Half of the Recent Southern Black Church Fires Are Being Investigated as Arson

by Sameer Rao on Jun 30, 2015 4:42PM

Last week's run of six black church fires across five Southern states is a grim echo in wake of the Charleston massacre. 

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Video: Check Out Bree Newsome's Surreal Short Film 'Wake'

by Sameer Rao on Jun 30, 2015 12:10PM

The woman who braved arrest to take down the Confederate Flag at the South Carolina capitol building is also a filmmaker. Check out her surreal short film “Wake.”

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Top 5 Quotes From the Nina Simone Netflix Doc That Got Me Together

by Riley Wilson on Jun 30, 2015 11:59AM

Miss Simone was African royalty and like royalty, she regularly dropped gems on us. 

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The Top 5 Bree Newsome Memes

by Sameer Rao on Jun 29, 2015 3:17PM

Also, some stunning artistic renditions of the activist's daring pole-climb and removal of the Confederate battle flag from South Carolina's statehouse. 

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Facebook's Latest Diversity Report Shows Little Change

by Sameer Rao on Jun 29, 2015 11:46AM

The company's latest diversity report shows little change in its percentages of white, black and Latino U.S. employees. 

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Top 5 #TwitPicYourReactionsToPresObamasSpeech Tweets

by Sameer Rao on Jun 26, 2015 4:58PM

Did we list your favorite reactions to Obama's eulogy in this roundup? 

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Top 10 #BobbyJindalIsSoWhite Tweets

by Sameer Rao on Jun 26, 2015 1:54PM

Also read a statement from Hari Kondabolu, the comedian behind the hashtag. 

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Reggaeton Star J Balvin Cancels 'Miss USA' Performance Over Donald Trump's Racist Remarks

by Sameer Rao on Jun 25, 2015 5:15PM

The Colombian singer showed solidarity with other Latinos over the xenophobic and racist remarks of Trump, who owns the Miss Universe Organization. 

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First Photo of Taye Diggs as 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' Lead

by Sameer Rao on Jun 25, 2015 1:59PM

The new image of the actor's Broadway return will dazzle you. 

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#TBT: Chris Rock Proposes New South Carolina State Flag

by Sameer Rao on Jun 25, 2015 12:14PM

This clip from "The Chris Rock Show" is more relevant than ever. 

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