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Facing Race Livestream: Watch Hari Kondabolu, Tarana Burke, adrienne maree brown and Many More!

Check out the keynotes and plenaries from Facing Race 2018.

Missy Elliott. Black woman with black hair in gold jewelry and black and red and green and yellow outfit holding black microphone in front of black and green and red screen

Missy Elliott Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

If inducted, Elliott would become the first female MC and the third rapper honored by the music institution.

Kimberly Drew. Black woman with black and brown dredlocs and silver septum ring in grey and black dress behind glass podium with black microphone in front of brown wall with orange and yellow lights

LISTEN: Kimberly Drew Calls for Real Accessibility in the Art World

The writer and advocate for Black artist empowerment discussed equity issues and her tenure at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on “What’s Good with Stretch & Bobbito.”

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Motel 6 to Pay $7.6 Million for Helping ICE Target Guests With 'Latino-Sounding Names'

The discount hotel chain released a statement saying it “accepts full responsibility for compensating those who were harmed.”

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Arts & Culture

Chance the Rapper. Black man in black sweatshirt and black hat with blue "3" performs while holding black and grey microphone in front of blue and white screen

Chance the Rapper Channels 'Hope' for Debut Musical Movie

Criminalization

People standing in Mexico reach through and hug the wall at the conclusion of the Hugs Not Walls event on the U.S.-Mexico border in Sunland Park, New Mexico on October 13, 2018.

Trump Signs Immigration Proclamation to Limit Asylum Claims

Trump Presidency

Crude oil pipeline construction in Jefferson County, Texas, in August 2008.

Judge Halts Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

Gender & Sexuality

Photo of man holding a large rainbow flag stands with a small group of migrant travelers as they wait for a ride  in Juchitan de Zaragoza, Mexico on November 1, 2018.

LGBTQ Group That Split From the Migrant Caravan Has Arrived at the U.S. Border

Facing Race

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Immigrant Rights Defenders: Walking in Crossroads