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These Lawsuits Explain Exactly Why Employees of Color Are Over Fox News

The class-action suit alleges that: “On at least two occasions, Slater actually kicked Ms. Douglas in the buttocks as she walked down the hall at Fox’s offices.”

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These 22 People From Time's 'Most Influential People' List Fight Racism With Their Work

From Viola Davis to Linda Sarsour, Chance the Rapper to John Lewis, these people of color are featured on Time's 2017 list of "The 100 Most Influential People."

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The Most Important Thread on Black Women in Media That You'll Read Today

Ijeoma Oluo on her Rachel Dolezal profile: “Maybe next time pubs want a great piece on Black female identity that gets so much traffic it breaks the damn site, they’ll hire Black women.”

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These Creators of Color and Race-Focused Works Won Pulitzer Prizes

From Lynn Nottage's "Sweat" to Hilton Als' theater reviews, here are the people and pieces whose race-concerned work earned the top journalism and arts honors.

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Hasan Minhaj to Headline Trump-less White House Correspondents Dinner

The comedian and "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah" star is the first South Asian American to host the annual dinner. 

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NABJ Founder Claude Lewis Dead at 82

Former colleagues and mentees remember Lewis as a trailblazer and mentor for generations of Black journalists.

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LOOK: Time Honors George Pitts' Life With Collection of His Iconic Photographs

The former Vibe and Life director of photography died on March 4. This moving tribute features recollections from friends and colleagues alongside his famous images.

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Jet Magazine May Return to Print with New Millennial Focus

Ebony Media's CEO has announced plans to revive Jet, which ceased print operations in 2014.

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Tamron Hall's Fans Lambast NBC for Her Departure, Megyn Kelly's Hire

Fans of the "Today" and MSNBC anchor took to Twitter to criticize her replacement with former Fox News anchor Kelly.

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Peak Petty: The New York Times is Still Tracking Every Person, Place or Thing Trump Insults on Twitter

What started as a tool for campaign coverage has morphed into a running list of President Trump's tweets attacking a wide range of targets, from "racist'" Tavis Smiley to the GOP to the cast of "Hamilton."

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Twitter Eviscerates White Saviors, Magical POC and More #TiredMediaTropes

Robert Jones Jr. told Colorlines that he created #TiredMediaTropes in response to a recent episode of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”

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VICE Launches Apprenticeship Program for Formerly Incarcerated People

The media company developed the program in partnership with the Center for Employment Opportunities.

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WATCH: Female Journalists of Color's Moving Tribute to Gwen Ifill

"You were a beacon for so many of us, women of color especially, who wanted so badly to see themselves reflected in the media," said CNN's Tanzina Vega. 

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Muslim Journalist on Reporting in Trump's America: 'Empathy Isn't Always Reciprocated'

NPR reporter Asma Khalid addresses the Islamophobia she endured while reporting on the 2016 election as a hijab-wearing Muslim woman in a new essay and "All Things Considered" interview.

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Time Explores Trump's Racist Appeal in 'Person of the Year' Profile

The President-elect won out over a shortlist that included Hillary Clinton and Beyoncé.

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The Media's Big Trump Conundrum

News outlets that pride themselves on objectivity are struggling with how to characterize the racism and xenophobia of the Donald Trump Administration. 

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ProPublica Calls For People To Document Voter Harassment and Interference On Election Day

The publication's "Electionland" project seeks participants willing to help expose "anything that jeopardizes an orderly and fair election."

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Judge Approves Byron Allen's $10 Billion Discrimination Lawsuit

Allen on his lawsuit against telecom giant Charter Communications: "This lawsuit was filed to provide distribution and real economic inclusion for 100 percent African American-owned media."

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Issa Rae: Black TV Characters 'Don't Get to Just be Boring'

The "Insecure" creator and star addressed Hollywood's pigeonholing of Black characters' stories in a new Fast Company Q&A.

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New Report Confirms That Black Millennials Rule the Internet

A new Nielsen report says that Black millennials are closing digital literacy gaps, empowering social movements and promoting entrepreneurship—all while innovativing via digital media platforms.