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Deadline Hollywood - 10 hours 10 min ago
The Hideaway Entertainment, INDE Companies and Brooklyn Media is teaming with civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump for the upcoming feature Freedom Ride. The film is set to begin production in summer 2021 with plans to shoot in Atlanta, Georgia and Birmingham, Alabama. The news appropriately aligns with the 55th Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act […]...
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The Raw Story - 11 hours 2 min ago
President Donald Trump caused national outrage when his administration deployed federal agents to cities around the country to engage with civil rights protesters. But that could just be the beginning according to Newsweek, election experts are fearful that the president may also try to send federal agents to polling places, intimidating people out of […]...
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The Raw Story - 11 hours 6 min ago
Protesters remain on the streets demanding equality and justice for Black Americans. What they're feeling, I believe, is something I call "intolerance fatigue." As a race scholar, examining the history of social justice movements, the phrase is new, but the concept isn't. In 1962, during the civil rights movement, activist Fannie Lou Hamer sought to […]...
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Variety - 11 hours 11 min ago
Leading civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump has set his latest Hollywood project, joining the producing team behind the film "Freedom Ride," which dramatizes the experiences of the original Freedom Riders, including the late Rep. John Lewis. Crump’s Brooklyn Media will produce the film with Hideaway Entertainment and INDE Companies. The news comes less than a […]...
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Time - 12 hours 56 min ago
State civil rights groups say that the new law is insulting to the Black Lives Matter movement and the fight for police accountability.
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The Conversation - 13 hours 58 min ago
In current demonstrations, there are echos of a civil rights era catchphrase: People are 'sick and tired of being sick and tired.'...
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UPI - 14 hours 16 min ago
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf testified in Congress Thursday and defended President Donald Trump's decision to send federal police to cities experiencing mass civil rights protests.
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Daily Signal - 14 hours 25 min ago
Former President Barack Obama once again pulled out the race card for political gain, consequences be damned. This time at the funeral of civil rights... Read More The post Barack Obama and His Race Card appeared first on The Daily Signal .
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Fox News - 18 hours 7 min ago
Zoe Saldana was brought to tears while apologizing for portraying singer and civil rights advocate Nina Simone in the 2016 biopic "Nina."...
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Wired - 19 hours 56 min ago
Rashad Robinson, an organizer behind the Stop Hate for Profit boycott, says civil rights groups can't be left to police the company by themselves.
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The Raw Story - 19 hours 56 min ago
The outlook was not promising in 1864 for President Abraham Lincoln's reelection. Hundreds of thousands of Americans had been killed, wounded or displaced in a civil war with no end in sight. Lincoln was unpopular. Radical Republicans in his own party doubted his commitment to Black civil rights and condemned his friendliness to ex-rebels. Momentum […]...
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Insider - 22 hours 25 min ago
Zoe Saldana, who identifies as Afro-Latina, has apologized for playing African-American singer and civil rights activist Nina Simone in the 2016 biopic "Nina." In an August 3 interview with "Pose" creator Steven Canals on Bese's Instagram account, Saldana said: "I should have never played Nina," and vowed to never make the same mistake again. Saldana continued: "I should have tried everything in my power to cast a Black woman to play an exceptionally perfect Black...
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