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How targeting Ilhan Omar instead of white supremacy furthered both anti-Semitism & Islamophobia
I will no longer argue with anyone who shames me for not voting, and you shouldn’t either
Julián Castro, ex-housing secretary under President Obama, declares intent to run for presidency
Jair Bolsonaro sworn in as Brazil’s President, increasing the number of far-right demagogues globally
Recently sworn-in Puebla, Mexico Governor Martha Erika Alonso dies in helicopter crash
Hungary is in revolt over a draconian overtime bill workers are calling a “slave law”
Ocasio-Cortez says all Americans should have healthcare like she gets as a congresswoman in latest call for Medicare for All
Beleaguered Harris County judge releases juvenile offenders after losing election, highlighting problems with the system
Brian Kemp announces last minute investigation into Democrats for registration tampering, offers no evidence
Voting isn’t just “harm reduction” for marginalized people who have to face the consequences
Canada is still not a “Plan B” for Americans when our country is going to sh*t
Trump admin releases propaganda filled report about Socialism that only shows they don’t understand anything
Georgia continues voter suppression tactics while denying they are taking place
Saudi journalist’s disappearance renews attention on U.S.-backed Saudi war on Yemen
Texas invalidates 2,400 online voter registration forms ahead of midterms based on vague law
Marches in NY, D.C. call for emphasis on the rights of Black women to overturn status quo
Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel announces he won’t run for reelection as Laquan McDonald shooting trial begins
Jemele Hill’s $6 million buyout part of ESPN’s efforts to avoid race and gender in sports
Keith Ellison wins Democratic nomination for MN attorney general despite abuse allegations
John Legend calls for the end of racist non-unanimous jury convictions in Louisiana
“Race is a factor in everything”: Mass. progressive challenger Ayanna Pressley defends against charges of “ID politics”
The NFL Player’s Association officially challenges league’s anthem policy with grievance
Calls to #AbolishICE are counterproductive unless they are also a call to #AbolishPolice
Thousands gathered across the country this weekend to protest Trump’s immigration policies
Maine GOPer calls Parkland survivor a “skinhead lesbian,” inspiring a challenger in his previously unopposed district
Assassination of anti-police brutality activist and politician shakes Brazil
#WakandatheVote: Black women time voter education and registration project with Black Panther screenings in U.S.
Trump proposes budget that would cut NPR, PBS and NEA, among other public works programs
New Mexico publication apologizes after political cartoon portraying immigrants as alley gangsters
Jemele Hill is finally out of SportsCenter after a year of controversies, joins The Undisputed
What do you do when childhood trauma makes you close off from the care you need to heal it?
Reproductive justice advocacy requires more than being “pro-choice”
The silent pain of transwomen—or, why I don’t have male privilege
‘Fast Color’ was snubbed by Hollywood’s white male gatekeepers because it doesn’t fit their worldview
Resisting constant surveillance in my predominantly white neighborhood
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