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3 Major Takeaways From New Survey on Trump and Millennials of Color

The new GenForward survey says: people of color are not here for President Donald Trump or his policies.

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WATCH: Jussie Smollett Attacks Oppressive Political Climate in New Music Video

The "Empire" star directed the video for his song, which pleads for love and justice in the face of police violence, xenophobia and attacks on reproductive justice.

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READ: South Asian Americans Must Unite to Fight Trump Policies

In a new op-ed in The Washington Post, rapper Raj "Lushlife" Haldar reflects on some Hindu Americans' embrace of Trump's political agenda, discrimination against South Asian Americans and the need for cross-religious Desi organizing to fight new anti-immigrant policies and violence.

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Release of Trump's 2005 Tax Return Prompts Mixed Reactions

“Trump tax returns distract from White nationalist advisor, distracts from Trumpcare, distracts from crimes with Russia distracts from…”

Regarding January 18, 2017 Coverage of The Cordish Companies

We removed a January 18, 2017 piece aggregated from a since-discredited Daily Beast article on March 14, 2017.

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Chicano Batman is Here to Get Us Free

The SoCal quartet just dropped their latest album, “Freedom is Free." We spoke with bassist Eduardo Arenas about the band’s unique name, bigotry on the road and why making joyous music is an act of protest. 

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Trump's HBCU Executive Order Criticized for Oversight, Funding Issues

Trump signed the executive order after meetings with HBCU presidents and Republican lawmakers earlier this week.

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Obamas Ink Mammoth Book Deals with Penguin Random House

The former president and first lady signed book deals that reportedly total nearly $65 million.

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What You Need to Know About R. Alexander Acosta, Trump's New Labor Secretary Pick

Trump nominated Acosta just one day after his previous nominee, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his name from consideration in the face of widespread protest and lack of Republican support.

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Rep. Ted Lieu May Introduce Bill That Requires a Mental Health Pro in the White House

“Clearly, to me, when you have a president that lies pathologically, that believes in alternative facts, it suggests to me there is a problem.”

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Chance the Rapper and Jimmy Butler Say Trump Doesn't Know Chicago

The Grammy-winning musician and Chicago Bulls player discuss Chicago stereotypes and celebrity activism in a new interview for ESPN The Magazine and The Undefeated.

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FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Courts Controversy

The newly-appointed Indian-American FCC head says he wants to bridge the digital divide and connect low-income people to high-speed internet. But critics say his latest actions are proof of other priorities.

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WATCH: Senate Democrats #HoldTheFloor for 24 Hours Ahead of Betsy DeVos Vote

The senators aim to convince just one more of their GOP colleagues to vote no on Trump’s nominee to head the U.S. Department of Education.

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5 Years After Ramarley Graham's Death, Supporters Still Demand Justice from NYPD

Hundreds of protesters called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to fire Richard Haste, the NYPD officer who fatally shot Graham in 2012.

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Trayvon Martin's Parents Consider Run for Political Office

Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin's memoir, "Rest In Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin," is now available.

President Donald Trump's Environment adviser Myron Ebell arrives for a meeting at Downing Street on January 31, 2017, in London, England. Ebell has referred to the environmental movement as the "greatest threat to freedom."

Former Trump Aide: U.S. Will 'Change Its Course on Climate Policy'

Climate skeptic Myron Ebell, who led the president's EPA transition team, sas Trump will pull out from the Paris Agreement.

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#ResistanceInPhilly Rocks Republican Congressional Retreat

Thousands of protesters descended on a GOP retreat in Philadelphia featuring Donald Trump, Mike Pence and other Republican leaders. Herewith, some photos and videos from the action. 

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LGBTQ Activists of Color Talk Trump and What They're Doing to Create Change [VIDEO]

We interviewed a range of LGBTQ activists of color at last week's Creating Change conference in Philadelphia and found that there still is strength in numbers.

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EPA Ordered to Freeze All Contracts and Grant Programs, Including Environmental Justice Ones

Agency employees were told not to disclose this information, but anonymous sources leaked the information last night.

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3 Best Lines on Race from Aziz Ansari's 'SNL' Debut

The show's first-ever South Asian-American host had a lot to say about the recently inaugurated president and his most racist supporters.