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You Don't Have To March To Be In The Resistance

In the wave of activism that has swept the country since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, people have found myriad ways of expressing their discontent ? from attending marches and rallies, to making calls to Congress, to showing...Show More Summary

Kalief Browder Now Has A Street Named After Him In The Bronx

A Bronx intersection has been renamed in honor of the late Kalief Browder on what would have been his 24th birthday. Browder took his life at 22 years old in his family’s Bronx home after a traumatizing three-year imprisonment at Rikers Island. Show More Summary

A GOP Candidate 'Body-Slamming' A Reporter Is A Symptom Of Trump Culture

Precisely one month before the presidential election, The Washington Post released audio of then-candidate Donald Trump bragging about sexually assaulting women. As the shocking tape spread rapidly across the internet, the media largely...Show More Summary

Oprah Celebrates Magical Young Black Women By Attending Their Grad Ceremonies

Oprah may be the epitome of black girl magic but even she can’t get enough of the amazing accomplishments from young black girls around the country. So she’s joining in on the celebration. This graduation season, the queen of media herself...Show More Summary

Portland Burrito Cart Closes After Owners Are Accused Of Cultural Appropriation

Two Portland-based women were forced to shut down their burrito food cart over accusations of cultural appropriation and recipe stealing. Liz “LC” Connelly and Kali Wilgus’ Kooks Burritos business was featured in the Willamette Week on May 16. Show More Summary

Ben & Jerry's Bans Same-Flavored Scoops Until Australia Passes Marriage Equality

Ben & Jerry’s is coming for Australian’s taste buds, announcing a pledge that no one in Oz can order two scoops of the same flavor until marriage equality becomes law of the land Down Under. Ben & Jerry’s currently operates 26 stores...Show More Summary

Rosario Dawson Opens Up About Finding Cousin Dead Inside Her Home

Rosario Dawson is breaking her silence on her cousin’s death weeks after discovering the 26-year-old’s body. Earlier this month, the actress found Vaneza Ines Vasquez unresponsive inside her Los Angeles home. Vasquez was later transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead shortly after. Show More Summary

ICE Officers Dined At Cafe, Then Arrested 3 Of Its Cooks, Owner Says

Federal immigration officers who took part in a “raid” at a Michigan restaurant Wednesday first sat and ate breakfast, according to the eatery’s owner. Six U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents came to the Ann Arbor restaurant Sava’s on Wednesday morning, owner Sava Lelcaj said. Show More Summary

Immigrant Mother Receives Pardon For Minor Driving Conviction, But Still Could Be Deported

WASHINGTON ? Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) pardoned an undocumented mother of two on Wednesday for a years-old conviction for driving without a license in the hope that it will help spare her from deportation. But the fact that she...Show More Summary

Justin Bieber Might Not Actually Know The Lyrics To 'Despacito'

Justin Bieber might need to brush up on his Spanish. The Canadian singer remixed Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s global hit “Despacito” last month. The new version shot to the top of the U.S. charts last week and became the first Spanish-language song to be No. Show More Summary

Orgullosa's New Campaign Challenges Misconceptions About Latina Beauty

Latinas aren’t a monolith; they’re diverse in appearances, experiences, beliefs and cultures. A new initiative from Procter & Gamble’s Orgullosa community wants to ensure everyone understands that. Orgullosa launched its #WeAreOrgullosa...Show More Summary

Trump Administration Sending Mixed Messages On Food Stamps

WASHINGTON ? U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue faced heated questioning Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s new proposal to slash food stamps. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) asked Perdue at a hearing why he’d said last week that...Show More Summary

Puerto Rican Day Parade’s List Of Sponsors Shrinks As Controversy Over Boricua Nationalist Grows

The list of corporate and local sponsors withdrawing their support of the 2017 Puerto Rican Day Parade continues to grow, with some citing the event’s decision to honor Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar López Rivera as their reason forShow More Summary

Mom Recreates Her Viral Dancing Maternity Video With Her Baby Girl

Spanish actress, dancer and model Gemma Marin has racked up more than 1 million views on her viral dancing maternity videos. The videos became so popular that it seemed fitting for Marin to celebrate the arrival of her daughter withShow More Summary

Immigration Detention: Worse Than Death?

Martin Méndez Pineda was held in U.S. immigration detention for over 100 days. As a journalist, Martin reported on federal police violence in one of Mexico’s most violent states. He received multiple death threats and was beaten by police,...Show More Summary

Shopper Berates Latina, Then Calls Black Woman 'Nr' In Arkansas Walmart

A Walmart in Bentonville, Arkansas, is working to identify and ban a shopper after video of the shopper racially abusing two women went viral, NBC reports. A woman who identifies as Eva Hicks, a Latina, shared a video of the confrontation...Show More Summary

16 Teens Who Wore Their Moms' Prom Dresses And Looked Just As Stunning

They got it from their mama: Instead of heading to the mall or ordering online, these teens decided to wear the prom dresses their moms wore years ago. It just goes to show, everything old eventually comes back in style ? and it definitely...Show More Summary

Trump Launches Another Assault On 'Sanctuary Cities' In Budget

WASHINGTON ? The Trump administration wants to change the law so it can more easily force cities and counties to detain immigrants at the federal government’s request, even if local officials believe it would be damaging to public safety...Show More Summary

Brave Souls Tell Parents About The Night They Lost Their Virginity

Recounting the story of how you lost your virginity is always a bit awkward. When it’s your parents you’re sharing the story with, all the more so. In the WatchCut Video above, a few brave souls do just that, divulging the nitty gritty...Show More Summary

NY Lawmakers Form State's First-Ever Asian-American Task Force

A group of New York legislators have launched the state’s first ever task force to focus on issues that disproportionately affect Asian-Americans. Carl E. Heastie, the state’s assembly speaker, announced the formation of the Asian Pacific American Legislative Caucus (APALC) last Thursday at Flushing Townhall in Queens. Show More Summary

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