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Merle Dandridge Discusses 'Blasian' Identity in New Interview

The actress addressed her upbringing and starring role in the Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Greenleaf,” which premieres tonight, with the Center for Asian American Media. 

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READ: Frank Ocean's Poignant Lament on Pulse Massacre, Homophobic and Transphobic Violence

The reclusive artist referenced Orlando and the North Carolina anti-trans bathroom bill in a new Tumblr post.

Update: How You Can Help Rebuild and Where to Speak Out About the Burned Black Churches

Since the June 17, 2015 racist massacre at Charleston, South Carolina’s Emanual AME Church, seven predominantly-black churches have had serious fires. Here’s what we know about the fires so far, what we’re saying about them and how to help these houses of worship rebuild.

Fire Consumes Black Church in North Carolina, Ruled Arson

Investigators say the blaze that engulfed a black church in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Wednesday morning was intentionally set.

Florida Church Cancels Funeral of Gay Man At Last Minute

I have to stand up for my principles, the pastor is reported to have said