Atlanta

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'Moonlight,' 'Atlanta' Earn Golden Globe Noms

Several directors, writers and performers of color in television and film were nominated for Golden Globes.

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The 5 Realest Moments of Donald Glover's Delightfully Absurd 'Atlanta'

The writer, actor and rapper’s new FX series may be the most absurd thing on TV, but it hits home with short, matter-of-factly scenes about racism, poverty and culture. Here are five surprisingly deep moments from the first four hilarious episodes.

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Watch Premiere Episodes of 'Atlanta' and 'Queen Sugar' for Free

Both Ava DuVernay’s family drama and Donald Glover’s surrealist comedy series premiered last night.

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Donald Glover on Why 'Atlanta' Has an All-Black Writing Staff

“I wanted to show White people, you don’t know everything about Black culture,” Glover told Vulture.

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Donald Glover's 'Atlanta' Aims to Depict 'How It Feels To Be Black'

The multihyphenate’s surrealist FX show premieres on September 6.

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Michelle Alexander, Jesse Williams to Feature at Inaugural 'Many Rivers To Cross' Festival

Sankofa.org, the human rights organization founded by musician and longtime activist Harry Belafonte, just announced the new arts and social justice festival.

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72 Hellish Hours of Protest, Riot Police and Mass Arrests

From Baton Rouge to St. Paul to Los Angeles, hundreds hit the streets this weekend to protest the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. There were hundreds of arrests, and, in several faceoffs, demonstrators were knocked to the ground by police and stepped on.

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Activists in 3 Cities Block ICE Office Entrances, Roads to Protest Deportations

Representing a coalition of immigration reform and anti-deportation groups across the country, the activists took to the streets in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s split United States v. Texas decision.

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Check Out The Surreal New Promo for Donald Glover's 'Atlanta'

“I just wanted to make ‘Twin Peaks’ with rappers,” Glover said of his upcoming FX show.

Janelle Monáe, Ice Cube to Perform at Afropunk Brooklyn 2016

The annual festival will descend on Brooklyn the last week of August.

Educators and Activists Urge Hillary Clinton to Stop Student Deportations

“Our children should be in school and not in detention centers. We are here to demand that Hillary act on her campaign promises.”

WATCH: Traffic Reporter Pays Homage to Phife Dawg with 'Tribe' Rhyme-Filled Report

A little awkward, for sure, but dope and heartwarming nonetheless. 

New Doc On Atlanta Hip-Hop Pioneers Organized Noize Now on Netflix!

“The Art of Organized Noize” features interviews from members of Outkast, Future and other heavy-hitting Atlanta rappers. 

New Innovation Center Will Support Black and Latina Women in Tech

“We’re fundamentally changing the discussion about tech and diversity,” digitalundivided founder Kathryn Finney said when she announced the new center at South by Southwest this weekend.

This Queer Woman of Color Just Won a Seat in the Georgia House

Park Cannon will be the third openly gay member of the Georgia House. 

WATCH: Atlanta's Hip-Hop History Takes the Stage in 'The Art of Organized Noize'

Peep the trailer for the documentary, which hits Netflix on March 22. 

Air Force Officials Call Description of MLK Day Skeet Shooting Event 'an Honest Mistake'

The “Martin Luther King Jr. FUN SHOOT” flyer garnered controversy for…well, just look at it. 

WATCH: Killer Mike Talks Social Justice With Bernie Sanders

The rapper and the Democratic presidential candidate address economic reform, education and many other topics in this six-part, hour-long conversation. 

Pro-Confederate Flag Group Charged With Terrorism and Gang Activity

The 15 “Respect the Flag” members allegedly shouted racial epithets at a group of black partygoers and threatened them with a gun.

The Wise Words of Slain Activist Catherine Han Montoya

Celebrating the self-described “queer Chicana Korean feminist and Broncos fan” who was killed in her Atlanta home on Monday.