/Now in Racial Justice

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Richard Wright's 'Native Son' to be Made Into a Feature Film

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and first-time feature film director Rashid Johnson will adapt Wright's 1940 novel for the big screen.

Pump jacks and wells are seen in an oil field on the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 23, 2014, near McKittrick, California.

STUDY: In Almost 10 Years, 4 States Saw 6,600+ Spills from Fracking

North Dakota, where the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is almost complete, had the highest number.

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'Whose Streets?' Filmmakers Discuss Activism, Emotional Toll of Working in Ferguson

The team behind the Ferguson Uprising documentary talked to Remezcla about what made the film difficult to create.

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REPORT: Hollywood Still Needs More People of Color On and Off Screen

Key findings from the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies' new report on representation and erasure in television and film.


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