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July 2, 2019

16 BOOKS ABOUT HACKERS THAT WILL MAKE YOU WANT TO CODE

Love them or fear them, hackers are the cool kids of the Internet. They’re the ones who know what’s really...
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March 26, 2019

From Cringeworthy to Scary: A History of Anti-Drug PSAs

For decades, we’ve been trying to convince teens that drugs are dangerous, definitely not fun and totally deadly. Beginning in...
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March 11, 2019

Reparations for descendants of slaves emerges as key issue in 2020 Democratic field

WASHINGTON - The question of whether to pay restitution to descendants of slaves is emerging as an issue in presidential...
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May 28, 2018

BOYCOTT OVER NFL PROTEST POLICY GROWS WITH CELEBRITIES AND PUBLIC FIGURES LEADING CHARGE

A movement to boycott the National Football League (NFL) over a new policy that imposes fines on players who protest...
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May 22, 2018

CONSERVATIVES THREATEN NETFLIX BOYCOTT OVER OBAMA DEAL: ‘I WILL READ THE BIBLE INSTEAD’

Some conservatives are threatening to boycott Netflix after the streaming giant announced Monday it signed former President Barack Obama and...
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April 25, 2018

American politics and the changing media landscape

NEW YORK (FOX5NY.COM) - Almost two years ago, Donald Trump descended the Trump Tower escalator to announce his run for president....
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January 12, 2018

Was Trump’s alleged slur actually racist?

Yes, it was racist Mr McIlwain: Yesterday, Donald Trump said African and Haitian immigrants hail from "shithole countries". A little black girl...
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August 16, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg vows to remove violent threats from Facebook

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg took to his social network Wednesday to condemn white supremacists and pledged to remove violent...
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August 14, 2017

TECH COMPANIES HAVE THE TOOLS TO CONFRONT WHITE SUPREMACY

SAY YOU'RE A white supremacist who happens to hate Jewish people—or black people, Muslim people, Latino people, take your pick. Today,...
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August 13, 2017

THE ALT-RIGHT CAN’T DISOWN CHARLOTTESVILLE

ON SATURDAY, AT a Charlottesville, Virginia, rally populated by alt-right activists and white supremacists, a car plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters, injuring...
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September 6, 2016

The Internet May Be as Segregated as a City

In a city or town, a quick look around will tell you the racial makeup of the community you're in....
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June 7, 2015

‘Dinnertimin’ and ‘No Tipping’: How Advertisers Targeted Black Consumers in the 1970s

In the 1970s, something special began happening in American advertising. At the tail end of the civil-rights movement, the industry...
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