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Refugees

This poem is a response to the refugee/migrant crisis now engulfing Europe.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates’ “Between the World and Me” is electrifying

One of the great writers of our time commits to taking ownership of his personalized narrative on race, a quest that is subject to continuing revision.

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Roselyn Sanchez, Univision pull out of Trump's Miss USA pageant

Actor Roselyn Sanchez has refused to co-host the Miss USA pageant because of its association with Donald Trump.

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Hey, Boo: To stage a Mockingbird

Theater Review: Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird; the Theatricum has its finger on the American pulse.

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"The Production of Difference" examines worker division via racism

Examining "race management" during slavery, Western expansion, and early 20th century industrial production.

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Sony emails show Hollywood still has a long way to go on racial equality

A lot of the focus with this ongoing story has been centered on North Korea, and the fate of "The Interview," yet the emails between those in power at the company have, once again, shone light on an ongoing problem with Hollywood: racism and lack of diversity.

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the bus to blunderville

"bought the ticket  in my hometown, all aboard for the shootin' place, won't see his hands up high, death in his eyes, tears runnin' down his mama's face..."

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Two new films tackle race in depth

"The Evolution of Bert" is a labor of love, "Dear White People" is bold and challenging.

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Comedian John Oliver confronts racism, police militarization in Ferguson

Sometimes it takes a Brit to hold up a mirror to America, capture its ugly side and reflect it back in biting, yet empathetic, satire.

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Today in labor history: Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing" released

Twenty-five years ago today Spike Lee's union-made blockbuster movie on race and racism, "Do the Right Thing" was released in theaters nationwide.

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