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We have a lot of Grammy talk and news to catch up on so let’s start with something to make your day a little brighter. Here’s Drake performing “Hotline Bling” at a Bat Mitzvah in NYC.

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#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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This past week saw the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the U.S. While the nation mourned, many people of color could not forget the violence and Islamophobia that emerged #afterSeptember11.

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OMG GUYS, this week. We don’t even know where to begin. Wait, yes we do, let’s get to it.

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We have another video heavy article this week. Let’s get to it!

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This week in PoC News is video-heavy so make sure your roommates aren’t hogging all the bandwidth.

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On Reparations, Gentrification, the Role of Police, and Other Intellectual Pursuits

I know all you bookish and clever women have read  quite a bit over the last year. What’s the hardest/best thing you’ve read lately?

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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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We’re fully immersed in holiday spirit but that won’t stop us from reality checking with a quick look at the news.

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

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Friday News Bites: Police Misconduct, Human Rights + More

Greetings, Persephoneers. We have a varied roundup of news stories this week, but still quite a bit about police misconduct. Let’s get started, and we’ll end on an up-note, I promise.

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

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This Weekend Open Thread Would Rather be Protesting

Alas.

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Happy Yom Kippur and Eid Mubarrak to all people who are celebrating holidays this past week!

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Another week of some dramatic highs and lows in pop culture, news, and media — so let’s get to it!