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Massachusetts school offers ‘safe space’ for ‘students of color’ after Rittenhouse, Arbery verdicts

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Bigelow Middle School in Newton, Massachusetts, sent out a "midweek update" Dec. 1 to families of students at the school that directs them to review a letter detailing "safe space choices" for students. The letter de...

‘Passing’ offers a brilliant insight into America’s ‘color line’

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Gene Seymour is a critic who has written about music, movies and culture for The New York Times, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly and The Washington Post. Follow him on Twitter @GeneSeymour. The opinions expressed in th...

First person of color confirmed as permanent Census Bureau director

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The Senate voted on Thursday to confirm Robert Santos as director of the Census Bureau, making him the first person of color to hold the position in a permanent capacity. Santos, who is Mexican American, was confir...

Many Latinos think that having a darker skin color hurts their ability to get ahead, Pew survey finds

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More than half of Latinos think their skin color hurts their chances at social mobility and makes them a target of discrimination, a new study from the Pew Research Center shows. The report, published Thursday, is ...

USA Today adds Republicans Sears, Miyares to victorious ‘candidates of color’ report after initial snub

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Virginia rocked the political world with Glenn Youngkin leading the Republican ticket to victory in the commonwealth that President Joe Biden won by ten points last year. The two other big winners were Sears, who wil...

Winsome Sears will become Virginia lieutenant governor, CNN projects, becoming first female and woman of color in the office

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Winsome Sears, a conservative Republican, will be Virginia's next lieutenant governor, breaking barriers as the first female and the first woman of color in the office in the commonwealth's 400-year legislative hist...

London has more statues of animals than it does of women and people of color, a new study says

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London has more public sculptures of animals than it does of women or people of color, a new study has revealed. Across London, 8% of public sculptures depict animals, while only 4% depict women, according to the s...

The best scenic drives for fall color in America and when to go

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If you’re not ready to travel until the pandemic wanes, file these away for your "things to look forward to" list. U.S. 129, The Dragon in Robbinsville, North Carolina This 11-mile famed stretch of Tapoco...

Seattle school cancels Halloween parade because it ‘marginalizes students of color’

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The decision to cancel the Pumpkin Parade, where students can dress up in Halloween costumes, came from the Racial Equity Team at Benjamin Franklin Day Elementary School after five years of discussion, the school dis...

Pennsylvania school district reverses ban on books by authors of color after students fought back

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A southern Pennsylvania school board has reversed its decision to ban anti-racism books and resources. The Central York school board unanimously approved the reinstatement of a list of anti-racism books and resource...

Boston mayoral race narrows to Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George, two women of color, for the city’s top job

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Boston mayoral candidates Michelle Wu and Annissa Essaibi George, both Democratic city councilors, will advance to the November general election, CNN projects, setting up a historic contest that will for the first t...

Larry Elder: California issues don’t have color, don’t have party

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On Monday, Elder spoke with Tucker Carlson on his campaign to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom who is currently endorsed by various key Democrat politicians. "Basically, this recall has forced Barack Obama, Kamala Harris, N...

LA Times columnist calls Larry Elder ‘very real threat to communities of color’

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Guerrero appeared on CNN’s "Reliable Sources" to speak about the September 14 California governor recall election. Host Brian Stelter questioned Guerrero about Elder, the Republican frontrunner who has faced intense ...

Texans fear the dire consequences of new laws targeting people of color

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San Antonio, Texas An abortion fund that helps hundreds of women in the southernmost region of Texas each year has stopped answering its hotline after one of the strictest bans in the nation went into effect this wee...

LGBTQ groups across the US consider a new flag meant to be more inclusive of the transgender community and people of color

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Fifty-five years ago this month, a group of transgender women in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco fought back against police as they arrested patrons at Compton's Cafeteria, a go-to hangout for temporari...

AOC accused of judging legislation by skin color of its supporters

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Both Democrats and Republicans praised the bill's momentum. President Biden himself called the day "historic." But progressives have voiced their opposition and accuse the party of not going far enough to advance the...

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