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Are millennials tolerant racists?

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White millennials are more prejudice than they’d like to think writes Al Jazeera.

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Marissa Alexander Released from Prison

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Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman sentenced to prison for firing warning shots during a dispute with her abusive ex-husband, has finally been released from prison.

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Sixteen-year-old girl shot and killed by Denver police

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Sixteen-year-old Jesse Hernandez was shot by two Denver, Colorado police officers. Now, the community wants answers.

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J. Cole is offering his childhood home rent-free to single mothers

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Rapper J. Cole is giving back to the community in a big way.

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The Women of #BlackLivesMatter

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“I didn’t even know what I was doing was considered organizing until someone told me,” Johnetta “Netta” Elzie, a key Ferguson organizer, told the Atlantic.

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Woman wins appeal after being arrested for “walking while trans”

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An Arizona court has sided with a transgender woman who was convicted of prostitution simply for walking down the street.

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Study: College campuses are full of racial discrimination

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This study illustrates what many black college students already know to be true: discrimination exists on campus.

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Clergy to Florida Police: #UseMeInstead

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After learning that North Miami police officers were using the photos of young black men as targets during sniper training, clergy stepped up to offer the police another option. For the religious leaders, their show of solidarity was “motivated by our service to Christ and his call to love our neighbors.” 

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Report: 100% of Black Women Interviewed in STEM Study Experienced Gender and Racial Bias

Black women in the study recalled being regularly mistaken for janitors and were constantly worried about the “angry black female” stereotype.

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Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo Will Produce Hurricane Katrina Drama

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Selma director Ava DuVernay and star David Oyelowo have joined forces to develop a Hurricane Katrina drama.

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