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Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 15, 2019 at 14:43.

The Criminal Justice System Is Broken: Should the Police Be Abolished?

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Black Lives Matter activist Janaya Khan explains how we can abolish the whole criminal justice system, including police—because it’s broken.

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 15, 2019 at 11:10.

How to Fight the Alt-Right

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This Thanksgiving, don’t waste your time with those guides about how to show your racist uncle a better way. Watch our interview with an expert on the far right about what really needs to be done to get fascist scum out of our lives. Have a great holiday!

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 14, 2019 at 18:34.

The Secret History of Muslims in America

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Muslims have existed in America for as long as the country has been around—not that you’d know that from our mainstream telling of American history. In this special episode of The Secret Life of Muslims, we take a look at the hidden history of Muslims in America.

The Secret Life of Muslims is a video series with a view on modern Islam you’re not getting on cable news.

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 14, 2019 at 16:26.

The Racist History of the Democratic Party

The Racist History of the Democratic Party

The Democratic Party prides itself on being inclusive and advocating for communities of color, but there was a time when racism was at the center of its policies.

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 14, 2019 at 14:57.

The Racist History of Banking

The Racist History of Banking

In America today, for every $100 of white family wealth, black families only have about $5.04. It’s a direct result of centuries of racist banking policies that have systematically kept black Americans from being able to prosper.

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 14, 2019 at 08:04.

Weekend Wave | Trump Meets Putin, Chicago Shooting & Pussy Riot's World Cup Protest

<a href="https://splinternews.com/weekend-wave-trump-meets-putin-chicago-shooting-pu-1827641798" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'standard');">Weekend Wave | Trump Meets Putin, Chicago Shooting &amp; Pussy Riot&#39;s World Cup Protest</a>

Did you miss the big news about the World Cup, the violent protests in Chicago, or even Trump and Putin’s latest meeting? We’re here to help.

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 14, 2019 at 05:22.

How Political Dynasties Are Ruining America, in Two Minutes

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America has so many problems. It also has so many ossified political dynasties. Maybe these things are connected???? (Spoiler alert: yes.)

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 14, 2019 at 00:46.

What It's Like to Be an Undocumented Immigrant Working for Donald Trump

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When Victorina Morales told the New York Times about her experience working as an undocumented housekeeper at Donald Trump’s New Jersey golf course, the story caused an explosive reaction—not just for the rabidly anti-immigrant Trump’s hypocrisy, but for Morales’ bravery in coming forward.

In this video produced by the media advocacy organization Define American, Morales talks about her...

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 13, 2019 at 12:35.

The Racist History of American Medicine

The Racist History of American Medicine

People of color in the U.S. have endured centuries of abuse in the name of science—maybe it’s time we stop celebrating this blatantly racist history.

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 13, 2019 at 09:48.

Rejoice at the Defeat of These Conservative Villains in the Midterms

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Some good people lost their elections in the midterms on Tuesday, but some really bad people did too. Here are some of them. Celebrate their defeat with us!

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 13, 2019 at 04:30.

The Forgotten Victims of Hurricane Maria

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Many Puerto Ricans died after Hurricane Maria due to the disruption caused by the storm, but they were left out of the official death toll. Here’s the story of one of them.

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 13, 2019 at 01:03.

Black Woman Claims Discrimination After Being Locked Out of Waffle House

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A woman claims she was locked out of a 24-hour Waffle House because she’s black. The chain says that it is investigating the situation. This is the third high-profile controversy at a Waffle House location in just one week.

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 13, 2019 at 00:05.

Police Caught On Camera Pinning 10-Year-Old Boy to the Ground

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In Georgia, police pinned a 10-year-old boy to the ground after he became “emotionally distraught” over his father’s arrest.

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 12, 2019.

This Is What Solidarity With Striking Prisoners Sounds Like

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This is the sound of a prison strike rally: a crowd in front of the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn making as much noise as possible so that prisoners participating in a national strike could hear them inside.

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 12, 2019.

Low-Income and Formerly Incarcerated Adults Are Building Green Homes and Rebuilding Their Lives

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The Rising Sun Energy Center in Berkeley, CA, is helping low-income adults, including many women, learn how to build green homes—and rebuild their lives.

“You know we’re up there climbing up on that scaffolding, we’re waterproofing, putting in windows,” trainee Misty Monchick says. “It’s excellent.”

Trainees come to the pre-apprentice program from all walks of life—from unemployed and...

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 12, 2019.

Arizona Cops Caught on Tape Mocking Injured Suspect After Violent Arrest

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New body camera footage shows Mesa police officers violently arresting a man, and then mocking him as he received treatment.

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 12, 2019.

Great Job Nominating This Person for Senate, Virginia Republicans!

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“It’s time that we embrace our history, we embrace our heritage, and we take back Virginia!” So sayeth Corey Stewart, Confederacy lover, friend of racists and Virginia’s Republican nominee for Senate! Woo!

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 12, 2019.

A Bilingual Radio Station Has Become a Lifeline For Undocumented Immigrants Fleeing Wildfires in California

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“People are afraid to go to red cross shelters because they are afraid they will get deported. We’re trying to get help to people who are too afraid to get that help.”

So says Edgar Avila, director of programming at KBBF, the first ever bilingual radio station in the U.S., located in Sonoma County—right in the middle of Northern California’s deadly wildfires. KBBF is now the only source of...

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 12, 2019.

Indigenous Leaders and the Undocumented Community Unite to Challenge the Meaning of American Citizenship

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Indigenous leaders united with the undocumented community to challenge the idea of American citizenship last Thursday in Washington, DC.

“We are often described as the first Americans, but we were actually the last Americans to be recognized by the United States Congress,” says Jodi Archambault Gillette of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

Native Americans were not granted citizenship until 1924....

Splinter Video Splinter Video Jul 12, 2019.

How #MeToo Is Taking the Movement Against Sexual Harassment From Social Media to the Streets

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After the wave of sexual assault allegations against powerful men in media and politics over the past month, the #MeToo movement has made the powerful leap from social media to the streets. But where does that leave the traditionally marginalized communities of color who created #MeToo as a safe space for themselves more than a decade ago?

“History tells us that our voices, the voices of women...

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