/Now in Racial Justice

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Professional Athletes Push Back Against Trump's Anti-Protest Comments

The president thinks athletes who protest police violence are “disrespectful.” Teams across the country responded to his rhetoric over the weekend, but some wonder if they went far enough.

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Jessica Williams to Write, Produce and Star as Rising Black Sci-Fi Writer in New Showtime Comedy

The series reunites Williams with her “The Incredible Jessica James” collaborator, Jim Strouse.

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ICYMI: NFL Players Malcolm Jenkins, Michael Bennett Call on Roger Goodell to Support Racial Justice Campaigns

Yahoo! Sports published a 10-page memo in which players asked the league to directly support their organized efforts to fight racist criminal justice policies.

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STUDY: Flint's Water Crisis Led to a Decrease in Fertility and Increase in Fetal Deaths

Researchers believe there was a “substantial” drop in the number of babies born.

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Arts & Culture

Melina Matsoukas and Tarell Alvin McCraney Snag New TV and Film Projects

Criminalization

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Trump Presidency

As Trump Tweets, Puerto Rico Governor Says, 'We Need More Help'

Gender & Sexuality

Cartoon Network Introduces Long-Lost 'Powerpuff Girl' of Color

Islamophobia

The Dos and Dont's of Talking to Kids of Color About White Supremacy