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The NFL Players Association filed an official grievance against the NFL on Tuesday, challenging the league’s new policy that requires players on the field to stand during the playing of the national anthem. The players union announced the challenge on Twitter, with a statement that said the new policy is “inconsistent” with the NFL’s collective […]

Trump Wax Figure Visits U.S. Embassy In London Trump Wax Figure Visits U.S. Embassy In London A model of President Donald Trump from Madame Tussauds waxwork attractions stands outside the new U.S. Embassy in London on Jan. 12, 2018. Leon Neal via Getty Images

In yet another instance of a white person confronting people of color on camera for some real or imagined infraction, a man was filmed yelling a racist insult at teens skateboarding in a corporate parking lot in San Pedro, California, on June 28. Local station KTTV points out there are lots of “no skateboarding” signs in the lot, but […]

“Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski called Ivanka Trump “sick” for thanking President Donald Trump for reuniting immigrant children and parents who were separated as a result of his own administration’s policies. Brzezinski attacked the first daughter and other members of the Trump administration Friday after airing heart-wrenching footage of a Guatemalan mother seeing her 8-year-old daughter for the […]

Michigan’s state Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a case expected to determine whether a measure meant to limit excessive partisan gerrymandering can appear on the November ballot. Organizers have already gathered enough signatures to place the measure, which would create an independent redistricting commission, on the ballot. But a conservative group funded by […]

Amazon is enabling and profiting from hate groups and ideologies, according to a damning report released on Friday. The report, “Delivering Hate: How Amazon’s Platforms Are Used to Spread White Supremacy, Anti-Semitism, and Islamophobia,” details a variety of ways that hate groups take advance of Amazon’s massive platforms and inconsistently enforced policies. Two advocacy groups ― […]

A white man who asked to see the ID of a black woman who was using a neighborhood swimming pool has been fired, after the woman uploaded video of the encounter to Facebook, calling it “a classic case of racial profiling.” The incident occurred July 4 at a private community pool in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. […]

Two black women did something this week that no other women have done before: They refereed a professional basketball game together. Danielle Scott and Angelica Suffren officiated an NBA Summer League game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat on Tuesday evening. Marc J. Spears, a senior writer for ESPN’s The Defeated website, […]

Horror master Stephen King ― a frequent critic of President Donald Trump ― called for an Independence Day truce between progressives and conservatives. The best-selling author tweeted a message calling for people on the left to hug a conservative… and asking “Trumpies” to do the same for a “liberal snowflake.”  “Just for today, let’s all be Americans,” […]

An Oregon state representative called on her community to be better to one another after a constituent mistook her behavior as suspicious and called the police while she was canvassing.  “Big shout out to Officer Campbell who responded professionally to someone who said that I was going door to door and spending a lot of […]


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