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The #OscarsSoWhite Founder Is Launching A Social Media Campaign Against HBO’s Confederate

When HBO announced that it would be producing a show that imagines slavery in present day America called Confederate, reactions were nothing short of skeptical. Despite the massive backlash, the network has remained firm on standing behind the show and proceeding with development. April Reign, the creator of the viral hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, is rising up and using her platform for ...

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How Claire Smith took her Dodgers passion and turned it into a Hall of Fame writing career – Orange County Register

Claire Smith seized a moment that was much bigger than herself Saturday in Cooperstown, N.Y. The first woman in the 55-year-history of the Baseball Hall of Fame’s J.G. Taylor Spink Award, having to wait behind the 67 men honored before her, and also the fourth African American ever acknowledged by the Baseball Writers Association of America for “meritorious contributions to ...

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Media Worked With Fusion GPS, Now Give Them A

The opposition research firm behind the infamous Trump dossier, Fusion GPS, worked with several prominent media outlets to spread dirt on President Trump’s alleged ties to Russia. Those same media outlets, which have enthusiastically pounced on every new detail regarding the Russia investigation, have been oddly disinterested in probing into the crucial role of Fusion GPS. The British spy Fusion GPS hired to ...

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Judge allows media to intervene in courthouse shooting case

Judge allows media to intervene in courthouse shooting case. (Photo: KUTV file photo) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) A judge will allow a Utah media coalition to enter a wrongful death lawsuit to push for the release of video of a fatal police shooting inside a federal courthouse. KUTV’s media partner The Salt Lake Tribune reports U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Cleary ...

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Israeli troops raid media offices in Ramallah – Arab-Israeli Conflict

IDF soldiers carry out a nighttime raid in the West Bank. . (photo credit:IDF SPOKESMAN’S UNIT) Israeli forces raided the offices of a broadcasting station in Ramallah overnight on Friday. “IDF forces raided the offices of a broadcasting station in Ramallah which is suspected of manufacturing and distributing material which incites terrorism,” the army said, adding that media equipment and ...

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ACLU asks Kentucky governor to not block social media users

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The ACLU has asked Kentucky’s Republican governor to stop blocking people from following his social media accounts. The ACLU sent a letter to Gov. Matt Bevin on July 11 telling him that by blocking people from following his social media accounts, he is violating their rights of free speech under the state and federal constitutions. Bevin ...

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Zimmer Addressed the Media Saturday

Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer Good morning. It will be good to get into pads today, start to press a little bit. It’s been good that we’ve had all these fans out here. We had a lot of fans out this morning. Q: Are you going to miss having Chad Greenway and his leadership around? A: Sometimes. No, we are ...

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The Kabayan style files on UAE social media

Filipino designers and style bloggers based in the UAE enjoy immense popularity and have thousands of followers on their social media accounts One of the popular genres that Filipinos tend to dabble in is fashion and style. The people have always leaned towards an ostentatious fashion sense, based on its many past traditions. These include festivals of dance, ...

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