Politics

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READ: Black Female Political Leaders Demand DNC Invest in Their Leadership

"Like civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, who testified at the 1964 Democratic convention demanding Blacks have a seat and voice within the Party, we are 'sick and tired of being sick and tired.'"

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NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade Loses Sponsors, Police For Oscar López Rivera Honors

The parade's board named the recently-freed Puerto Rican nationalist and FALN member as its "Procer de la Libertad," or National Freedom Hero.

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Against Open Internet Advocates' Wishes, FCC Votes to Review Net Neutrality Rules

Commissioner Mingon Clyburn's dissent: "We should not let broadband providers define the rules of engagement."

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After 36 Years Behind Bars, Oscar López Rivera is Still Committed to Puerto Rican Independence

The longtime political prisoner and former Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional member pledges to tour the island to "share ideas and promote unity" around Puerto Rican nationhood.

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STUDY: APIA First-Time Voters Turned Out for 2016 Election in Record Numbers

The newest National Asian American Survey reports that 1.1 million new voters of Asian descent cast ballots last November.

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ICYMI: Criminal Justice Orgs Denounce Jeff Sessions' Mandatory Minimums Directive

Activists and advocacy groups say the attorney general's latest sentencing order fuels the War on Drugs at the expense of communities of color.

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5 Reasons Why Kris Kobach Shouldn't Lead Trump's Voter Fraud Investigations [OPINION]

The Kansas secretary of state helped create President Trump's border policy and supports voter ID measures. Now, he has a seat on the president's new voter fraud investigation commission.

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New Website IDs Corporations Profiting From the Abuse of Communities of Color

BackersOfHate.org documents Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Uber and more companies' ties to the Trump Administration and policies that negatively impact poor people of color.

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Health Care, Human Rights Advocates on Why They Oppose Trumpcare

The latest Congressional Budget Office analysis of the bill estimated that it would take health insurance away from 24 million people.

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#TBT: The First Freedom Ride Headed South 56 Years Ago

Congress of Racial Equality activists boarded buses to New Orleans, risking violence from White mobs and law enforcement to demand an end to legal segregation.

President Trump Signs 'Religious Liberty' Executive Order

But does it preserve religious liberty—or provide a license to discriminate?

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BREAKING: House Votes to Replace Affordable Care Act With 'Trumpcare'

The vote was 217 to 213.

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Obamas Unveil Design, Goals for New Presidential Library

The former president and first lady envision the Obama Presidential Center as a "hub for the community."

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Chokwe Antar Lumumba Wins Jackson's Democratic Mayoral Primary

If the activist and lawyer wins the general election in November, he will follow the footsteps of his father, who died less than eight months into his term as mayor of the Mississippi city.

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Black Actors Read Steve Bannon's Shakespeare-Meets-L.A. Riots Screenplay

Gary Anthony Williams on "The Thing I Am": "I think Steve Bannon thought he had figured out Black people." 

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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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We're Just Gonna Leave This Trump Quote Right Here

As he approaches 100 days in the White House, President Donald Trump has an interesting outlook on his position.

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Digital Equity Groups Explain How FCC Chair's Net Neutrality Rollback Will Hurt Communities of Color

Color of Change's Rashad Robinson: "Chairman Pai's plan will devastate Black communities."

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WATCH: VICE Video Follows Pastor Who Told Trump He Could Get Chicago Gangs to Put Down Guns

Cleveland pastor Darrell Scott to President Donald Trump in February: “I was contacted by some of the top gang thugs in Chicago for a sit down. They respect you, they believe in what you’re doing.”

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WATCH: Trevor Noah Breaks Down Trump's First 100 Days

President Donald Trump recently said that the 100-day mark is an “artificial barrier” that doesn’t apply to him because his is a “different kind of presidency.” The host of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” isn’t so sure.