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Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ statements backfire in lawsuit challenging TPS removal

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Lawsuit filed by Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants given nod to move forward.

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Panoramic exhibition of a modern day KKK at UT Austin stirs debate on art and censorship

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The Blanton Museum of Art says that it has taken pains to prevent controversy.

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How to get away with ghost guns? 3D printed firearms

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Landmark ruling allows for the legal distribution of firearm blueprints online.

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Baby Dolls of New Orleans, a century-old tradition revisited

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Book on Baby Doll masking, explores the modern resurgence of a woman-powered, Mardi Gras, New Orleans tradition. Its subsequent fundraiser promotes literacy and community in the Crescent City.

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Say something in Spanish: Code switching for an Afro-Cubana in a mixed Millennial era

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In the historically contentious racial atmosphere of the US and Latin America, the dichotomy of being an Afro-Insert-Here while navigating the new generational terrain creates anxiety, confusion, and social erasure.

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Congressional member continues to question FBI about Black Identity Extremism

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A California congressperson wants to know, what exactly is Black Identity Extremism, and who is being targeted?

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Crispy goodness: Exploring the origins of fried chicken with “soul”

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Fried chicken has long been a popular staple among African-Americans. As soul food, its international history and prominence has made the dish a popular connection for members of the African diaspora, especially those in the US.

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