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One island, two nations divided: Drastically different outcomes in times of natural disasters for Haiti and the Dominican Republic

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Two centuries of political and ethnic battles keep two nations sharing the same island, at odds, even during crises and rebuilding efforts.

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Iciline Brown: Windrush Generation Story | Film Doc

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A family of siblings document the journey of fighting for their immigrant mother, Iciline Brown, to gain reentry into the UK, in which she used to reside as a legal resident.

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Woman wrangled to the floor in Waffle House found guilty of disorderly conduct

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“My heart is full of rage and anger!!! Lord, please help me!!!!” The tweet sent by 25-year-old Chikesia Clemmons after a Mobile County Circuit Court judge ruled that she was guilty of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

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You shall not pass: Travel ban deemed constitutional by US Supreme Court

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On June 26, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4 in upholding the constitutionality of the long-contested Trump Administration travel ban, in the case of Trump v. Hawaii.

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Starbucks’ bias training and the costs to protect a brand | Think Piece

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A lesson in making human decency company policy.

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Prejudiced, Hateful and Degreed: PhDs, racial dissonance, and the culture of indifference in academia | Think Piece

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Having a Ph.D. doesn’t make you immune from racism, it just means you have the logic and diction to justify it.

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#NativeVote18: First Nation peoples running for elected offices in record numbers

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Since the Dakota Access Pipeline protests and election of Donald Trump, the participation of Native people in electoral politics has increased.

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Kanye West, we just want you to make G.O.O.D music | Think Piece

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Brother West. Beloved. I was rooting for you. We were all rooting for you.

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Black Yale grad student records police interrogation for napping in a common dormitory room

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A Black graduate student fell asleep in the common area of her dormitory. She awoke to a racially charged encounter, but invoked a promise she made to herself after seeing what happened to motorist Sandra Bland years before in a Texas traffic stop.

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Woolworth’s to Waffle House: Black women, food service, and a history of refusal

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On the same day Travis Reinking shot four people to death, including one Black woman in a Tennessee Waffle House, disturbing cellphone footage circulated on social media of 25-year-old Chikesia Clemons being wrestled to the floor and threatened by uniformed police officers in a Saraland, Alabama Waffle House.

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