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We Are Not The Terrorists: Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Speaks Out about Attacks on Movement

https://democracynow.org – Extended web-only interview with Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors and journalist asha bandele about their new book, When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir. Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday Read more…

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“Completely Racist”: Edwidge Danticat on Trump’s “Shithole Countries” Remark Targeting Africa, Haiti

International condemnation of Donald Trump is growing after reports the president used an expletive during a meeting about immigrants from Africa, Haiti and El Salvador. While meeting with lawmakers, Trump reportedly said, “Why do we want all these people from Africa here? They’re shithole countries … We should have more Read more…

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Time’s Up Activists Warn Trump’s “Shithole Countries” Remark Will Embolden White Supremacists

As outrage grows over President Trump’s “shithole countries” remark, we speak to five women who took part in Sunday’s Time’s Up protest at the Golden Globes: Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement; actress Shailene Woodley; Mónica Ramírez of the National Farmworker Women’s Alliance; Calina Lawrence of the Suquamish Tribe; Read more…

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