fighting to tell diverse and progressive stories in an Indonesia that no longer wants to let them do so. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-01-13
  • Cory Booker quits presidential race, leaving an even more white Democratic field
    Sen. Cory Booker quits the Democratic presidential race, removing another high-profile minority candidate from a field that is increasingly white, a problem for the party, which depends for victory on a large turnout of minority voters. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-01-13
  • Australian crews race to contain blazes as damage bill soars
    Bolstered by cooler weather and desperately needed rain, exhausted firefighters in Australia raced to shore up defenses against deadly wildfires before the blazes flare again within days when scorching temperatures are expected to return. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-01-07
  • News Analysis: Will Iran resume and accelerate its race for nuclear weapons?
    Iran's announcement that it will no longer abide by the most important limits in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal could place Tehran back on the pursuit of nuclear weapons. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-01-05
  • Israel had advance notice of U.S. plan to kill Iranian general Suleimani, report says
    A longtime foe of Iran, Israel convened top military leaders and braced itself for an escalation of tensions in the region. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2020-01-03
  • Latino evangelical voters face a tug of war in the Trump era
    'Because we're evangelical, people assume we're Republican, and because we're Latino, people assume we're Democrats,' says the pastor of a Pentecostal church in Florida. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-12-27
  • A 2020 stampede: Presidential candidates flock to Iowa, where the race is volatile and voters undecided
    Iowa's pull, always powerful, is stronger than ever this time because the presidential race there is one of the most volatile in years, as many Iowa Democrats say they are still making up their minds. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-12-21
  • Supreme Court will decide if religious freedom shields Catholic schools from teacher suits
    The Supreme Court announced it would hear an appeal by a school that pits religious freedom against anti-discrimination law. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-12-18
  • Meet the creator of one of the nation’s first major Latino-owned film studios
    Ozzie Areu, the son of Cuban immigrants, presides over the nation's first major Latino-owned-and-operated film studio: a sprawling 60-acre site in Atlanta that he plans to turn into an inclusive media campus that champions Latino, women and other underrepresented groups in entertainment. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-12-16
  • Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi dismisses claims of genocide at The Hague
    Aung San Suu Kyi, the disgraced former human rights figure, said insurgents were to blame for instigating a conflict that's led to mass murders, rapes and the displacement of over 700,000 Rohingya minorities. ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-12-11
  • Kamala Harris quit the presidential race just in time. Here’s what it means for her future
    Dropping out early, she helped her vice presidential prospects and reelection chances ... read more
    Source: Racism – LA Times 2Published on 2019-12-09
  • 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