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ICYMI: Merriam-Webster Adds 'Latinx' to the Dictionary

The gender-neutral word is one of 840+ new entries in the dictionary.

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ICYMI: Jasiri X Calls Out 'The Whitest House' in Blistering New Song, Music Video

“I wanted to make a statement about the rise of White supremacy, from the White House on down, and what it means and has meant historically for Black, Brown and Indigenous people.”

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ICYMI: Junot Díaz Says Debut Children's Book Celebrates Afro-Latinx Experience

“We’re just coming to terms with our complexity.”

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ICYMI: Russian Intelligence Has Targeted Black Activists for Decades

This isn’t the first time they weaponized America’s racism.

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ICYMI: Solange Brings Down the House With 'SNL' Performances

The artist performed renditions of her “A Seat at the Table” tracks “Cranes in the Sky” and “Don’t Touch My Hair” on the late-night program.

Activists gather in front of the White House during a rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline September 13, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Activists held a rally to call on President Barack Obama to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

ICYMI: Facebook Check-Ins at Standing Rock Aren't Making a Big Difference

Water protectors on the frontlines of #NoDAPL say there are more meaningful actions allies can take.

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ICYMI: Watch Solange Knowles' Evocative New Videos For 'Don't Touch My Hair' and 'Cranes in the Sky'

Both songs are from her critically acclaimed new album, “A Seat at the Table,” and use visual themes mirrored in the album’s accompanying digital book.

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ICYMI: Solange Knowles Condemns Insecurity of 'Predominantly White Spaces' in Sobering New Essay

The singer wrote about a recent experience at a concert where a group of White women demanded she and her family sit down—then hit her with a lime.

ICYMI: Van Jones Emotionally Recounts Prince's Behind-the-Scenes Humanitarian Support

The political activist and commentator fought back tears while describing Prince’s activist and humanitarian support to CNN’s Don Lemon. 

ICYMI: Listen to Kendra Foster's Slow-Burning New Song, 'Promise To Stay Here'

The D’Angelo collaborator and former Parliament Funkadelic member steps out on her own with a new, funky track. 

ICYMI: 'SNL' on White People on 'Formation'

This pitch-perfect skit shows what happened on “The Day Beyoncé Turned Black.”

ICYMI: Erykah Badu's 'Hotline Bling' Cover Might Be The Best One Yet

Who doesn’t love a little Erykah on a Monday? 

ICYMI: Vox Explored Color Film and What It Does To Dark Skin

Vox created an illustrative video and insightful article about the history of color film, which was calibrated primarily for white skin, and explains the racial bias in the history of photo and video film.