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Every single lead actor in the ‘Gods of Egypt’ is white

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Last Wednesday, creation of Alex Proyas’ Gods of Egypt began. The $150 million film centers on the showdown between the evil god Set and Horus. The issue? All of the lead actors are white. Gerard Butler stars as Set and Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldeu plays Horus. 

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Report: More than 29 million people currently living in slavery

According to the first-ever Global Slavery Index 2013, more than 29 million people are living in slavery around the world. The index, released by Australia-based Walk Free Foundation, takes a look at modern slavery: debt bondage, forced marriage, child labour, human trafficking and forced labor. 

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Coding program offers 1 year scholarship, training for people of color

A one-year progressive coding and app development program is now accepting applications. Code for Progress trains people to “build the digital tools they’ll use to communicate, organize, and mobilize in their communities.

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Featured Article

Associated Press Will No Longer Use Term ‘Illegal Immigrant;’ L.A. Times May Follow Suit

The L.A. Times is considering no longer using the term “illegal immigrant.” The Associated Press has already announced that they will no longer be using the term, acknowledging that it is a dehumanizing, unfair means to describe a human being.

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What Role Models Mean For People-of-Color

America makes it hard for people of color to have role models. Our leaders not only face systematic murder, but surrender their legacy to our various oppressors. Speaking of my experience, I never learned about Fidel Castro or the Black Panthers in school. When they were briefly mentioned it was their particular stance on violence […]

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Getting Past Youth Terrorism

So I’m sick and tired of conversations about the state of Black youth ending with the same played-out solutions—restoring strong family values. Now don’t get me wrong, of course family is important, but we are mistaken if we think that broken homes are the main factors fueling gang violence. If we should blame anything it should […]

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