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Happy MLK Day! Five Facts To Refute The Sanitization Of Martin Luther King’s Legacy

It’s a metaphor for the complexities of contemporary America that a week that begins with celebrating one of the country’s most heroic Black activists will end with the inauguration of a racist, fascist, authoritarian white leader.

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We are All Going to Pay for Trump’s Wall

Last week, CNN reported that the President-elect is seeking congressional funding for his proposed wall along the Mexico – U.S. border, breaking one of his most frequently and famously uttered campaign promises.

Last week, CNN reported that the President-elect is seeking congressional funding for his proposed wall along the Mexico – U.S. border, breaking one of his most frequently and famously uttered campaign promises.

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Limiting Health Care Access is Life or Death for Marginalized Communities

As the clock struck midnight, “Auld Lang Syne” rang out, and 2017 was ushered in, many of us breathed a sigh of relief to have 2016 behind us. But before we could make it into the new year, conservatives let us know they have no plans to leave their oppressive policies behind.

As the clock struck midnight, “Auld Lang Syne” rang out, and 2017 was ushered in, many of us breathed a sigh of relief to have 2016 behind us. But before we could make it into ...

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Stand Up Against School Pushout of Black Girls

On Tuesday, a North Carolina school resource officer picked up a Black student, lifted her over his head, and slammed her onto the floor of her high school. She lay motionless on the ground, before he picked her up and hauled her away.

On Tuesday, a North Carolina school resource officer picked up a Black student, lifted her over his head, and slammed her onto the floor of her high school. She lay motionless on the ground, before he picked her up and ...

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New Year, Same White Feminism: Why Glamour’s “Women” Edition Falls Short

Glamour has been getting a lot of credit for its February 2017 issue. Some of the praise is well-deserved: the issue is produced entirely by women during a time when men still dominate news media, even when it’s catered to women. But the magazine’s cover story featuring Lena Dunham is a tired tribute to white liberal feminism, something that should have been left behind in 2016. 

Glamour has been getting a lot of credit for its February 2017 issue. Some of the praise is well-deserved: the issue is produced entirely by women during a time when men still dominate news ...

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