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Why Amandla Stenberg says ‘The Hate U Give’ movie is making white people cry

Amandla Stenberg’s newest movie The Hate U Giveis a timely, impactful movie that confronts police brutality and the intersection of racism and blackness. And the movie seems to be hitting a nerve with white folks too. —Pres. Barack Obama isn’t trying to hear people’s weak excuses for not voting— “We have a lot of white […] The ...

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Sears Files for Chapter 11 Amid Plunging Sales, Massive Debt

Sears has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, buckling under its massive debt load and staggering losses.  Sears once dominated the American retail landscape. But the big question is whether the shrunken version of itself can be viable or will it be forced to go out of business, closing the final chapter for an iconic name that ...

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Matthew Shepard’s Murder Haunts Wyoming 20 Years Later

When two roofing workers beat a young gay man to death in Wyoming in 1998, the gruesome crime quickly reverberated around the U.S. and turned the ...

Lindsey Buckingham sues Fleetwood Mac

"I remain deeply surprised and saddened, as this decision ends the beautiful 43-year legacy we built together," Buckingham said.

South African finance minister Nhlanhla Nene resigns

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted the resignation of the country's finance minister Nhlanhla Nene on Tuesday.

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Treason Trial for Pakistani Journalist Signals New Pressure on Media

The columnist Cyril Almeida is the latest to come under withering official pressure, and the new Pakistani government may be positioned to attack ...

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Rudolf Nureyev: How the dance legend continues to inspire

The Russian ballet legend became a star in 1961 but a new film shows how his skill and legacy live on. /
In South Africa, being a racist prick has legal consequences, as one ex-politician learned

Unlike in the United States where going on racist rants against current and past presidents only damages your reputation, in South Africa, it can land you in hot water with the law. Kessie Nair, a former councilor and convicted con artist, has been arrested over a racist rant against the country’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa on ...

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South African Kessie Nair arrested for rant against Cyril Ramaphosa

A South African man is charged after his racist tirade against President Ramaphosa caused outrage.

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