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5 Ways White Supremacy Pits People of Color Against Each Other
5 Ways White Supremacy Pits People of Color Against Each Other
By Raquel Reichard | 08/05/2016 - 17:00

Mi gente, we are doing the work of white supremacy.


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WATCH: Powerful First-Person Story About Venezuelan Crisis
WATCH: Alejandro Toro Shares Powerful First-Person Narrative of the Crisis in Venezuela
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/05/2016 - 10:36

Another video created by Pero Like on Venezuela's critical state is quickly going viral, with more than 20 million views at this time – and for very good reason.


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Leadership Lessons I Learned From Barack Obama
Barack Obama Turns 55: Leadership Lessons I Learned From My Birthday Twin
By Jada Gomez | 08/04/2016 - 16:50

Whenever someone meets me, two things become clear rather quickly: I'm from New York, and President Barack Obama is my hero.


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Why This Latina is Teaching Her Child That Black Lives Matter
How This Latina is Teaching Her Child That Black Lives Matter
By Raquel Reichard | 08/04/2016 - 16:48

Racism is taught, and it’s a lesson children learn early.


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Latina Mom Responds to Racist White Woman Who Called Her "Wetback"
WATCH: Latina Responds to Racist White Woman Who Called Her Mother a "Wetback"
By Raquel Reichard | 08/04/2016 - 11:16

When Wendy Flores accompanied her family for a day out in her Colorado town, she wasn't expecting for her mother to be berated by a racist white stranger.


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Black Lives Matter Joins Immigrants' Rights Fight Against Deportation
Black Lives Matter Joins Immigrants' Rights Fight Against Deportations
By Raquel Reichard | 08/04/2016 - 10:17

The fight for immigrants’ rights just got stronger and more inclusive. This week, Black Lives Matter announced a six-point plan to combat systemic racism.


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Latina Olympian Runner Brenda Martinez Couldn’t Afford Shoes – Now She Donates Them to Girls
Olympian Runner Brenda Martinez Couldn’t Afford Shoes – Now She Donates Them to Girls
By Raquel Reichard | 08/03/2016 - 17:14

Brenda Martinez’s run to the Olympics was marked by a few stumbles – both figuratively and literally.


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How These Afro-Cuban Women Are Stamping Out Anti-Blackness on the Island
How These Afro-Cuban Women Are Stamping Out Anti-Blackness on the Island
By Raquel Reichard | 08/03/2016 - 12:54

Women are at the forefront of Cuba’s pro-Black movement.


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EXCLUSIVE: Soledad O'Brien's PowHERful Summit Inspires Grit in Young Women
EXCLUSIVE: Soledad O'Brien's Starfish Foundation PowHERful Summit Inspires Grit in Young Women
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/03/2016 - 12:46

Award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien is the co-founder and CEO of Starfish Media Group, part of this is the 


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