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Viola Davis Stands Up for Black Women in Speech

"I was tired of seeing movies without me in it and I don't mean me—Viola—I mean, me, as a Black woman."

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After winning a leadership award this week, Viola Davis used her time on stage to speak her mind, and she brought her A game. Not often are Black women given a platform. We usually take it, or create it for ourselves and for others. A video clip of her speech is going viral with more than 500,000 views.

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Black People Are Being Poisoned in Alabama. Is Louisiana Next?

Protests of big business and government inaction persist against allowing people to become diseased and disposable.

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Ten days of protests continue in Louisiana over crude oil pipeline preparations by residents and activists as big oil business stands to infiltrate and bring deadly toxins into Black communities like St. James — nicknamed "Cancer Alley."

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Twenty-one white people (including seven male board members and CEO Steve Simon) of a total of 22 people in the World Tennis Association's (WTA) management made the call to boot Serena Williams from seeding for the French Open for having a baby.

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