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#BlackTwitter Dreams Come True: Rihanna, Lupita Nyong'o to Star in Ava DuVernay-Directed, Issa Rae-Penned Buddy Flick

The film went from meme to Netflix greenlight in just over a month. 

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New DOJ Memo Retreats From Administration's Original Position on Penalizing Sanctuary Cities

But the Trump Administration may find other ways to attack sanctuary cities—and the proposed 2018 fiscal year budget might be one of them.

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ICYMI: This Passage From Ava DuVernay's Peabody Speech Sums Up Why We Must End Mass Incarceration

DuVernay won a Peabody Award for her documentary, "13th," which examines the relationship between contemporary mass incaraceration and slavery.

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