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(Business Wire) National Geographic Acquires Critically Acclaimed Sundance Series CITY SO REAL With Fall Debut Planned

From Participant, Kartemquin Films and Oscar-Nominated Steve James, Documentary Series Delves Into the Universal and Timely Story of Structural Inequality Through the Lens of Chicago and Its Heated 2019 Mayoral Election Newly Created Fifth Hour Focuses On Human Stories During the Current Pandemic and Recent Social Unrest Series Includes Music from an Eclectic and Diverse …

(BET) OPINION: Why The Biden Administration Is Accountable For America’s Bullying Past Towards Haiti

Masses of people fleeing a catastrophic earthquake, tropical storm, and ongoing political turmoil, sit, stand and lay huddled under a bridge in the blazing Texas heat. Border Patrol agents atop horses using whips to control asylum seekers carrying all their belongings in small, plastic bags. A man standing in the middle of the Rio Grande cradles a …

(MS. Magazine) 45. Fifteen Minutes of Feminism: Slavery’s Global Legacy and the African Diaspora (with Dr. Amara Enyia)

With Guests: Dr. Amara Enyia, a public policy expert and strategist. She is also the managing director of Diaspora Rising, a transnational advocacy organization working on issues of concern to the Global Black Diaspora around the world. In this Episode: In August, the United Nations General Assembly moved to create a Permanent Forum on People of African Descent. There was …

(The Grio) It’s past time we shine light on the IRS and an inequitable tax code

As he reached 100 days in office, President Joe Biden proposed doubling the rate that millionaires pay on capital gains. This is the money that they make when they sell assets. While conservatives decry the proposal, Mr. Biden’s plan will only apply to less than 1% of taxpayers, which is not even the top half of the …

(MS. Magazine) A Global Commitment to Combatting Anti-Blackness: Why The World Needs a Permanent Forum on People of African Descent

In 2015, the international community determined that the years 2015 to 2024 would be dedicated to people of African descent under the themes “recognition, justice and development.” Yet it seems it was not until 2020, when racial justice uprisings exploded around the world after the murder of George Floyd by former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, that …

(Essence) “Compromising” On $3.5 Trillion Social Safety Net Bill Harms Black Communities. We Can’t Let That Happen.

As moderate Democrats pressure their party to slash investments in infrastructure that would support children, families, access to health care, and the programs that ensure that working people in this country are supported, many are talking about the importance of “compromise.” To compromise requires parties on equal footing to each give as much as they get. It is no …