Friday News Bites: Police Violence in Ferguson + #BlackLivesMatter Protests

Continuing coverage from Karishma’s posts earlier in the week, let’s get right into what is happening in both Ferguson and with the larger #BlackLivesMatter movement. A lot has happened, to say the least.

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PoC News in America

We’re gearing up for the Super Bowl (meaning party food), which means we’re bookending this week with some sports news. Read More PoC News in America

What I Watched Last Night: The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

Ever since Comedy Central announced that Larry Wilmore would be taking over Stephen Colbert’s timeslot after The Daily Show, I’ve been super excited to see how it would turn out. After all, the other TDS alums who have branched out to do their own shows have done very well; The Colbert Report was freaking hilarious and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is absolutely brilliant. Will The Nightly Show live up to our expectations?

Y’all, I was cracking up before we even got to the show’s opening credits and had tears streaming down my face by the first commercial. And then it got even better. Read More What I Watched Last Night: The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore

PoC News Around the World

It’s Martin Luther King Day, so let do what we do best and start unpacking this nation’s terrible race relations, starting with a movie about him!

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PoC News in America

How was your weekend? This past week was a busy one for social activism.

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News in Europe: Beer Europe and Vodka Europe

Yes, yes, and wine too, of course. But let’s have a look at the news first. Read More News in Europe: Beer Europe and Vodka Europe

PoC News in America

Another week of inspiring solidarity and protests following the tragic deaths of black men in America. Let’s get to the news. Read More PoC News in America

PoC News in America

Congrats to our US-based folks! You survived Thanksgiving weekend, rife with awkward family tension, hot-button social issues, and Black Friday madness!

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