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PoC News in America

Election news is heating up as we get closer to November. This week we have a lot of Oscars-adjacent news.

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PoC News in America

#BlackLivesMatter NYPD Officer Peter Liang was convicted for killing Akai Gurley in a stairwell. After “accidentally” billing Tamir Rice’s family for emergency services, the Cleveland Mayor apologizes. Reproductive Justice groups have partnered with #BlackLivesMatter in a great move towards intersectional social justice causes. We mentioned that the DOJ filed charges against Ferguson for civil rights […]

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PoC News in America

This weekend I did not watch the MTV VMAs but I did watch most of these unforgettable hip-hop performances from the VMAs. Kanye West received the Video Vanguard Award and host Miley Cyrus defined white feminism.

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PoC News in America

It may be summertime in the U.S., but the news never slows down. Come for a busy SDCC-related news roundup and stick around for a personal message from your PoC News contributors.

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PoC News in America

It was a holiday weekend here in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean we all just hung out and barbecued all weekend chanting, U-S-A, U-S-A. Some of us did that and plenty more!

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Friday News Bites: Next in LGBTQ Equality, Who is Burning Black Churches + More

Greetings, Persephoneers. My deadline didn’t quite catch the amazing news last Friday that the US Supreme Court declared marriage equality to be the law of the land, but with the whole of the Internet exploding in rainbows and discussion, let’s move on to what’s next in the fight for LGBTQ equality:

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PoC News in America

Did you catch Taraji P. Henson on SNL this past weekend? We have all that and more in this week’s news round up.

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PoC News in America

2014 is finally over and done with, and we’re hoping that 2015 is better to the people of color in America.

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Perspectives

Why Do We Need Ballet to Be a Sport?

In late July, the athletic wear company Under Armour unveiled a new ad campaign featuring gorgeous badass ballerina Misty Copeland of the American Ballet Theater. The campaign, titled “I Will What I Want,” immediately became the subject of much publicity and discussion all over the Internet. Countless outlets, including USA Today, announced it under the headline, […]

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

In which fashion is tone deaf not once, but twice.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

What can I say about this week other than it was electric?

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Just for Fun

Misty Copeland is Everything

This is a post about an ad, which is something we almost never do, but this ad is like nothing you’ve ever seen.