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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.

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Pop Culture

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 […]

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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

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.

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News

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.

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News

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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News

Friday News Bites: LGBTQ Progress, Gun Violence + More

Hello, everyone! I’m back after a month off and I’ve got a mostly good news roundup to ease us into our first October weekend. Let’s get right to it:

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News

Friday News Bites: Bowe Bergdahl, Amazon vs. Hachette, Political Facepalms + More

Happy Friday, friends. We have a grab-bag of politicians making some … questionable decisions, LEGO being awesome, and the Amazon Overlords being rather Overlord-y. Let’s get started.

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News in Europe

News in Europe: Happy Birthday, Sir Nicholas Winton!

Citizens, let’s not worry about Ukraine until the third paragraph this week! Unfortunately, the higher-ranking news items are not cheerful at all. Let’s have them anyway.

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News in Europe

News in Europe: Kiev’s Burning

Greetings, citizens! Europe’s various power struggles continue this week, with deaths in Ukraine, German-Swiss discussions in Berlin and confusion over the future of Scotland. Let’s get right to it.

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News

News in Africa: 12/06/2012

It’s another week, and Africa’s been hopping. From conflict development to genomes to billionaires, there’s a bunch to cover, so let’s dive right in, shall we?

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International Women's Issues

Ten Things You Should Know About Pussy Riot

Free Pussy Riot! Sounds like a headline for a Craigslist ad, right? Not quite. It’s actually a call to action in support of a feminist, post-punk band from Russia, aptly named Pussy Riot. Referring to them as a “punk band” is kind of an understatement. They’re more of a political movement.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Political Chicken

Hoo boy, it’s finally Friday. Let’s celebrate with a lively discussion, shall we?