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Recently, the newly released film adaption of Lin Manuel Miranda’s Broadway musical--In the Heights--has received some controversy regarding the film’s casting choices and lack of dark-skinned Afro-Latinx actors, with critics citing colorism as the root cause of the inaccurate representation of the historic NYC neighborhood.
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Today, a House Judiciary subcommittee is hosting a hearing to discuss the H.R. 40 bill which seeks to create a commission that would explore reparations for Black Americans who have faced disproportionate disadvantages due to long lasting systemic racism. If passed, this would be a major step toward dismantling systemic racism in the U.S.
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Systemic racism has cost the U.S. a whopping $16 trillion, A new study by Citigroup released last week finds out. That's right, the U.S. could have been $16 trillion richer...