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New social media checks for visa applicants show the dangerous transformation of surveillance in the US
Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ contends with unresolved trauma, and a host of other unsettling things
U.S. closes Jerusalem Consulate, de facto Palestinian embassy, in another sign of worsening relations
Former Trump staffer Alva Johnson sues Trump for sexual harassment, pay discrimination
U.S. backs Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó amid attempted coup of leftist government
Pope Francis accepts resignation of LA bishop accused of child sexual abuse
Party of Trump tightens control of the Senate, the House becomes Democratic again, and progressives clench notable wins
Saudi journalist’s disappearance renews attention on U.S.-backed Saudi war on Yemen
American history classes are actually worsening kids’ understanding of America
U.S. pulls out of UN Human Rights Council citing anti-Israel “chronic bias”
Childish Gambino’s racially charged “This is America” draws criticism, praise
First Guantanamo detainee transfer under Trump administration expected soon
NAACP Legal Defense Fund sues Homeland Security over ending Haitian protected status
Trump celebrates the passage of oppressive tax bill, liberals respond
CVS and Aetna complete mega-merger, prompting fears of limiting customer choice
Terry Crews indicts men in perpetuating a culture of sexual harassment
Actor Bambadjan Bamba reveals undocumented status: ‘We just can’t be scared anymore’
North Korea performs intercontinental missile test after the U.S. names it a sponsor of terrorism
It’s a matter of time: Resisting the enshrining of white supremacy in our collective memory
U.S. Economy Adds 292,000 Jobs in December, Only 5% Unemployment
Head of state for Iran tweets support for #BlackLivesMatter movement
Peaceful protests follow latest police shooting in Missouri
Update: Cuba has no extradition treaty with U.S., most likely will not release Assata Shakur
#AliveWhileBlack responds to #Crimingwhilewhite: stories of police discrimination
‘Angola Three’ prisoner released from solitary confinement after more than 42 years
Second Ebola patient dies in U.S.
New project prompts whites to explore what it’s like to be white in America
Organizers in Ferguson prep for ‘Weekend of Resistance’
Boston Herald cartoon mocks Obama intruder situation, has him asking president for watermelon
New policy bans profiling in federal law enforcement agencies
Black and in Vietnam, my hair is not a spectacle
Why must Black heroism in fiction be continuously made of our historical injury?
Watchmen, an homage to Black memory (loss)
Exploring the Black spectator’s relationship to film
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