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LISTEN: Meet Brujas, A Black and Brown NYC Skating and Organizing Collective

The latest episode of WNYC's "The United States of Anxiety: Culture Wars" podcast profiles this Bronx-bred group of Black and Brown skaters and organizers mixing fun and empowerment.

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Our Feelings About Mahershala Ali's GQ Cover Summed Up in One Tweet

Shine bright like a diamond.

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New Magazine Aims to Illuminate Asian Americans in All Their Complexity

Slant'd co-founder Katerina Jeng: "By sharing real stories from real people, we are empowering Asian Americans to rewrite the narrative that has been historically written by non-Asians for far too long."

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TV News Coverage of Paris Agreement Lacks People of Color Representation

A new study shows less than 20 percent of guests were non-white.  

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LOOK: Halima Aden Slays as First Hijab-Wearing Woman to Cover Vogue

Aden: “Every little girl deserves to see a role model that’s dressed like her.”

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Brooklynites Tackle Gentrification with 'Brooklyn Deep'

The creators of the digital media platform launched a Kickstarter campaign to support their reporting on Brooklyn's gentrification.

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WATCH: April Ryan Explains Press Responsibility in Age of Trump

The White House pool reporter appeared on “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” to talk about the president’s war on the media.

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3 Must-Read Reactions to Alex Tizon's 'My Family's Slave' Essay

The Atlantic's latest cover story on the late Filipino-American author's relationship with a woman enslaved by his family prompted immediate praise and backlash. We share a few of the reactions that capture various perspectives. 

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Advocacy Groups to Cable Media Giants: Diversify Morning Political Talk Shows

"At a time when our communities continue to be the victims of hate crimes, the media must do better in representing the broad spectrum of America." 

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Hasan Minhaj's 9 Most-Savage Anti-Racist Attacks from the WHCD

The first South Asian-American to head the dinner took both the administration and cable media to task during his speech.

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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 Folks Tweeting About Bill O'Reilly's Ouster Are All of Us

Maxine Waters: “A day will come when rich men won’t be able to buy their way out of criminal conduct and they will go to jail.”

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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. 

Lights of Soho set up for the "Ghost in The Shell" London Gala Screening After Party on March 23, 2017, in London, United Kingdom.

Paramount Blames 'Ghost in the Shell' Flop on Whitewashing Controversy, Bad Reviews

The film cost $110 million to make yet only brought in $19 million its opening weekend.

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The 10 Best Tweets for the Inaugural #MuslimWomensDay

All over social media, users are paying tribute.

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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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15 Beautiful Moments From Native Nations Rise [PHOTOS]

Thousands of Indigenous people and allies descended on Washington, D.C., last week for the three-day Native Nations Rise convening and mass march. Photographer and digital storyteller Ayşe Gürsöz captured the whole thing.