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Oscars: ‘Moonlight’ Shines Amid Blue Ribbons

Oscars: ‘Moonlight’ Shines Amid Blue Ribbons

During Hollywood’s biggest night the film “Moonlight” triumphed, Trump’s policies were shunned and many celebrities wore blue ribbons to support the ACLU.

President Donald Trump met with CEOs at the White House in January, including Alex Gorsky of Johnson & Johnson (center), and Michael Dell of Dell Technologies.

Should Your CEO Meet with President Trump?

What is the responsibility of your corporate executives, what should you expect?

Trump’s Anti-Semitism Response ‘Too little, too late’

Trump’s Anti-Semitism Response ‘Too little, too late’

“Did you think that the election of Trump, a president endorsed by the chair of the American Nazi party … was going to usher in a wave of inclusiveness that would include Jews?”

Trump Touts Election Win While Touring African American Museum

Trump Touts Election Win While Touring African American Museum

President Trump bragged about his “double, double, double” digits victory in South Carolina while touring the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

HUD Official Fired for Criticizing Trump’s Rhetoric Toward Black Voters, Lack of Republican Values

HUD Official Fired for Criticizing Trump’s Rhetoric Toward Black Voters, GOP Values

“Donald Trump portrays our inner cities as if they are the ailments of American society,” Shermichael Singleton wrote in the op-ed that cost him his job.

Trump Refuses to Condemn Rise in Anti-Semitism as More Jews Threatened

Trump Refuses to Condemn Rise in Anti-Semitism as More Jews Threatened

White supremacists are praising Trump’s silence, summed up by one popular writer saying, “Everyone is pretty damn sick of Jews.”

Suppressing Free Speech is ‘how dictators get started’: Sen. McCain

Suppressing Free Speech is ‘how dictators get started’: Sen. McCain

"When you look at history, the first thing that dictators do is shut down the press," Sen. McCain said.

‘Day Without a Woman’: Women’s March Sets Date for General Strike

‘Day Without a Woman’: Women’s March Sets Date for General Strike

DiversityInc asked a political scientist and women’s studies professor her thoughts on the strike and on race in relation to the movement.

‘I’m not ranting and raving’: Trump on Defensive in First Solo News Conference

‘I’m not ranting and raving’: Trump on Defensive in First Solo News Conference

Among the statements President Trump made, he said he is "the least racist person" and his administration is "running like a fine-tuned machine."

U.S. Judge Blocks Transgender, Abortion-Related Obamacare Protections

Trump, Republicans Set Timeframe for Introducing Obamacare Replacement

Republicans have had a difficult time coming to an agreement on a healthcare system to replace Obamacare.

Year of Hate

Hate Groups on the Rise, with a Tripling of Anti-Muslim Groups

“2016 was an unprecedented year for hate … with a resurgence of white nationalism that imperils the racial progress we’ve made … and a president whose policies reflect the values of white nationalists.”

Sexual Harassment Claims Higher Than Average for Employees of Trump's Labor Secretary Nominee Andrew Puzder

Labor Secretary Nominee Withdraws from Consideration

Andrew Puzder, whose nomination has created controversy from the very start, withdrew one day before his confirmation hearing.

Debate over Affordable Care Act Strikes Fear in Homeless Population

Debate over Affordable Care Act Strikes Fear in Homeless Population

The homeless population widely relies on the Affordable Care Act for healthcare.

Challenges to Trump’s Travel Ban Abound in Courts Across U.S.

Seattle Judge Says Trump Travel Ban Case Should Continue During Appeals

U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle said he was not prepared to slow down the travel ban case.

disability rights

Fear, Uncertainty Loom for Disabled Community Under Trump

The positions and past histories of Cabinet members leading the administration indicate a hostile environment for people with disabilities.

Courts Likely to Probe Trump’s Intent in Issuing Muslim Travel Ban

Courts Likely to Probe Trump’s Intent in Issuing Travel Ban

U.S. courts historically have been careful about probing the motives behind laws, in part out of respect for the separation of powers.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, Misty Copeland, Stephen Curry Oppose Under Armour's Praise for Trump

“The personal political opinions of Under Armour’s partners and its employees were overshadowed by the comments of its CEO (Kevin Plank),” said Johnson.

Trump, Sessions Allege ‘Dangerous, Permanent’ Spike in Crime

Trump, Sessions Allege ‘Dangerous, Permanent’ Spike in Crime

After the president signed orders focused on crime reduction, Sessions referred to an upward trend in violent crime that data does not support.

Jeff Sessions Confirmed as Next U.S. Attorney General

Jeff Sessions Confirmed as Next U.S. Attorney General

White House press secretary Sean Spicer commented, “I can only hope that if (Coretta Scott King) was still with us,” she would support Sessions.

Trump’s Critics Use ‘Racist Card’ Against Him

Trump’s Critics Use ‘Racist Card’ Against Him

President Donald Trump told Fox’s Bill O’Reilly his critics on the left play the “racist card” against him and other Republicans.

Patriots Players Won’t Attend White House Ceremony

Patriots Players Won’t Attend White House Ceremony

Two players announced they will not be attending a ceremony later this year.

Silenced in Senate, Democrat Warren Speaks Louder Against Sessions

Silenced in Senate, Democrat Warren Speaks Louder Against Sessions

Democrats flocked to Warren's defense, including 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Trump Blasts Retailer Nordstrom, Raising New Concerns on Business Ties

Trump Blasts Retailer Nordstrom, Raising New Concerns on Business Ties

"I think it's inappropriate, but he's a totally inappropriate president," said Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House.

Immigrants Not More Likely to be Criminals

Immigrants Not More Likely to be Criminals

Trump's demand that "sanctuary cities" publish lists of crimes committed by undocumented is undaunted by far higher criminality of people born here.