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Black Lives Matter Defends Fidel Castro In Opinion Piece

The organization wrote, "We must push back against the rhetoric of the right and come to the defense of El Comandante."

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1:01neo-Nazi and swastika flag
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Former Classmates Of This White Supremacist Get An 'A' For Spite

0:40Halima Aden wearing her hijab
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This Pageant Contestant Made An Impact With Her Hijab, Not A Crown

0:54Activists rally against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
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Dakota Pipeline Protesters Ordered To Vacate Standing Rock

1:15Sign that reads "Our fight For Detroit Kids"
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Is Literacy A Constitutional Right?

0:31Those in need wait for meals on Thanksgiving day
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Poverty Isn't Seasonal, So Why Is Giving?

1:03President-elect Donald Trump with Betsy DeVos
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Trump Taps School-Choice Advocate Betsy DeVos For Education Secretary

0:57Donald Trump gives a thumbs-up.
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Trump Condemns Neo-Nazis In Meeting With New York Times

0:49Inmate makes phone call under American flag
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Obama Has Cut Sentences Of Over 1,000 Inmates — And He's Not Done

1:12A neo-Nazi at protest
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White Nationalists May Find A Home Under Trump Presidency

1:07Donald Trump and Hamilton poster
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Trump Wants The Cast Of 'Hamilton' To Apologize To His Vice President

1:09Congress meets
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The Upcoming Congress Is The Most Racially Diverse In US History

0:48Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile, speaks to MSNBC after a press conference on July 12, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota
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The Officer Who Killed Philando Castile Faces Manslaughter Charges

1:53A Southside Chicago memorial honors those killed in the city.
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A Southside Chicago Memorial That 'Shouldn't Be Here'

1:09A screenshot from a Tinder video

Tinder Just Became A Whole Lot More Inclusive

:52Donald Trump speaks at an NRA conference.
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President-Elect Donald Trump And The Second Amendment

1:27LGTBQ flags
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Calls To LGBTQ Suicide And Crisis Hotlines Spike After Election Day

0:40A volunteer helps a young girl
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Every Bit Of Positivity Counts. Here's How To Start

1:07Donald Trump, followed by Melania Trump and their son Barron.
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CNN Analyst Puts Into Words Why Many Fear Trump's Presidency

:42An execution chamber
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California And Nebraska Voted Against Banning The Death Penalty

0:36A McDonald's employee takes a customer's order
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The Minimum Wage Is Going Up In 4 States

0:38Gov. Kate Brown sits and smiles.
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Oregon Elects The Nation's First Openly Bisexual Governor

:28A woman puts an "I voted" sticker on Susan B. Anthony's grave.
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Susan B. Anthony's Grave Is Getting Covered With 'I Voted' Stickers

4:07A woman grieves as she attends a vigil for Africa Bass, who was killed as she walked through her apartment complex July 27,
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Meet The Women Working To Make 2016 The Last Deadly Summer In Chicago

2:01DeRay McKesson, one of the most recognizable faces of the Black Lives Matter movement, said he's voting for Hillary Clinton.
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Activist DeRay Mckesson Is With Her — But Not On Everything

1:06An Uber vehicle in Manhattan
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Uber And Lyft Seem To Have A Racial Discrimination Problem

0:58A memorial to victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting
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Should The Rest Of The 911 Calls From The Pulse Shooting Be Released?

1:03Women learning to vote in the 1920s
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Why You Should Appreciate Your Right To Vote

:46A gender-neutral bathroom sign
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SCOTUS To Make Decision Concerning Transgender Bathroom Use In Schools

0:40Protesters face police at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site.
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Tensions Continue To Rise At Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

:47A man wears a ribbon to promote to promote HIV/AIDS knowledge.
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'Patient Zero' Wasn't Responsible For The US AIDS Epidemic; NYC Was