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Lawyer Arrested For Allegedly Telling Rape Victim She’d Be Deported If She Testified

A Baltimore attorney was indicted Tuesday for allegedly pressuring a rape victim not to testify against his client, in part by threatening her with deportation. Christos Vasiliades, 39, is accused of telling the woman and her husband...Show More Summary

We Pay Low Prices For Chinese Food Because Of Racial Biases About ‘Cheap’ Labor

You may not think it, but there’s a direct relationship between plunging your chopsticks into that white, quart-sized box of cheaply priced Chinese food — and a laborer diligently driving a spike to lay the railroad tracks that became...Show More Summary

San Francisco Begins Providing Attorneys For Immigrants Who Can't Afford Them

SAN FRANCISCO — City officials this week began providing public defenders to immigrants unable to afford an attorney to help fight deportation attempts in court. The new program is the third immigration unit in the U.S. run by a public defender’s office. Show More Summary

Ariana Grande Announces Manchester Benefit Concert In Powerful Open Letter

Four days after a deadly terror attack claimed the lives of 22 people and injured scores of others at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, the pop star has announced she’s hosting a benefit concert to raise money for the victims and...Show More Summary

The Green Movement Is Led By The Same People Who Run Everything Else -- White Men

Many of the nation’s leading environmental groups remain overwhelmingly white and male, according to a new report released on Thursday. Advocacy group Green 2.0 compiled the study, titled “Beyond Diversity: A Roadmap to Building an Inclusive Organization,” after analyzing employment data from the 40 biggest U.S. Show More Summary

Mother Locked In Family Detention Attempts Suicide To Free Her Kids

AUSTIN, Texas ? A woman locked at a family immigrant detention center tried to take her own life this month in what legal advocates described as a desperate effort to free her two kids. Samira Hakimi, an Afghan national, has spent the...Show More Summary

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

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