Hip-Hop Fans Are Petitioning For Billboard To Retract Iggy Azalea's "Top Rap Song" Win

by Qimmah Saafir on May 27, 2015 2:03PM

The hits just keep on coming.

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New Short Exposes Unique Experience of 'Brown' Ballerinas

by Qimmah Saafir on May 27, 2015 1:42PM

Up-and-coming director Chassidy Jade offers her take on what it is to be a black ballet dancer.

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Zoe Saldana Takes Issue With Hollywood White-Washing

by Qimmah Saafir on May 27, 2015 1:05PM

The "Guardians of the Galaxy" star warns people not to "throw rocks when we all live in glass houses."

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FIFA Corruption Charges, Houston Flooding, Court Won't Lift Injunction on Immigration Action

by Aura Bogado on May 27, 2015 9:53AM

Some of Wednesday's big stories

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Cleveland Commits to Broad Changes to its Police Practices

by Deepa Iyer on May 26, 2015 3:59PM

By signing a U.S. Department of Justice Department consent decree, the city's police department is agreeing to address officers' excessive use of force, implicit bias, treatment of people who are mentally ill, and a range of other problems.

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Mark Asian-Pacific Heritage Month With These Drawings of AAPI Heroes

by Qimmah Saafir on May 26, 2015 1:48PM

Ten vibrant depictions of Asian-American and Pacific Islander gamechangers

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MSNBC: Rinku Sen Discusses Wall Street Corruption Adding To Racial Wealth Gap

by Kat Lazo on May 23, 2015 1:56PM

Sen, Colorlines' publisher and Race Forward's executive director, joins the Melissa Harris-Perry panel to discuss how Wall Street corruption adds to the racial wealth gap. 

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All 6 Police Officers Charged in Freddie Gray Killing Are Indicted

by Akiba Solomon on May 21, 2015 5:59PM

A Baltimore grand jury indicted each officer with every offense they were charged with. 

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Meet Amanda Saab, the First Hijab-Wearing TV Chef in the U.S.

by Qimmah Saafir on May 21, 2015 1:07PM

Saab represents on primetime TV for Muslim women everywhere.

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Watch: Grace Jones' Hilarious, Safe-for-Work '80s Car Ad

by Qimmah Saafir on May 21, 2015 12:45PM

Queen "Pull Up To The Bumper" revved up a campaign for the French Citroën CX car.

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